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Adult ESL learners’ reading accuracy: an insight

Mohd Rawian, Rafizah and Mokhtar, Ahmad Azman and Yahaya, Mohamad Fadhili (2015) Adult ESL learners’ reading accuracy: an insight. International Journal of Language, Literature and Culture, 2 (5). pp. 79-85. ISSN 2381-3733

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The study investigated the levels of reading accuracy of Malaysian adult ESL learners and the possible differences in the accuracy based on gender.210 Diploma students from one of the local universities in Malaysia were selected as its samples.The research findings found that 99% of the learners’ reading accuracy abilities were at the Frustration and the Instructional Levels.Females obtained higher mean scores than the males.No significant difference in the mean scores of reading accuracy between males and female was found.Several recommendations were suggested in the efforts to enhance ESL learners’ reading accuracy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reading Accuracy, Adult ESL Learners, Gender, Frustration Level, Instructional Level
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: School of Language, Civilisation and Philosophy
Depositing User: Dr. Rafizah Mohd Rawian
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2017 00:52
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 00:52

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