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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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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.

 

Sample Audio

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:
9780131992184
Author:
Numrich, Carol
Publisher:
Pearson Longman
Other:
National, Public Radio
Author:
Numrich
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Critical thinking
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Listening
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Foreign Languages-ESL
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
August 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
177
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 0.6 in 703 gr

Related Subjects


Education » Phonics
History and Social Science » Linguistics » General
Languages » ESL » General
Reference » Etymology
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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.

 

Sample Audio

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

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