9780205639441

Guide to College Reading (with MyReadingLab)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205639441

  • ISBN10:

    0205639445

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/8/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Designed for use in the first level reading course, Guide to College Readingfocuses on reading comprehension, vocabulary improvement, and textbook reading while addressing the learning characteristics, attitudes, and motivational levels to equip students with the skills and thinking processes they need to handle the diverse reading demands of college courses

Table of Contents

How Do You READ? Chapter 1: Successful Attitudes Toward Reading and Learning Part One: Vocabulary: The Key to Meaning Chapter 2: Using Context Clues Chapter 3: Learning Word Parts Chapter 4: Learning New Words Part Two: Comprehension Skills Chapter 5: Reading as Thinking Chapter 6: Understanding Paragraphs: Topics and Main Ideas Chapter 7: Understanding Paragraphs: Supporting Details and Transitions Chapter 8: Following the Author's Thought Patterns Part Three: Textbook Reading Skills Chapter 9: Reading Textbook Chapters Chapter 10: Reading Graphic and Electronic Sources Chapter 11: Organizing and Remembering Information Part Four: Critical Reading Chapter 12: Interpreting the Writer's Message and Purpose Chapter 13: Evaluating: Asking Critical Questions Part Five: A Fiction Minireader Part Six: A Contemporary Issues Minireader

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