9780205727964

Guide to College Reading (with MyReadingLab Student Access Code Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205727964

  • ISBN10:

    0205727964

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 11/18/2008
  • 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?
Successful Attitudes Toward Reading and Learning
Vocabulary: The Key to Meaning
Using Context Clues
Learning Word Parts
Learning New Words
Comprehension Skills
Reading as Thinking
Understanding Paragraphs: Topics and Main Ideas
Understanding Paragraphs: Supporting Details and Transitions
Following the Authorrsquo;s Thought Patterns
Textbook Reading Skills
Reading Textbook Chapters
Reading Graphic and Electronic Sources
Organizing and Remembering Information
Critical Reading
Interpreting the Writerrsquo;s Message and Purpose
Evaluating: Asking Critical Questions
A Fiction Minireader
A Contemporary Issues Minireader
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