Reading Explorer, Second Edition

  • AUTHORS: Nancy Douglas; Paul MacIntyre; Becky Tarver Chase; Kristin L. Johannsen; Helen Huntley; Bruce Rogers; David Bohlke
  • ©2014 
  • Level(s): Low-beginning | Beginning | Low-intermediate (US) | Intermediate | High-intermediate | Advanced
  • Recommended For: Higher Education | Private Language Schools
  • Subject(s): Reading

Overview

About the Program

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The new edition of the best-selling six-level Reading Explorer series will bring the world to the classroom like never before through new and updated topics, video, and visuals from National Geographic. Reading Explorer teaches learners to think and read critically to encourage a generation of informed global citizens.

About the Author

AUTHORS
  • 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.

  • Paul MacIntyre

    Paul MacIntyre earned his MA in TESL from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been an ELT professional for over 20 years. Paul has teaching experience in Japan and the United States, and as an editor participated in the development of numerous ELT courses for classrooms around the world. As a writer, he has contributed to various major course book and testing programs. For National Geographic Learning he is proud to have authored Reading Explorer 2, Reading Explorer 4, and most recently Pathways Listening and Speaking 4.

  • Becky Tarver Chase

    Becky Tarver Chase is an experienced English instructor who has taught all subject areas including reading, writing, grammar, communication skills, and test preparation. She has worked at universities and in private programs in the United States, Mexico, and Thailand. Her current focus is on creating effective language-learning materials, and she is one of the authors of the World English, Reading Explorer, Close-Up, and Pathways series from National Geographic Learning.

  • Kristin L. Johannsen

    Kristin Johannsen held an MA in Applied English Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She had extensive experience teaching English in Japan, the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, France, and the United States. She has presented her ideas on global issues at multiple conferences around the world and was a published author. She spoke several languages including French, German, Spanish, Norwegian, and Korean.

  • Helen Huntley

  • Bruce Rogers

    Bruce Rogers taught ESL and test preparation courses at the Economics Institute at the University of Colorado, USA, since 1979. He has also taught in special programs in Indonesia, Vietnam, Korea, the Czech Republic, and Egypt. In addition to this series, he is the author of Introductory Guide to the TOEIC Test and The Complete Guide to TOEIC Test, both with National Geographic Learning.

  • 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.

Products Included

Technology

Online Workbooks Powered by MyELT, Online Workbooks have both teacher-led and self-study options. This contains the 10 National Geographic video clips, supported by interactive, automatically graded activities that practice the skills learned in the Student Books.

Student and Instructor eBooks Powered by VitalSource® Bookshelf, our eBooks give learners fully integrated online, downloadable, and mobile access to their programs. Work on a laptop, log in from the library, or use on a smart phone or tablet. Our eBooks keep everything in sync - online and offline. With eBooks you can...

  • View on devices running Mac®, Windows®, iOS™, and Android™
  • Access video and audio
  • Search for keywords or phrases
  • Skip to any section with a functional table of contents
  • Highlight text and make notes

Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView®, containing a bank of ready-made questions for quick and effective assessment.