heart of the Matter uses audio and video input to develop listening, speaking, and critical thinking skills for the high intermediate level. A variety of listenings provide an opportunity for both recognition of different speaking styles as well as in-depth, culture-rich understanding of the topics ...more
Varied audio selections, including authentic interviews, mini-lectures, dialogues, and songs, set the context for developing solid speaking strategies.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills are developed through activities such as analyzing and synthesizing information.
Topics include legac ...more