Steps to Academic Reading 1: Steps and Plateaus

  • AUTHOR: Jean Zukowski/Faust
  • ISBN-13: 9780030339875 
  • 280 Pages  Paperback 
  • 2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1995
  • ©2002     Published
  • Level(s): Beginning
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About The Product

Immerse your students in refreshing and lively topics while increasing their vocabulary base and preparing them for academic assignments. This series for beginning to high-intermediate learners offers robust comprehension activities that encourage students to access and interact with text and to develop reading and critical thinking skills.


  • Fifteen theme-based units, or "Steps" present vocabulary, reading skills, and strategies.
  • Three extended thematic units, or "Plateaus," recycle the vocabulary.
  • New exercises focus on identifying main ideas, making inferences, skimming and scanning, and increasing reading speed.

About the Contributor

  • Jean Zukowski/Faust

Table of Contents

1. The Day Family
2. Come to the Library
3. Let�s Read Magazines
4. Schools Then and Now
5. Calendars
I. Around Our World
6. Alone in a Crowd
7. Aesop, a Man of Wisdom
8. Always Read the Label
9. A Tradition of Cooperation
10. Keep It Clean!
II. What We Wear
11. Spending Money on Food
12. The Danger of Fires
13. The Importance of Good Health
14. Practice Safety First
15. Learn to be a Good Driver
III. Money in the Bank