9780131990272

Advanced Reading Power 4

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131990272

  • ISBN10:

    0131990276

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/21/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
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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 Readinghelps students to build reading fluency, increase comprehension, and broaden vocabulary. Vocabulary Buildingincludes numerous strategies for learning vocabulary, including using context clues, analyzing word parts, and noticing collocations. Comprehension Skillsteaches reading skills, such as making inferences, recognizing patterns of organization, and reading critically. Reading Fasterfeatures 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 Vocabularysections provide practice with academic vocabulary from the unit. Comprehension exercisesencourage students to interact with the text and develop an awareness of their own reading and thinking processes. The Reading Powerseries also includes: Basic Reading Power 1(Third Edition): Beginning Reading Power 2(4th Edition): Intermediate More Reading Power 3:High-Intermediate #xA0; #xA0;

Table of Contents

Extensive Reading
Choosing a Book for Extensive Reading
Reading and Discussing Nonfiction
Reading an Discussing Fiction
Responding to and Reporting on Your Extensive Reading Books
Vocabulary Building
Strategies for Building a Powerful Vocabulary
Learning New Words from Your Reading
Inferring Meaning from Context
Word Parts
Collocations
Comprehension Skills
Previewing
Making Inferences
Understanding Paragraphs
Patterns of Organization
Reading Longer Passages Effectively
Skimming
Study Reading
Summarizing
Critical Reading
Reading Faster
Learning to Read Faster
New Technology and Its Impact Around the World
People Who Have Made a Difference
Inventions That Are Changing Our Lives
List of 2,000 Most Frequent Words
Academic Word List
Record of Books Read
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