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Title:
Improve your reading
Author:
Fry, Ronald W.
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Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
126 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781564144584
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Teaches techniques designed to improve reading skills, such as finding the main idea, gathering facts, retaining information, and analyzing text.


Table of Contents

Foreword: Read On!p. 5
Chapter 1 Reading: The Mother of All Study Skillsp. 20
Chapter 2 Reading with Purposep. 32
Chapter 3 Finding the Main Ideap. 46
Chapter 4 Gathering the Factsp. 57
Chapter 5 The Challenge of Technical Textsp. 69
Chapter 6 Becoming a Critical Readerp. 77
Chapter 7 Reading the Literaturep. 86
Chapter 8 Focusing Your Mindp. 93
Chapter 9 Retaining the Informationp. 98
Chapter 10 Let's Read Up on ADDp. 106
Chapter 11 Build Your Own Libraryp. 113
Chapter 12 Reading: A Lifelong Activityp. 121
Indexp. 123