45th Annual TESOL Convention
New Orleans, Louisiana
We learn to read by reading, but improvement requires consistency and takes time. Extensive reading is not the silver bullet. Multiple approaches are necessary to promote high levels of L2 reading proficiency, but extensive reading is a vital component.
Weil, Nolan, "The More They Read, The More They Can Read" (2011). Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies Faculty Publications. Paper 339.