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Contemporary Topics 1: Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills (Intermediate), 3/e
0-13-235570-1

Helen Solorzano
Laurie Frazier

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Copyright: 2009
Format: Paper, 144 pp.

ISBN-10: 0132355701
ISBN-13: 9780132355704

Status: In Stock
Published: 01/06/2009

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Who are some of the key figures in the history of abstract art? Can video games be good for children? What are some ethical approaches to decision-making?

 

You’ll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 1, which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including art history, media studies, and psychology.  Contemporary Topics 1 prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with practice in a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking skills and strategies. The lectures (available on CD and DVD) were filmed in realistic academic setting before live student audiences.

 

DVD Features

  • Realistic college lectures from a range of academic disciplines (also on audio CDs)
  • Student discussions of the lectures (also on audio CDs)
  • Instructors’ Presentation Points
  • Coaching Tips that guide students as they take notes
  • Subtitles for lectures and student discussions

Course Features

  • Corpus-based vocabulary drawn from the Academic Word List
  • Practical listening and note-taking strategies
  • Note-review practice that allows students to analyze their note-taking skills and consolidate their understanding of the lecture
  • Academic research and speaking tasks: presentation, discussions, and role plays
  • A Teacher’s Pack for busy instructors with:
    • Suggested bonus activities
    • Teaching notes
    • Answer keys
    • Audioscripts
    • Simulated TOEFL®  Listening Test for each unit

See also:

Contemporary Topics Introductory (High Beginner)

Contemporary Topics 2 (High Intermediate)

Contemporary Topics 3 (Advanced)


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