Real Reading 2: Creating an Authentic Reading Experience (mp3 files included)

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Lynn Bonesteel, Series Editor

Paul Nation, Series Consultant

A four-level reading skills series for beginning through advanced students, Real Reading provides students with a meaningful and authentic reading experience. Compelling readings in a variety of genres have been carefully written or adapted from authentic sources and feature a principled approach to vocabulary development.

Real Reading Features

  • Two thematically-related readings per unit encourage students to make connections.
  • Reading and vocabulary skill building and vocabulary learning strategies based on Paul Nation’s research help students become more confident and successful in preparation for academic reading and reading on standardized tests.
  • Controlled vocabulary based on the General Service Word List, the Academic Word List, and the Billuroglu-Neufeld List ensures students’ comprehension.
  • Fluency Practice units improve reading speed and comprehension.

Click on the links below for the Teacher’s Manuals:

Real Reading 1 Teacher’s Manual

Real Reading 2 Teacher’s Manual

Real Reading 3 Teacher’s Manual

Real Reading 4 Teacher’s Manual

The four-level Real Reading series also includes:

  • Real Reading 1
  • Real Reading 3
  • Real Reading 4
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780138146276
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 8/3/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 858,465
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

The Real Reading Unit

Scope and Sequence

Unit 1 The Truth About Shyness

Chapter 1 Why Are We Shy?

Chapter 2 It’s All an Act

Unit 2 The Good Guys in Sports

Chapter 3 A Tall Order

Chapter 4 Hull City Tigers Discussion Board

Unit 3 It’s Not Easy Being Green

Chapter 5 A Cleaner Way to Shop?

Chapter 6 Green Airplanes

Fluency Practice 1

Unit 4 Strange Travels

Chapter 7 The World’s Strangest Hotels

Chapter 8 Small Town, Strange Festival

Unit 5 The Food We Love

Chapter 9 What Is American Food?

Chapter 10 Why Chilies Are Hot

Unit 6 Music

Chapter 11 All About Music

Chapter 12 Can’t Name That Tune?

Fluency Practice 2

Unit 7 The Movie Business

Chapter 13 Famous Flops

Chapter 14 Sleeper Hits

Unit 8 All In the Family

Chapter 15 Rebel with a Cause

Chapter 16 About The Nurture Assumption

Unit 9 Haiku

Chapter 17 The Haiku Master

Chapter 18 So You Want to Write Haiku?

Fluency Practice 3

Unit 10 Big Buildings

Chapter 19 Race for the Sky

Chapter 20 Anybody Want to Buy a Stadium?

Unit 11 Body Language

Chapter 21 Pheromone Perfume

Chapter 22 The Language of Pheromones

Unit 12 High Seas, High Tech

Chapter 23 The Chronometer

Chapter 24 The Treasure of the SS Central America

Fluency Practice 4

Unit 3 Quiz: How Green Are You?

New Words

Vocabulary Practice 1-12

Fluency Progress Charts

Fluency Practice Answer Key

Pronunciation Table

Vocabulary Index

MP3 Audio Tracking Guide

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