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Reading Skills Handbook - 9th edition

Reading Skills Handbook (ISBN10: 0321473701; ISBN13: 9780321473707)
ISBN13: 978-0321473707
ISBN10: 0321473701

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0321199249
ISBN10: 0321199243

Summary: Reading Skills Handbook, 9/e, teaches in plain language the essential reading and study skills required for success in college.

The cornerstone of the Wiener/Bazerman System, Reading Skills Handbook, 9/e, retains the features that have made it a bestseller for more than twenty-five years: flexible format, high-interest readings, clear explanations, and a multitude of practice exercises. The step-by-step approach encourages students to move with confidence ...show more from simple to more complex skills. An anthology of readings helps students apply newly learned skills in selections drawn from books, magazines, and newspapers and including essays, articles, textbook pages, journals, fiction, photographs, illustrations, cartoons, advertisements, and Web sites-in short, the wide range of reading opportunities available to today's readers at home or on the job.

Features

  • A unique two-part format allows students to focus on the reading skills they need most and develop those skills in meaningful contexts. Part 1, the Handbook, identifies and explains the essential reading skills and integrates instruction, examples and extensive practice exercises. Part 2, the Reading Selections, includes 20 longer passages with accompanying exercises that are cross-referenced to the handbook.
  • Numerous charts and other visual aids to help students learn more readily.
  • Focus on visual aids as key elements in fostering successful reading, including instruction in how to read word charts, graphs, tables, diagrams and photographs.
  • Self-tests in every chapter, help students assess their progress.
  • Unit tests at the end of each major section of the handbook review the key points of each chapter.
  • Critical thinking and writing activities encourage students to explore the ideas presented in selected readings and relate them to their own experiences and perceptions.
  • Writing activities after each anthology selection.
  • Significant practice in vocabulary building.
New To This Edition
  • Comprehensive dictionary study in an appendix for those students needing practice in using a dictionary effectively as an aid to learning vocabulary.
  • Updated selections drawn from a variety of contemporary materials.
  • Many new exercises to support instruction.
  • New instruction in how to read and assess a Web site.
  • Close attention to readings drawn from technology, including selections from Web sites and recommendations of Web sites for students to visit in order to enhance understanding and appreciation of reading selections.
  • New anthology feature--A Casebook: Eating to Live, Living to Eat-that presents a range of materials on a major theme in America today, dieting, eating habits, and related health issues. The Casebook contains essays, cartoons, Web sites, dietary programs and photographs. Study questions encourage students to compare and contrast a variety of opinions and to analyze different presentations on interrelated ideas.
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Edition/Copyright: 9TH 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 07/12/2006
International: No



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