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            Ded c a t i o n  & Acknowledgments




            This book is dedicated to the students and teachers who have used ACTIVE Skills  for Reading over the past
            1 0   years. Since 2002/2003 when the first edition of ACTIVE Skills for Reading was published, thousands of
            students and teachers have used the book. I  know that I  had  no idea that the series would be this popular
            and that we would reach the stage of publishing a third edition.
            The pedagogical framework for this series is as viable today as it has  ever been. As students and teachers
            use each of the elements of ACTIVE, stronger reading will result.

            My associations with the editorial team i n   Singapore continue to be some of my  r eatest professional
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            relationsh p s. I express appreciation to Sean Bermingham, Derek Mackrell, Andrew Robinson, and Sarah T a n
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            for their commitment to exce l ence  n   publishing. I also express appreciation to Jenny Wilsen and John  u rn
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            for their commitment to helping the third edition be stronger than the two previous editions.
                                       Jangal Publication
                                                                                            Neil  J  Anderson
            The third edition of Active Skills for Reading maintains the ACTIVE approach developed by reading specialist
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            Professor Neil J Anderson, while  n troducing several significant improvements.
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            This new edition now has a ful l   color desi n ,   presenting the series' content  n   an attractive and student­
            friendly way. Approximately half of the passages have been replaced with  new and engaging topics; the rest
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            have been u p dated.  It also has a wide variety of text types including articles, journals, blogs, and  n terviews,
            with later levels featuring readings based on content from National Geographic.
            Each of the 24 chapters now includes a "Motivational Tips" section from  Professor Anderso ,   reflecting his
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            current research  i n to student motivation and learning. His reading charts have also been u p dated to more
            accurately track students' reading fluency and comprehension progress.

            Active Skills for Reading, Third  Edition features an Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView® Pro, which has
            been revised to reflect the needs of learners preparing for standardized tests.
            This latest edition of Active Skills for Reading series is designed to further enhance students' progress,
            helping them to become more confident, independent-and active-readers.
            Reviewers for this edition   --------------------------------­
            Mardelle Azimi; Jose Carmona  Hillsborough Community  College;  Grace  Chao Soochow  University;  Mei-Rong Alice
            Chen  National  Taiwan  University of Science and Technology;  Irene Dryden; Jennifer Farnell Greenwich Japanese
            School;  Kathy  Flynn Glendale  Community  College;  Sandy Hartmann  University of  Houston;  Joselle L.  LaGuerre;
            Margaret V .  Layton;  Myra  M. Medina Miami Dade College;  Masumi Narita Tokyo International  University;  Margaret
            Shippey Miami Dade  College;  Satoshi Shiraki; Karen  Shock Savannah College of Art and  Design;  Sandrine  i ng;
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            Colin S. Ward  Lonestar  College;  Virginia West Texas  A&M  University;  James B. Wilson; Ming-Nuan Yang Chang Gung
            Institute of Technology;  Jakchai Yimngam  Rajamangala  University of Technology
            Reviewers  of the  second  edition   ------------------------------­
            Chiou-lan Chern  National  Taiwan  Normal  University;  Cheongsook Chin English  Campus  Institute,  lnje  University;
            Yang Hyun Jung-Ang Girls'  High  School;  Li Junhe Beijing  No.4  High  School;  Tim Knight Gakushuin Women's  College;
            Ahmed  M.  Motala  University of  Sharjah;  Gleides Ander Nonato Coh�gio  Arnaldo and Centro  Universitario  Newton
            Paiva;  Ethel Ogane Tamagawa  University;  Seung Ku  Park Sunmoon  University;  Shu-chien, Sophia,  Pan  College of
            Liberal  Education,  Shu-Te  University;  Marlene Tavares de Allmeida Word shop  Escola de  Linguas;  Naowarat Tongkam
            Silpakorn  University;  Nobuo Tsuda  Konan  University;  Hasan  Huseyin Zeyrek Istanbul  KultUr  University  Faculty of
            Economics and Administrative Sciences
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