"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.
THOMAS UPTON is Associate Professor of English and Director of ESL at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis.
READING SKILLS FOR SUCCESS
The University of Michigan Press
A Guide to Academic Texts
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University of Michigan Press ELT
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