This study aims to analyze the effects of summary tasks on college students` reading comprehension ability, integrated reading and writing skills, and reading strategies in a Korean EFL college reading class. Summary instruction was carried out for 2 weeks at the beginning and subsequently both a reading text and a summary task were given every week for 8 weeks. The data were collected through a 30-item reading comprehension test, a collection of each student`s 8 summaries, and a 15-item questionnaire of reading strategies. The score comparison of between a pre and a post reading comprehension tests, between the first and the last summary, and between a pre and a post questionnaire of reading strategies were conducted and statistically analyzed. The results indicated that the experimental class had an effect on the development of reading comprehension ability, integrated reading and writing skills, and using of cognitive or meta cognitive strategies.