No Image Available

Advanced Reading Power

 Author: Beatrice S. Mikulecky Linda Jeffries  Category: Reading  Publisher: Pearson Education, 10 Bank Street, White Plains, NY 10606  Published: January 25, 2007  ISBN: 13: 978-0-13-199027-2  Download

Mastering Advanced Reading Skills Made Easy!

“Advanced Reading Power” by Beatrice S. Mikulecky and Linda Jeffries is your ultimate companion for enhancing your reading skills to the next level. This comprehensive guide is designed to help you become a proficient and efficient reader.

Let’s explore the contents of this invaluable resource:

Part 1: Extensive Reading
– Unit 1: Learn how to choose the right books for extensive reading and maximize the benefits of this approach.
– Unit 2: Dive into the world of nonfiction reading and learn strategies for understanding and discussing complex topics.
– Unit 3: Explore the art of reading and discussing fiction, allowing you to engage with literary works on a deeper level.
– Unit 4: Discover how to respond to and report on the books you’ve read, honing your analytical and reporting skills.

Part 2: Vocabulary Building
– Unit 1: Master effective strategies for building a powerful vocabulary, essential for comprehension and expression.
– Unit 2: Learn techniques for learning new words from your reading and expanding your lexical repertoire.
– Unit 3: Develop the skill of inferring meaning from context, enabling you to decipher unfamiliar words in any text.
– Unit 4: Explore word parts and collocations to deepen your understanding of vocabulary structure and usage.

Part 3: Comprehension Skills
– Unit 1: Hone your ability to preview texts effectively, allowing you to grasp the main ideas before diving into detailed reading.
– Unit 2: Learn how to make inferences and draw conclusions from the information presented in the text.
– Unit 3: Understand the structure of paragraphs and how they contribute to the overall meaning of a passage.
– Unit 4: Recognize different patterns of organization in texts, aiding in comprehension and retention.
– Unit 5: Master techniques for reading longer passages efficiently, improving your overall reading speed and comprehension.
– Unit 6: Develop the skill of skimming, enabling you to quickly extract key information from texts.
– Unit 7: Learn effective study reading strategies for academic and professional purposes.
– Unit 8: Practice summarizing texts to distill complex information into concise and manageable summaries.
– Unit 9: Enhance your critical reading skills, allowing you to evaluate texts critically and discern underlying messages.

Part 4: Reading Faster
– Unit 1: Acquire techniques for reading faster without compromising comprehension, increasing your reading speed and efficiency.
– Unit 2: Explore the impact of new technology around the world through engaging reading passages.
– Unit 3: Learn about influential individuals who have made a difference and inventions that are shaping our lives in the modern world.

With its practical approach and comprehensive coverage, “Advanced Reading Power” equips you with the tools and strategies you need to excel in today’s information-rich environment. Whether you’re tackling academic texts, professional documents, or leisure reading, this book will empower you to read with confidence and proficiency. So, download and restore your full potential with “Advanced Reading Power”!