9780132314893

Consider the Issues

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132314893

  • ISBN10:

    0132314894

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/22/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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Summary

Consider the Issueshelps high-intermediate and advanced students develop critical thinking skills as they gain insight into American attitudes and values. Each thought-provoking unit is based on an authentic radio broadcast from NPR . Students develop essential listening strategies, such as predicting, looking at language, understanding main ideas and points of view, focusing on details, and making inferences. Language and concepts are integrated through follow-up critical thinking activities including discussion, debate, values clarification, survey, role play, case study, interview, and simulation. The fourth edition features six new units on topical issues such as social network privacy, reasons people choose not to marry, and bad driver behavior. In addition, each unit features integrated focus on language and pronunciation activities, as well as new discourse analysis activities. The Student Book is accompanied by an audio program. The Issues Series includes: Face the Issues, Third Edition Consider the Issues, Fourth Edition Raise the Issues, Third Edition

Table of Contents

1   YOU HAVE ONE IDENTITY

Interviewer: Deborah Amos from Morning Edition

 

2   A COURTESY CAMPAIGN

Reporter: Scott Horsley from Morning Edition

 

3   GIVE ME MY PLACE TO SMOKE!

Interviewer: Katie Davis from All Things Considered

 

4   WHAT’S HAPPENING TO HOME?

Interviewer: Liane Hansen from All Things Considered

 

5   IS AUTISM UNDERESTIMATED?

Reporter: Jon Hamilton from Morning Edition

 

6   MEDICINE BY THE MINUTE

Interviewer: Robert Siegel from All Things Considered

 

7   TYING THE KNOT

Interviewer: Melissa Block from All Things Considered

 

8   A CONTRIBUTION TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE

Interviewer: Susan Stamberg from Morning Edition

 

9   NO DEAL ON WHALES

Reporter: Jerome Socolovsky from All Things Considered

 

10   IS IT A SCULPTURE, OR IS IT FOOD?

Interviewer: Noah Adams from All Things Considered

 

11   PREPARING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

Reporter: Tom Gjelten from Morning Edition

 

12   EVERYBODY IS AN ABOVE-AVERAGE DRIVER

Interviewer: Steve Inskeep from Morning Edition

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