READING POWER 2             4E: Student Book by PEARSON LONGMANREADING POWER 2             4E: Student Book by PEARSON LONGMAN

READING POWER 2 4E: Student Book


Paperback | February 18, 2009

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Reading Power 2 is a new and updated edition of the successful student-centered reading skills textbook Reading Power. Its unique structure, featuring four parts to be used concurrently, allows low-intermediate-level students (with a 600-word vocabulary) to develop the multiple sills and strategies involved in the reading process.



  • Extensive Reading helps students to build reading fluency, broaden knowledge of vocabulary and collocation, and gain confidence.
  • Vocabulary Building offers strategies for independent vocabulary learning such as dictionary work, guessing meaning from context, and learning how words work in sentences.
  • Comprehension Skills teaches reading skills such as recognizing words and phrases, scanning for information, and making inferences.
  • Reading Faster builds awareness of reading speed, provides strategies and exercises for increasing speed, and offers charts for tracking progress.
  • New to the Fourth Edition

    • An updated Extensive Reading section with a unit on fiction and non-fiction reading, more activities for evaluating student progress, and a revised suggested reading list
    • Enhanced vocabulary features including new "Focus on Vocabulary" exercises and an expanded Vocabulary Building section
    • There is also a Teacher Guide with Answer Key and a Test Booklet for Reading Power 2.


      The Reading Power series also includes:

      • Basic Reading Power 1 (Third Edition): Beginning
      • Reading Power 2 (4th Edition): Intermediate
      • More Reading Power 3: High-Intermediate
      • Advanced Reading Power 4: Advanced

  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 an...
Title:READING POWER 2 4E: Student BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 18, 2009Publisher:PEARSON LONGMANLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0138143889

ISBN - 13:9780138143886

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Table of Contents


Part 1    Extensive Reading


    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


    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


    Unit 1: The White Woman of the Genesee

    Unit 2: Two Popular Authors

    Unit 3: Popular Health and Psychology