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Raise the Issues : An Integrated Approach to Critical Thinking

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780137007301

ISBN10:
0137007302
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/19/2009
Publisher(s):
Pearson Education ESL
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Raise the Issueshelps advanced students develop critical thinking skills as they gain insight into American Attitudes and values. It combines original broadcasts from NPR#xAE;#xA0;with authentic articls from publications such as The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, and the International Herald-Tribuneto present dffering viewpoints on contemporary topics. Each of the ten units provides stimulating content that integrates listening, reading, speaking, and writing. As students clarify, interpret, and evaluate ideas from the material, they improve their command of sophisticated vocabulary and complex structures. #xA0; The third edition features five new units on topical issues such as international adoptions, immigration, alternative energy, and the place of sports in higher education. #xA0; The Student Book is accompanied by an audio program and a separate answer key that includes the audioscripts.#xA0; #xA0; Click hereto order the Audio CDs. #xA0; See also: #xA0; Face the Issues,Third Edition Consider the Issues,Third Edition

Table of Contents

1    ENFORCING THE LAW

    Commentator: Daniel Pinkwater from All Things Considered

 

2    BETTER DEAD THAN COED?

    Commentator: katharine Ferguson from Morning Edition

 

3    THE GLOBAL CHILD

    Commentator: Marcos McPeek Villatoro from Day to Day

 

4    BEYOND DARWINISM

    Commentator: Lauren Weinstein from Morning Edition

 

5    SPORT FOR SPORT'S SAKE

    Commentator: Frank Deford from Morning Edition

 

6    DRAWING THE LINE ON IMMIGRATION

    Commentator: Jim Gilchrist from All Things Considered 

 

7    THE RIGHT TO DIE VS. THE RIGHT TO LIFE

    Commentator: Philip Gerard from All Things Considered

 

8    THE GLOBAL VILLAGE

    Commentator: Andrew Lam from All Things Considered

 

9    FOR EVERY WINNER, THERE'S A LOSER

    Commentator: Joe Loconte from All Things Considered

 

10    ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

    Commentator: Jeremy Rifkin from Morning Edition



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