Expository Text Structure and Reading Comprehension


  • Ketvalee Porkaew Language Institute Thammasat University


Reading and learning from text involves the ability to identify its main ideas. A large amount of reading research suggests that readers’ ability to comprehend, retain and recall textual main ideas is related to their knowledge and use of text structure as a text processing strategy to guide their encoding and recall of textual materials. Some teaching strategies that teachers can use to teach expository text structures are also provided.


How to Cite

Porkaew, K. (2015). Expository Text Structure and Reading Comprehension. Thammasat Review, 16(3), 267–276. Retrieved from https://sc01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tureview/article/view/40747