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Advanced Reading Power: Extensive Reading, Vocabulary Building, Comprehension Skills, Reading Faster

 
 
 
 
Advanced Reading Power: Extensive Reading, Vocabulary Building, Comprehension Skills, Reading Faster
Author: Beatrice S. Mikulecky - Linda Jeffries
ISBN 13: 9780131990272
ISBN 10: 131990276
Edition: 1
Publisher: Longman
Publication Date: 2007-03-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 311
List Price: $50.65
 
 

Advanced Reading Power, by Beatrice S. Mikulecky and Linda Jeffries, is a student-centered reading skills textbook based on a cognitive skills approach. Its four key sections, designed to be used concurrently, help advanced students master reading skills needed for academic success:

  • Extensive Reading helps students to build reading fluency, increase comprehension, and broaden vocabulary.
  • Vocabulary Building includes numerous strategies for learning vocabulary, including using context clues, analyzing word parts, and noticing collocations.
  • Comprehension Skills teaches reading skills, such as making inferences, recognizing patterns of organization, and reading critically.
  • Reading Faster features high-interest, nonfiction selections that help students improve their reading rate and flexibility.

Features:

  • A variety of authentic reading selections, including excerpts from college textbooks, promotes purposeful reading.
  • Focus on Vocabulary sections provide practice with academic vocabulary from the unit.
  • Comprehension exercises encourage students to interact with the text and develop an awareness of their own reading and thinking processes.

The Reading Power series also includes:

  • Basic Reading Power 1 (Third Edition): Beginning

  • Reading Power 2 (4th Edition): Intermediate

  • More Reading Power 3: High-Intermediate