Introduction of Extensive Reading to Japanese University Students: A Case Study

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dc.contributor.author ペニントン, 和雅子
dc.contributor.author 雪丸, 尚美
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-16T10:30:18Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-16T10:30:18Z
dc.date.issued 2013-03-01
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.seinan-gu.ac.jp/handle/123456789/1023
dc.description.abstract This exploratory study investigated the effectiveness of extensive reading (ER) on the development of Japanese university students’ reading rate and their beliefs and attitudes towards reading English texts. In the second semester of 2010, ninety-five Japanese university students read graded readers outside the class and submitted weekly reports online for four months. Pretests and posttests of reading rates were administered according to their reading levels. Questionnaires on the participants’ beliefs and attitudes towards reading English texts were also given. T-tests were conducted to compare the means of the reading rates and questionnaire items. The results did not show a statistically significant improvement in their reading rate. However, we were able to identify a significant increase in the participants’ beliefs about their ability in reading fluency through ER. ja
dc.language.iso jan ja
dc.publisher 西南学院大学言語教育センター ja
dc.title Introduction of Extensive Reading to Japanese University Students: A Case Study ja
dc.contributor.transcription ペニントン, ワカコ
dc.contributor.transcription ユキマル, ナオミ
dc.contributor.alternative PENNINGTON, Wakako
dc.contributor.alternative YUKIMARU, Naomi
dc.type.niitype Departmental Bulletin Paper ja
dc.identifier.jtitle 西南学院大学言語教育センター紀要 ja
dc.identifier.issue 3 ja
dc.identifier.spage 1 ja
dc.identifier.epage 13 ja
dc.textversion author ja


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