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Factors Hindering Reading Comprehension

Reasons that cause reading comprehension failure

There are a number of reasons that cause reading comprehension to fail.

Students should be aware of these reasons and then identify the solutions for them by applying the appropriate reading strategies that can cause success to reading comprehension.

The following are the main factors that hinder reading comprehension:

  • Limited perceptual span.
  • Faulty eye movement.
  • Faulty attention and concentration habits.
  • Lack of practice.
  • Lack of interest.
  • Poor evaluation of important and less important parts.
  • Reasonable wholesome remembering rather than selective remembering.

In addition,

there are some hindering factors related to the readers’ habits and others are text related.  

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