The new Advanced Reading Power 4 offers a strategic, student-based approach to the teaching of reading that encourages users to view reading in English as a problem-solving activity rather than a translation exercise. This edition retains the original four-part structure unique to the Reading Power series, focusing on Extensive Reading, Vocabulary Building,Comprehension Skills and Reading Fluency.
New to the Second Edition:More self-directed vocabulary-building tasks embedded in exercises. Updated vocabulary-learning strategies based on current research. New content organized around current issues relating to the Western lifestyle (social, economic, public health, environmental), with an emphasis on academic text types. Enhanced focus on critical thinking and academic skills. Targeted vocabulary items selected from frequency word list based on the Pearson International Corpus of Academic English (including both general and academic English). Appendix with word list for student and teacher reference.
Reading Power's unique methodology teaches students to view reading as a process. The series encourages students to develop a strategic approach to reading and to view reading in English as a problem-solving activity rather than a translation exercise.Extensive Reading helps students build reading fluency, increase comprehension, and broaden vocabulary. Vocabulary Building includes numerous strategies for learning vocabulary, including using context clues, analyzing word parts, and noticing collocations. Comprehension Skills teaches scanning, making predictions and inferences, recognizing patterns of organization, identifying genre, skimming, and critical reading. Reading Fluency features high-interest, nonfiction selections that help students improve their reading rate and flexibility.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 608 g
Dimensions: 275 x 210 x 10 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
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