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Essentials of Teaching Academic Reading

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ISBN-10: 0618230122

ISBN-13: 9780618230129

Edition: 2006

Authors: Sharon Seymour, Laura Walsh, Laura Walsh, Joy Reid, Cynthia Schuemann

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Essentials of Teaching Academic Reading provides theoretical and practical information for instructors teaching reading. Written by scholar-teachers, this brief, well-organized book provides instructors with highly focused help in developing their own knowledge and teaching skills. The text helps instructors design academic programs, teach academic oral communication, develop syllabi, and establish grading-policies. As part of the 20-book Houghton Mifflin English for Academic Success series, this text is available for purchase by individual teachers or programs to use in conjunction with College Reading 1–4.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Thomson ELT
Publication date: 7/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and his highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.Laura Walsh suffered from a twenty-year addiction to painkillers and alcohol before rebuilding her life to become the director of three highly lucrative companies. When not overseeing her businesses, she spends time with her son, daughter and three granddaughters.

Getting Started
You've Been Assigned to Teach an EAP Reading Course: Now What?
Community College ESL Students in EAP Reading Courses
Planning the EAP Reading Course: The Big Picture
Putting Together a Reading Lesson Plan
Cognitive Demands in Academic Reading
Reading in a Second Language
Reading Demands in Academic Courses
The Challenges of Academic Discourse and Vocabulary
Teaching Reading
Academic and Pedagogical Tasks
Building Reading and Vocabulary Skills
The Role of Extensive Reading in an EAP Course
The Role of Assessment in an EAP Reading Course
Classroom Reading Assessment