This study investigated the effects of integrated format and the use of Chinese explanation notes on reading comprehension. One hundred of grade 7 Hong Kong students studied an integrated or a separate format with and without Chinese notes to improve performance in reading. The results showed that the integrated format improved reading comprehension. Learning was improved under the formats in which the English vocabulary was presented with the Chinese notes than it was under those with no notes. It was concluded that the integrated format and Chinese notes could be used in a way to facilitate learning to read comprehension.
|Publication status||Published - 2008|