Here's a witty, engaging, and dynamic interactive guide that uses sparkling dialogue, riveting characters, and appealing graphics to pique and hold the interest of students - even those who don't like to read - to help them in college-level reading comprehension. Break It Down! tries to improve and sharpen the students' study skills, critical thinking, and test-taking strategies - in a fun, funny, and refreshing way. It introduces unique steps, methods, and approaches - like Brainups(tm) -- to aid them in college. Educators and authors Vicki Vernon Lott and Clifton Estus Laird aim to provide students good strategies for life-long learning. Start discovering them now!What Students Are Saying About "Break It Down!"It really made English fun! Not only did it help in English, but it also helped to improve my study habits for other classes. -- Jacqwese Stephens.Established a new and easy way to learn at a level I could enjoy. -- Jessica Smith.Helped me understand a subject that I couldn't comprehend. -- Devon McVea.It's the primary reason why I changed my major from Criminal Justice to English. It helped me expand my vocabulary and think more critically. -- Danielle Cooper.Improved my college-level comprehension 100%. -- Tristain Bell.An amazing book that, I believe, all students should read. Because of this book, I now know how to express myself properly in a society full of confusion. -- Asia Terry.What Instructors Are Saying...Students respond to "Break it Down." The book?s tips and tricks are presented in a way that encourages students and helps them not only improve their reading and writing skills, but also offers an accessible approach to academia. - Michael Salerno. Break It Down does a great job of preparing students to meet the various academic challenges they will face throughout their college years. The book truly earns its name and is a wonderful tool for standardized test preparation. -- Randolph Walker
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July 31, 2008
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