Reading Skills For College Students / Edition 7

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Overview

Prentice Hall is proud to present the seventh edition of READING SKILLS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS. Thousands of students have used this successful text to improve their vocabulary, comprehension, reading rate and test taking.

Unlike many other texts, this READING SKILLS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS serves as an excellent resource for the rest of students’ college careers by providing instruction on reading in six different major content areas. The author has included specific chapters on reading for:

Literature,

History

Psychology

Biology

Computers and Data Processing

Business

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132208123
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 6/15/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: READING SKILLS.

1. Study Skills.

2. Context Clues.

3. Structural Analysis.

4. Dictionary Skills.

5. Main Ideas.

6. Details.

7. Signal Words.

8. Organizational Patterns.

9. Purpose And Tone.

10. Inferences.

11. Critical Reading.

12. Graphics.

13. Rate.

PART TWO: READING IN THE CONTENT AREA.

14. Literature.

15. History.

16. Psychology.

17. Biology.

18. Computer Science And Data Processing.

19. Business.

PART THREE: READING SELECTIONS.

Selection One: "Evolution of a Flag" by Allyson Patton.

Selection Two: "Are We Tolerating More Dishonesty?" by Barbara Zigli.

Selection Three: "I'm Going to Buy the Brooklyn Bridge" by Adrienne Popper.

Selection Four: "Statue of Liberty National Monument."

Selection Five: "Hard Times" by Norman Strung.

Selection Six: "The Open Window" by Saki (H. Munro).

Selection Seven: "In the Blink of an Eye" by Shawna Vogel.

Selection Eight: "The Chaser" by John Collier.

Selection Nine: "They Dared Cocaine and Lost" Henry Hurt.

Selection Ten: "The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant, translated by Edgar V. Roberts.

Selection Eleven: "One Good Turn" by Witold Rybezynski.

Selection Twelve: "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.

Selection Thirteen: "The Chrysanthemums" by Jon Steinbeck.

Selection Fourteen: "The Attic of the Brain" by Lewis Thomas.

Selection Fifteen: "The Pedestrian" by Ray Bradbury.

Index.

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