Academic Encounters: American Studies Student's Book: Reading, Study Skills, and Writing

By: Jessica Williams (Author)

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The Academic Encounters series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters: American Studies engages students with academic readings, photos, graphs, and charts on stimulating topics from the field of American Studies that deal with important events and ideas in American history and culture that are relevant to life today. Topics include government, race relations, immigration, jazz and blues, movies, hip-hop, and the interplay of American culture with cultures from around the world. Students develop important skills such as reading for detail, skimming, reading critically, note taking, and test preparation. Each chapter ends with a guided academic writing assignment. Vocabulary and academic writing tasks occur throughout the book.

Title: Academic Encounters: American Studies Student's Book: Reading, Study Skills, and Writing

Author Name: Jessica Williams (Author)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: U.S.A., Cambridge University Press: 2007

ISBN Number: 0521673690

ISBN Number 13: 9780521673693

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 117557

Description: Like New Condition. Academic Encounters: American Studies Student's Book: Reading, Study Skills, and Writing. Jessica Williams (Author). Product Details Series: Academic Encounters Paperback: 264 pages Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 Student edition (June 25, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0521673690 ISBN-13: 978-0521673693 Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.5 x 10 inches

Keywords: Academic Encounters: American Studies Student's Book: Reading, Study Skills, and Writing