For Your Information 3 Reading and Vocabulary Skills (Student Book and Classroom Audio CDs)

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2010-09-28
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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The new edition of For Your Information 3: Reading and Vocabulary Skills,by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, helps intermediate students become engaged, thoughtful, and confident readers of English. Each thematic unit features high-interest readings and an assortment of activities to increase students'vocabulary base and build reading skills.   Features of For Your Information 3,Second Edition: New and updated reading selections motivate students to explore different aspects of each topic and develop a range of critical thinking skills. Expanded reading comprehension and skill-building exercises help prepare students for academic competency and standardized testing A variety of new vocabulary-building skills and word-attack activities increase students'vocabulary. A companion DVD of ABC News excerpts, with accompanying activities, expands on the unit themes. To order the Audio CDs, click on the Resources link on the left side of this page.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1         Kissing Your Way Around the World

Chapter 2         Communicating with Gestures

Chapter 3         The Recipe for Success

Tie It All Together

Unit 1 Vocabulary Self-Test



Unit 2               MYSTERIES FROM THE PAST


Chapter 1         The Mysterious Statues of Easter Island

Chapter 2         The Nazca Lines

Chapter 3         Frozen in Time

Tie It All Together

Unit 2 Vocabulary Self-Test



Unit 3               MUSIC TO MY EARS


Chapter 1         Musicians Who Make a Difference

Chapter 2         Happy Birthday to a Musical Genius

Chapter 3         The Power of Music

Tie It All Together

Unit 3 Vocabulary Self-Test



Unit 4               GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS


Chapter 1         The Big Business of Fads

Chapter 2         The Price of Power

Chapter 3         Smell Sell!      

Tie It All Together

Unit 4 Vocabulary Self-Test



Unit 5               TUNE INTO TV


Chapter 1         The Early Days and Beyond

Chapter 2         Dora the Explorer Leads the Way

Chapter 3         Reality TV

Tie It All Together

Unit 5 Vocabulary Self-Test



Unit 6               SUPERSTITIONS


Chapter 1         It’s your Lucky Number!

Chapter 2         Superstitious Athletes

Chapter 3         It’s Jinxed

Tie It All Together

Unit 6 Vocabulary Self-Test



Unit 7               OUR FRAGILE PLANET


Chapter 1         One Family with the Earth

Chapter 2         Our Endangered Wildlife

Chapter 3         The Heat Is On!

Tie It All Together

Unit 7 Vocabulary Self-Test



Unit 8               LIVE A LONG LIFE


Chapter 1         Discovering the Secrets to a Long Life

Chapter 2         What Makes a Champion?

Chapter 3         Good News for the Aging Brain

Tie It All Together

Unit 8 Vocabulary Self-Test


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