CART

(0) items

More Reading Power 3 Student Book

by ;
Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780132089036

ISBN10:
0132089033
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/7/2011
Publisher(s):
Pearson Education ESL
List Price: $50.65

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$30.39

Buy New Textbook

Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
N9780132089036
$49.12

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $23.55
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 9/7/2011.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

The new edition of Reading Power 3is enhanced by research-based methods and activities for learning vocabulary. Longer reading passages and new study-reading activities, including outlining and text marking, prepare students to enter the world of academic reading. Reading Power's unique process methodology teaches students to view reading as a process. The series encourages students to develope a strategiec approach to reading and to view reading in English as a problem-solving activity rather than a translation exercies. Reading Powerdelivers on that effective process approach with strategies and practice for strengthening comprehension skills, building vocabulary, increasing reading speed, and preparing for testing. With expanded emphasis on vocabulary acquisition and learning strategies, and updated Extensive Reading sections, these new editions help beginning and intermediate-level students develop the multiple skills and strategies necessary for success. At each level, students focus on four skill areas: Extensive Reading(Reading for Pleasure) lets students select their own reading materials to practice new strategies, build fluency, increase comprehension, and broaden their vocabulary. Vocabulary Buildingtrains students in a variety of strategies for learning new words, from personalized vocabulary lists to noticing collocations. Reading Comprehensioncovers skimming, scanning, recognizing topics and main ideas, understanding sentences, and making inferences. Critical Thinking Skills (upper levels) involves targeted practice in inferential and analytical skills. Reading Fasterhelps students develop speed and flexibility in reading with high-interest, short fiction and non-fiction selections. Also available - a separate Teacher's Guide with Answer Key and Sample Syllabus for each level.

Author Biography

Linda Jeffries holds a master's degree in TESOL from Boston University. She has taught reading, writing, and ESL/EFL at Boston College; Boston University; the Harvard Summer ESL Programs; the University of Opole, Poland; and the University of Bologna, Italy. She lives in Italy, near Bologna, and teaches academic reading and writing at the University of Modena.

 

Bea Mikulecky holds a master's degree in TESOL and a doctorate in applied psycholinguistics from Boston University. In addition to teaching reading, writing, and ESL, she has worked as a teacher trainer in the Harvard University Summer ESL Program, in the Simmons College MATESL Program, and in Moscow, Russia. Bea Mikulecky is the author of A Short Course in Teaching Reading Skills.

Table of Contents

Part 1    Extensive Reading

Introduction

Unit 1: New Vocabulary in Your Reading

Unit 2: Fiction and Nonfiction

Unit 3: Books

 

Part 2    Vocabulary Building

Introduction

Unit 1: Making Good Use of the Dictionary

Unit 2: Learning New Vocabulary from Your Reading

Unit 3: Guessing Meaning from Context

Unit 4: Word Parts

Unit 5: Collocations

Unit 6: Structure and Reference

 

Part 3    Comprehension Skills

Introduction

Unit 1: Scanning and Previewing

Unit 2: Making Inferences

Unit 3: Understanding Paragraphs

Unit 4: Identifying the Pattern

Unit 5: Reading Longer Passages

Unit 6: Skimming

  

Part 4    Reading Fluency

Introduction

Unit 1: Harry Houdini: The Life of an Escape Artist

Unit 2: Making a Living

Unit 3: Better Lives in a Better World

 

Answers to Practice Exercises

 

Appendix 1: Pronunciation Key

Appendix 2: Frequently Used Words in English

 

 

 

 



Please wait while the item is added to your cart...