Improvement of EFL Learners’ Critical Reading Competence with Lexical Strategies



Critical reading has been considered more practical and significant in the process of reading for EFL learners nowadays. It is an act of reading in which a critical attitude, logical analysis and inference are used to judge the worth of what is read according to an established standard. Morphology pedagogy of morphological analysis, identification of the logical markers of lexis and the analysis of grammaticalized lexis is discussed in this paper to make some contributions to the improvement of critical reading competence for EFL learners.


Critical reading competence; Lexical strategies; Lexis; EFL learners

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