9780132355704

Contemporary Topics 1 Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills (Intermediate)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780132355704

  • ISBN 10:

    0132355701

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/06/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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Summary

#xA0; Who are some of the key figures in the history of abstract art? Can video games be good for children? What are some ethical approaches to decision-making? #xA0; You#x19;ll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 1, which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including art history, media studies, and psychology.#xA0; Contemporary Topics 1prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with practice in a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking skills and strategies. The lectures (available on CD and DVD) were filmed in realistic academic setting before live student audiences. #xA0; DVD Features Realistic college lectures from a range of academic disciplines (also on audio CDs) Student discussions of the lectures (also on audio CDs) Instructors#x19; Presentation Points Coaching Tips that guide students as they take notes Subtitles for lectures and student discussions Course Features Corpus-based vocabulary drawn from the Academic Word List Practical listening and note-taking strategies Note-review practice that allows students to analyze their note-taking skills and consolidate their understanding of the lecture Academic research and speaking tasks: presentation, discussions, and role plays A Teacher#x19;s Pack for busy instructors with: Suggested bonus activities Teaching notes Answer keys Audioscripts Simulated TOEFL#xAE;#xA0; Listening Test for each unit See also: Contemporary Topics Introductory(High Beginner) Contemporary Topics 2(High Intermediate) Contemporary Topics 3(Advanced)

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