21st Century Reading: 4 - Creative Thinking and Reading with TED Talks

21st Century Reading: 4 - Creative Thinking and Reading with TED Talks

By: Eunice Yeates (author), Laurie Blass (author), Jessica Williams (author), Mari Vargo (author), Robin Longshaw (author)Paperback

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21st Century Reading was created through a partnership between TED, a nonprofit dedicated to spreading ideas through short, powerful talks and National Geographic Learning. 21st Century Reading provides the ideal forum for learners of English to make connections with topics ranging from science to business to global issues. Using TED Talks as the springboard to share ideas, this new four-level reading series shows learners how to understand and respond to ideas and content in English.

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Laurie Blass is an experienced writer and content developer specializing in English Language Teaching materials. She has an MA in Linguistics and a TESL certificate from the University of Pittsburgh and has taught ESL in the United States and France. She is the author/co-author of several ELT titles representing a wide range of audiences, from adult education to English for academic purposes. Jessica Williams is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she teaches in the MA TESOL program. Her area of research is second language learning. She is the author of several ELT student books as well as professional reference books for ELT professionals.


Unit 1: Why Explore? Unit 2: Success and Failure Unit 3: Power Shifts Unit 4: Creative Sparks Unit 5: Hope and Equality Unit 6: Backing Up History Unit 7: Food for All Unit 8: Future Jobs Unit 9: How We Learn Unit 10: A Brighter Tomorrow

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/08/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781305265721
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781305265721
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 1305265726

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