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Post by Hossain Khondaker on April 14, 2015

The passage was really funny and surprising.

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Post by Emma Brun on September 18, 2014

can you send me the correct link the one i found was well, not good at all thank you!

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Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:58 AM

Post by Abdullah Al-sowaylem on June 18, 2013

thank you prof

i am non native speaker.is this course can be useful for me

peale's what do you recommend me i want to be perfect in english i feel tird forom the IELTS.

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Sun May 19, 2013 1:57 PM

Post by abc123 abc123 on May 18, 2013

why to read when we can now watch mooveis and listen to lectures

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Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:47 PM

Post by regina zormati on October 9, 2012

i like fish

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Post by Jenice Williams on September 14, 2012

This has been an on-going problem since Sept. 3.

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Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:22 PM

Post by Jenice Williams on September 14, 2012

Love you lectures. I'm having a problem accessing Lecture 2 Kill Your TV. Can You please reload?
Thank you.

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Post by Chudamuni Dahal on September 8, 2012

you're very good, enthusiastic teacher...I like the way you taught this course!

Introduction to Reading Comprehension

  • Who thinks reading is important?
  • Reading for college
  • Reading for your first job
  • Reading in a Democratic Society
  • How to be successful in this course

Introduction to Reading Comprehension

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Reading Comprehension 0:08
    • Who Says That Reading Is Important?
    • Who Think It Is Not Important?
    • Who is Taking This Course?
  • Reading Goals? 5:01
    • What Are Your Goals?
  • Reading Comprehension: College 7:06
    • Entrance Exams
    • Grades in High School
    • What is Life in College Like?
  • Reading Comprehension: First Job 8:05
    • You're Judged by How You Speak
    • Your Boss is as Literate as Your High School Teachers
    • Some Jobs Have More Reading Than Others
    • Millionaires Read One Non-Fiction Book a Month
  • Reading Comprehension: Democratic Ideals 9:44
    • Life in a Democratic Society
    • Right to Self-Govern
    • Ability to Self-Govern
  • Reading Comprehension: Goals 11:45
    • Goals By the End of This Class
  • Getting Prepared 12:41
    • Needs for This Class
    • To Be Successful
  • Assignment 15:52