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Advanced Reading Power 4

Best.Nr.
978-0-133-04717-2
Verlag
Pearson Education
Produkttyp
Buch
Umfang
336 Seiten
Erschienen am
14.01.2014
Sprache
Englisch
Auflage
Edition 2
Lieferzeit
Innerhalb von 3 bis 5 Tagen

€ 34,64
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Description

The new Advanced Reading Power 4 offers a strategic, student-based approach to the teaching of reading that encourages users to view reading in English as a problem-solving activity rather than a translation exercise. This edition retains the original four-part structure unique to the Reading Power series, focusing on Extensive Reading, Vocabulary Building,Comprehension Skills and Reading Fluency.

 

New to the Second Edition:

  • More self-directed vocabulary-building tasks embedded in exercises.
  • Updated vocabulary-learning strategies based on current research.
  • New content organized around current issues relating to the Western lifestyle (social, economic, public health, environmental), with an emphasis on academic text types.
  • Enhanced focus on critical thinking and academic skills.
  • Targeted vocabulary items selected from frequency word list based on the Pearson International Corpus of Academic English (including both general and academic English).
  • Appendix with word list for student and teacher reference.

Reading Power’s unique methodology teaches students to view reading as a process. The series encourages students to develop a strategic approach to reading and to view reading in English as a problem-solving activity rather than a translation exercise.

  • Extensive Reading helps students 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 scanning, making predictions and inferences, recognizing patterns of organization, identifying genre, skimming, and critical reading.
  • Reading Fluency features high-interest, nonfiction selections that help students improve their reading rate and flexibility.

Backcover

The new Advanced Reading Power 4 offers a strategic, student-based approach to the teaching of reading that encourages users to view reading in English as a problem-solving activity rather than a translation exercise. This edition retains the original four-part structure unique to the Reading Power series, focusing on Extensive Reading, Vocabulary Building,Comprehension Skills and Reading Fluency.

 

New to the Second Edition:

  • More self-directed vocabulary-building tasks embedded in exercises.
  • Updated vocabulary-learning strategies based on current research.
  • New content organized around current issues relating to the Western lifestyle (social, economic, public health, environmental), with an emphasis on academic text types.
  • Enhanced focus on critical thinking and academic skills.
  • Targeted vocabulary items selected from frequency word list based on the Pearson International Corpus of Academic English (including both general and academic English).
  • Appendix with word list for student and teacher reference.

Reading Power’s unique methodology teaches students to view reading as a process. The series encourages students to develop a strategic approach to reading and to view reading in English as a problem-solving activity rather than a translation exercise.

  • Extensive Reading helps students 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 scanning, making predictions and inferences, recognizing patterns of organization, identifying genre, skimming, and critical reading.
  • Reading Fluency features high-interest, nonfiction selections that help students improve their reading rate and flexibility.

Table Of Contents

Part 1 Extensive Reading

Introduction
Unit 1: New Vocabulary in Extensive Reading
Unit 2: Fiction and Nonfiction
Unit 3: Books for Extensive Reading

 

Part 2 Vocabulary Building
Introduction
Unit 1: Learning New Vocabulary from Your Reading
Unit 2: Inferring Meaning from Context
Unit 3: Word Parts
Unit 4: Phrases

 

Part 3 Comprehension Skills
Introduction
Unit 1: Scanning and Previewing
Unit 2: Making Inferences and Predictions
Unit 3: Paragraphs: Structure and Reference
Unit 4: Identifying the Pattern
Unit 5: Genres of Writing
Unit 6: Reading for Study
Unit 7: Skimming
Unit 8: Critical Reading

 

Part 4 Reading Fluency
Introduction
Unit 1: An Introduction to Reading Fluency
Unit 2: People Who Have Made a Difference
Unit 3: The Impact of Modern Technology
Unit 4: Issues and Ideas

 

Appendix