Real Reading 3 Creating an Authentic Reading Experience (mp3 files included)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-08-11
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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Lynn Bonesteel,Series Editor Paul Nation,Series Consultant A four-level reading skills series for beginning through advanced students,Real Readingprovides students with a meaningful and authentic reading experience. Compelling readings in a variety of genres have been carefully written or adapted from authentic sources and feature a principled approach to vocabulary development. Real ReadingFeatures Two thematically-related readings per unit encourage students to make connections. Reading and vocabulary skill building and vocabulary learning strategies based on Paul Nationrs"s research help students become more confident and successful in preparation for academic reading and reading on standardized tests. Controlled vocabulary based on the General Service Word List, the Academic Word List, and the Billuroglu-Neufeld List ensures studentsrs" comprehension. Fluency Practice units improve reading speed and comprehension. The four-levelReal Readingseries also includes: Real Reading 2 Real Reading 3 Real Reading 4

Table of Contents


The Real Reading Unit


Scope and Sequence


Unit 1  Pop Culture

            Chapter 1         Move Over, Hollywood!

            Chapter 2         Marketing the Future: Pop Culture Trends in the BRICs


Unit 2  Personal Best

            Chapter 3         Running around the World

            Chapter 4         Bigger is Better, Except When It's Not


Unit 3  Doing Real Business in the Virtual World

            Chapter 5         Your Second Life

            Chapter 6         Virtual Reality: A Powerful Tool


            Fluency Practice 1


Unit 4  Checking Out

            Chapter 7         Choosing to Be Different

            Chapter 8         Welcome to Leisureville


Unit 5  Great Minds

            Chapter 9         Reading Colors

            Chapter 10       Not Enough Points on the Chicken


Unit 6  Creature Feature

            Chapter 11       Crows' Brains and Geckos' Feet

            Chapter 12       Creature Comfort


            Fluency Practice 2


Unit 7  Getting Away from It All

            Chapter 13       Trends in Tourism

            Chapter 14       Just Back: High Tide in La Serenissima


Unit 8  Civilized Dining

            Chapter 15       A Blossom Lunch

            Chapter 16       The First Home-Cooked Meal


Unit 9  Family Matters

            Chapter 17       Widows

            Chapter 18       Lost and Found


            Fluency Practice 3


Unit 10  Business

            Chapter 19       Branding and Product Placement

            Chapter 20       Case Study: 3M's Entrance into the Russian Market


Unit 11  Biology: The Science of Life

            Chapter 21       Symbiosis

            Chapter 22       Mixing It Up


Unit 12  Born Special

            Chapter 23       Being a Genius Is Hard Work

            Chapter 24       Through the Eyes of Love


            Fluency Practice 4



New Words

Vocabulary Practice 1-12

Fluency Progress Charts

Fluency Practice Answer Key

Pronunciation Table

Vocabulary Index

MP3 Audio Tracking Guide


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