The Effects of Content- Related Support on Enhancing Reading Comprehension Ability of Iranian EFL Learner
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This research aimed to find out whether using content- related support in teaching reading comprehension is effective on reading ability of Iranian EFL learners. To this end, Oxford Placement Test (OPT) was administered and out of 60 students 50 female students who were at the same level of proficiency were selected as the control and the experimental groups. A pre-test was also administrated to check their knowledge at the beginning of the study. Then, the experimental group was taught through content- related support; while the control group members were taught through conventional method. There was a three month treatment between the pre-test and the post-test. After instructions, another reading comprehension test, was administered to assess participants reading comprehension. Independent samples t-tests showed that using content- related support was more effective than the traditional method of teaching reading on the Iranian EFL learners reading comprehension. The findings of this study have implications for EFL curriculum developers, language schools, and EFL learners.

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English
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50 - 57
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