Reading Skills for Success: A Guide to Academic Texts A Guide to Academic Texts

Reading Skills for Success: A Guide to Academic Texts A Guide to Academic Texts

By: Upton, Thomas A.

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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.

Title: Reading Skills for Success: A Guide to Academic Texts A Guide to Academic Texts

Author Name: Upton, Thomas A.

Categories: Academic English,

Publisher: United States, The University of Michigan Press: 30/Sep/2003

ISBN Number: 0472089137

ISBN Number 13: 9780472089130

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 4649

Description: illustrations 176 "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.
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