Contemporary Topics 3 with Essential Online Resources (Paperback)
  • Contemporary Topics 3 with Essential Online Resources (Paperback)

Contemporary Topics 3 with Essential Online Resources (Paperback)

(author), (author)
Paperback 144 Pages / Published: 15/02/2017
  • We can order this from the publisher

Usually dispatched within 4-6 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Now in a fourth edition, Contemporary Topics expands on its highly respected approach to developing academic listening and study skills. Organized around realistic college lectures, the text guides learners through carefully sequenced activities in skills such as note-taking, focusing attention, intensive listening, and vocabulary building. It also helps students evaluate their interests and explore possible career paths.

New to This Edition

New subject areas, presented as one-on-one academic lectures, emphasize professional applications such as software engineering, multimedia design, information technology, urban planning, and social psychology.Learning Outcomes listed at the outset of each unit let students know the goals of each unit and what their learning experience will be.New audio interviews with topic experts provide context for the upcoming unit lecture.Bottom-up listening and pronunciation exercises emphasize important principles and improve real-time perception.An oral presentation activity, supported by specific preparation and delivery strategies, concludes each unit and includes the opportunity for peer evaluation.Proficiency assessments composed of short academic audio lectures and multiple-choice exams simulate TOEFL-style test format for practice on high-stakes tests.New Essential Online Resources include audio, video, and teacher materials (assessments, teaching notes, answer keys, audioscripts, presentation points, and more).

Other Highlights

Corpus vocabulary drawn from the Academic Word List ensures that students are exposed to core academic vocabulary.Collaborative activities with presentation strategies and peer evaluations allow students to make connections and develop critical thinking skills.Unit comprehension tests assess students' grasp of key concepts presented in the unit lecture.Mapped to the Global Scale of English.

Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
ISBN: 9780134400792
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 274 x 209 x 5 mm
Edition: 4th edition

You may also be interested in...

Level 3: David Copperfield
Added to basket
Level 1: Surfer!
Added to basket
Level 3: Braveheart
Added to basket
How to Teach English Book and DVD Pack
Added to basket
Nicholas Nickleby
Added to basket
Level 1: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Book and CD Pack
Added to basket
Level 3: An Ideal Husband
Added to basket
Level 3: Notting Hill
Added to basket
Level 2: The Jungle Book and MP3 Pack
Added to basket
Practical Grammar 3
Added to basket
Mixed media product

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.