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Improving EFL Learners' Cognitive Skills through Reading Comprehension: A Case Study of Secondary Schools, EL Hassaheisa Locality, Gezira State, Sudan (2017)

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dc.contributor.author Taha, Irshad Ibraheem Abdallah Ali
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-30T08:01:57Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-30T08:01:57Z
dc.date.issued 2018-03-24
dc.identifier.uri http://repo.uofg.edu.sd/handle/123456789/2059
dc.description A Thesis Submitted to the University of Gezira in partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Degree of Master of Art In English Language Teaching, Department of English Language, Faculty of Education- El Hasahisa, Marsh, 2018 en_US
dc.description.abstract Reading comprehension is an essential tool in learning EFL, it enhances students' basic skills for increasing the effectiveness of learning of EFL, evokes their cognitive skills due to its important role in linking learning language with the mental abilities of students by stimulating students to read and think about what they are reading. The study aims at highlighting the importance of reading comprehension and its effective role in EFL learning, proving the great role of reading comprehension in improving students' mental abilities and their critical thinking, drawing the attention of the teachers at secondary schools and encouraging them to employ comprehension classes in proper way so as to stimulate their cognitive skills. The study follows the descriptive analytical method, the data for the study were collected by means of questionnaire which was distributed to (50) in Hasahiesa secondary schools teachers. The data were analyzed by the (SPSS) program. The study found that: Reading comprehension in classes has many benefits in learning EFL, students in secondary level need to improve their cognitive skills as they are getting ready to face the world widely, reading comprehension makes link between reading and thinking so it is a good stimulator for students mental abilities, variation of topics in EFL classes encourages students to think and broaden their minds, using reading comprehension increases students’ performance in EFL classes, learners can comprehensibly get the essence of the topic after being taught in reading comprehension class, reading comprehension lessons requires much attention and following up. The study recommended that teachers of EFL should be trained, Teachers should encourage their students to be involved in reading not only in classes but also outside the classroom, teachers should divide the pupils into group and pair works to develop their use of reading comprehension, Teachers need techniques and strategies of teaching reading comprehension in order to increase the understanding of the text and evoke students' cognitive abilities. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship El gaili Mahjoub Ahmed Fadl El Mula (Main supervisor) Abdulgadir Mohamed Ali Adam (Co supervisor) en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Gezira en_US
dc.subject English Language en_US
dc.title Improving EFL Learners' Cognitive Skills through Reading Comprehension: A Case Study of Secondary Schools, EL Hassaheisa Locality, Gezira State, Sudan (2017) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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