Teaching and Testing Reading

William Grabe

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22 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Language Teaching
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781405154895
StatePublished - Nov 5 2009


  • Automaticity and rapid word recognition process
  • Construct of reading abilities in L1 and L2 reading
  • English L1 research on eye-movement tracking of good readers
  • Fluent reading comprehension - subskills and linguistic knowledge bases
  • L1 and L2 reading abilities and L1 and L2 reading differences
  • L1 reading motivation - limited research focusing on reading abilities
  • Reading construct and effective ways to teach reading and test reading
  • Teaching and testing reading - L2 reading research and L1 research base
  • Teaching phonemic awareness and letter-sound correspondences and phonological awareness
  • Word recognition efficiency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences
  • General Arts and Humanities

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