Reading strategies for university students by Kathleen Romstedt

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Published by Collier Macmillan in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Reading (Higher education),
  • English language -- Study and teaching (Higher),
  • College readers.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementKathleen Romstedt, Julia Tevis McGory.
ContributionsMcGory, Julia Tevis.
LC ClassificationsLB2395.3 .R66 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2400704M
ISBN 100024034304
LC Control Number87030868

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Skim through the book and read topical/sub-topical headings and sentences. Read summaries at the end of chapters and books. Try to anticipate what the author is going to say. Write these notes on paper, then look it over to get an overall idea.

Step 2: Questions. Turn paragraph headings into questions (e.g. “Basic Concepts of Reading” to Helping students increase their reading comprehension can be a key to educational success or failure. Good reading comprehension strategies, therefore, are not only for low-level readers but for all readers.

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Previewing a text means that you get an idea of what it is about without reading the main body of the text. When to use it: to help you decide whether a book or journal is useful for   levels.

The study also sought to evaluate the impact of an academic reading programme on the students’ reading abilities.

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Structured reading 2 days ago  Comprehension strategies are sets of steps that good readers use to make sense of text. Comprehension strategy instruction helps students become purposeful, active readers who are in control of their own reading comprehension.

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