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Reading Themes and Skills contains original engaging readings designed to help intermediate students develop stronger academic reading skills and build American cultural literacy.

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The textbookand#8217;s introduction reviews the parts of speech and vocabulary. Each chapter of Reading Themes and Skills features pre-reading activities that develop skills like predicting and building background knowledge.and#160; The chapter readings are linked by theme and followed by reading strategies and skills:

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Skill Studyand#151;scanning, making inferences, reading for details, finding main ideas, and understanding voice and audience

Grammar in Contextand#151;review and practice of specific grammar points
Focus on Parts of Speechand#151;review of each part of speech
Theme Studyand#151;discussion and vocabulary activities that deepen understanding of the theme and reading passages.and#160;
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Each unit closes with vocabulary activities that reinforce the words practiced.

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Synopsis:

An intermediate-level ESL reading textbook from the authors of Reader's Choice

Synopsis:

Reading skills and vocabulary for struggling readers

Synopsis:

The new edition of Intermediate Reading Practices reflects changes to reading skill and vocabulary development since 1992. More than half of all the readings are new. In addition, activities for discussion and listening have been added. The new edition offers enhanced vocabulary instruction, particularly word parts and families, with an emphasis on words on the Academic Word List. The third edition of this long-time favorite also includes the much-loved timed readings and word recognition drills that improve reading fluency.

Synopsis:

Using the popular format of Reader's Choice, Choice Readings introduces intermediate students to the skills and strategies of independent and efficient reading. Choice Readings provides a wide range of authentic reading experiences. Essays and editorials sharpen critical reading skills. Students read and discuss the roles of family members in different cultures, the dynamics of power in international political relations, and many other thought-provoking topics. The needs of today's international language learners are reflected in the science and business features as well as in magazine and newspaper articles on topics of widespread interest, such as the rights of smokers. Maps, charts, and graphs complement many of the prose selections. Fiction, both adult and children's literature, provides opportunities for students to stretch their imaginations. Cartoons provide insight into human nature and cultural differences.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780472083299
Author:
Clarke, Mark A.
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press ELT
Author:
Silberstein, Sandra
Author:
Folse, Keith S.
Author:
Dobson, Barbara K.
Author:
Altano, Brian Joseph
Author:
Altano, Brian
Location:
Ann Arbor :
Subject:
General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
College readers
Subject:
Reading Skills
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
English language -- Rhetoric.
Subject:
Reference-Words Phrases and Language
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
94-6
Publication Date:
19960531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
ELT/ESL: intended for use in teaching English as a
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24 photos, 2 maps, 5 illustrations, 8 pu
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in
Age Level:
English as a Second Language

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Product details 296 pages University of Michigan Press - English 9780472083299 Reviews:
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An intermediate-level ESL reading textbook from the authors of Reader's Choice

"Synopsis" by ,
Reading skills and vocabulary for struggling readers

"Synopsis" by ,
The new edition of Intermediate Reading Practices reflects changes to reading skill and vocabulary development since 1992. More than half of all the readings are new. In addition, activities for discussion and listening have been added. The new edition offers enhanced vocabulary instruction, particularly word parts and families, with an emphasis on words on the Academic Word List. The third edition of this long-time favorite also includes the much-loved timed readings and word recognition drills that improve reading fluency.

"Synopsis" by ,
Using the popular format of Reader's Choice, Choice Readings introduces intermediate students to the skills and strategies of independent and efficient reading. Choice Readings provides a wide range of authentic reading experiences. Essays and editorials sharpen critical reading skills. Students read and discuss the roles of family members in different cultures, the dynamics of power in international political relations, and many other thought-provoking topics. The needs of today's international language learners are reflected in the science and business features as well as in magazine and newspaper articles on topics of widespread interest, such as the rights of smokers. Maps, charts, and graphs complement many of the prose selections. Fiction, both adult and children's literature, provides opportunities for students to stretch their imaginations. Cartoons provide insight into human nature and cultural differences.

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