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Basic Reading Power 1 (2nd Edition)

Basic Reading Power 1 (2nd Edition)
Author: Beatrice S. Mikulecky - Linda Jeffries
ISBN 13: 9780131305496
ISBN 10: 131305492
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Pearson Longman
Publication Date: 2004-03-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 199
List Price: $42.40

Basic 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 unique structure, featuring four key sections used oncurrently, helps beginning-level students (with a vocabulary of 300 words) to become better readers in school, college, or business.

  • Reading for Pleasure encourages students to master new reading strategies and broaden their vocabulary.
  • Comprehension Skills emphasizes strategic reading skills, such as skimming, making inferences, recognizing topics, and understanding sentences.
  • Vocabulary Building offers strategies for learning new words, including personalized vocabulary lists, using context clues, and expanding categories of words.
  • Thinking Skills provides targeted practice in inference and analytical skills.

New to the Second Edition:

  • A two-color design featuring index tabs for easy navigation
  • An expanded Teacher's Guide with sample syllabus
  • Updated content, additional readings, and a unit on identifying word parts

Test booklets contain reproducible black line masters to be used as additional practice or to test reading skills presented in the student books.