Summary: Active Listening, Second Edition is grounded in the theory that learners are more successful listeners when they activate their prior knowledge of a topic. Through a careful balance of activities, students learn to listen for main ideas, to listen for details, to listen and make inferences - and finally to progress from listening to personalized speaking. Student's Book 2 is intended for low-intermediate to intermediate students. The Student's Book offers 16 task-based units, each bu ...show moreilt 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. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 07
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