Contemporary Topics 1: Academic Listening And Note-taking Skills, 3rd Edition

35.46 Brand New 5 In stock! Order now!
Brand: Pearson Longman
SKU: DADAX0132355701
ISBN : 0132355701

Domestic Shipping:$5.95
International Shipping: Add $20.
Qty: - +
   - OR -   


Who are some of the key figures in the history of abstract art? Can video games be good for children? What are some ethical approaches to decision-making?


You’ll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 1 , which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including art history, media studies, and psychology.  Contemporary Topics 1 prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with practice in a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking skills and strategies. The lectures (available on CD and DVD) were filmed in realistic academic setting before live student audiences.


DVD Features

  • Realistic college lectures from a range of academic disciplines (also on audio CDs)
  • Student discussions of the lectures (also on audio CDs)
  • Instructors’ Presentation Points
  • Coaching Tips that guide students as they take notes
  • Subtitles for lectures and student discussions

Course Features

  • Corpus-based vocabulary drawn from the Academic Word List
  • Practical listening and note-taking strategies
  • Note-review practice that allows students to analyze their note-taking skills and consolidate their understanding of the lecture
  • Academic research and speaking tasks: presentation, discussions, and role plays
  • A Teacher’s Pack for busy instructors with:
    • Suggested bonus activities
    • Teaching notes
    • Answer keys
    • Audioscripts
    • Simulated TOEFL®  Listening Test for each unit

See also:

Contemporary Topics Introductory (High Beginner)

Contemporary Topics 2 (High Intermediate)

Contemporary Topics 3 (Advanced)

Author : Helen Solorzano
ISBN : 0132355701
Language : English
No of Pages : 134
Edition : 3rd
Publication Date : 1/16/2009
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 10.8x8.5x0.3
Book weight : 0.01

Write a review

Your Name:

Your Email

Your Review: Note: HTML is not translated!

Rating: Bad           Good

Enter the code in the box below: