Practice Makes Perfect Intermediate English Reading and Comprehension (Practice Makes Perfect Series)

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Take your skills to the next level and get more meaning out of the English language

Reading English texts that are created especially for ESL students like you is a critical part to learning the language, but that does not mean you have to be bored with the subjects! Created by expert ESL instructor Diane Engelhardt, Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Reading and Comprehension features 15 engaging readings on interesting topics such as the technology of 21stcentury deep-sea treasure hunting, Pixar Studios' computer-generated movie magic, the Flying Doctors of Australia, and more.

You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice on understanding and comprehending vocabulary. You'll master how to read for main ideas, summarize texts, make outlines, remember facts and figures, and more. Before you know it, your reading skills will be stronger and your comprehension will grow, enabling you to get more out of English-language texts.

Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Reading and Comprehension will help you:

  • Develop your reading comprehension skills at the intermediate level
  • Build your English vocabulary
  • Prepare for the comprehension sections of ESL tests

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I wrote this book primarily for international students who need to upgrade their reading skills and vocabulary in preparation to enter an EAP or University Pathways program. The 15 inspiring and informative texts focus on reading comprehension and building vocabulary, but also stimulate discussion, writing and further research into the topic.The chapters are: 1. Bananas about bananas 2. Schloss Neuschwanstein: A king and his castle 3. The Racketeers: Wildlife experiences on a small island 4. The lure of lost treasure ships 5. Terry Fox: A real-life hero 6. Storm chasers: Scientist, nature freaks, or daredevils? 7. Pixar Studios: Movie magic 8. Karaoke: Everyone can be a star 9. The flying doctors of Australia: Reaching "the furthest corner"10. Cirque du Soleil: A dream makes the big time11. The Findhorn Community: A garden of spirits12. Aron Ralston: Surviving the worst13. Harry Potter: More than magic14. The Paralymics: Believe in yourself15. Superman: Everyone's hero

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Diane Engelhardt has been an ESL instructor for more than 20 years. She has taught conversational and business English to a wide variety of students in Canada and Germany. She also has prepared students for TOEFL, Cambridge First Certificate, and London Chamber of Commerce. She currently teaches at Royal Roads University International Student Centre in Victoria, Canada.

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