The Importance of Authentic materials to support students' Reading Proficiency

Soma, Robi (2017) The Importance of Authentic materials to support students' Reading Proficiency. Global Expert: Jurnal Bahasa dan Sastra, 06 (01). pp. 19-24. ISSN 2303-5328

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In teaching English as a foreign language, teachers frequently use authentic materials to teach their students in the classroom. Both in four language skills namely reading, listening, speaking, and writing and language components like grammar and vocabulary. In addition, these kinds of materials have greater influence to enhance students’ foreign language ability because they are introduced directly to the materials which use English as the introductory language. This paper discusses what is meant by authentic text, kinds of authentic materials, why it is important to use this material, the strengths and weaknesses of using this material in teaching reading to EFL students in relation to the enhancement of students’ reading proficiency. Key words : authentic materials, reading proficiency, EFL students

Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: ROBI SOMA
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2021 13:48
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2021 13:48

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