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Four Point: Reading and Writing 1: Intermediate

Four Point: Reading and Writing 1: Intermediate - 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0472033560

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ISBN13: 978-0472033560
ISBN10: 0472033565
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 11
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Published: 2011
International: No

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Four Point: Reading and Writing 1: Intermediate - 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0472033560

Keith Folse

ISBN13: 978-0472033560
ISBN10: 0472033565
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 11
Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

TheFour Pointseries is designed for English language learners whose primary goal is to succeed in an academic setting.The series covers the four academic skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking while providing reinforcement and systematic recycling of key vocabulary and further exposure to grammar issues. In order to participate in academic settings, ELLs need focused activities to develop and then maintain their use of vocabulary and grammar. Each book in the series focuses heavily on vocabulary in particular, highlighting between 125-150 key vocabulary items including individual words, compound words, phrasal verbs, short phrases, idioms, metaphors, collocations, and longer set lexical phrases.

Each unit inReading-Writing 1,includes two reading passages on the same topic within a field of academic study: Psychology, World Civilizations, Astronomy, Literature, Civil Engineering, and Political Science. Each reading is accompanied by a before reading, during reading, and after reading strategy and practice activity. The goal is to provide students with a variety of strategies/tools to master whatever academic texts they may encounter. In addition, exercises have been designed to develop vocabulary, paraphrasing, summarizing, and synthesizing skills. By addressing the breadth and depth of reading and writing tasks required in academic settings instead of only reading for pleasure or writing for research projects, this volume truly prepares students for the variety of reading texts and writing projects they will be assigned in colleges and universities.

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