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NorthStar, Listening and Speaking 5 with MyNorthStarLab



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#xA0; Northstar,now in a new edition, motivates students to succeed in their academicas well as personallanguage goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands - Reading and Writingand Listening and Speaking -provide a fully integrated approach for students and teachers. #xA0; What is Special about the New Edition?#xA0;#xA0; #xA0; New Themes and Updated Content- presented in a variety of genresand in authentic materials- challenge and engage students intellectually. Enhanced Focus on Academic Skills,more purposeful integration of critical thinking, and an enhanced focus on academic skillssuch as inferencing, synthesizing, notetaking, and test taking help students develop strategies for success in the classroom and on standardized tests. A#xA0; structured approachgives students opportunities for more extended and creative oral practice, for example, presentations, simulations, debates, speeches, public service announcements and more. A New Designwith full color pages, more photos, illustrations, and graphic organizersfosters student engagement and makes the content come alive. MyNorthStarLab, the easy-to-use online companion of the NorthStarseries, saves time and improves student results. #xA0; Saves Time#xA0; With automatically graded exercisesfor every unit of each book, instructors no longer have to create or grade homework. This gives them more time to prepare classroom lessons. Instructors can choose exercises and set due dates with just a few clicks. Homework for an entire semester can be set up in less than an hour. #xA0; Improves Results#xA0; Students have more opportunities to practice English in more ways - from video exercises and audio discussion boards to vocabulary games and academic practice. These new exerciseshelp students learn more English, more quickly. Immediate feedbackon their performance allows students to come to class better prepared. If students do not pass a section of a unit test, they automaticallyreceive new exercises targeting areas that need improvement. The MyNorthStarLabAccess Code card is also available#xA0;on its own, without the Student Book. #xA0;

Table of Contents


Unit 1                The Internet and Other Addictions


Unit 2                Honesty Is the Best Policy


Unit 3                The Bold and the Bashful


Unit 4                The Tipping Point


Unit 5                Feng Shui: Ancient Wisdom Travels West


Unit 6                Spiritual Renewal


Unit 7                Workplace Privacy


Unit 8                Warriors without Weapons


Unit 9                Boosting Brain Power through the Arts


Unit 10              Microfinance: Changing Lives $50 at a Time



Student Activities

Research Topics

Grammar Book References


The Phonetic Alphabet

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