9780132469432

Contemporary Topics Introductory Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills (Student Book and Classroom Audio CD)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132469432

  • ISBN10:

    013246943X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2009-06-02
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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Summary

The Contemporary Topics Audio CDs provide the audio of all lectures and listening exercises. This interactive listening-speaking series prepares students for the challenges of college lectures with a wide range of listening, speaking, and note-taking strategies and skills. The lectures are drawn from a range of academic disciplines and reflect authentic lecture settings, featuring engaging instructors and live student audiences.

Table of Contents

 

UNIT 1a          ARCHAEOLOGY

                        What Can We Learn from the Past?

 

UNIT 1b          ARCHAEOLOGY

                        What Causes a Society to Collapse?

 

UNIT 2a          ANTHROPOLOGY

                        Culture Shock

 

UNIT 2b          ANTHROPOLOGY

                        Third Culture Kids

 

UNIT 3a          HEALTH SCIENCES

                        New Diets

 

UNIT 3b          HEALTH SCIENCES

                        Food Addictions

 

UNIT 4a          BUSINESS

                        High- and Low-Context Communication

 

UNIT 4b          BUSINESS

                        Managing International Business Meetings

 

UNIT 5a          ECONOMICS

                        Five Tips for Your Financial Future

 

UNIT 5b          ECONOMICS

                        Microcredit: Changing Lives

 

APPENDIX A: ACADEMIC WORD LIST

APPENDIX B: AFFIX CHARTS

CD/DVD TRACKING GUIDES

 

 

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