Reading Power

Reading Power

3.91 (36 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$42.19

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


Now in a new edition, this four-level series continues to focus on a unique process methodology - encouraging students to develop a strategic approach and begin to view reading in English as a problem-solving activity rather than a translation exercise. With expanded emphasis on vocabulary acquisition and learning strategies, and updated Extensive reading sections, these new editions help students develop the multiple skills and strategies necessary for success.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 301 pages
  • 208.28 x 271.78 x 12.7mm | 635.03g
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0131305484
  • 9780131305489
  • 2,147,231

Table of contents

Part 1: Readingfor Pleasure

Part 2: Comprehension Skills

Unit 1: Previewing and Making Predictions

Unit 2: Scanning

Unit 3: Making Inferences

Unit 4: Building a Powerful Vocabulary

Unit 5: Learning to Look for the Topic

Unit 6: Understanding Paragraphs

Unit 7: Finding the Pattern of Organization

Unit 8: Skimming

Part 3: Thinking Skills

Part 4: ReadingFaster

Unit 1: Fiction - The Diamond Family

Unit 2: Biography - Two Popular Authors

Unit 3: Non-fiction - Reading Power Magazines

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

Rating details

36 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 44% (16)
4 17% (6)
3 28% (10)
2 8% (3)
1 3% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X