What is reading? Reading is about understanding written texts.It is a complex activity that involves both perception and thought. Reading is process to understand text about.
Reading consists of two related processes: word recognition and comprehension. Word recognition refers to the process of perceiving how written symbols or respond to one’s spoken language.symbols here can be alfabet, numberyc, coma, dot etc
Comprehension is the process of making sense of words, sentences and connected text. Here the reader will guessing and translated the vocab and symbol to become the text or writer mean.
Readers typically make use of background knowledge, vocabulary, grammatical knowledge, experience with text and other strategies to help them understand written text. Ex : the meaning or story tell about in novel
Learning to read is an important educational goal. For both children and adults, the ability to read opens up new worlds and opportunities. It enables us to gain new knowledge, enjoy literature, and do everyday things that are part and parcel of modern life, such as, reading the newspapers, job listings,instruction manuals, maps, reading blog, web and so on.
The principles outlined below are based on studies of children and adults, native speakers as well as those learning to read in a second or foreign language. They deal with different aspects of reading that are important in the planning and design of instruction and materials.
Reading needed for student to got good score in school. Text book can't be transferred knowledge without reading process.