A Qualitative Research: Reading Strategies in English Academic Reading


  • Rachanok Seangpakdeejit สาขาวิชาภาษาอังกฤษเพื่อการจัดการธุรกิจ คณะศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น วิทยาเขตหนองคาย
  • ชาติภร เมืองโคตร มุงคุณแสน สาขาวิชาภาษาอังกฤษเพื่อการจัดการธุรกิจ คณะศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น วิทยาเขตหนองคาย
  • ภควดี ไชยศิริ สาขาวิชาภาษาอังกฤษเพื่อการจัดการธุรกิจ คณะศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น วิทยาเขตหนองคาย
  • Ornpiya Maneekanon สาขาวิชาภาษาอังกฤษเพื่อการจัดการธุรกิจ คณะศิลปศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น วิทยาเขตหนองคาย


Academic Reading, Reading strategy, Science-Oriented Students


This qualitative study aims to investigate the reading strategies in English academic readings of 39 science-oriented undergraduates from four different government universities in Thailand. It focuses on how the participants employed reading strategies to improve their reading skills, solve the problems encountered while reading, and overcome comprehension failures. The data were collected with semi-structured interviews and were transcribed and analyzed with open and axial coding techniques. The results reveal two main emergent categories of reading strategies which were actual reading strategies (AR) and textual comprehension enhancement strategies (CE) with altogether 39 individual reading strategies.


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Seangpakdeejit, R., Mungkunsan Muangkote, C. ., Chaisiri, P., & Maneekanon, O. (2018). A Qualitative Research: Reading Strategies in English Academic Reading. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Loei Rajabhat University, 1(2), 33–51. Retrieved from https://so01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/husolru/article/view/245401