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Reading in a Second Language: Moving from Theory to Practice Bill Grabe Table of Contents Preface Section I: Foundations of Reading Comprehension 1. The Nature of Reading: Defining reading 2. How Reading Works: The Basic Building Blocks 3. How Reading Works: The Comprehension Process 4. Cognitive Issues in L2 Reading 5. Models, and More Models of Reading: Explaining Reading Section II: Reading Variation and the L2 Reader 6. Reading in Different Languages 7. L1 and L2 Reading Relations 8. The Social Contexts of Reading 9. Motivation for Reading Section III: Development of Reading Comprehension 10. Main Idea Comprehension 11. Becoming a Strategic Reader 12. Building Awareness of Discourse Structure 13. Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Section IV: Expanding Reading Comprehension Abilities 14. Reading Fluency 15. Extensive Reading 16. The Reading Curriculum 17. Reading Assessment 18. Further Topics and Issues in Reading References Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Second language acquisition.