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Basic Reading Power 1 : Extensive Reading, Vocabulary Building, Comprehension Skills, Thinking Skills (Paperback)

Author: Jeffries, Linda

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Basic Reading Power 1 is a new and updated edition of the successful student-centered reading skills textbookBasic Reading Power. Its unique structure, featuring four parts to be used concurrently, allows beginning-level students (with a 300-word vocabulary) to develop the multiple sills and strategies involved in the reading process.


  • Extensive Reading helps students to build reading fluency, broaden knowledge of vocabulary and collocation, and gain confidence.
  • Vocabulary Building offers strategies for independent vocabulary learning such as dictionary work, guessing meaning from context, and learning how words work in sentences.
  • Comprehension Skills teaches reading skills such as recognizing words and phrases, scanning for information, and making inferences.
  • Thinking Skills provides practice in recognizing sentence structure and following the logic of ideas.

New to the Third Edition

  • An updated Extensive Reading section with new fables and stories, more activities for evaluating student progress, and a revised suggested reading list
  • Enhanced vocabulary features including new "Focus on Vocabulary" exercises and an expanded Vocabulary Building section

There is also a Teacher Guide with Answer Key and a Test Booklet forBasic Reading Power 1.

The Reading Power series also includes:

  • Reading Power 2 (4th Edition): Intermediate
  • More Reading Power 3: High-Intermediate
  • Advanced Reading Power 4: Advanced


Publisher Allyn & Bacon
Mfg Part# 9780138143893
SKU 212418739
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0138143897
Release Date 8/3/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Edition 0003
Number of Pages 0229
Publisher Pearson PTR Interactive
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