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Contemporary Topics 3 : Academic and Note-Taking Skills (Advanced)

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780132345231

ISBN10:
0132345234
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/6/2009
Publisher(s):
Pearson Education ESL

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Summary

Could we colonize Mars if we wanted to? Has surveillance reached "Big Brother" proportions? What are some of the latest theories for slowing aging? #xA0; You#x19;ll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 3#xA0;(Series Editor: Michael Rost), which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including astronomy, political science, and biology. Contemporary Topics#xA0;3#xA0;#xA0;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. #xA0; Audio CDs are available.Click hereto order. #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 #xA0; 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#xA0;1(Intermediate) Contemporary Topics#xA0;2(High Intermediate)

Table of Contents

Communication Studies
Slang and Language Change
Child Psychology
The Genius Within
Sociology
Social Status: Flaunting Your Success
Business
The Art of Marketing in Global Culture
Cognitive Psychology
Memory
Anthropology/Biology
The Science of Love
Astronomy
Mission to Mars
Political Science
Big Brother and the Surveillance Society
Linguistics
Animal Communication
Economics
The Evolution of Money
Biology
The Fountain of Youth
Sociology
Marriage
Academic Word List
Affix Chart
CD/DVD Tracking Guides
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