Contemporary Topics 2: Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills / Edition 3

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Overview

Why is architect Frank Gehry's work notable? What principles should journalists be following today? What are the keys to owning a successful restaurant?

You’ll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 2, by Ellen Kisslinger (Series Editor: Michael Rost), which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including architecture, media studies, and culinary arts. Contemporary Topics 2 prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with practice in a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking skills and strategies.

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 TOFEL® Listening Test for each unit

This is the standalone book, if the customer wants the Book/Audio CD they should order the ISBN below:

0132469405 / 9780132469401 Contemporary Topics 2: Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills (Student Book and Classroom Audio CDs)
Package consists of:
0132345242 / 9780132345248 Contemporary Topics 2: Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills (High Intermediate)
0136005144 / 9780136005148 Contemporary Topics 2 Audio CDs

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132345248
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 1/6/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 102
  • Sales rank: 532,867
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 SOCIOLOGY

Names

UNIT 2 LINGUISTICS

Global English

UNIT 3 PSYCHOLOGY

Phobias

UNIT 4 CULINARY ARTS

Owning a Successful Restaurant

UNIT 5 EDUCATION

How We Each Learn Best

UNIT 6 HISTORY

The Silk Road

UNIT 7 BUSINESS

Team Building

UNIT 8 ARCHITECTURE

Frank Gehry

UNIT 9 PUBLIC HEALTH

Building Immunity

UNIT 10 MEDIA STUDIES

Principles of Journalism

UNIT 11 BIOLOGY

DNA Testing

UNIT 12 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Risk Management

APPENDIX A: ACADEMIC WORD LIST

APPENDIX B: AFFIX CHARTS

CD/DVD TRACKING GUIDES

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