Reading Explorer 3, 2e Student Edition + VitalSource eBook (6)

  • AUTHORS: Nancy Douglas; David Bohlke
  • ISBN-13: 9781305838857 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • Best Buy Package 
  • 2nd Edition
  • ©2015     Published
  • Level(s): Intermediate
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About The Product

Reading Explorer is a six-level, content-based reading series featuring video from National Geographic to help develop reading and vocabulary skills for all learners. Each unit of Reading Explorer contains two reading passages and an optional video activity. Reading passages cover a wide range of real-world topics related to culture, science, social studies, travel, and adventure.

About the Contributor

  • Nancy Douglas

    Nancy Douglas is a teacher, materials writer, and editor who has been in ELT for over twenty years. She has extensive experience working with students from around the world and has co-authored several courses, including the best-selling series World Link and Reading Explorer. She has also edited print and Web-based materials for English language learners as well as professional development courses for teachers.

  • David Bohlke

    David Bohlke has over 25 years of experience as a teacher, teacher trainer, program director, editor, and materials writer. He has taught in universities, high schools, language institutes in Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Morocco, and has conducted multiple teacher-training workshops in Asia, the Middle East, Latin American, and Africa. David holds an M.A. in Applied Linguistics/TESOL. He is currently based in Singapore.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Sport and Fitness
Reading A: The World’s Game
Reading B: What Makes an Olympic Champion?

Unit 2: Skin Deep
Reading A: What Is Beauty?
Reading B: Skin: The Body’s Canvas

Unit 3: Animals in Danger
Reading A: Dangerous Journey
Reading B: Tracking the Snow Leopard

Unit 4: Violent Earth
Reading A: Sacred Mountains
Reading B: Earthquake Zones

Unit 5: Islands and Beaches
Reading A: The Perfect Beach
Reading B: Land of Fire and Ice

Unit 6: Success and Failure
Reading A: The Nature of Risk
Reading B: The Rewards of Failure

Unit 7: Global Addictions
Reading A: Caffeine: The World’s Favorite Drug
Reading B: Powering the Future

Unit 8: Epic Engineering
Reading A: China’s Grand Canal
Reading B: Peru’s Highway of Dreams

Unit 9: Far Out
Reading A: Defying Gravity
Reading B: The Ultimate Trip

Unit 10: All in the Mind
Reading A: What’s on Your Mind?
Reading B: Inside Animal Minds

Unit 11: Art and Life
Reading A: The Power of Color
Reading B: Van Gogh’s World

Unit 12: Medical Challenges
Reading A: A Cure for Cancer?
Reading B: Deadly Contact


Teacher Components

  • Reading Explorer 3: Classroom Audio CD/DVD Package  (ISBN-10: 1285846974 | ISBN-13: 9781285846972)
  • Reading Explorer 3: Teacher’s Guide  (ISBN-10: 1285846958 | ISBN-13: 9781285846958)
  • Reading Explorer: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView® (Levels 1–3)  (ISBN-10: 1285846893 | ISBN-13: 9781285846897)