The Impact of Tactics Rules on Media Comprehension Challenges Faced by Non-Native English Speakers

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Farhangian Teacher Training University Ahvaz

2 Ph.D. Candidate, Islamic Azad University (West, North, South),


EFL learners who loved to read newspapers but have difficulty in comprehending. Present paper is a study on the significance of special styles of newspapers’ writing that may contribute in decreasing reading and comprehension skills for EFL learners and also is primarily concerned with the language and style of newspaper reportage. Skilled readers don’t just read, they interact with the text. The present study aims to probe into this important issue by providing formal instruction of the strategies to a group of Iranian EFL learners and comparing their newspapers’ reading comprehension performance with another group not receiving such an instruction.