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Many believe that early successful reading may set a positive life-course trajectory, leading to good academic and psychosocial outcomes, whereas hampered reading skills may lead to less desirable outcomes (Kern & Friedman, 2009). The research problem emerged based on this contemplation. INTRODUCTION Language is a formal system of signs governed by grammatical rules of combination to communicate meaning. reading retain more information and comprehend the text better. 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Reading Comprehension: Cognitive Skills, Strategies, and Interventions The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the research on reading comprehension, including the cognitive processes employed during comprehension of text, the cognitive deficits associated with poor comprehension, and the research-based characteristics of The subjects of the study were five non-native speaking (NNS) English instructors at Allamah Tabatabaee University and Tehran University, Tehran; three holding Mater’s and two PhDs ranging from 30 to 52 years of age. • However, this presentation centers on the common strategies for developing reading skills in either the mother tongue of the student or in a foreign language (English). • When can we implement the same strategies? 0000001092 00000 n V4fW��(;˖�OP�`���v�V�{z兢�=Yv2t�D�?SzV�>Rg9r�p���닭/�=|���c�$�:Ex���Ě.2o�'������xA��l�+y�v���CFs�U���8�;^0��Ҭ@, In an effort to improve the quality of instruction, much research has been conducted to break down and vY$/���f� |�� ���Ơ���� t����/~1�9�Ҍ@� � ��vC The Importance of Teaching Academic Reading Skills in First-Year University Courses Julian Hermida Algoma University, Canada Abstract In the past decades researchers discovered a mutual relationship between a student’s academic reading skills and academic success. 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