Developing Reading Versatility

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9781413029611: Developing Reading Versatility

DEVELOPING READING VERSATILITY, TENTH EDITION, offers students a comprehensive skills-strategies approach to reading that takes them from basic vocabulary development all the way through critical comprehension skills. The text offers a range of readings and exercises designed to help students meet any academic challenge and maximize both their efficiency and effectiveness as readers and students. From the development of study skills to using the Internet effectively to learning to evaluate textbook-style readings, DEVELOPING READING VERSATILITY offers students all the tools they need-as well as practice using them-to become successful college students.

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Royce Adams was a faculty member at Santa Barbara City College for many years. He is the author of several best-selling reading and writing textbooks and is an active participant in the College Reading and Learning Association.

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"The main attraction to the text is the quality of the reading passages as well as the instruction and exercises in each chapter. We like the multi-cultural aspect of the reading passages, and the quality of the text/instruction which precedes the exercises in each chapter. Also, the progressive organization of the skills, building on earlier mastered skills is a plus. We also like the three levels of comprehension, particularly the last two chapters on affective comprehension, which most other reading texts don't even consider."

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