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Making Connections High Intermediate Student's Book: A Strategic Approach to Academic Reading and Vocabulary,9780521542845

Making Connections High Intermediate Student's Book: A Strategic Approach to Academic Reading and Vocabulary

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9780521542845

ISBN10:
0521542847
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Pub. Date:
8/30/2004
Publisher(s):
Cambridge University Press
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Summary

The series helps students gain insight into how academic text is organized and how to read effectively. Making Connections High Intermediate is a reading skills book aimed at students who need to prepare for academic college reading tasks. The book has four high-interest thematic units, each with multiple readings. Twelve reading skills and strategies sections give students insight into how academic texts are organized and how to read effectively.

Table of Contents

Introduction vi
Acknowledgments xii
Credits xiii
UNIT 1 World Health in the Twenty-first Century
1(56)
Continuing Ideas
2(16)
Heart Disease and Changing Attitudes
7(5)
Cardiovascular Disease: A Good News -- Bad News Story
12(6)
Cause and Effect
18(19)
Medicine and Genetic Research: Promise and Problems
22(7)
AIDS -- Not Someone Else's Problem
29(8)
Passive Sentences
37(20)
Better Health for Everyone: Health Care in Two Worlds
41(16)
Making Connections
54(3)
UNIT 2 Living in a Multicultural Society
57(54)
Main Ideas
58(16)
The Age of Immigration
63(6)
Who are Today's Immigrants?
69(5)
Unfavored and Favored Views
74(17)
Views on Multiculturalism
78(7)
Experimental Evidence on the Nature of Prejudice
85(6)
Reduced Relative Clauses
91(20)
The Challenge of Diversity
94(17)
Making Connections
108(3)
UNIT 3 Aspects of Language
111(60)
Definition and Classification
112(16)
Variation in Language
115(6)
Sociolinguistic Rules of Speaking
121(7)
Tables and Illustrations
128(18)
Child Language Acquisition: Phonology
133(6)
Brain Development and Learning a Second Language
139(7)
Comparison and Contrast
146(25)
Language Acquisition: The Early Years
150(21)
Making Connections
168(3)
UNIT 4 Looking After Planet Earth
171(68)
Problem-Solution Texts
172(20)
The Aral Sea: An Environmental Crisis
176(8)
Ecology, Overpopulation, and Economic Development
184(8)
-ing Words That Express Results
192(20)
Unsustainable Development and the Mayan Civilization
195(9)
Biological Diversity under Attack
204(8)
Nominalization
212(27)
Climate Change: Managing the Global Greenhouse
216(23)
Making Connections
235(4)
Appendix 1 Dealing with Unknown Vocabulary 239(4)
Appendix 2 Strategies for Vocabulary Learning 243(2)
Appendix 3 Key Vocabulary from the Readings 245(25)
Appendix 4 Index to Key Vocabulary 270(3)
References 273


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