Assessing reading difficulties and reading strategies in the context of Bangladesh: tertiary level
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Reading is not an easy skill since most of the learners have many reading issues specially ESL learners. The purpose of this dissertation is to investigate various reading difficulties are faced by advanced level tertiary students of Bangladesh and to find out what strategies they use to overcome reading difficulties. No doubt on the fact that English is the main language for communication and that is why its requirements in both education and job sector are undeniable. To achieve success in reading English, ESL learners need some strategies and to explore those in the light of previous literature, this paper tries to find out what reading strategies are used by adult learners. For collecting data, a survey was done on sixty students of tertiary level from different universities of English department. And to do the interview , university teachers were chosen randomly. The results obtained from the survey answer the research questions and interview that provide suggestions. Therefore, the paper has been concluded with recommendations for further research.