Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Language, Education & Innovation 2015
ISBN 978-967-13140-1-2

Extensive Reading as a Therapy to Improve the Students’ Reading Comprehension: A Case Study at Hanoi Pedagogical University 2

Nguyen Thi Ha Anh

Hanoi Pedagogical University 2


The paper documents the model of extensive reading applied at Hanoi Pedagogical University 2(HPU2), Vietnam to improve English reading comprehension for the second-year Vietnamese students. In the paper, the highlighted features and effectiveness of the extensive reading model have been authenticated through a case study conducted at Hanoi Pedagogical University 2. The experimental method was employed to collect the information from the learners after the treatment of extensive reading had been applied. The findings show that extensive reading has blown a new wind to English learning movement at HPU2 and brought a better achievement in the students’ English comprehension test score. Extensive reading program, therefore, should be a part of English learners’ formal curricula.


Extensive reading, reading comprehension

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