ISBN-10:
0132760592
ISBN-13:
9780132760591
Pub. Date:
06/24/2013
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Longman Academic Reading Series 3 Student Book / Edition 1

Longman Academic Reading Series 3 Student Book / Edition 1

by Judith Miller, Robert Cohen

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Overview

Longman Academic Reading Series 3 Student Book / Edition 1

The Longman Academic Reading Series is a five-level series that prepares English language learners for academic work. The aim of the series is to make students more effective and confident readers by providing high-interest readings on academic subjects and by teaching them skills and strategies for effective reading, vocabulary building, note-taking, and critical thinking. The series also encourages students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, making them better speakers and writers of English as well.

Features

  • Readings based on academic sources — Every reading in the text focuses on an academic subject and is chosen with the intent of providing different and intriguing perspectives on the theme.
  • Multiple reading genres — Readings come from a variety of sources or genres, from textbooks to on-line articles, and are written by a variety of experts from widely different fields.
  • Explicit academic skills — From critical reading to vocabulary building, notetaking and critical thinking, the Longman Academic Reading Series provides students with a holistic approach to effective reading.
  • Corpus-Informed approach to vocabulary (AWL) — Students build vocabulary and acquire skills that will help them become more confident and successful in preparing for their academic work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132760591
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Publication date: 06/24/2013
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 306,031
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 BUSINESS: Steve Jobs, Innovator and CEO

Reading One The Extraordinary Life of Steve Jobs

Reading Two The Pixar Story

Reading Three The Map of Innovation

Chapter 2 PSYCHOLOGY: Fear and Phobias

Reading One When Does a Fear Become a Phobia?

Reading Two Case Studies

Reading Three Treatments for Phobias

Chapter 3 NUTRITION STUDIES: Food Rules

Reading One An Interview with Michael Pollan

Reading Two Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsudize Vegetables

Reading Three Humane Treatment of Animals We Eat

Chapter 4 MEDICINE: Pioneers and Heroes

Reading One The Hippocratic Oath -- A Modern Version

Reading Two The Invisible Enemy

Reading Three That Mothers Might Live

Chapter 5 AMERICAN LITERATURE: Ernest Hemingway's "Indian Camp"

Reading One Indian Camp -- Part I

Reading Two Indian Camp -- Part II

Reading Three Hemingway's Style

Chapter 6 ART HISTORY: The Life and Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

Reading One A Biography of Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

Reading Two The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

Reading Three Portrait of Dr. Gachet: A Timeline

Chapter 7 FORENSICS: Science and Fiction

Reading One Basic Pinciples of Forensics

Reading Two The "CSI Effect" Is a Mixed Blessing for Real Crime Labs

Reading Three The Forensic Use of DNA

Chapter 8 PREHISTORY: From Wolf to Dog

Reading One More Than Man's Best Friend

Reading Two Domesticating Wolves

Reading Three Frisky to the Rescue in Hurricane Katrina

Chapter 9 EDUCATION STUDIES: Overcoming Inequalitieis

Reading One Savage Inequalities: Children in American Schools

Reading Two The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Reading Three Where I Learned to Read

Chapter 10 SOCIOLOGY: Crime and Punishment

Reading One The Global Context

Reading Two Socological Theories of Crime

Reading Three Prison Programs That Work

Vocabulary Index

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