زبان خارجه (انگلیسی آلمانی فرانسه)

The Impact of scaffolding on EFL intermediate learners’ reading comprehension

The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of scaffolding on Reading comprehension ability of intermediate EFL learners. To fulfill this purpose 95 language learners studied at Jihad Daneshgahi short-term education center considered as the participants. 47 students assigned as the control group and 48 students assigned as the experimental groups. First of all the piloted PET test was applied in order to homogenize the participants in regard to their General English and reading comprehension in particular. After assuring of this homogeny of students, scaffolding (modeling) applied for the experimental group and the scanning and skimming were used for control groups. After running these four classes, another sample of piloted PET test was administered for both control and experimental group. The results showed that the scaffolding had no any significant effect on reading comprehension of intermediate EFL learners.

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