In this chapter I shall first look at what we understand by reading in relation to the notion of expertise. I shall then build on this discussion to identify kinds of reading expertise which match the roles and goals of the second language learner. I shall argue that one role in particular, that of the reader as critic, allows L2 readers to maximise the resources they bring to reading in a second language


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