Developing Second Language Reading Comprehension through Short Story

Hafiz Ahmad Bilal, Abdur Rehman Tariq, Asif Masood, Ghazala Nasim, Anser Iqbal

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This study will examine the effectiveness of short story on the reading comprehension of the second language learners. The interface and joint association of literature and language education has been the focus of attention to numerous EFL (English as a Foreign Language) investigators, particularly in the twentieth century. With literature as a medium of instruction for foreign language teaching has proved exceedingly handy. Predominantly the unique attributes of short story, i.e., its pithiness, modernism, and diversity render it alluring as well as fascinating to foreign language students along with a worthy source intended for the enhancement of second language reading comprehension. The short story can proffer learners ample lingual, rational, and emotive engagement and enhance their understanding.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ijele.v1i3.4152

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