9780321051035

Breaking Through: College Reading

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321051035

  • ISBN10:

    0321051033

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Breaking Through provides instruction and practice on the reading and study skills necessary for successful independent college learning. Actual college textbook materials offer immediate application. In the new, 6th edition, students also apply academic skills to eleven everyday reading demands such as reading newspapers, magazines, advertisements, reference materials, fiction and nonfiction, workplace mail, and the Internet.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents v
Preface xv
Student Success
1(28)
Stages of Reading
29(38)
Vocabulary
67(34)
Main Idea
101(50)
Supporting Details and organizational Patterns
151(60)
Textbook Learning
211(48)
Test-Taking Strategies
259(28)
Efficient Reading
287(28)
Analytical Reading
315(44)
Inference
359(36)
Critical Heading
395(52)
Independent Textbook Assignments
447(16)
Appendix 1 Pronunciation Review 463(7)
Appendix 2 Spelling Confusion Words 470(1)
Appendix 3 Word Parts: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes 471(4)
Appendix 4 ESL: Making Sense of Figurative Language and Idioms 475(8)
Appendix 5 Weekly Vocabulary Lessons 483(29)
Glossary 512(5)
Acknowledgments 517(3)
Index 520(4)
Progress Record for Reading Selections 524

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