Password 2

Password 2

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The Password series uses readings about real people, places, and events to help students develop reading skills and increase their active vocabulary. Each book?s six theme-based units ? including such universal topics as work, travel, and celebration ? feature appealing passages, carefully chosen vocabulary, and a variety of exercises to engage and motivate readers.
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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 200.7 x 251.5 x 12.7mm | 430.92g
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Student edition
  • Student
  • black & white illustrations, diagrams
  • 0130484679
  • 9780130484673

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Would you like to know ...- why people laugh?- how to live to 100 or more?- what appropriate technologies are?- how one secretary became a millionaire?" ""Password 2: A Reading and Vocabulary Text, " by Linda Butler, helps low intermediate students develop reading skills and increase their active vocabulary through engaging readings about real people, places, events, and ideas. Students benefit from a systematic, corpus-informed approach to learning more than 400 high-frequency words, expressions, and collocations.
Features: - Target word choices based on analyses of authentic language data in various corpora, including the Longman Corpus network.- An emphasis on systematic vocabulary acquisition, including recycling of vocabulary. - Activities that highlight collocations and word grammar. - Discussion and writing activities reinforce learning.- Periodic vocabulary self-tests. Unit wrap-ups that review vocabulary and practice dictionary skills.- A Teacher's Manual with an answer key for all student exercises, six unit tests with answers, and a "Quick Oral Review" for rapid vocabulary drills.
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Table of contents

Scope and SequenceUnit One: Starting Out in a Career Chapter 1 A Dentist? Oh, No! Chapter 2 A Cool Job Chapter 3 Ready for Action Chapter 4 Life is Full of Surprises Wrap-up Unit Two: It's All in Your Head Chapter 5 Food for Thought Chapter 6 Your Memory at Work Chapter 7 Sleep and the Brain Chapter 8 In Your Dreams Wrap-up Unit Three: Communication Chapter 9 Who Does It Better? Chapter 10 When and Why We Laugh Chapter 11 The Inventor of the Telephone Chapter 12 Going Online Wrap-up Vocabulary Self-Test 1 Unit Four: Into the World of Business Chapter 13 A Family Business Chapter 14 When the Employees Own the Company Chapter 15 She Finally Did It Chapter 16 A Language on the Move Wrap-up Unit Five: Health Matters Chapter 17 Living to 100 and Beyond Chapter 18 The Placebo Effect Chapter 19 Tears Chapter 20 Bionic Men and Women Wrap-up Unit Six: Exploring Technology Chapter 21 A History of Telling Time Chapter 22 Out with the Old, In with the New? Chapter 23 Appropriate Technologies Chapter 24 Technology in Science Ficton Wrap-up Vocabulary Self-Test 2 Vocabulary Self-Tests Answer Key Index to Target Words and Phrases
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