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Academic Listening Encounters: Life in Society develops students listening and note taking skills using authentic interviews and classroom lectures. The Student;s Book develops students' listening and note-taking skills using a variety of recorded materials. It introduces them to stimulating topics within the field of sociology, including high-interest topics such as peer pressure, gender roles, and the influence of the media. Listening materials include a variety fo warm-up activities, informal interviews, and a formal academic lecture for every chapter. Students practice crucial listening skills, such as listening for main ideas, listening for examples, and listening for organizational phrases. The materials also serve as stimuli for discussion and note-taking activities. Pre-listening tasks expose students to vocabulary they will encounter in the interviews and lectures, and help them build background knowledge of the topic. Topics correspond with those in Academic Encounters: Life in Society, and these books can be used together as a four skills course; however, they function equally well as stand-alone texts. An audio CD of the academic lectures, an important part of the audio program, is included with the Student's Book to provide students with additional listening practice. A Life in Society 2-Book Set is available (ISBN 0-521-546702). It includes one copy of the Student's Reading Book and one copy of the Student's Listening Book at a discounted price.

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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.

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Academic Listening Encounters: Life in Society develops students listening and note taking skills using authentic interviews and classroom lectures.

Table of Contents

Unit 1. Belonging to a Group: 1. Marriage, family, and the home; 2. The power of the group; Unit 2. Gender and Sexuality: 3. Growing up male or female; 4. Gender issues today; Unit 3. Media and Society: 5. Mass media today; 6. The influence of the media; Unit 4. Breaking the Rules: 7. Crime and criminals; 8. Controlling crime; Unit 5. Changing Societies: 9. Cultural variation and change; 10. Global issues

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521754835
Author:
Sanabria, Kim
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Brown, Kristine
Author:
Kim, Sanabria
Location:
New York
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
Study Skills
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
Bilingual Education
Subject:
Listening
Subject:
Social problems
Subject:
English language--Textbooks for foreign speak
Subject:
Education-Multicultural
Edition Description:
Student
Series:
Academic Encounters
Series Volume:
no. 25
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
ELT/ESL: intended for use in teaching English as a
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
10.04x7.90x.38 in. .98 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , Academic Listening Encounters: Life in Society develops students listening and note taking skills using authentic interviews and classroom lectures.
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