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Perfect Partner! Longman Dictionary of American English, 4th Edition
Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary, 2/e

Diane Schmitt
Norbert Schmitt
David Mann

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Copyright: 2011
Format: Paper, 272 pp.

ISBN-10: 0131376195
ISBN-13: 9780131376199

Status: In Stock
Published: 01/05/2011

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Table of Contents

Unit 1 Happiness


Chapter 1: Can We Be Happier?

            Reading: Why Are Your Happy?


Chapter 2: Into the Flow

            Reading: Getting into the Flow


Chapter 3: Happiness in Bhutan

            Reading: Gross National Happiness


Chapter 4: Strategy Practice



Unit 2 Mind


Chapter 5: What Are You Thinking?

            Reading: When Did Humans Begin to Think?


Chapter 6: What Color Is Your Laugh?

            Reading: Synesthesia


Chapter 7: Did You Have Trouble Getting Up This Morning?

            Reading: The Teenage Brain


Chapter 8: Strategy Practice



Unit 3 Design


Chapter 9: Science Fiction into Reality

            Reading: Star Trek Technology


Chapter 10: How Choice Architects Can Help You!

            Reading: A Nudge I n the Right Direction


Chapter 11: Positive Design

            Reading: Easier on the Eye — Easier to Use?


Chapter 12: Strategy Practice



Unit 4 Face It


Chapter 13: What’s Behind an Attractive Face?

            Reading: Facial Attraction


Chapter 14: Makeup: Painted Faces

            Reading: Face Paint


Chapter 15: Facial Recognition: Do You Know Who I Am?

            Reading: I Know That Face


Chapter 16: Strategy Practice



Unit 5 Technology


Chapter 17: Techno-Doping

            Reading: Sports Technology: Is It Fair?


Chapter 18: Connected of Disconnected?

            Reading: Will they Call Us “Generation Isolation”?


Chapter 19: Evolution v 2.0: Shared Humanity

            Reading: Rise of the Machines


Chapter 20: Strategy Practice



Unit 6 Celebrity and Heroes


Chapter 21: What Makes a Hero?

            Reading: Who’s a Hero?


Chapter 22: The Appeal of Comic Book Heroes

            Reading: Japanese and American Comic Book Heroes


Chapter 23: What’s Your Favorite Brand of Celebrity?

            Reading: Balloon Boy Brand Failure


Chapter 24: Strategy Practice



Unit 7 Environment


Chapter 25:  Eco-Fashion

            Reading: Fashion Victim or Environmental Victory?


Chapter 26: Hunting the Hunters

            Reading: Pray for the Predators


Chapter 27: High-Tech Trash

            Reading: Waste-Age


Chapter 28: Strategy Practice



Index of Target Words

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