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Longman Academic Reading Series 3 Student Book

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780132760591

ISBN10:
0132760592
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/10/2013
Publisher(s):
Pearson Education ESL
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Summary

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.

 

Features

  • Readings based on academic sources — Every reading in the text focuses on an academic subject and is chosen with the intent of providing different and intriguing perspectives on the theme.
  • Multiple reading genres — Readings come from a variety of sources or genres, from textbooks to on-line articles, and are written by a variety of experts from widely different fields.
  • Explicit academic skills — From critical reading to vocabulary building, notetaking and critical thinking, the Longman Academic Reading Series provides students with a holistic approach to effective reading.
  • Corpus-Informed approach to vocabulary (AWL) — Students build vocabulary and acquire skills that will help them become more confident and successful in preparing for their academic work.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1    BUSINESS: Steve Jobs, Innovator and CEO

    Reading One    The Extraordinary Life of Steve Jobs

    Reading Two    The Pixar Story

    Reading Three    The Map of Innovation

 

Chapter 2    PSYCHOLOGY: Fear and Phobias

    Reading One    When Does a Fear Become a Phobia?

    Reading Two    Case Studies

    Reading Three    Treatments for Phobias

 

Chapter 3    NUTRITION STUDIES: Food Rules

    Reading One    An Interview with Michael Pollan

    Reading Two    Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsudize Vegetables

    Reading Three    Humane Treatment of Animals We Eat

 

Chapter 4    MEDICINE: Pioneers and Heroes

    Reading One    The Hippocratic Oath -- A Modern Version

    Reading Two    The Invisible Enemy

    Reading Three    That Mothers Might Live

 

Chapter 5    AMERICAN LITERATURE: Ernest Hemingway's "Indian Camp"

    Reading One    Indian Camp -- Part I

    Reading Two    Indian Camp -- Part II

    Reading Three     Hemingway's Style

 

Chapter 6    ART HISTORY: The Life and Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

    Reading One    A Biography of Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

    Reading Two     The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

    Reading Three     Portrait of Dr. Gachet: A Timeline

 

Chapter 7    FORENSICS: Science and Fiction

    Reading One    Basic Pinciples of Forensics

    Reading Two    The "CSI Effect" Is a Mixed Blessing for Real Crime Labs

    Reading Three    The Forensic Use of DNA

 

Chapter 8    PREHISTORY: From Wolf to Dog

    Reading One    More Than Man's Best Friend

    Reading Two    Domesticating Wolves

    Reading Three    Frisky to the Rescue in Hurricane Katrina

 

Chapter 9    EDUCATION STUDIES: Overcoming Inequalitieis

    Reading One    Savage Inequalities: Children in American Schools

    Reading Two    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

    Reading Three    Where I Learned to Read

 

Chapter 10    SOCIOLOGY: Crime and Punishment

    Reading One    The Global Context

    Reading Two    Socological Theories of Crime

    Reading Three    Prison Programs That Work

 

Vocabulary Index

 



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