Reading and Vocabulary Focus 2

  • AUTHORS: Deborah Gordon; Laurie Blass
  • CONTRIBUTOR: Lawrence J. Zwier (Series Consultant)
  • ISBN-13: 9781285173313 
  • 224 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2014     Published
  • Level(s): Low-intermediate (US)
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Overview

About The Product

National Geographic Reading and Vocabulary Focus is an all-new, four-level reading series that provides the essential reading skills and vocabulary development for maximum academic readiness. Readings grounded in rich National Geographic content tap into learners' curiosity about the world, naturally encouraging inquiry and opportunities to synthesize information.




  • A comprehensive, three-part vocabulary development program builds student confidence as learners encounter new or unfamiliar words in academic texts

  • Academic Vocabulary sections develop the language that students will encounter in academic readings.

  • Multiword Vocabulary sections identify words that are commonly grouped together and then prompt learners to work with them in different contexts for enhanced comprehension.

  • Topic Vocabulary is presented as a reading preview strategy to enhance learner comprehension of the text.

Features

  • A comprehensive, three-part vocabulary development program builds student confidence as learners encounter new or unfamiliar words in academic texts.
  • After each reading, learners are taught an essential reading skill and then apply that skill meaningfully to the reading.
  • Connect the Readings sections at the end of each unit practice critical thinking skills as learners are guided to compare, contrast, and synthesize information from the two readings.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Deborah Gordon

    Deborah Gordon has been an ESL teacher, teacher trainer, program administrator, and materials writer and editor for over twenty five years. She has worked in ES/FL programs in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. She has written or co-authored several textbooks, workbooks, teachers’ books, online materials, assessment instruments, and companion websites. Deborah is a frequent presenter at TESOL and other professional conferences.

  • Laurie Blass

    Laurie Blass is a writer and editor specializing in print and digital English Language Teaching materials. She has an M.A. in Linguistics and a TESL certificate from the University of Pittsburgh and has taught ESL in the United States and France. She is the author/co-author of over 40 ELT titles representing a wide range of audiences, from adult education to English for academic purposes.

CONTRIBUTOR
  • Lawrence J. Zwier (Series Consultant)

    Lawrence J. Zwier is the Associate Director of Curriculum at Michigan State University’s English Language Center. Larry has taught in the United States, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Japan and Singapore. He is the author of numerous texts and the series consultant of Reading and Vocabulary Focus.

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  • Reading and Vocabulary Focus 2: Audio CDs  (ISBN-10: 1285173333 | ISBN-13: 9781285173337)
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  • Reading and Vocabulary Focus 2: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView  (ISBN-10: 1285173341 | ISBN-13: 9781285173344)

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