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An evaluation of the reading skills of English of the students of class ten in Bengali medium schools

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dc.contributor.author Dey, Srabonty
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-15T06:13:01Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-15T06:13:01Z
dc.date.copyright 2007
dc.date.issued 2007-04
dc.identifier.other ID 03103009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/77
dc.description This thesis is submitted in a partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in English, 2007. en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of Internship report.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 38).
dc.description.abstract This thesis aims at evaluating the English Reading Skills of students of class ten in two Bengali Medium schools in Dhaka. It tries to identify both the strengths and weaknesses of reading skills of English with a view to helping the students to improve their reading skills. This study helps the students to know the level of their reading skills in English. It also helps the teacher to understand the students' reading capability. Our Bengali medium students' English proficiency is not in a satisfactory level and one of the reasons is their poor proficiency in reading. One of the key reasons for the low proficiency that they hardly read anything besides their textbooks. The objective of the research is to examine the subjects' different reading skills like scanning, skimming, guessing, inferring, ability to drive the impelled meaning, use of background knowledge, text organization, linking ideas and summarizing and the students' capability to implement these skills while reading. The study used the students of class x of two different Bengali medium schools as subjects and a questionnaire and a reading comprehension test as research tools. The results show that the students' reading skills are not in a satisfactory level. Finally, the study gives some suggestions for the students to improve their reading skills in English en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Srabonty Dey
dc.format.extent 51 pages
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University Internship reports are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject English and Humanities
dc.title An evaluation of the reading skills of English of the students of class ten in Bengali medium schools en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University
dc.description.degree B.A. in English


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