AboutKiyomi Yoshizawa has been teaching English as a foreign language in Japan. Her research interests include reading in a foreign language, extensive reading, and language testing. Her current research focuses on the effects of extensive reading on the development of reading comprehension, fluency, and grammatical knowledge, and on reading-writing connections.
Writing How Does Extensive Reading Help Japanese EFL Learners’ Summary Writing Ability? more
Fri, Aug 13, 12:00-12:20 Asia/Tokyo
The aim of the study is to examine how extensive reading would help Japanese EFL learners to develop summary writing ability. The results indicated that the ER group developed their ability to provide more detailed description of a story with a clearer sequence of events than their counterparts.