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For Your Information 3: Reading and Vocabulary Skills

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The new edition of For Your Information 3: Reading and Vocabulary Skills, by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, helps intermediate students become engaged, thoughtful, and confident readers of English. Each thematic unit features high-interest readings and an assortment of activities to increase students' vocabulary base and build reading skills.

 

Features of For Your Information 3, Second Edition:

  • New and updated reading selections motivate students to explore different aspects of each topic and develop a range of critical thinking skills.
  • Expanded reading comprehension and skill-building exercises help prepare students for academic competency and standardized testing
  • A variety of new vocabulary-building skills and word-attack activities increase students' vocabulary.
  • A companion DVD of ABC News excerpts, with accompanying activities, expands on the unit themes.

Table of Contents

Unit 1               CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES

 

Chapter 1         Kissing Your Way Around the World

Chapter 2         Communicating with Gestures

Chapter 3         The Recipe for Success

Tie It All Together

Unit 1 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 2               MYSTERIES FROM THE PAST

 

Chapter 1         The Mysterious Statues of Easter Island

Chapter 2         The Nazca Lines

Chapter 3         Frozen in Time

Tie It All Together

Unit 2 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 3               MUSIC TO MY EARS

 

Chapter 1         Musicians Who Make a Difference

Chapter 2         Happy Birthday to a Musical Genius

Chapter 3         The Power of Music

Tie It All Together

Unit 3 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 4               GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS

 

Chapter 1         The Big Business of Fads

Chapter 2         The Price of Power

Chapter 3         Smell Sell!      

Tie It All Together

Unit 4 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 5               TUNE INTO TV

 

Chapter 1         The Early Days and Beyond

Chapter 2         Dora the Explorer Leads the Way

Chapter 3         Reality TV

Tie It All Together

Unit 5 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 6               SUPERSTITIONS

 

Chapter 1         It’s your Lucky Number!

Chapter 2         Superstitious Athletes

Chapter 3         It’s Jinxed

Tie It All Together

Unit 6 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 7               OUR FRAGILE PLANET

 

Chapter 1         One Family with the Earth

Chapter 2         Our Endangered Wildlife

Chapter 3         The Heat Is On!

Tie It All Together

Unit 7 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 8               LIVE A LONG LIFE

 

Chapter 1         Discovering the Secrets to a Long Life

Chapter 2         What Makes a Champion?

Chapter 3         Good News for the Aging Brain

Tie It All Together

Unit 8 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780132380089
Author:
Blanchard, Karen
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Author:
Blanchard &. Root, &Amp Root
Author:
Blanchard
Author:
Root, Christine
Author:
Blanchard &. Root
Author:
&
Author:
BLANCHARD andamp
Author:
AMP
Author:
Blanchard, Karen Lourie
Author:
Root
Subject:
General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
Foreign Languages-ESL
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
January 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 0.75 in 544 gr

Related Subjects

Education » Teaching » Reading and Writing
Education » Writing
History and Social Science » Linguistics » Specific Languages and Groups
Languages » ESL » General
Languages » ESL » Reading and Writing
Reference » Readers Reference
Reference » Reading
Reference » Words Phrases and Language
Textbooks » General

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