A Short Course in Teaching Reading: Practical Techniques for Building Reading Power (2nd Edition)

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This revision of the classical practical handbook A Short Course in Teaching Reading Skills combines reading theory with practical classroom application. An invaluable resource to the reading teacher, teacher-in-training, or administrator who wants to stress quality reading comprehension instruction, the principles apply to teenage through adult learnerers who already have basic decoding skills.

 

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  • Part I defines the reading process, reviews recent research, and models an ESL/EFL reading course.
  • Part II outlines why and how to set up an extensive reading program.
  • Part III describes and models how to teach effective reading skills.
  • Part III also includes intensive reading lessons that enable students to strategically apply reading skills.
  • Appendices include high frequency word lists and common collocations in academic texts.

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Bea Mikulecky has an MA in TESOL and a Ph.D. in Applied Psycholinguistics from Boston University. She extensively taught developmental reading in high schools and ESL reading in community colleges, where she also directed ESL programs. In addition to co-authoring the Reading Power series, Bea has trained teachers at Harvard University, Simmons College, and the Thorez Institute.

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