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.
Chapter 1 SOCIOLOGY: How We Become Who We Are Reading One Becoming a Person Reading Two The Birth of Personality Reading Three Agents of Socialization Chapter 2 ART HISTORY: Origins of Modern Art Reading One Breaking with Tradition: The Begiinnings of Modernism Reading Two Post-Impressionism Reading Three Abstract Expressionism Chapter 3 ANTHROPOLOGY: The Study of Human Cultures Reading One The Challenge of Defining Culture Reading Two The Nature of Foraging and Horticultural Societies Reading Three Night Flying Woman: An Ojibway Narrative Chapter 4 SCIENCE: Human Achievements over Time Reading One A Great Human Endeavor: Building the Gothic Cathedrals Reading Two From Stone to Satellite: Finding Our Way Reading Three Reaching for the Stars: The 100-Year Starship Project Chapter 5 POLITICAL SCIENCE: Managing Hard Times Reading One The Great Depression: A Nation in Crisis Reading Two The Works Progress Administration and the Federal Arts Project Reading Three An Artist's Perspective on the Federal Arts Project Chapter 6 HEALTH SCIENCES: Medical Mysteries Solved Reading One Solving a Deadly Puzzle Reading Two Imprisoned without a Trial: The Story of Typhoid Mary Reading Three The Discovery of a Miracle Drug Chapter 7 LITERATURE: Storytelling through Poetry Reading One Themes and Characters in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Reading Two The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Reading Three The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (continued) Chapter 8 HISTORY: Encountering New Worlds Reading One Europe on the Eve of Conquest Reading Two Native American Histories before the Conquest Reading Three West Africa at the Time of European Exploration Chapter 9 BUSINESS: Ethical Issues Reading One Promoting Ethics in the Workplace Reading Two Ethical Reasoning Reading Three Should Mary Buy Her Bonus? Chapter 10 MIGRATION STUDIES: In Search of a New Life Reading One Human Migration Reading Two The Westward Journey: A Personal Perspective Reading Three Wooden Trunk from Buchenwald Vocabulary Index
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