Effects of summarization tasks on comprehension monitoring of science texts in university students with elementary or intermediate English proficiency
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Gómez, A.; Devís Arbona, Anna M.; Sanjosé López, Vicente Perfil
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Two studies were conducted to improve Spanish university students" comprehension monitoring of macro-ideas when reading expository Science texts in English (L2). The first one evaluated the effects of using summarization tasks on comprehension monitoring compared to other reading-for-understanding tasks. A significant improvement of comprehension monitoring was obtained from the summarization tasks. Results in study 1 suggested study 2 aimed at instructing students on summarizing texts in L2. The instructional work had a single significant contribution to students" comprehension monitoring on the macro-structural level. English proficiency also explained a significant proportion of the variances.

    Gómez, A. Devís, A. Sanjosé López, Vicente 2012 Effects of summarization tasks on comprehension monitoring of science texts in university students with elementary or intermediate English proficiency Porta Linguarum 18 161 176
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