Topics for Today: An Advanced Reading Skills Text

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Heinle & Heinle Publishers, Jan 1, 1997 - Current events - 278 pages
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This thematically organized reader contains original, unabridged magazine and newspaper articles on fresh and timely topics.
-- Charts, graphs, and illustrations
-- Follow-up exercises: note-taking and outlining skills, critical thinking, inferencing, and summarizing
-- Sidebar readings for diverse perspectives on chapter themes

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Lorraine C. Smith has taught ESL for over 30 years. She has also taught TESOL Methods and Research courses at the graduate level. She has presented for 20 years at local, national, and international TESOL conferences. She holds Masters degrees in Linguistics and in TESOL, and earned her doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College Columbia University. In addition to coauthoring the Reading for Today series, she has written other ESL textbooks, journal articles and book chapters. She is currently the Associate Director of the English Language Institute at Queens College of the City University of New York.

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