English as a Second/Foreign Language Reading Comprehension: A Framework for Curriculum and Instruction

  • Ghazi M. Ghaith
Keywords: Reading Comprehension, Framework, ESL, EFL, Curriculum, Instruction


The purpose of the article is to present a curriculum and instruction framework for teaching ESL/EFL reading comprehension. Grounded in the L1 and L2 theoretical and research knowledge base, the proposed framework provides a number of dimensions and examples of best practice, based on which, reading teachers may organize their efforts to enhance their learners' reading comprehension in a language other than their own.