9780205723324

Reading Skills For College Students (with MyReadingLab Student Access Code Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205723324

  • ISBN10:

    0205723322

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2008-11-20
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

For courses in College Reading. Reading Skills for College Studentsincreases students'reading skills and reading enjoyment! The purpose of the seventh edition ofReading Skills for College Studentsis the same as previous editions--to improve the reading skills of college students and to increase their reading enjoyment. Hancock continues to help students improve their vocabulary, comprehension, reading rate, and study and test-taking abilities. The seventh edition covers all the reading skills required for college study, giving students hands-on practice with a variety of exercises. An abundance of information is available through expanding technology revolution; however, it takes advanced reading skills to select, read, and evaluate all this information. Reading Skills for College Students serves as an excellent resource for the rest of studentsrs" college careers by providing instruction on reading in six different major content areas. The author has included specific chapters on reading for Literature, History, Psychology, Biology, Computers and Data Processing, and Business courses.

Table of Contents

Reading Skills
Study Skills
Context Clues
Structural Analysis
Dictionary Skills
Main Ideas
Details
Signal Words
Organizational Patterns
Purpose And Tone
Inferences
Critical Reading
Graphics
Rate
Reading in the Content Area
Literature
History
Psychology
Biology
Computer Science And Data Processing
Business
Reading Selections
"Evolution of a Flag"
"Are We Tolerating More Dishonesty?"
"I'm Going to Buy the Brooklyn Bridge"
"Statue of Liberty National Monument."
"Hard Times"
"The Open Window"
"In the Blink of an Eye"
"The Chaser"
"They Dared Cocaine and Lost"
"The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant, translated
"One Good Turn"
"A Worn Path"
"The Chrysanthemums"
"The Attic of the Brain"
"The Pedestrian"
Index
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