Reading in a Second Language: Moving from Theory to Practice (Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series)
  • Reading in a Second Language: Moving from Theory to Practice (Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series)
  • Reading in a Second Language: Moving from Theory to Practice (Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series)

Reading in a Second Language: Moving from Theory to Practice (Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series)

by William Grabe
     
 

This book analyzes important and current theories of reading and their implications for reading instruction.See more details below

Overview

This book analyzes important and current theories of reading and their implications for reading instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521729741
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Series:
Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
484
Sales rank:
934,974
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Research Foundations 1. The Nature of Reading: Defining Reading 2. How Reading Works: The basic building blocks 3. How Reading Works: The Comprehension Process 4. Models, and More Models of Reading: Explaining Reading Research Issues and the L2 Reader 5. Individual Student Variation 6. The Social Contexts of Reading 7. Motivation in Reading 8. Reading in Different Languages and L1 / L2 differences 9. Issues in Reading in a Second Language Component Abilities and Resources for L2 Reading 10. Reading and Vocabulary Development 11. Reading and Grammar 12. Discourse Structure Awareness 13. Reading Strategies 14. Becoming a Strategic Reader 15. Fluency and Reading Rate 16. Extensive Reading Institutional and Instructional Factors Influencing Reading Development 17. Reader-Writer Relations 18. Reading and Content-Based Instruction 19. Assessing Reading 20 From Theory to Practice: Designing a Curriculum GLOSSARY REFERENCES INDEX

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