Academic Encounters: American Studies Student's Book: Reading, Study Skills, and Writing / Edition 1
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Academic Encounters: American Studies Student's Book: Reading, Study Skills, and Writing / Edition 1

by Jessica Williams
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521673690

ISBN-13: 9780521673693

Pub. Date: 06/25/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Academic Encounters series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters: American Studies engages students with academic readings, photos, graphs, and charts on stimulating topics from the field of American Studies that deal with important

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The Academic Encounters series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters: American Studies engages students with academic readings, photos, graphs, and charts on stimulating topics from the field of American Studies that deal with important events and ideas in American history and culture that are relevant to life today. Topics include government, race relations, immigration, jazz and blues, movies, hip-hop, and the interplay of American culture with cultures from around the world. Students develop important skills such as reading for detail, skimming, reading critically, note taking, and test preparation. Each chapter ends with a guided academic writing assignment. Vocabulary and academic writing tasks occur throughout the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521673693
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/25/2007
Series:
Academic Encounters Series
Edition description:
Intermediate
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.47(d)

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