Enhancing Language Learning and Acquisition by Implementing Extensive Reading

An explanation is provided of how extensive reading was used in the second-year reading courses in two majors—the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (Bachillerato en la Enseñanza del Inglés, BEI) and English as a Foreign Language (Bachillerato en Inglés, BI), bot...

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Main Authors: Rojas Ugalde, Ana, Vargas Barquero, Vivian
Format: Artículo
Language: Inglés
Published: Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica 2021
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Online Access: http://hdl.handle.net/11056/20088
https://doi.org/10.15359/rl.1-69.6
Summary: An explanation is provided of how extensive reading was used in the second-year reading courses in two majors—the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (Bachillerato en la Enseñanza del Inglés, BEI) and English as a Foreign Language (Bachillerato en Inglés, BI), both of the Universidad Nacional (Heredia, Costa Rica)—to improve their language proficiency. To implement this, the time and activities were organized in student-centered sessions so that the learners could select readings for their individual use.