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Reading Power 2 is a new and updated edition of the successful student-centered reading skills textbook Reading Power. Its unique structure, featuring four parts to be used concurrently, allows low-intermediate-level students (with a 600-word vocabulary) to develop the multiple sills and strategies involved in the reading process.

 

Overview

  • Extensive Reading helps students to build reading fluency, broaden knowledge of vocabulary and collocation, and gain confidence.
  • VocabularyBuilding 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.
  • Reading Faster builds awareness of reading speed, provides strategies and exercises for increasing speed, and offers charts for tracking progress.

New to the Fourth Edition

  • An updated Extensive Reading section with a unit on fiction and non-fiction reading, 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 for Reading Power 2.

 

The Reading Power series also includes:

  • Basic Reading Power 1 (Third Edition): Beginning
  • Reading Power 2 (4th Edition): Intermediate
  • More Reading Power 3: High-Intermediate
  • Advanced Reading Power 4: Advanced

 

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About the Author:

 

Linda Jeffries holds a master's degree in TESOL from Boston University. She has taught reading, writing ans ESL/EFL at Boston College, Boston University, the Harvard University Summer ESL Program, the University of Opole, Poland, and the University of Bologna, Italy. She lives in Italy, near Bologna, and teaches academic reading and writing at the University of Modena.

 

Bea Mikulecky holds a master's degree in TESOL and a doctorate in Applied Psycholinguistics from Boston University. In addition to teaching reading, writing, and ESL, she has worked as a teacher trainer in the Harvard University Summer ESL Program, in the Simmons College MATESL Program, and in Moscow, Russia. She is the author of A Short Course in Teaching Reading Skills.

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