9780070359932

Interactions Two : A Reading Skills Book

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  • ISBN13:

    9780070359932

  • ISBN10:

    0070359938

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-03-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill ESL/ELT

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Summary

Interactions Two: A Reading Skills Book, 3/e, teaches strategies that make reading easier and includes selections that are sophisticated and intellectually stimulating, but are not beyond students' level of comprehension. Ideal for low-intermediate to intermediate students.

Author Biography

After teaching EFL in Korea and Greece, Pam Hartmann settled in California. She has taught ESOL at UCLA Extension, USC, Santa Monica college and West Los Angeles College. She currently teaches in the college Preparatory Program at Evan Community Adult School and writes textbooks in every spare moment. She is the author of Clues to Culture, and co-author of Tense situations, Get It? Got It!, Interactions Access Reading/Writing and Interactions I & II Reading.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Summary of Reading Skills xvi
Education and Student Life
1(20)
Reading Selection: Methods of Education: East Versus West
2(6)
Reading Selection: College Students in the United States Today
8(5)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
13(3)
Reading in the Real World: School Documents
16(5)
City Life
21(24)
Reading Selection: The Urban Crisis
22(8)
Reading Selection: Sick Building Syndrome
30(4)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
34(5)
Reading in the Real World: City Maps
39(6)
Business and Money
45(20)
Reading Selection: Banking on the Poor
46(6)
Reading Selection: The Psychology of Money
52(4)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
56(4)
Reading in the Real World: Banking Forms
60(5)
Jobs and Professions
65(20)
Reading Selection: Workaholism
66(5)
Reading Selection: Workaholism---A National Syndrome?
71(5)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
76(4)
Reading in the Real World: Classified Ads
80(5)
Lifestyles
85(22)
Reading Selection: Our Changing Lifestyles---Trends and Fads
86(6)
Reading Selection: Breaking Stereotypes---An Inside Look
92(6)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
98(6)
Reading in the Real World: Advertisements
104(3)
The Global Village
107(24)
Reading Selection: Refugees
108(8)
Reading Selection: The New World of Travel
116(8)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
124(2)
Reading in the Real World: The Global Crime Wave
126(5)
North America: The Land and the People
131(32)
Reading Selection: North American Indians: Then and Now
132(11)
Reading Selection: Regional Customs
143(8)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
151(5)
Reading in the Real World: From Lame Deer Seeker of Visions
156(7)
Tastes and Preferences
163(30)
Reading Selection: What Can We Learn from Art?
164(11)
Reading Selection: Fashion: The Art of the Body
175(8)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
183(6)
Reading in the Real World: ``Scientists Say Aromas Have Major Effect on Emotions'' (from the Los Angeles Times)
189(4)
Discoveries
193(24)
Reading Selection: The Human Brain---New Discoveries
194(8)
Reading Selection: The Ethics of Change
202(5)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
207(3)
Reading in the Real World: From the Development of Language
210(7)
Medicine, Myths, and Magic
217(26)
Reading Selection: The Work of the Traditional Healer
218(10)
Reading Selection: The Mind-Body Relationship
228(5)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
233(6)
Reading in the Real World: Home Remedies Even Doctors Use
239(4)
The Media
243(24)
Reading Selection: Movie Magic: Then and Now
244(10)
Reading Selection: Movie Reviews: The Critics' Choice
254(3)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
257(4)
Reading in the Real World: Movie Listings
261(6)
Prejudice, Tolerance, and Justice
267(1)
Reading Selection: The Concept of Law
268(8)
Reading Selection: My Lawsuit That Wasn't
276(3)
Building Vocabulary and Study Skills
279(3)
Reading in the Real World: Magazine Articles
282

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