Developing Reading Skills through Effective Reading Approaches


  • Ruhul Amin Lecturer and Head (in-charge), Department of English NPI University of Bangladesh.


Reading, English Reading Approaches, Develop, Predicting, Proficiency.


The research paper explores that how the students can develop their reading skills by using effective reading approaches. It is acknowledged that the reading comprehension is one of the most important parts in the English curriculum in all education level of Bangladesh. It is observant that teaching reading approaches are considered as an important procedure to develop the skills of the Bangladeshi students. In Bangladesh most of the teachers do not have the idea of teaching reading approaches. For this reason, the teachers should need to enhance their skills, knowledge and gathering proper idea about effective reading approaches as well as need to prepare themselves to utilize their practical experiences and knowledge on to their students. So the prime purpose of this study to show the effective reading approaches in order to develop student's reading skills in English. From June to December in 2018, an action research has been applied to a number of 40 students at higher secondary level in Manikganj, Bangladesh. The most important question of the study is "could the reading approaches help student's English reading comprehension studies?" The outcome of the study specifies that students who have been tutored about the reading strategies have a development to a great level.


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How to Cite

Amin, R. (2019). Developing Reading Skills through Effective Reading Approaches. International Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (IJSSH), 4(1), 35–40. Retrieved from