To find out and describe the reading proficiency level achieved by the social school of arts and sciences’ students at the end of the Basic Intensive English I course of the Sociology Bachelor, Semester I - 2019 at the Central Campus, UES.

De León López, Luis Alonso and Miranda de Alfaro, Kenia Susana and Parada de la O, Oscar Arnulfo (2021) To find out and describe the reading proficiency level achieved by the social school of arts and sciences’ students at the end of the Basic Intensive English I course of the Sociology Bachelor, Semester I - 2019 at the Central Campus, UES. Other thesis, Universidad de El Salvador.

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Abstract

Learning English has always been a challenging task for foreign learners, especially when referring to the improvement of the reading skill. The current situation of the English teaching in the Social Sciences School at the University of El Salvador faces obstacles to make the English course goals feasible according to syllabus timeframe and expectations. For this reason, the aim of this study is to portray the students´ reading comprehension level obtained after finishing the Basic Intensive English I course of the Sociology Bachelor, at the University of El Salvador, Semester I, 2019. Due to the research goals, a descriptive research design was applied to a group of sociology students, it followed both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Hence, to accommodate the needs of students with diverse reading habits and strategies, materials, or cultural, educational, and functional skills, appropriate methods of administering instruments were chosen by the researchers, such as diagnostic tests, class observations, students´ questionnaires and teachers’ interviews. Consequently, the English reading comprehension level that students achieved with one English course was determined by the researchers. Results were expected to reveal an improvement to a great extent on the students ‘reading proficiency level depending on their study habits, reading practice, strategies applied by themselves to get a clear meaning on the reading material, as well as the strategies, materials, development of the entire course directed by the teacher and the coordinators, etc. and the different factors that were involved. Key Words: Syllabus ; Reading proficiency level ; Reading strategies ; Study habits ; Didactic material ; Reading comprehension level

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reading proficiency level ; Reading strategies ; Study habits ; Didactic material ; Reading comprehension level
Subjects: 400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo
Divisions: Facultad de Ciencias y Humanidades > Licenciatura en Idioma Inglés Opción Enseñanza
Depositing User: Humberto Antonio Ancheta Campos
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2022 17:17
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2023 22:13
URI: https://ri.ues.edu.sv/id/eprint/27732

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