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Contemporary Topics 1 : Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills (Intermediate)

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780132355704

ISBN10:
0132355701
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/6/2009
Publisher(s):
Pearson Education ESL
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#xA0; Who are some of the key figures in the history of abstract art? Can video games be good for children? What are some ethical approaches to decision-making? #xA0; You#x19;ll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 1, which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including art history, media studies, and psychology.#xA0; Contemporary Topics 1prepares 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 live student audiences. #xA0; 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#x19; 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#x19;s Pack for busy instructors with: Suggested bonus activities Teaching notes Answer keys Audioscripts Simulated TOEFL#xAE;#xA0; Listening Test for each unit See also: Contemporary Topics Introductory(High Beginner) Contemporary Topics 2(High Intermediate) Contemporary Topics 3(Advanced)

Table of Contents

Psychology
Happiness
Linguistics
A Time to Learn
Public Health
Sleep
Business
Negotiating for Success
Art History
Modern Art
Technology
Robots
Media Studies
Video Games
Biology
Genetically Modified Food
Astronomy
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
History
Shackleton
Philosophy
Ethics
Economics
Opportunity Cost
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