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English Skills With Readings,9780072480054

English Skills With Readings

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780072480054

ISBN10:
007248005X
Media:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
7/1/2001
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill
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Table of Contents

To the Instructor xii
Introduction 1(8)
Motivational Skills
9(28)
Preview
10(1)
Your Attitude: The Heart of the Matter
11(9)
Setting Goals for Yourself
20(8)
Learning Survival Strategies
28(9)
Study Skills
37(256)
Preview
38(1)
Taking Classroom Notes
39(32)
Time Control and Concentration
71(22)
Textbook Study I: The PRWR Study Method
93(20)
Textbook Study II: Using PRWR
113(36)
Textbook Study III: Applying PRWR to a Textbook Chapter
149(58)
Building a Powerful Memory
207(18)
Taking Objective Exams
225(18)
Taking Essay Exams
243(12)
Using the Library and the Internet
255(22)
Writing a Research Paper
277(16)
A Brief Guide to Important Word Skills
293(64)
Preview
294(1)
Understanding Word Parts
295(18)
Using the Dictionary
313(10)
Word Pronunciation
323(6)
Spelling Improvement
329(12)
Vocabulary Development
341(16)
Reading Comprehension Skills
357(96)
Preview
358(1)
Introduction
359(2)
Recognizing Definitions and Examples
361(7)
Recognizing Enumerations
368(10)
Recognizing Headings and Subheadings
378(13)
Recognizing Signal Words
391(10)
Recognizing Main Ideas in Paragraphs and Short Selections
401(8)
Knowing How to Outline
409(15)
Knowing How to Summarize
424(15)
Understanding Graphs and Tables
439(14)
Skim Reading and Comprehension
453(25)
Preview
454(1)
Introduction
455(2)
Visual Elements in Assertive Communication
457(2)
Science and the Search for Truth
459(4)
The Nature of Power
463(3)
Defense Mechanisms
466(4)
Fatigue
470(4)
Skim-Reading Progress Chart
474(1)
Questions on the Skim-Reading Selections
475(3)
Rapid Reading and Comprehension
478(61)
Preview
480(1)
Introduction
481(4)
From The Autobiography of Malcolm X
485(4)
The Fine Art of Complaining
489(5)
Learning to Keep Your Cool during Tests
494(4)
An Electronic Fog Has Settled over America
498(5)
The Scholarship Jacket
503(5)
Dare to Think Big
508(6)
Winning the Job Interview Game
514(5)
Flour Children
519(5)
From Nonreading to Reading
524(5)
What You Need to Know to Succeed at Math
529(6)
Rapid Reading Progress Chart
535(1)
Reading Rate Table
536(3)
Mastery Tests
539(58)
Preview
540(1)
Motivational Skills
541(2)
Taking Classroom Notes
543(2)
Time Control and Concentration
545(2)
Textbook Study I
547(1)
Textbook Study II
548(2)
Textbook Study III
550(3)
Building a Powerful Memory
553(2)
Taking Objective Exams
555(2)
Taking Essay Exams
557(2)
Taking Objective and Essay Exams
559(2)
Using the Library and the Internet
561(2)
Writing a Research Paper
563(2)
Understanding Word Parts
565(1)
Using the Dictionary
566(2)
Word Pronunciation
568(2)
Spelling Improvement
570(1)
Vocabulary Development
571(2)
Definitions and Examples
573(2)
Enumerations
575(2)
Headings and Subheadings
577(2)
Signal Words
579(2)
Main Idea
581(2)
Outlining
583(2)
Summarizing
585(4)
Understanding Graphs and Tables
589(2)
Skim Reading
591(2)
Rapid Reading Passage
593(4)
Additional Learning Skills
597(50)
Preview
598(1)
Studying Mathematics and Science
599(12)
Reading Literature and Making Inferences
611(10)
Reading for Pleasure: A List of Interesting Books
621(6)
Writing Effectively
627(20)
Acknowledgments 647(3)
Photo Credits 650(1)
Index 651


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