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Abstract                 Volume:7  Issue-6  Year-2019          Original Research Articles


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Assessing Factors that Affect the Implementation of Reading Skill in EFL Classes in Grade 9 at Boditi Secondary and Preparatory School, 2019
Meshesha Salato Amba
Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia, College of Social Science and Humanities, Department of English Language and Literature
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Abstract:

The main objective of this study was to find out how students comprehend reading text and how teachers teach reading skill in Boditi secondary and Preparatory school grade nine in focus, It is also to investigate students’ English reading ability in the mentioned grade level and to assess the factors that affect teaching reading skill during reading lesson. To conduct the research a descriptive method was used. The data were collected from students through questionnaire and classroom observation, and gathered from teachers’ through questionnaire, interview and observation. The findings depicted that inappropriate reading techniques and procedures were used in the mentioned grade level. Teachers were observed while using the traditional way of teaching reading skill which is dominated by reading aloud. There has been little or no time given for silent reading. Phases of reading such as pre-, while and post- reading were not used at all. The miss -understanding practices used in class room by teachers has resulted the wrong implementation up on the students in their reading ability. Finally, the researcher put different recommendations that could bring about a change in the practice of teaching reading and different roles of students in three stages of reading.

Keywords: Reading skill; Pre-reading; While Reading and Post-reading
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How to cite this article:

Meshesha Salato Amba. 2019. Assessing Factors that Affect the Implementation of Reading Skill in EFL Classes in Grade 9 at Boditi Secondary and Preparatory School, 2019.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 7(6): 64-79
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2019.706.006