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Advanced Reading Power : Extensive Reading, Vocabulary Building, Comprehension Skills, Reading Faster - 07 edition

Advanced Reading Power : Extensive Reading, Vocabulary Building, Comprehension Skills, Reading Faster (ISBN10: 0131990276; ISBN13: 9780131990272)
ISBN13: 978-0131990272
ISBN10: 0131990276

Summary: Advanced Reading Power, by Beatrice S. Mikulecky and Linda Jeffries, is a student-centered reading skills textbook based on a cognitive skills approach. Its four key sections, designed to be used concurrently, help advanced students master reading skills needed for academic success:
  • Extensive Reading helps students to build reading fluency, increase comprehension, and broaden vocabulary.
  • Vocabular
    y Building includes numerous strategies for learning vocabulary, including using context clues, analyzing word parts, and noticing collocations.
  • Comprehension Skills teaches reading skills, such as making inferences, recognizing patterns of organization, and reading critically.
  • Reading Faster features high-interest, nonfiction selections that help students improve their reading rate and flexibility.
Features:
  • A variety of authentic reading selections, including excerpts from college textbooks, promotes purposeful reading.
  • Focus on Vocabulary sections provide practice with academic vocabulary from the unit.
  • Comprehension exercises encourage students to interact with the text and develop an awareness of their own reading and thinking processes.
  • The Reading Power Series also incoludes (Second Edition).

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Summary: Advanced Reading Power, by Beatrice S. Mikulecky and Linda Jeffries, is a student-centered reading skills textbook based on a cognitive skills approach. Its four key sections, designed to be used concurrently, help advanced students master reading skills needed for academic success:
  • Extensive Reading helps students to build reading fluency, increase comprehension, and broaden vocabulary.
  • Vocabulary Building includes numerous strategies for learning vocabulary, including using context clues, analyzing word parts, and noticing collocations.
  • Comprehension Skills teaches reading skills, such as making inferences, recognizing patterns of organization, and reading critically.
  • Reading Faster features high-interest, nonfiction selections that help students improve their reading rate and flexibility.
Features:
  • A variety of authentic reading selections, including excerpts from college textbooks, promotes purposeful reading.
  • Focus on Vocabulary sections provide practice with academic vocabulary from the unit.
  • Comprehension exercises encourage students to interact with the text and develop an awareness of their own reading and thinking processes.
  • The Reading Power Series also incoludes (Second Edition).

...show less

Edition/Copyright: 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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