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Essential Reading Skills focuses on the four essential skill areas for college-reading success (active reading and thinking, vocabulary development, literal and critical comprehension, and organizational emphasis) and improves students' reading through concise instruction, and extensive practice and testing. Each of the eleven chapters focuses on a specific reading and thinking skill, and contains exercises that get students applying the learned skill to textbooks and ends with a vocabulary enrichment exercise.
Table of Contents
Preparing for College Reading
1 Reading Actively
2 Reading and Learning from College Textbooks
3 Building Your Vocabulary
4 Building Vocabulary: Using Word Parts
5 Locating Main Ideas
Your First College Courses: Keys to Success
6 Identifying Supporting Details and Transitions
7 Understanding Implied Main Ideas
8 Recognizing the Basic Patterns of Organization
9 Reading and Thinking Critically
Readings for College
Glossary of Frequently Confused Words and Phrases
Online Chapter A Test-Taking Strategies: A Review
Online Chapter B A Guide for ESL Readers
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