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Reading for Today Series 3 : Issues for Today,9781413008159

Reading for Today Series 3 : Issues for Today

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9781413008159

ISBN10:
1413008151
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/26/2003
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

These best-selling, academic skills books systematically develop reading and vocabulary skills through engaging themes and intensive practice. Readers learn successful reading strategies and are further prompted to build proficiency in their writing, listening, and speaking skills.

Table of Contents

Skills Chart vi
Preface x
Introduction xiii
UNIT 1: Trends in Living
1(58)
A Cultural Difference: Being on Time
2(18)
In some cultures, it is important to be on time. But ``on time'' can have different meanings in different cultures
Changing Lifestyles and New Eating Habits
20(17)
The way you live affects the way you eat. Sometimes when people change their lifestyles, they change their eating habits, too
Dreams: Making Them Work for Us
37(22)
Do you have bad dreams? Nightmares? You can learn to change bad dreams into good dreams, and feel better, too
UNIT 2: Issues in Society
59(54)
Language: Is It Always Spoken?
60(15)
Babies learn to communicate in different ways. For babies who are hearing-impaired, there are other ways to ``speak.''
Loneliness: How Can We Overcome It?
75(15)
Everyone feels lonely sometimes. But for some people, loneliness can last a long time. This can be very dangerous to their health
The Importance of Grandmothers
90(23)
Grandmothers are usually a very happy part of their grandchildren's lives. They are also very important for other reasons, too
UNIT 3: Justice and Crime
113(62)
Innocent Until Proven Guilty: The Criminal Court System
114(17)
The American court system protects the rights of the people. How does the American court system work?
The Reliability of Eyewitnesses
131(20)
An eyewitness to a crime can be very important in solving that crime. But sometimes even an eyewitness can make a mistake
Solving Crime with Modern Technology
151(24)
Today, there are many improvements in crime technology. This modern technology helps solve crimes faster and better
UNIT 4: Science and History
175(62)
Ancient Artifacts and Ancient Air
176(19)
Archeologists make important discoveries about people who lived a long time ago. This knowledge of the past can help us in the future
How Lunar Eclipses Have Changed History
195(19)
People did not always understand how lunar eclipses happen. Because of this, superstitions about lunar eclipses had some important effects on history
Mars: Our Neighbor in Space
214(23)
There are some surprising similarities between the Earth and Mars. Future missions to Mars may help us answer some interesting questions about our own planet, too
Index of Key Words and Phrases 237(2)
Skills Index 239


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