Contemporary Topics

Author: Beglar, D., Clement, J., Frazier, L., Kisslinger, E., Lennox, C., Murray, N., Solorzano, H.
Series Editor: Rost, M.
Publisher: Pearson
Levels: Pre-Intermediate (B1) - Advanced (C1)



This cutting-edge multimedia series prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking strategies and skills. Targeting corpus-based vocabulary drawn from the Academic Word List, this content-based series ensures that students learn the vocabulary they are most likely to encounter in an academic setting.


For each level, twelve college lectures (on DVD) are drawn from a range of academic disciplines and reflect authentic lecture settings, featuring engaging instructors and live student audiences.


DVD Features


·         Realistic classroom lectures from a range of academic disciplines (also on audio CDs).


·         Small-group discussions with video-based tasks develop conversation management and participation strategies.


·         The instructors' PowerPoint presentations make the experience even more realistic.


·         Pop-up Coaching Tips guide students in their note taking during the lecture.


·         Optional subtitles for lectures and student discussions.


 


Watch samples of the DVD videos (from Contemporary Topics 2, Unit 8):


·         Lecture (on Frank Gehry)


·         The Gehry lecture with PowerPoint presentation


·         Student discussion of the Gehry lecture





Contemporary Topics Level 3

Audio CD
ISBN: 9780136005162
Publisher: Pearson
Author: Beglar, D.
Publication Date: May 2009
Levels: Advanced (C1)
Price
£41.20 +VAT
Quantity
DVD
ISBN: 9780131358102
Publisher: Pearson
Author: Beglar, D.
Publication Date: 2010
Levels: Advanced (C1)
Price
£62.00 +VAT
Quantity
Student Book
ISBN: 9780132345231
Publisher: Pearson
Author: Beglar, D.
Levels: Advanced (C1)
Price
£30.70
Quantity
Student Book +Audio CD
ISBN: 9780132469418
Publisher: Pearson
Author: Beglar, D.
Publication Date: Sep 2013
Levels: Advanced (C1)
Price
£31.30
Quantity
Student Book +DVD
ISBN: 9780132316088
Publisher: Pearson
Author: Beglar, D.
Publication Date: 2009
Levels: Advanced (C1)
Price
£34.60 +VAT
Quantity
Teacher's Pack
ISBN: 9780136005131
Publisher: Pearson
Author: Beglar, D.
Publication Date: Apr 2009
Levels: Advanced (C1)
Price
£13.10
Quantity
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