Critical Explorations

  • AUTHORS: Adrianne Sklar; Mary Lee Wholey
  • ISBN-13: 9780838440063 
  • Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©1996     Published
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About The Product

Critical Explorations is a writing text for high-advanced learners. Using this text, students learn skills and strategies needed to write effectively for academic or professional writing tasks. Integral to these tasks is the gathering and evaluating of information from multiple sources in order to select and structure information. The topics cover a wide range of subjects from the fields of science and technology, business, social issues of justice, immigration, and the media. The leitmotif carried throughout the chapters is the notion of cultural awareness in a world of increasing multi-cultural societies linked through global communications and international business transactions.


  • Strategies and writing skills systematically taught and recycled.
  • Emphasizes critical thinking skills.
  • All authentic material as input.
  • Readings explore the common theme of cultural awareness.
  • Listening component in each unit.

About the Contributor

  • Adrianne Sklar

  • Mary Lee Wholey