Reading Skills for Success: A Guide to Academic Texts by Thomas A. Upton

Reading Skills for Success: A Guide to Academic Texts

Thomas A. Upton
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“Reading Skills for Success” is a guide to advanced reading skills that can be used in conjunction with any freshman-level text. It is an excellent sequel to "Reader's Choice, 4th edition."
Students using this book will develop their text-based processing skills by developing better understanding of word-level clues and recognizing different types of text structures. The appendixes include two sample textbook chapters — the first on ecosystems and the second on the diffusion of languages — so students may practice what they have learned.
Activities are designed to improve:
analytical reading of academic prose
the ability to apply one's knowledge to what is read by identifying textual relationships and structural organization of the paragraphs and the text
reading of complex academic texts with in-depth and long-term understanding using reading, test preparation, and note taking strategies.
An answer key is included.

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“Reading Skills for Success” is a guide to advanced reading skills that can be used in conjunction with any freshman-level text. It is an excellent sequel to “Reader's Choice.”
Students using this book will develop their text-based processing skills by developing better understanding of word-level clues and recognizing different types of text structures. The appendixes include two sample textbook chapters — the first on ecosystems and the second on the diffusion of languages — so students may practice what they have learned.
Activities are designed to improve:
*analytical reading of academic prose
*the ability to apply one's knowledge to what is read by identifying textual relationships and structural organization of the paragraphs and the text
*reading of complex academic texts with in-depth and long-term understanding using reading, test preparation, and note taking strategies.
An answer key is included.

Author Biography

THOMAS UPTON is Associate Professor of English and Director of ESL at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis.

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