This research article is aiming at investigating the Impact of Using Cooperative Learning Strategy in Improving EFL Students’ Reading Skill. Subjects were 40 male university students in the English Department, College of Education, SUST. They were randomly assigned into two groups: The experimental group using cooperative reading strategies and the control group using a traditional method of instructions. The study reached the following findings: firstly, students of first year can develop batter reading skills by implementing cooperative learning in the learning process. Secondly, students’ performance improved significantly, and they developed better attitudes towards learning English via cooperative learning strategy. Finally, in cooperative learning, students are motivated and less reluctant. Also, the study recommends the following: first, teachers of English should adopt cooperative learning methods in the teaching and learning process. Second, students should be provided with enough opportunities in the learning process, and more importantly, they should be encouraged to implement cooperative learning methods both in and out the classroom.
Citation: Mohammed T.A.E., Yousif T.A.A. and Ali M.A.T (2023) Investigating the Impact of Using Cooperative Learning Strategy in Improving EFL Students’ Reading Skill: A Case Study of First Year Students of English at College of Education- Sudan University of Science and Technology, International Journal of English Language Teaching, Vol.11, No.1, pp.,34-40
Keywords: Cooperative learning, EFL, Reading, Strategy, students’ reading skills
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