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Reading Comprehension and Reading Competence

Ana Ćavar ; Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

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An adequately developed reading skill is one of the basic goals of the modern education systems. Starting points in the institutional development of reading competence
are formed while keeping in mind the accepted description of reading comprehension. This article provides an overview of the reading definitions, i.e. more important aspects of reading comprehension. The aim of this article is, firstly, to create an overview of the reading definitions and, secondly, to explain some of the concepts in the modern teaching practices which are applied in the development of reading competence.


comprehension, development of reading competence, reading strategies

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