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Ten Steps To Building College Reading Skills / John Langan.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library LB 2395.3 .L36 2016 30775305532872 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781591944645
  • ISBN: 9781591944652
  • ISBN: 1591944643
  • ISBN: 1591944651
  • Physical Description: xii, 628 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Sixth edition.
  • Publisher: West Berlin, NJ : Townsend Press, ©2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Ten steps to building college reading skills: Dictionary use; Vocabulary in context; Main ideas; Supporting details; Locations of main ideas; Relationships I; Relationships II; Inferences; Implied main ideas; The basics of argument -- Ten reading selections: Winners, losers, or just kids? / D. Wrightman; The right words at the right time / Jeff Bezos; Eye contact / Ron Clark; Judge Judy speaks / Judge Judy Sheindlin; Read all about it / Fran DeBlasio; Ericka Hilario / Beth Johnson; How to make it in college, now that you're here / Brian O'Keeney; Cooling down our brains / Jason Peters; Dealing with feelings / Rudolph F. Verderber; Not so sweet / Alessa Staley -- Active reading and Combined-Skills Tests: An introduction to active reading; Practice in active reading, combined-skills tests -- Appendixes: Additional readings; Writing assignments.
Summary, etc.:
Ten steps to building college reading skills, sixth edition, will help you become a better reader and a stronger thinker. The book carefully explains and illustrates ten key reading skills that are widely recognized to be essential for literal and critical comprehension. [Provided by publisher].
Subject: Reading (Higher education)
Reading comprehension.
College readers.
English language > Rhetoric.

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