Active Listening 1



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Active Listening, Second Edition, is grounded in the theory that learners are more successful listeners when they activate their prior knowledge of a topic. Student’s Book 1 is intended for beginning-level students. The Student’s Book offers 16 task-based units, each built around an engaging topic. Through a careful balance of activities, students learn to listen for main ideas, to listen for details, and to listen and make inferences. Prelistening schema-building activities help students build vocabulary, and listen-again activities provide additional skills practice. A full page of optional speaking activities with pronunciation practice is provided in each unit. Expansion units, with authentic student interviews, offer rich cultural material and provide review. A free Self-Study Audio CD is also included in every Student’s Book.

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Student’s Book 1 is intended for beginning-level students. The Student’s Book offers 16 task-based units, each built around an engaging topic. Through a careful balance of activities, students learn to listen for main ideas, to listen for details, and to listen and make inferences. Prelistening schema-building activities help students build vocabulary, and listen-again activities provide additional skills practice. A full page of optional speaking activities with pronunciation practice is provided in each unit. Expansion units, with authentic student interviews, offer rich cultural material and provide review. A free Self-Study Audio CD is also included in every Student’s Book.

Product Details

  • Series: Active Listening
  • Paperback: 114 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (September 11, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521678137
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521678131
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.4 x 10.9 inches