Reading Power

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

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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
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0131305484
  • 9780131305489
  • 1,996,533

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

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

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