Today, we introduce to you a set of effective skills training books, chosen by many people to learn vocabulary and practice Reading recently.
Full set of Active Skills for Reading Intro, 1, 2, 3, 4
The series is written by expert reader, Professor Neil J Anderson. In total, there are 5 books in the series, sharing with learners effective ways to learn Vocabulary through reading practice, starting from Intro to book 4. Book design contributes to helping learners understand, analyze vocabulary in context, especially useful academic words for IELTS.
A guide to reading with the mind:
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ACTIVE Reading A = Activate Prior Knowledge
C = Cultivate Vocabulary
T = Think About Meaning
I = Increase Reading Fluency
V = Verify Strategies (Skill training)
E = Evaluate Progress
The sources of readings in Active Skills for Reading are extracted from newspapers, magazines, research papers… related to high academics. In each book, there are Motivational Tips – Tips to practice reading and increase motivation for learners.
The book design follows the theme of which there are basic sections:
Before you Read: Learn the topic briefly
Reading Skill – Scanning: Practice reading skills (in each book, different skills can be applied)
Reading Comprehension – Check your Understanding: Do the mini exercise to test your reading ability
Critical Thinking: Practice critical thinking with stated knowledge
Vocabulary Comprehension – Words in context: Practice understanding vocabulary with exercises.Every day, when you practice reading in combination with looking up the dictionary, practicing Shadowing skills, you will both gain an increasing vocabulary block and improve both Listening – Reading – Speaking. If you apply vocabulary to practice writing sentences, Writing will also improve.
In fact, learning one skill always contributes to the improvement of another, so link practice together to perfect your English.
Link to download the full set of Active Skills for Reading Intro, 1, 2, 3, 4
Brief review of this book series is like that, please refer to each book and download to practice reading.
Combine with other books in this learning path to gradually improve your skills, reaching a band score of 7.0
Above is sharing about a good set of books to practice Reading skills and learn vocabulary, wish you effective study to get high scores.