Exploring Effective Reading Comprehension Strategies Taught in a Madarasa-cum-School in Karachi
Keywords:madrsa, islam, school
Reading is one of the most essential academic skills that students need in order to carry out their studies at university level. Therefore, the present study aimed to explore the effective reading strategies taught in a madrasa-cum-school. The study was qualitative in nature and used a case study design. In this connection, 10 teachers of a madrasa-cum-school were selected as a sample of the population. They were interviewed for 30 to 40 minutes. The interviews were transcribed, and then analysed through thematic analysis. The findings of the research show that the teachers were familiar with the reading comprehension strategies, such as implying, inferring, predicting, making predictions; and they were applying these strategies successfully while teaching reading comprehension.