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What is included with this book?
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.
Chapter 1 HEALTH SCIENCES: The Therapeutic Effects of Animals
Reading One In the Presence of Animals
Reading Two Canine Companions May Help Kids Learn to Read
Chapter 2 PSYCHOLOGY: Dealing with Change
Reading One Young Football Players Injured, but Not Forgotten
Reading Two Who Moved My Cheese?
Chapter 3 LINGUISTICS: Little-Known Languages
Reading One An Unbreakable Code
Reading Two Languages Die Out, Taking History Along
Chapter 4 ANIMAL BEHAVIOR: Elephants
Reading One The Elephant Orphanage
Reading Two Elephant Behavior
Chapter 5 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY: Teaching Tolerance
Reading One A Class Divided -- Jane Elliott's Famous Lesson
Reading Two Fourteen Years Later
Chapter 6 PUBLIC ART: Experiencing Familiar Places in a New Way
Reading One What Is Public Art?
Reading Two Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Chapter 7 SOCIOLOGY: The Bystander Effect
Reading One Why and How Do We Help?
Reading Two Case Studies
Chapter 8 GOVERNMENT: Interpreting the Law
Reading One Our Supreme Court -- An Introduction
Reading Two Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Chapter 9 ECONOMICS: Bartering in the 21st Century
Reading One Swap Tree -- Simple, Easy Online Trading
Reading Two Heidemarie Schwermer
Chapter 10 NEUROLOGY: The Brain
Reading One Why Can't you Ticklle Yourself?
Reading Two Laughter and the Brain