Longman Academic Reading Series 2: Student Book

Longman Academic Reading Series 2: Student Book

By: Kim Sanabria (author)Paperback

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The Longman Academic Reading Series is a five-level series that prepares English language learners for academic work. The aim of the series is to make students more effective and confident readers by providing high-interest readings on academic subjects and by teaching them skills and strategies for effective reading, vocabulary building, note-taking, and critical thinking. The series also encourages students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, making them better speakers and writers of English as well. Features * Readings based on academic sources - Every reading in the text focuses on an academic subject and is chosen with the intent of providing different and intriguing perspectives on the theme. * Multiple reading genres - Readings come from a variety of sources or genres, from textbooks to on-line articles, and are written by a variety of experts from widely different fields. * Explicit academic skills - From critical reading to vocabulary building, notetaking and critical thinking, the Longman Academic Reading Series provides students with a holistic approach to effective reading. * Corpus-Informed approach to vocabulary (AWL) - Students build vocabulary and acquire skills that will help them become more confident and successful in preparing for their academic work.

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Contents

Chapter 1 CULTURAL STUDIES: The Lessons of Travel Reading One Tony the Traveller Reading Two The Benefits of Studying Abroad Reading Three The Way of St. James: A Modern-Day Pilgrimage Chapter 2 MULTICULTURAL LITERACY: Writing About Cultural Identity Reading One Mangoes and Magnolias Reading Two Poems about Personal Identity Reading Three Book Review of Mixed: An Anthology of Short Fiction about the Multiracial Experience Chapter 3 HEALTH SCIENCE: High Tech, Low Tech, No Tech Reading One Robots Improve Health Care, Helping Doctors, Nurses, and Patients Reading Two A Simple Diagnosis Reading Three Water is Shown to Help People Lose Weight Chapter 4 EDUCATION: The Task of the Teacher Reading One Bloom's Taxonomy Reading Two The Mayonnaise Jar and Two Cups of Coffee Reading Three A Teacher's Lasting Impression Chapter 5 PSYCHOLOGY: Theories of Intelligence Reading One Types of Intelligence Reading Two Transforming Students' Motivation to Learn Reading Three The Extraordinary Abilities of Daniel Tammet Chapter 6 BUSINESS: The Changing Workplace Reading One The One Week Job: 52 Jobs in 52 Weeks Reading Two Flip Flops and Facebook Breaks: Millennials Enter the Workplace Reading Three Eight Keys to Employability Chapter 7 MATH: Developing a Love of the "Language of Science" Reading One A Mathematician's Lament Reading Two What's Wrong with Math Education? Reading Three Angels on a Pin Chapter 8 PUBLIC SPEAKING: Messages and Messengers Reading One The Power of Public Speech Reading Two The Best Way to Structure a Speech Reading Three Famous American Speeches Chapter 9 PEACE STUDIES: The Change Makers Reading One Social Entrepreneurship Reading Two A Poverty-Free World Reading Three The Barefoot College Chapter 10 URBAN STUDIES: Living Together Reading One City Fact Sheet Reading Two The Future of Cities Reading Three Won't You Be My Neighbor? Vocabulary Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/06/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780132785822
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780132785822
  • weight: 538
  • ISBN10: 013278582X

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