Abstract：This paper investigates issues around impact of reading in English on the Internet. Reading is a vital skill for all English learners. In this paper the researcher mainly explored the positive effects of reading on the Internet, which include vocabulary, grammar, writing ability, knowledge and the competence of English. A questionnaire and observations were applied in the investigation. The paper concludes that reading on the Internet is helpful for students to improve their reading comprehension.
Keywords: online reading; reading comprehension; English learning; effects