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College Reading 2 (Houghton Mifflin English for Academic Success)

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The Reading strand focuses on the development of the reading skills students need to be successful in college. Authentic academic readings and carefully selected topics help students build general background knowledge which will be valuable in their future college studies.

Synopsis:

Dedicated to meeting the academic needs of intermediate-level students, this book prepares students to take on the demands of college-level reading.

As part of the 20-book Houghton Mifflin English for Academic Success series, "College Reading 2 "helps students learn to comprehend academic reading in a range of disciplines, expand academic vocabulary, develop organizational structures--such as connectors and transitions--to better comprehend reading passages, recognize cultural references, develop dictionary skills, and build on successful study skills. With reading selections from a variety of disciplines with high enrollment patterns at U.S. colleges, this text uses reading selections from authentic Houghton Mifflin college and McDougal Littell high schools texts. These readings are complemented by practical exercises and activities that enhance the teaching-learning process.

  • Academic content excerpted from Houghton Mifflin college and McDougal Littell high school textbooks familiarizes students with academic subjects across the curriculum and teaches them the reading skills necessary to succeed in those disciplines. The overarching theme of "College Reading 2" is Enduring Issues.
  • The Houghton Mifflin English for Academic Success competencies, which are based on competencies developed by ESL instructors and administrators in Florida, California, and Connecticut, provide an underlying structure for EAP courses by ensuring a clear articulation of objectives throughout the series.
  • All materials classroom were tested and approved by a board of adjunct instructors to ensure easy-to-use for both full- and part-time instructors.
  • "Master Student Tips" are excerpted fromthe market-leading first-year orientation book, "Becoming a Master Student."
  • A wide variety of easy-to-implement assessment tools, designed for both instructor use and self-assessment by students, include student self-assessment at the end of each chapter, student self-assessment tests on the student web site, downloadable tests and quizzes for instructors on the password-protected Houghton Mifflin instructor web site.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780618230211
Author:
Fellag, Linda Robins
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Author:
Byrd, Patricia
Author:
Fellag, Linda Robinson
Author:
Fellag, Linda Robinson (Linda Robinson Fellag)
Author:
Schuemann, Cynthia
Author:
Reid, Joy
Subject:
General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
College readers
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
Foreign Languages-ESL
Subject:
Reading Skills
Copyright:
Series:
Houghton Mifflin English for Academic Success
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.06x7.42x.39 in. .93 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Dedicated to meeting the academic needs of intermediate-level students, this book prepares students to take on the demands of college-level reading.

As part of the 20-book Houghton Mifflin English for Academic Success series, "College Reading 2 "helps students learn to comprehend academic reading in a range of disciplines, expand academic vocabulary, develop organizational structures--such as connectors and transitions--to better comprehend reading passages, recognize cultural references, develop dictionary skills, and build on successful study skills. With reading selections from a variety of disciplines with high enrollment patterns at U.S. colleges, this text uses reading selections from authentic Houghton Mifflin college and McDougal Littell high schools texts. These readings are complemented by practical exercises and activities that enhance the teaching-learning process.

  • Academic content excerpted from Houghton Mifflin college and McDougal Littell high school textbooks familiarizes students with academic subjects across the curriculum and teaches them the reading skills necessary to succeed in those disciplines. The overarching theme of "College Reading 2" is Enduring Issues.
  • The Houghton Mifflin English for Academic Success competencies, which are based on competencies developed by ESL instructors and administrators in Florida, California, and Connecticut, provide an underlying structure for EAP courses by ensuring a clear articulation of objectives throughout the series.
  • All materials classroom were tested and approved by a board of adjunct instructors to ensure easy-to-use for both full- and part-time instructors.
  • "Master Student Tips" are excerpted fromthe market-leading first-year orientation book, "Becoming a Master Student."
  • A wide variety of easy-to-implement assessment tools, designed for both instructor use and self-assessment by students, include student self-assessment at the end of each chapter, student self-assessment tests on the student web site, downloadable tests and quizzes for instructors on the password-protected Houghton Mifflin instructor web site.

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