Reading attitudes in L 1 and L 2 , and their influence on L 2 extensive reading

@inproceedings{Yamashita2004ReadingAI,
  title={Reading attitudes in L 1 and L 2 , and their influence on L 2 extensive reading},
  author={Junko Yamashita},
  year={2004}
}
This study examines the relationship between both first language ( L1) and second language ( L2) reading attitudes, and learners ' performance in L2 extensive reading. Four reading attitude variables were identified (Comfort, Anxiety, Value, Self-perception), both in L1 and L2, according to learners ' r sponses to a questionnaire. Results of analyses using these four variables are summarised on two levels. First, the study supports the transfer of the affective domain of reading (attitudes… CONTINUE READING
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