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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
|Choosing a Book for Extensive Reading|
|Reading and Discussing Nonfiction|
|Reading an Discussing Fiction|
|Responding to and Reporting on Your Extensive Reading Books|
|Strategies for Building a Powerful Vocabulary|
|Learning New Words from Your Reading|
|Inferring Meaning from Context|
|Patterns of Organization|
|Reading Longer Passages Effectively|
|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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