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A Study on the Change of the Contents and Methods in Reading Teaching shown on Elementary Text Books of the Korean Language

  • Korean Language & Literature
  • 2011, (78), pp.543-565
  • Publisher : Korean Language & Literature
  • Research Area : Humanities > Korean Language and Literature

Jang Mira 1

1경희사이버대학교

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ABSTRACT

This study examines contents and methods of reading teaching shown on the Korean language text books in the aspect of diachrony and suggests improvement measures of reading teaching so as to enhance proficiency of the Korean language for learners. For this, for beginners level of the Korean language text books published by domestic relevant educational institutions, it is investigated that differences in the contents and methods of reading teaching between now and the past, what it does mean and what improvements are needed. The elementary reading teaching, mainly based on literal reading, covers inferential reading and creative reading and treats reading materials such as email, announcement, business card and receipt, centered on daily-use writings. And in addition to while-reading, it strengthens learning activity of pre-reading and post-reading and also helps develop knowledge for reading teaching. Based on this, learning activity relevant to inferential and critical reading will be increased for learners' proficiency of the Korean language, and diversity and model of reading text should be acquired as well. And learning activity of pre-reading and post-reading will be diversified and strengthened. Besides, making the list of reading function for the Korean language reading education and its arrangement and development or selection of reading text for extensive reading also should be done. The Korean language reading education will not be realized only through its text books. Teachers could provide various reading activities, which could change contents of reading. Workshops or guides also could help teachers to get their desirable role and visions for reading class. However, text books are primarily the guide for basic directions for the contents and methods of the education, therefore investigation of the change of the contents and methods of reading teaching and improvement directions, centered on text books, will be useful when seeking how to supplement and improve reading teaching.

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