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This article reports the results of an experiment investigating the role of comic strips on ESL learners’ reading comprehension. Results: The low-level students receiving the high-level text with the comic strip scored signiﬁcantly higher than their counterparts receiving the high-level text only. Providing a comic strip with the high-level text did not enhance the high-level students’ recall. Includes pedagogical suggestions, discussion of results in light of various theories. Note: see pages 225-243.
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