Synopses & Reviews
With the dual focus of equipping students to interact with academic texts and helping them acquire vital academic vocabulary, Inside Reading gives students the tools they need to succeed in their academic courses.
Students can take their learning further with the electronic workbook included in their student book. It offers a variety of vocabulary exercises designed to deepen knowledge of and ability to use the targeted AWL words appropriately.
About the Author
Series Director Cheryl Boyd Zimmerman is an associate professor of TESOL(Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and the TESOL Coordinator in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at California State University, Fullerton, USA. Her Ph.D. is from the University of Southern California where she specialized in language, literacy and learning and completed a dissertation on second language vocabulary acquisition. Her publications have appeared in a variety of journals including Text, TESOL Quarterly, CATESOL Journal, and Studies in Second Language Acquisition and in edited collections including Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition, Language in Use (papers from the Georgetown Roundtable) and Directions in Applied Linguistics: Essays in Honor of Robert B Kaplan. She is the series editor of a reading and vocabulary textbook series and a textbook for vocabulary teachers, both published by Oxford University Press. Her publications focus on Second Language vocabulary acquisition. Visit her website at http://hssfaculty.fullerton.edu/mll/cbzimmerman/index1.html#