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Basic Reading Power 1 is a new and updated edition of the successful student-centered reading skills textbook Basic Reading Power. Its unique structure, featuring four parts to be used concurrently, allows beginning-level students (with a 300-word vocabulary) to develop the multiple sills and strategies involved in the reading process.
New to the Third Edition
There is also a Teacher Guide with Answer Key and a Test Booklet for Basic Reading Power 1.
The Reading Power series also includes:
Part 1 Extensive Reading
Unit 1: Fables
Unit 2: Stories
Unit 3: Books
Part 2 Vocabulary Building
Unit 2: Learning New Words from Your Reading
Unit 3: The 100 Words
Unit 4: Guessing Meaning from Context
Unit 5: Word Parts
Unit 6: How Words Are Used Together
Part 3 Comprehension Skills
Unit 1: Recognizing Letters, Words, and Phrases
Unit 2: Scanning
Unit 3: Making Inferences
Unit 4: Focusing on Topics
Unit 5: Understanding the Paragraphs
Part 4 Thinking in English
Unit 1: Level 1
Unit 2: Level 2
Unit 3: Level 3
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.