Publisher: Learners Publishing
Price: 155.00 US$: 2.98
Students today are required to read more for information on various topics in the course of learning English. In this series of three books, the reading texts cover various social topics and issues of current interest that students are encouraged to read. The passages are specially written to controlled length for primary students learning English as a first language and for junior high students learning it as a foreign language. For each reading text, there are different exercises which help students not only to scan, pick up and infer information, but also to develop the necessary reading skills.
* 20 reading texts on culture and customs, health and medicine, lifestyle and ethics, family and human relations, sports and leisure, language and communication, work and professions
* Vocabulary section defines difficult key words in text
* Exercises include pre-reading questions, MCQs, comprehension, vocabulary, thinking and discussion activities, and summary writing
* Photos support understanding of the topics
* Answer key provided
Author/Compiler : Terry Bell, a graduate of the University of Wales, has had a long career in teaching English to speakers of other languages, and in writing English language resource materials. He is currently the ESL co-ordinator at an international school in Bangkok.