Expanding Reading Skills: Intermediate: With Answer Key

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Authentic, high-interest passages are paired with reading, writing, comprehension, and discussion activities that integrate new skills and ideas into students' knowledge and experience.-- A thematic organization in each book allows for natural recycling and spiralling of concepts, vocabulary, and syntactic structures, and develops a comprehensive range of reading skills that promote critical thinking and writing skills.-- Pre-reading activities activate background knowledge and set the stage for successful integration of new ideas and concepts.-- Three interesting reading selections per unit, drawn from a variety of genres, promote the acquisition of a diverse and broad-based set of reading skills.High-interest topics include Fashion and Style, Disaster Strikes, Across Many Cultures, Technology, How to Improve Your Memory, and an extra expansion section on Developing Research and Writing Skills.