American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Peripheral Vision, Grammatical Units and Reading Speed
Mohamed Abdelmageed Mansour

In this paper, the academic English reading speed of 40 Saudi Students at the university level was examined. The study found that students had serious difficulties reading English. Using a pretest, it was found that the main problems encountered were unfamiliarity of the students of the grammatical units and inability to use their peripheral vision. After intervention and using a posttest, the study showed that exposing students to the grammatical units and training them to use their peripheral vision correctly during reading improved their reading speed.

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