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Explorations: A Course in Reading, Thinking and Communication Skills

Oranee Jansz (Ed.)

ISBN 10: 8175961929 / ISBN 13: 9788175961920
Published by Cambridge University Press/Foundation Books, 2005
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The book presents the learners of English with a unique blend of reading, speech and thinking activities that encourage them not only to read and speak in English, but also to think and write in the language. Some of the salient features of the books are: - Focus on development of accuracy and fluency in speech - Focus on development of thinking skills - Promotion of active involvement of learners in reading and responding to texts - Extensive use of folk tales and biographical and historical sketches from South Asia to acquaint learners with teh personalities and the history of the subcontinent - Use of authentic materials to make reading and thinking activities meaningful, purposeful and enjoyable Contents Preface Unit 1 Speak Better Speak Better I Tasks 1 - 4 Task 5 Tasks 6 - 30 Speak Better II Generation of Alternatives Viewpoints Challenging Assumptions Redesigning Dominant Ideas and Crucial Fcators Unit 2 Read and Communicate I: Fables and Folk Tales the Crow and the Kavun The Parakeet and the Clay Pot How the Ministers Laid Eggs How Andare Ate Curd at the Palace Unit 3 Read and Communicate II: Biographies Dr Lakadasa Dissanayake Mahatma Gandhi Napolean Bonaparte Abraham Lincoln Unit 4 Read and Communicate III: Historical Sketches The Arabs as Rulers of Spain The Renaissance The Industrial Revolution India under the British Raj Unit 5 Read and Communicate IV: Modern Fables Nonchi Nona and Kotiya the Cat The Competition The Nightingale and the Rose The Butterfly that Stamped The Mudaliyar`s Wife The Hiding Place Unit 6 Think Better Lessons 1 - 10 Printed Pages: 140. Bookseller Inventory # 10204

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Title: Explorations: A Course in Reading, Thinking ...

Publisher: Cambridge University Press/Foundation Books

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: First edition.

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