English Reading Base on Social Constructivist Approach

Qian Huang

Abstract


This paper explains the constructivist approach to reading teaching and shows how a dialogic approach to reading empowers readers to position themselves as participants in making meaning together with the text and its authors, rather than remaining as mute outsiders to the reading process. This shift in constructing reader -roles means that our students need to take a strategic approach to their reading, and will need careful scaffolding to help them develop effective, independent reading strategies and dispositions.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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