Poster presentation

Fatma Rashid Humaid Al Kiyumi, Ms.
Hind bint Amru School
Fatma is a senior English teacher at Hind School, Oman. She has an MA TESOL degree, Kent State University, USA. Her research focuses on second language reading and metacognition awareness of reading strategies.

Miller, Ryan, Dr.
Kent State University
Ryan is an assistant professor at Kent State University, USA. His research focuses on second language reading and writing, particularly cross-linguistic reading sub-skill transfer and acquisition of genre knowledge.

Assessing EFL Omani students’ metacognition awareness of reading strategies (PO1), Poster
This study investigates the reported use of reading strategies among Omani high school EFL learners, comparing reading strategies in L1 (Arabic) and L2 (English), and examining relationships between reading strategy use and reading proficiency. Participants (N=120) completed a survey of reading strategy use, and a sub-sample (n=10) completed think-aloud protocols.