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For Your Information 4 : Reading and Vocabulary Skills (2ND 07 Edition)

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The new edition of For Your Information 4, by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, helps high-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 4, 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 tests.
  • 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 themes.

0132604329 / 9780132604321 For Your Information 4: Reading and Vocabulary Skills (Student Book and Classroom Audio CDs)

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0131582356 / 9780131582354 For Your Information 4: Reading and Vocabulary Skills, Audio CDs

0132436949 / 9780132436946 For Your Information 4: Reading and Vocabulary Skills - Paper

 

Synopsis:

The new edition of For Your Information 4, by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, helps high-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 4, 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 tests.
  • 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 themes.

 Click here to order the Audio CDs.

About the Author

Karen Blanchard has an M.S.Ed in English Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and Christine Root has an M.Ed in English Education from the University of Massachusetts. Both authors have more than twenty-five years of experience working with English language learners at the university level. Karen has also taught at the American Language Academy at Beaver College, in addition to tutoring students at many levels. Christine has taught in the Harvard ESL program and is a founder, coordinator, and guide in the ESOL tour program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Karen and Christine continue to enjoy working together to create English language textbooks for students around the world.

 

Karen and Chistine first met when they were teaching at the University of Pennylvania. It wan't long before they began working on their first book, Ready to Write. They have continued their successful collaboration, producing more than seventeen popular reading and writing textbooks.

Table of Contents

Unit 1               WHAT LANGUAGES DO YOU SPEAK?

 

Chapter 1         Reaping the Rewards of Learning English

Chapter 2         The Hope of Esperanto

Chapter 3         Instant Messaging: Shaping Our Lives

Tie It All Together

Unit 1 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 2               DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY

 

Chapter 1         The E-Factor!

Chapter 2         Happiness Is ...

Chapter 3         How Color Can Change Your Life

Tie It All Together

Unit 2 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 3               HOME AND FAMILY

 

Chapter 1         The House on Mango Street

Chapter 2         My House

Chapter 3         Birth Order: What It Means for Your Kids ... and You

Tie It All Together

Unit 3 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 4               WINNING AND LOSING

 

Chapter 1         Athletes as Role Models

Chapter 2         Olympic Marathons, Then and Now

Chapter 3         Helping Athletes Go for the GOld

Tie It All Together

Unit 4 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 5               HEALING POWER

 

Chapter 1         Plant Power

Chapter 2         Music's Surprising Power to Heal

Chapter 3         Frogs and Human Health

Tie It All Together

Unit 5 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 6               CRIME

 

Chapter 1         They're Stealing Our Masterpieces

Chapter 2         Crime Lab

Chapter 3         For Sale: Stolen Animals

Tie It All Together

Unit 6 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 7               THE UNIVERSE AND BEYOND

 

Chapter 1         Valuable By-Products of Space Research

Chapter 2         Destination Mars

Chapter 3         Dancing to the Music of Physics

Tie It All Together

Unit 7 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 8               BUSINESS SAVVY

 

Chapter 1         Nothing but the Truth

Chapter 2         Do's and Taboos

Tie It All Together

Unit 8 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Vocabulary Self-Tests Answer Key

Glossary

Map of the World

Map of the United States

Reader’s Journals

Product Details

ISBN:
9780132436946
Subtitle:
Reading and Vocabulary Skills (Student Book and Classroom Audio CDs)
Author:
Blanchard, Karen Lourie
Author:
Root, Christine
Author:
Blanchard &. Root
Author:
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Author:
BLANCHARD andamp
Author:
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Author:
Root
Author:
Blanchard, Karen
Author:
Blanchard &. Root, &Amp Root
Author:
Blanchard
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Subject:
General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20070504
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
270
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 1.5 in 680 gr

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The new edition of For Your Information 4, by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, helps high-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 4, 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 tests.
  • 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 themes.

 Click here to order the Audio CDs.

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