Various Models for Reading Comprehension Process

Parastoo Babashamsi, Saeideh Bolandifar, Nahid Shakib


In recent years reading can be viewed as a process, as a form of thinking, as a true experience, and as a tool subject. As a process, reading includes visual discrimination, independent recognition of word, rhythmic progression along a line of print, precision in the return sweep of the eyes, and adjustment of rate. In the same line, the present paper aims at considering the various models of reading process. Moreover, the paper will take a look at various factors such as schema and vocabulary knowledge which affect reading comprehension process. 



Reading comprehension, psycholinguistic model, bottom-up Model, top-down model, interactive model.

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