More Reading Power 3

More Reading Power 3 : Reading for Pleasure, Comprehension Skills, Thinking Skills, Reading Faster

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There is an expanded emphasis on vocabulary acquisition and learning strategies, and updated Extensive Reading sections.show more

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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 208.3 x 274.3 x 12.7mm | 567g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0130611999
  • 9780130611994
  • 1,178,142

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""More Reading Power, "" Second Edition, by Beatrice S. Mikulecky and Linda Jeffries, is a student-centered reading skills textbook with a process approach to reading improvement. Its four key sections, designed to be used concurrently, help intermediate to high-intermediate students develop solid reading skills necessary in school, college, or business. Reading for Pleasure encourages students to master new reading strategies and broaden their vocabulary. Comprehension Skills emphasizes ten strategic reading skills, such as skimming, scanning, and recognizing topics and main ideas. Thinking Skills provides practice in inference and critical thinking. Reading Faster features high-interest, nonfiction selections that help students build speed and flexibility in their reading.""New to the Second Edition: ""A two-color design and user-friendly format Expanded Teacher's Guide with sample syllabus Revised list of suggested books for pleasure readingTest booklets contain reproducible black line masters to be used as additional practice or to test reading skills presented in the student books. The "Reading Power "series also includes: "Basic Reading Power 1" (Third Edition): Beginning"Reading Power 2" (4th Edition): Intermediate"Advanced Reading Power 4: " Advancedshow more

Table of contents

Part 1: Readingfor Pleasure Part 2: Comprehension Skills Unit 1: Previewing Unit 2: Scanning Unit 3: Skimming Unit 4: Using Vocabulary Knowledge for Effective Reading Unit 5: Making Inferences Unit 6: Finding Topics Unit 7: Discovering Topics of Paragraphs Unit 8: Understanding Main Ideas Unit 9: Identifying Patterns of Organization Unit 10: Summarizing Part 3: Thinking Skills Part 4: ReadingFaster Unit 1: Maria Montessori Unit 2: Africa Today Unit 3: Global Issues Appendix 1: Book Response Sheet Appendix 2: Record of Books Read Appendix 3: Pleasure Reading Rate Finder Appendix 4: Pleasure Reading Progress Chart Teacher's Guide (with Sample Syllabus)show more

About Beatrice S. Mikulecky

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 and co-author of the Reading Power series. Linda Jeffries hold a master's degree in TESOL from Boston University. She has taught reading, writing, and ESL/EFL at Boston College, Boston University, in the Harvard University Summer ESL Program, and at the University of Opole, in Poland. She currently resides in Italy, where she has taught EFL and academic writing at the University of Bologna and the University of Modena. Linda JEffries is co-author of the Reading Power series.show more

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