Longman Academic Reading Series 3 Student Book

Series
Pearson
Author
Judith Miller / Robert Cohen  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
272
Pub.-date
August 2013
ISBN13
9780132760591
ISBN
0132760592


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Description

The Longman Academic Reading Series is a five-level series that prepares English language learners for academic work. The aim of the series is to make students more effective and confident readers by providing high-interest readings on academic subjects and by teaching them skills and strategies for effective reading, vocabulary building, note-taking, and critical thinking. The series also encourages students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, making them better speakers and writers of English as well.

 

Features

  • Readings based on academic sources — Every reading in the text focuses on an academic subject and is chosen with the intent of providing different and intriguing perspectives on the theme.
  • Multiple reading genres — Readings come from a variety of sources or genres, from textbooks to on-line articles, and are written by a variety of experts from widely different fields.
  • Explicit academic skills — From critical reading to vocabulary building, notetaking and critical thinking, the Longman Academic Reading Series provides students with a holistic approach to effective reading.
  • Corpus-Informed approach to vocabulary (AWL) — Students build vocabulary and acquire skills that will help them become more confident and successful in preparing for their academic work.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 BUSINESS: Steve Jobs, Innovator and CEO

 Reading One  The Extraordinary Life of Steve Jobs

 Reading Two  The Pixar Story

 Reading Three  The Map of Innovation

 

Chapter 2  PSYCHOLOGY: Fear and Phobias

 Reading One  When Does a Fear Become a Phobia?

 Reading Two  Case Studies

 Reading Three  Treatments for Phobias

 

Chapter 3  NUTRITION STUDIES: Food Rules

 Reading One  An Interview with Michael Pollan

 Reading Two  Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsudize Vegetables

 Reading Three  Humane Treatment of Animals We Eat

 

Chapter 4  MEDICINE: Pioneers and Heroes

 Reading One  The Hippocratic Oath -- A Modern Version

 Reading Two  The Invisible Enemy

 Reading Three  That Mothers Might Live

 

Chapter 5  AMERICAN LITERATURE: Ernest Hemingway's "Indian Camp"

 Reading One  Indian Camp -- Part I

 Reading Two  Indian Camp -- Part II

 Reading Three   Hemingway's Style

 

Chapter 6  ART HISTORY: The Life and Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

 Reading One  A Biography of Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

 Reading Two   The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

 Reading Three  Portrait of Dr. Gachet: A Timeline

 

Chapter 7  FORENSICS: Science and Fiction

 Reading One  Basic Pinciples of Forensics

 Reading Two  The "CSI Effect" Is a Mixed Blessing for Real Crime Labs

 Reading Three  The Forensic Use of DNA

 

Chapter 8  PREHISTORY: From Wolf to Dog

 Reading One  More Than Man's Best Friend

 Reading Two  Domesticating Wolves

 Reading Three  Frisky to the Rescue in Hurricane Katrina

 

Chapter 9  EDUCATION STUDIES: Overcoming Inequalitieis

 Reading One  Savage Inequalities: Children in American Schools

 Reading Two  The Autobiography of Malcolm X

 Reading Three  Where I Learned to Read

 

Chapter 10  SOCIOLOGY: Crime and Punishment

 Reading One  The Global Context

 Reading Two  Socological Theories of Crime

 Reading Three  Prison Programs That Work

 

Vocabulary Index

 

Back Cover

The Longman Academic Reading Series is a five-level series that prepares English language learners for academic work. The aim of the series is to make students more effective and confident readers by providing high-interest readings on academic subjects and by teaching them skills and strategies for effective reading, vocabulary building, note-taking, and critical thinking. The series also encourages students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, making them better speakers and writers of English as well.

 

Features

  • Readings based on academic sources — Every reading in the text focuses on an academic subject and is chosen with the intent of providing different and intriguing perspectives on the theme.
  • Multiple reading genres — Readings come from a variety of sources or genres, from textbooks to on-line articles, and are written by a variety of experts from widely different fields.
  • Explicit academic skills — From critical reading to vocabulary building, notetaking and critical thinking, the Longman Academic Reading Series provides students with a holistic approach to effective reading.
  • Corpus-Informed approach to vocabulary (AWL) — Students build vocabulary and acquire skills that will help them become more confident and successful in preparing for their academic work.