The Academic Encounters series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Listening Encounters: Life in Society engages students through interviews and academic lectures on stimulating topics from the field of sociology. Topics include culture shock, gender roles, and ways of solving crime. Students practice crucial listening skills, such as listening for main ideas and details and listening for signal words. They also practice note-taking skills, discuss content, conduct interviews, and make presentations. A Student Audio CD with the lecture portion of the audio program is included. Topics correspond with those in Academic Encounters: American Studies. The books may be used independently or together.
The Academic Encounters Second edition series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters Level 2 Student's Book with DVD Listening and Speaking: American Studies engages students through interviews and academic lectures on stimulating topics from the fields of U.S. History and Culture. Topics include the Constitution, immigration, the Civil Rights Movement, and the American value system. Students develop crucial listening and note-taking skills, discuss content, conduct interviews, and make presentations. A Student DVD includes all of the academic lectures. Topics correspond with those in Academic Encounters Level 2 Reading and Writing: American Studies. The books may be used independently or together.
A three-level (B1+ to C1) integrated skills course for higher education students at university or on foundation courses. The B2 Upper Intermediate Student's Book gives students further practice in academic study skills. Students analyse characteristics of written and spoken academic texts, develop awareness of academic culture and learn to avoid plagiarism. From essay organisation, taking notes, group discussion to writing references and paraphrasing texts, the students are presented with a wealth of practice opportunities to enhance all academic skills. The course develops independent learning skills and critical thinking through 'Study Tips' sections and allows for personalisation of learning in the 'Focus on your subject' sections. Five lecture skills units provide authentic practice in listening to lectures and note-taking.
The Academic Encounters series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. The Teacher's Manual for this title contains general teaching guidelines for the course, task by task teaching suggestions, answers for all tasks, lecture quizzes and quiz answers, and the listening script for the audio program.
Quest Second Edition prepares students for academic success. The series features two complementary strands - Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking - each with four levels. The integrated Quest Second Edition program provides robust scaffolding to support and accelerate each student's journey from exploring general interest topics to mastering academic content. Feature's: - Listening and speaking strategies guide students to develop effective academic listening and note-taking skills, and encourage them to interact,meaningfully with instructors and fellow students; - Critical thinking and test-taking strategies teach students to use inferencing, synthesizing, and other skills to tackle complex issues, and prepare them to perform well on standardized tests; - Gradual curve in each chapter from social language, to broadcast English, and then academic listening ensures student success as they engage in increasingly more difficult material; - Unit-ending Vocabulary Workshops reinforce key unit vocabulary; - Expanded video program integrates high-interest mini-lectures with authentic campus conversations; - Resource-rich Teacher's Edition includes procedural notes, tests, and expansion activities. Complete Quest Second
"Pathways" is Heinle's new four-level academic skills series that features reading & writing and listening & speaking strands to help learners develop the language skills needed to achieve academic success. Learners develop academic literacy skills through content, images and video from National Geographic. This innovative series provides learners with a pathway to success! With "Pathways" learners: develop academic literacy skills; connect to the real world through National Geographic content; and, achieve academic success. The Student Book helps students achieve academic success in and out of the classroom, supported by content, images, and video from National Geographic. Powered by MyELT, the Online Workbook has both teacher-led and self-study options. It contains all video clips, automatically graded activities, video note-taking capabilities, and speech recognition technology including recorded playback.