This book offers a thematic approach to reading, while maintaining a constant focus on key skills an...
This book offers a thematic approach to reading, while maintaining a constant focus on key skills and providing ample practice through pre-reading, active reading, and post-reading activities. This book presents multiple readings on the same theme and a constant focus on the reading process. "Making Connections" sections ask readers to relate what they are reading to their prior knowledge of the subject. "Organizing to Learn" sections teach readers how to organize their thoughts. New Chapter 2: Vocabulary helps readers master strategies and skills for improving vocabulary. Additional features include two mastery tests at the end of each chapter, "Visit the Web" hints, and "Putting it Together" charts that summarize skills covered in each chapter. Also includes material designed specifically for the needs of ESL students. For those seeking a thematic introduction to the reading process.