Pohanyar Mohammad Naseem Pasarlay
Abstract: This research paper is about freshman students problems in improving their reading skill at the English Department of Kabul University. The goal of the study is to find out why instructors are not able to improve their students reading skill, and why the students are not able to comprehend and understand a reading passage. Moreover, this paper will indicate how that data of the study was collected and analyzed from ten freshman students. In addition, the study reveals that the main cause of the mentioned problem is not applying diverse while teaching reading subject. Also, there are no assignments given to the students to improve their reading skill. Consequently, the paper overviews some basic problems and recommends solutions to them in order to improve teaching reading and improve students reading skill.
Keywords: comprehension, receptive skill, strategy, skimming, scanning