Reading in professional context is designed to develop the ability of Undergraduate program students to evaluate advanced English subtitles (5000 Vocabularies), including narration, descriptions, arguments, whether in the form of fictional or nonfiction texts. The ability to understand and understand texts includes literal, inferential and evaluation abilities. To take this course student should take Reading for general communication as a prerequisite course.

This a textbook is organized as one of the handbooks of students and lecturers in organizing lectures in the course Reading in Professional Context. This a textbook can also be used as enrichment theory and concepts for practitioners to support the course of Reading II. This textbook consists of outlines of explanations on: Effective Reading in Context, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension 1 (Finding the main idea, Paraphrasing, Making inferences); Reading Comprehension 2 (Author’s tone, Purposes and Bias, Making summarizes, Prior Knowledge in Reading Comprehension); PQ4R: Preview, Question, Read, Reflect, Recite, and Review; STUDI SKILLS: Note Taking for Reading; Vocabulary, Idioms and Expression in Context; Context clues; Rubric for Evaluation Reading; Mind Map for Reading Comprehension; Reading and Research skills; Reading Comprehension skill and Activities; Reading exercises TOEFL/TOEIC.

To help the student in learning this course there are exercise that will help the students to evaluate their ability in reading advanced text. Therefore, students are expected to enrich each subject in this textbook from other supporting literature. This textbook is expected to help students master reading skills so they can understand effectively and efficiently.


Since quality improvement efforts will never be completed, this book will require revisions based on input from the field. Therefore, suggestions for improvement from various parties are expected to improve it.