Part 1 Extensive Reading Introduction Unit 1: New Vocabulary in Your Reading Unit 2: Fiction and Nonfiction Unit 3: Books Part 2 Vocabulary Building Unit 1: Guidelines for Learning Vocabulary Unit 2: Learning New Words from Your Reading Unit 3: Guessing Meaning from Context Unit 4: Word Parts Unit 5: How Words Are Used Together Unit 6: How Words Work in Sentences Part 3 Comprehension Skills Introduction Unit 1: Previewing Unit 2: Scanning Unit 3: Making Inferences Unit 4: Focusing on the Topic Unit 5: Understanding Paragraphs Unit 6: Identifying the Pattern Unit 7: Thinking in English Part 4 Reading Faster Introduction Unit 1: The White Woman of the Genesee Unit 2: Two Popular Authors Unit 3: Popular Health and Psychology
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.