ACTIVE Skills for Reading

  • AUTHOR: Neil J. Anderson
  • ©2013  | Published
  • Recommended For: Higher Education
  • Subject(s): Reading

Overview

About the Program

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The new, third edition of ACTIVE Skills for Reading maintains the ACTIVE approach developed by reading specialist, Professor Neil J Anderson. The following enhancements to this new edition encourage learners to become more confident, independent, and active readers:

  • Motivational Tips! In each chapter feature Neil Anderson’s advice on increasing student motivation.
  • New reading passages cover contemporary topics and a variety of text types including articles, journals, blogs, and interviews.
  • In the later levels, readings are based on authentic content from National Geographic.
  • Full-color design presents the series’ content in an accessible and attractive format.
  • New Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView® reflects the needs of learners preparing for standardized tests.

About the Author

AUTHOR
  • Neil J. Anderson

    Neil J. Anderson is a Humanities Professor of Linguistics and English Language at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. He also serves as the Coordinator of the English Language Center. Professor Anderson has taught and presented papers and workshops in over 20 countries. His research interests include ELT leadership, second language reading and language learning strategies. He is the author of a teacher education text in the TeacherSource series entitled Exploring Second Language Reading: Issues and Strategies (1999, Heinle Cengage) and an EFL reading series ACTIVE Skills for Reading (2007/2008 Heinle Cengage). He is also the author of the ELT Advantage: Reading on-line professional development (2006, Heinle Cengage). During 2002-2003 he was a Fulbright Scholar conducting research and teaching in Costa Rica. Professor Anderson served as President of the international association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. 2001-2002. He also served as the Chair of the Board of Trustee for The International Research Foundation for English Language Education 2004-2006.

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