Teaching Readers of English
“A book of this kind is
overdue. . . . It is a
contribution to the ﬁeld.With its emphasis on a socioliterate approach to reading and literacy, it nicely captures the prevailing view of academic literacy instruction. Its extremely skill-ful and well-developed balancing act between theory and practice allows it toappeal to a wide variety of readers. Pre- and in-service teachers, in particular, willbeneﬁt immensely.”
Alan Hirvela, The Ohio State University
“A compendium like this that addresses reading issues at a variety of levels andin a variety of ways is most welcome. . . . Congratulations on excellent work,a fabulous partnership, and on moving us all forward in our thinking aboutreading issues!”
Vaidehi Ramanathan, University of California, Davis
A comprehensive manual for pre- and in-service ESL and EFL educators, thisfrontline text balances insights from current reading theory and research withhighly practical, ﬁeld-tested strategies for teaching and assessing L2 reading insecondary and post-secondary contexts.
John S. Hedgcock
is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Dana R. Ferris
is Associate Professor in the University Writing Program at theUniversity of California, Davis.