Publisher: Learners Publishing
ISBN: 978 981 4133 14 2
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`Breakthrough Comprehension` is a series of three Workbooks specially developed to meet the needs and interests of secondary school students in improving and refining their comprehension skills.
The Workbooks use a range of modern strategies to help students improve their reading and understanding of written texts. Structured, accessible tasks develop the literal, inferential and evaluative comprehension skills required for success in all school subjects, especially English.
The activities in the Workbooks include cloze exercises, discussion activities, formulating open-ended and closed questions, genre identification, identifying facts and opinions, identifying main ideas, justifying choices, level 1, 2, 3 comprehension, locating topic sentences, multiple-choice questions, summarizing, true/false judgements and who, what, where, when, why and how questions.
* Caters for a wide range of reading and interest levels
* Trains students to use a variety of comprehension strategies
* Covers many different contemporary text types
* Complements any ongoing programme in reading
Author/Compiler : Charles Maekivi has been a teacher of English for more than 20 years. He has written texts for schools, magazine articles, and several works of fiction, including the popular `Rust: A collection of short stories`. He is currently involved in developing a series of resources for use in high school English classes.