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Assessing reading difficulties and reading strategies in the context of Bangladesh: tertiary level

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dc.contributor.advisor Hasan, S.M. Mohibul
dc.contributor.author Sultna, Nakia
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-01T04:18:56Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-01T04:18:56Z
dc.date.copyright 2016
dc.date.issued 2016-11
dc.identifier.other ID 14263005
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/7817
dc.description This thesis is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in English, 2016. en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 69-72).
dc.description.abstract 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. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Nakia Sultna
dc.format.extent 83 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University thesis 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 Silent reading en_US
dc.subject Skimming en_US
dc.title Assessing reading difficulties and reading strategies in the context of Bangladesh: tertiary level en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University
dc.description.degree M.A. in English


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