Academic Encounters: The Natural World uses a sustained content approach to help students develop the reading, writing, and study skills they need to meet the demands of high school or college academic courses in an English-speaking environment. Academic Encounters: The Natural World engages students with academic readings, photographs, illustrations, and graphics on stimulating topics within the fields of Earth Science and Biology. Tasks that accompany readings develop important reading skills such as reading for detail, skimming, reading critically, and applying what you have read. Students also learn study skills such as highlighting, note taking, and preparing for a quiz. Each chapter ends with a guided writing assignment. Tasks to build academic language and writing skills occur throughout the book. The companion book, Academic Listening Encounters: The Natural World, develops students' listening, note-taking, and discussion skills using authentic interviews and lectures and a variety of pre- and post-listening activities.A content-based reading, writing, listening, and speaking set that introduces students to topics in Earth science and biology.
|Title||:||Academic Encounters: The Natural World Student's Book|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2009-04-27|