Contemporary Topics 2: Academic Listening and Note-taking Skills (student Book and Classroom Audio CDs) (3rd Revised edition)

Contemporary Topics 2: Academic Listening and Note-taking Skills (student Book and Classroom Audio CDs) (3rd Revised edition)

By: Ellen Kisslinger (author)Mixed Media

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Why is architect Frank Gehry's work notable? What principles should journalists be following today? What are the keys to owning a successful restaurant? You'll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 2, by Ellen Kisslinger (Series Editor: Michael Rost), which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including architecture, media studies, and culinary arts. Contemporary Topics 2 prepares 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 line student audiences. 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' 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's Pack for busy instructors with: * Suggested bonus activities * Teaching notes * Answer keys * Audioscripts * Simulated TOFEL(R) Listening Test for each unit See also: Contemporary Topics Introductory (High Beginner) Contemporary Topics 1 (Intermediate) Contemporary Topics 3 (Advanced)

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Contents

UNIT 1 SOCIOLOGY Names UNIT 2 LINGUISTICS Global English UNIT 3 PSYCHOLOGY Phobias UNIT 4 CULINARY ARTS Owning a Successful Restaurant UNIT 5 EDUCATION How We Each Learn Best UNIT 6 HISTORY The Silk Road UNIT 7 BUSINESS Team Building UNIT 8 ARCHITECTURE Frank Gehry UNIT 9 PUBLIC HEALTH Building Immunity UNIT 10 MEDIA STUDIES Principles of Journalism UNIT 11 BIOLOGY DNA Testing UNIT 12 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Risk Management APPENDIX A: ACADEMIC WORD LIST APPENDIX B: AFFIX CHARTS CD/DVD TRACKING GUIDES

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/04/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780132469401
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780132469401
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0132469405
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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