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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(7), 893-896
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-7-13
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Using Outline to Enhance Reading Comprehension in a High School English Language Classroom

Prof. Jose G. Tan Jr.1,

1English Department, Mindanao State University, Marawi City, Philippines

Pub. Date: June 17, 2015

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Prof. Jose G. Tan Jr.. Using Outline to Enhance Reading Comprehension in a High School English Language Classroom. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(7):893-896. doi: 10.12691/education-3-7-13


Reading has always been a key to successful learning. In every facet of human lives, reading plays an important role be it in sports, business, leisure or academe. In language learning for example, reading is undeniably a tool for learning. This has become an important part of learning a language. With the changing fortune of time, modern technology has taken its toll. The i-pod and x-box have probably overtaken great stories of the old times. As a result, today’s learners spend less time reading authentic texts. Studies have shown that it is common for students in high school to have difficulties with reading comprehension. Situations like this may jeopardize the development of learners’ language skills and strategies necessary for them to become proficient readers. Things must be considered in this changing time. Hence, a language teacher is faced with the burden to deal with classroom scenarios where reading comprehension is of vital interest. On this ground, one innovation is the use of outlining to enhance reading comprehension. The researcher envisions through this research to widen approach to a meaningful reading comprehension.

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