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Guide to College Reading (7th Edition)

McWhorter, Kathleen T.

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ISBN 10: 0321276450 / ISBN 13: 9780321276452
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Title: Guide to College Reading (7th Edition)

Publisher: Longman


Book Condition:Very Good

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Designed for use in the first reading course, Guide to College Reading focuses on the key areas of reading comprehension, vocabulary improvement, and textbook reading while addressing the learning characteristics, attitudes, and motivational levels of reading students. Guide to College Reading is intended to equip students with the skills they need to handle the diverse reading demands of college courses and guide them in becoming active learners and critical thinkers. The Seventh Edition offers students a new Contemporary Issues Mini-Reader, new tips in each chapter on taking reading tests, Internet activities for skill reinforcement, a revised and updated section on reading graphics, a new section on reading across the disciplines, and a new section on reading and evaluating electronic sources. The new edition uses a visually appealing four-color design, including interactive visual chapter openers.

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Guide to College Reading, Eighth Edition, focuses on the skills needed to handle the diverse reading demands of college courses and guides students toward becoming active learners and critical thinkers.

New features not found in previous editions:

  • A new “Contemporary Issues Minireader” offers six new readings not found in previous editions.
  • Four new readings, not found in previous editions, have been added to the Mastery Test.
  • A new section on word mapping presents a visual strategy for expanding vocabularies.
  • A new section on online dictionary usage (Chapter 4) explains the benefits of online resources.
  • A new vocabulary exercise provides practice using a dictionary to find the etymology, correct pronunciation, word parts, and multiple meanings of specific words.

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