The Impact of Extensive Reading Programs on the Pronunciation Accuracy of EFL Learners at Basic Levels

  title={The Impact of Extensive Reading Programs on the Pronunciation Accuracy of EFL Learners at Basic Levels},
  author={Elham Malmeer and Seyed Mahdi Araghi},
  journal={Theory and Practice in Language Studies},
This experimental study aimed to investigate the effect of extensive reading on the pronunciation ability of EFL learners at basic levels. The proposed hypothesis predicted that the use of an extensive reading program, such as Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading (USSR), Drop Everything and Read (DEAR), or the Book Flood Approach, while nurturing a lifelong reading habit, leads to fossilization of incorrect pronunciations at basic levels. To this end,100 EFL students attending English… Expand
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