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Face the Issues: Intermediate Listening and Critical Thinking Skills (Student Book and Classroom Audio CD)

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Face the Issues: Intermediate Listening and Critical Thinking Skills, Third Edition, by Carol Numrich, in cooperation with NPR®, helps intermediate students develop critical thinking skills as they gain insight into American attitudes and values. Each thought-provoking unit is based on an authentic radio broadcast from National Public Radio®. Students develop essential listening strategies such as predicting, looking at language, understanding main ideas and points of view, and focusing on details. Language and concepts are integrated through follow-up critical thinking activities including discussion, debate, values clarification, survey, role play, case study, inteview, and simulation.

 

Audio CDs are available for this title.

 

The third edition features six new units on topical issues such has beauty, art, obesity, gender roles, and the environment. In addition, pronunciation and inference activities have bee added to every unit.

 

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Listen to samples from the Audio CDs:

Unit 2: A Boy’s Shelter for Street People

  • Listening (5:53)
  • Listening for Inference: Excerpt 1 (0:30)
  • Listening for Inference: Excerpt 2 (0:20)
  • Looking at

Table of Contents

1          Beauty is in the Mind of the Beholder

            Reporter: Jacki Lyden from Weekend All Things Considered

 

2          A Boy’s Shelter for Street People

            Reporter: Lynn Neary from Morning Edition

 

3          A Rainbow Effect

            Reporter: Melissa Block from All Things Considered

 

4          Attached to Crime

            Reporter: Lynn Neary from Morning Edition

 

5          Their Old Lifestyle is Worth Keeping

            Reporter: Patricia Neighmond from Weekend All Things Considered

 

6          The Bible Hospital

            Reporter: Linda Wertheimer from All Things Considered

 

7          The Baby Beeper

            Reporter: Korva Coleman from All Things Considered

 

8          If It Smells Like Fish, Forget It

            Reporter: Daniel Zwierdling from All Things Considered

 

9          Home Instead

            Reporter: Chris Arnold from Weekend Edition

 

10        Living through Divorce

            Reporter: Noah Adams from All Things Considered

 

11        Meet You on the Air

            Reporter: Wendy Kaufman from All Things Considered

 

12        Running on Vegetable Oil?

            Reporter: Steve Inskeep from All Things Considered

Product Details

ISBN:
9780138149765
Author:
Numrich, Carol
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
Foreign Languages-ESL
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080822
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 0.6 in 703 gr

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