Pre-recorded Session Oral Presentations (30 minutes)
Oct 23, 2021 01:55 PM - Apr 30, 2022 02:25 PM(Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh)
20211023T1355 20211023T1425 Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh FOSTERING READING COMPREHENSION THROUGH INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES – EFL TERTIARY TEACHERS’ PERCEPTIONS

This article reports EFL teachers' perception of interactive activities in English reading comprehension classes. Data were collected from the in-depth interviews with 04 EFL tertiary teachers in a local university in Vietnam. The findings showed that the teacher participants were aware of the importance and necessity of designing interactive activities to foster students' participation in reading comprehension classes as well as the benefits of these interactive activities. The results also indicated that they were aware of their multiple roles in delivering these interactive activities. However, the study also revealed the possible difficulties they had to encounter in designing and implementing the activities in their real teaching practice. Based on the study's findings, suggestions were offered to both teachers teaching reading comprehension and the researchers in the field regarding the enhancement of interactiveness and effectiveness in second language reading.

Pre-recorded Session VietTESOL International Convention 2022 convention@viettesol.org.vn

This article reports EFL teachers' perception of interactive activities in English reading comprehension classes. Data were collected from the in-depth interviews with 04 EFL tertiary teachers in a local university in Vietnam. The findings showed that the teacher participants were aware of the importance and necessity of designing interactive activities to foster students' participation in reading comprehension classes as well as the benefits of these interactive activities. The results also indicated that they were aware of their multiple roles in delivering these interactive activities. However, the study also revealed the possible difficulties they had to encounter in designing and implementing the activities in their real teaching practice. Based on the study's findings, suggestions were offered to both teachers teaching reading comprehension and the researchers in the field regarding the enhancement of interactiveness and effectiveness in second language reading.

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Quang Binh University
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Rovieng High School
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