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Reading the News

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With Reading the News, students not only improve their ability to read newspapers in English-they gain practice that will help prepare them for TOEFL (R), TOEIC (R), and IELTS (R) exams. Presenting 24 authentic articles on contemporary issues gleaned from the International Herald Tribune, Reading the News is an ideal way to encourage students to read English outside the classroom.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 216 x 280 x 7mm | 330g
  • Cengage ELT BRE
  • Florence, United States
  • English
  • 1424003814
  • 9781424003815
  • 57,672

Table of contents

1. A hunger for English lessons
2. Have foreign MBA, will travel in Chinese business
3. As smoke clears, tobacco maker opens lounge
4. Secret wealth vs. `for richer, for poorer
5. Nuclear power industry feels the wind at its back
6. Womens work / The wages of equality
7. Managing globalization: If its here to stay, what do we do now?
8. Chances a low-fat diet will help? Slim and none
9. Music business finds little to sing about
10. Spotlight: A wedding planner for a new Japan
11. Cross-cultural training: How much difference does it really make?
12. The beauty premium: Why good looks pay
13. Retiring to cheaper climes? Caveat emptor
14. Cityscape: Street chef in a city that loves its food
15. The name game: Can anyone famous be a designer?
16. Stressed executives flee the pressure
17. Portrait: A rising star in Chinese cinema
18. Swedes step ahead on ethnic harmony
19. Film: The audience speaks Spanish but not at the multiplex
20. A British invasion for the digital age
21. Is Internet auctioneer an arena for criminals?
22. Global warming: Adapting to a new reality
23. Fake malaria pills haunt Asians
24. Keeping in touch the blogger way
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1. A hunger for English lessons 2. Have foreign MBA, will travel in Chinese business 3. As smoke clears, tobacco maker opens lounge 4. Secret wealth vs. ?for richer, for poorer? 5. Nuclear power industry feels the wind at its back 6. Women?s work / The wages of equality 7. Managing globalization: If it?s here to stay, what do we do now? 8. Chances a low-fat diet will help? Slim and none 9. Music business finds little to sing about 10. Spotlight: A wedding planner for a new Japan 11. Cross-cultural training: How much difference does it really make? 12. The beauty premium: Why good looks pay 13. Retiring to cheaper climes? Caveat emptor 14. Cityscape: Street chef in a city that loves its food 15. The name game: Can anyone famous be a designer? 16. Stressed executives flee the pressure 17. Portrait: A rising star in Chinese cinema 18. Swedes step ahead on ethnic harmony 19. Film: The audience speaks Spanish but not at the multiplex 20. A British invasion for the digital age 21. Is Internet auctioneer an arena for criminals? 22. Global warming: Adapting to a new reality 23. Fake malaria pills haunt Asians 24. Keeping in touch the blogger way
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About Pete Sharma

Pete started his EFL career as a business English teacher in Madrid, moving to Finland before returning to the UK. He worked as teacher trainer, Director of Studies and school manager before becoming the Group teacher training and development manager for Linguarama, a business English organisation which is now part of the Marcus Evans group. In his capacity as a member of the Group Pedagogical Unit he inspected schools, taught writing seminars in the Middle and Far East, and helped create and run trainer training courses. He has written extensively about technology in language teaching. Pete recently changed from ESP to EAP, and currently divides his time between lecturing at Oxford Brookes University and on the Warwick University pre-sessional courses, and writing. He keeps a blog on using technology in ELT with co-author Barney Barrett. See: www.te4be.com
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