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Reading for Academic Essay

  • Submitted by: KurobaKaito
  • on April 17, 2015
  • Category: College Admissions
  • Length: 29,061 words

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PREFACE INTODUCTION 1. 2. 3. 4. IMPROVING READING SPEED AND COMPREHENSION ………… PREVIEWING …………………………………………………………….. FINDING MAIN IDEAS …………………………………..………………. PREDICTING ……………………………………………………………… ii iii 4 24 34 45

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GUESSING WORD MEANING …………………………………………..
REFERENCE AND VOCABULARY QUESTIONS .…………………… FINDING OUT THE CORRECT SEQUENCE …………………………. COMPARISON – CONTRAST……….…………………………………... CAUSE AND EFFECT …………………………………………………….

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PREFACE

This book is written as an attempt to develop English teaching materials for ITB undergraduates. The emphasis of these materials is on improving student‟ reading skills required for reading textbooks or other references relevant to their own specialization. This teaching material consists of teen sections, and is a result of research on students‟ familiarity, difficulty, and interest to certain activity types, designed from the conventional types of exercises to the most innovative ones. The writing of this book has been made possible with the support of the University of Leeds, UPT Pusat Bahasa ITB. and English teaching staff – SOSIOTEKNOLOGI – FSRD - ITB.

Bandung,

July 2001

1 IMPROVING READING SPEED AND COMPREHENSION
Based on our experience, there are many Indonesian students who read word by word and they stop reading when they find difficult words. They believe that they can interpret the text if they understand every word. They also translate while they are reading. In fact, good readers do not read word by word but read groups of words and they guess difficult words contextually. Therefore, we have designed this lesson in order to help you become a faster reader and better reader. Why should you read faster? The answer is a faster reader is a better reader. In other words, a slow reader is likely to read with poor understanding. He or she tends to focus on unfamiliar (difficult) words and fails to grasp the general...

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