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A Short Course in Teaching Reading Skills : Practical Techniques for Building Reading Power (Paperback)

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This revision of the classical practical handbook A Short Course in Teaching Reading Skillscombines reading theory with practical classroom application. An invaluable resource to the reading teacher, teacher-in-training, or administrator who wants to stress quality reading comprehension instruction, the principles apply to teenage through adult learnerers who already have basic decoding skills.


  • Part I defines the reading process, reviews recent research, and models an ESL/EFL reading course.
  • Part II outlines why and how to set up an extensive reading program.
  • Part III describes and models how to teach effective reading skills.
  • Part III also includes intensive reading lessons that enable students to strategically apply reading skills.
  • Appendices include high frequency word lists and common collocations in academic texts.


Publisher Allyn & Bacon
Mfg Part# 9780131363854
SKU 212922892
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0131363859
Release Date 9/1/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0264
Publisher Pearson Longman
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