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Reading for Today Series
作者: Lorraine C. Smith, Nancy Nici Mare
出版社: Cengage Learning
冊數: 5
適用級數: CEF A1-C1
適用對象: 補習班/高中/大專院校
◎書籍特色

訓練學生針對文章主題提出自己的看法、評論或意見;進一步討論文章作者的寫作目的及寫作文章的語氣所代表的意義,並提供延伸的說與寫的練習READING FOR TODAY for a better academic tomorrow!

Reading for Today series is a five-level academic skills program that systematically develops students' reading and vocabulary skills through engaging themes and comprehensive practice. The Reading for Today series teaches essential reading strategies like skimming, scanning, fact-finding, and paraphrasing, and gives students opportunities to talk and write about what they've read. The new edition of this best-selling series helps learners build solid skills for academic success!

What's new and enhanced?

  • Updated readings of universal interest, including cutting edge topics such as heart health, engage readers.
  • Systematic vocabulary development in every chapter helps learners build vocabulary and apply vocabulary development skills.
  • Consistent "Critical Thinking" sections teach critical thinking skills necessary for academic success.
  • Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView includes two additional readings per chapter, providing reading and vocabulary practice.
  • Full-color design makes navigation easy for students.

◎內容大鋼
收錄符合潮流的文章
包含社會、文化、科技、教育等等議題:例如東北航線、隔代教養、科學鑑識辦案、現代飲食等等。並新增加全球新趨勢議題,例如:最新科技運用。
 
Topics for Today (Book 5)
閱讀文章皆搜錄自Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report 等知名刊物。
 
閱讀技巧教學
涵蓋所有重要閱讀技巧,例如skim reading for main idea, scan for information, draw conclusions, make predictions 等等。
 
Information Organization
運用組織圖分析主旨及重點,幫助學生釐清文章所要講述的重點。
 
Critical Thinking Strategies
訓練學生針對文章主題提出自己的看法、評論或意見;進一步討論文章作者的寫作目的及寫作文章的語氣所代表的意義,並提供延伸的說與寫的練習。
 
豐富的字彙教學
  • 新單元 “Vocabulary in Context”訓練學生從上下文理解單字
  • “Word Forms”訓練學生熟記詞類變化
  • “Word Partnerships訓練學生搭配詞的運用
  • “Dictionary Skills”訓練學生查工具書找答案 (採用著名辭典Collins COBUILD Dictionaries)
 線上教學資源
搭配相關主題的線上影片連結或是相關報導網頁,提供豐富的延伸性討論。
 豐富的題庫是老師出題的好幫手。
 
教學配件
  • Student Book
  • Instructor's Manual with Answer Key
  • Audio CD
  • Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView
  • 搭配相關主題的YouTube 影片或是相關報導網頁
  • Teaching PowerPoint Presentation

老師怎麼說

  • 我最喜歡Information Organization,現在的學生多屬視覺型學習者,這個練習有助於學生了解閱讀內容。
  • Information Organization的練習設計非常好,很能訓練學生的組織能力,這對將來他們自己要組織簡報的架構很有幫助。
  • 所選取的主題很切實際,像"隔代教養"這個議題就引發同學很多討論。
  • 單字提供詞類變化,對提升學生的字彙量很有幫助。
  • 線上教學影片選的非常棒,和主題配合的很好,有些影片甚至完全吻合文章所談論的主角人物或情境,讓學生閱讀之餘,還能有影片加深印象,增加學生的學習興趣。

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