Teachers’ Strategies in Teaching Reading Comprehension





Teacher’s strategies, reading comprehension, affecting factors


Previous studies have effectively demonstrated that teaching techniques for reading comprehension are crucial to the learning process and may have an impact on students' reading comprehension. To further investigate teachers' strategies in teaching reading comprehension and how their students reacted to such strategies at Hau Giang Community College. The current study adopted a qualitative study design with observation and interviews. The study's participants were taken from five English teachers who teach in HGCC with different experiences and degrees of background knowledge and 31 students in Pharmacy A. According to this study, teachers have been using techniques including questioning, predicting, retelling, and picturing to promote reading comprehension. Additionally, it showed that the majority of the students gave enough feedback on the tactics used by their teachers. According to these findings, teachers should inform students of the instructions before they read the text and utilize tactics for teaching reading comprehension in line with each student's level of ability and personality to encourage greater engagement.

Author Biography

Nguyen Thi Lan Phuong, Tra Vinh University, Tra Vinh City, Vietnam

Nguyen Thi Lan Phuong is a graduate student at Tra Vinh University. She has been teaching English at a Community College in Hau Giang province for more than 10 years. She ran into several problems because she lacked teaching experience, so she decided to pursue this career out of desire. Now that Phuong is comfortable and enthusiastic about her teaching, she chose to enroll in a Mater's course that would provide her with a thorough understanding of the teaching profession.


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How to Cite

Nguyen, T. L. P. (2022). Teachers’ Strategies in Teaching Reading Comprehension. International Journal of Language Instruction, 1(1), 19–28. https://doi.org/10.54855/ijli.22113



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