Contemporary Topics 2: Student Book

Contemporary Topics 2: Student Book : High Intermediate Listening and Note-Taking Skills

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The Contemporary Topics Series prepares students for the challenges of college by presenting a wide range of listening and note-taking strategies and skills. Targeting corpus-based vocabulary drawn from the Academic Word List, Contemporary Topics ensures that students will be familiar with the most frequently used academic terms.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 206 x 274 x 6mm | 258.55g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0130948586
  • 9780130948588
  • 1,996,337

Table of contents

Unit 1 What's in a Name? Topic: Cultural Anthropology Note-Taking Tip: Identify main ideas Unit 2 English: A Global Language? Topic: Linguistics Note-Taking Tip: Use signal words to organize your notes Unit 3 High Anxiety: Phobias Topic: Psychology Note-Taking Tip: Note and explain key words Unit 4 TV: What We Watch Topic: Media Studies Note-Taking Tip: Create topic headings and indent subtopics Unit 5 Learning Differently Topic: Education Note-Taking Tip: Note supporting details below main ideas Unit 6 Immigration: Bound for the United States Topic: History Note-Taking Tip: Make columns to note dates and numbers Unit 7 Who's Calling the Shots? Topic: Business Administration Note-Taking Tip: Use symbols and abbreviations Unit 8 Right and Wrong on the Net Topic: Computer Ethics Note-Taking Tip: Make numbered lists Unit 9 Which Way Will It Go? Topic: Environmental Science Note-Taking Tip: Draw arrows to show cause and effect Unit 10 It's in the DNA Topic: Biology Note-Taking Tip: Cluster related ideas in a web Unit 11 Staying Healthy Topic: Public Health Note-Taking Tip: Group related ideas with brackets and arrows Unit 12 Prepare, Prepare Topic: Public Administration Note-Taking Tip: Write down questions as you listen Appendix A: Academic Word List Appendix B: Affix Chartsshow more

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