A Corpus-Based Study of English Learners' Reading Strategies


  • Luyun Liu
  • Xuan Li




Corpus-Based, Study of English Learners, Reading Strategies.


This research presents a corpus-based analysis of English language learners' reading strategies, aiming to uncover patterns and preferences in their approach to comprehending texts. By examining a collection of reading sessions from a diverse group of learners, the study identifies common techniques employed to navigate through complex material. Utilizing natural language processing tools, the corpus data is analyzed to determine the frequency and effectiveness of strategies such as skimming, scanning, contextual guessing, and note-taking. The findings reveal a reliance on certain strategies over others, influenced by factors such as the reader's proficiency level and the text's difficulty. The study also highlights the dynamic nature of strategy use, with learners often adapting their approach in response to different reading contexts. The insights gained from this corpus-based investigation provide valuable implications for English reading instruction, suggesting targeted teaching of strategies that align with learners' needs and the demands of various text types. This research contributes to a deeper understanding of the reading process among English learners and offers guidance for educators in developing more effective reading curricula.


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How to Cite

Liu, L., & Li, X. (2023). A Corpus-Based Study of English Learners’ Reading Strategies. BCP Education & Psychology, 11, 85-90. https://doi.org/10.54691/gwj76g68