The Effects of Input-Flood through Reading English Short Stories and Novels on EFL Learners' Receptive Skills

Samira Yousefi, Ali Asghar Kargar, Mohammad Rostampour


The present study done to prove The Effect of Input-flood through Reading English Short Stories and Novels on Receptive Skills. One M.A student of TEFL in Islamic Azad University, Abadeh branch has participated in this research. The progress continued for 12 weeks. The result concluded based on the results of IELTS' listening and reading. In the research two instruments were used, the dairies which written by the participant every night and the IELTS test to identify the student's level of proficiency. First, the participant level of proficiency realized by the IELTS test. After reading English short stories and novels, she took part in the test again. Both results analyzed. The results showed that Input-flood through Reading English Short Stories and Novels had effect on increasing reading and listening skills.


input-flood, listening skill, reading skill, short stories, novels

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