The Issues Series

This academic listening ans speaking series uses original National Public Radio braodcasts to provide context for listening comprehension and discussion. As students develop listening strategies and critical-thinking skills, they also learn to integrate grammar and vocabulary into their everyday speaking and writing.

Auteur: Carol Numrich
Discipline: Listening and Speaking
Niveau: From Intermediate to Advanced
Aller à: Raise the Issues Consider the Issues Face the Issues
Aller à: Liste des composantes

Each book incorporates twelve authentic radio interviews on thought-provoking topics and provides a variety of activities such as discussions, debates and writing assignments to develop students' critical thinking.

It includes:

  • essential listening strategies, such as predicting, looking at language, understanding man ideas and points of view, focusing on details, and making inferences
  • language and concepts that are integrated through follow-up critical-thinking activities such as discussions, debates , values clarification, surveys, role play, case studies, interviews, and simulations
Carol Numrich

Carol Numrich is the Associate Director for Faculty Search,Development and Review and Senior Lecturer at ColumbiaUniversity‘s American Language Program, where she teaches intermediate and advanced levels of ESL. Carol helped to develop the International Teaching Assistant Program as well as design the TESOL Certificate Program for Columbia University.

Carol’s research interests are in authentic listening, teacher education and critical thinking. She has trained teachers from the elementary to college levels in the U.S., Europe and Asia and has given numerous presentations on the importance of teaching critical thinking in ESL instruction. She has chaired and helped organize several committees for TESOL as well as co-edited a column from the TESOL Journal.

Carol is the author of Face the Issues, Consider the Issues and Raise the Issues, which are in their third and fourth editions, and Tuning In, a listening text for low-intermediate level students. She is also the co-editor for the Pearson Northstar series now being developed for its 4th edition. Carol holds a B.A. from SUNY Buffalo, and an M.A. and Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Titres N° de produit ISBN Version
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Raise The Issues - Student Book 700730 978-0-1370-0730-1 X 47,95 $ 47,95 $
Raise The Issues - Audio CDs 244307 978-0-1324-4307-4 53,95 $ 53,95 $
Raise The Issues - Answer Keys w/ Transcripts 244308 978-0-1324-4308-1 X - -
Titres N° de produit ISBN Version
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Consider The Issues - Student Book 111593 978-0-1311-1593-4 X 45,95 $ 45,95 $
Consider The Issues - Audio CDs 111595 978-0-1311-1595-8 65,95 $ 65,95 $
Consider The Issues - Answer Key w/ Transcripts 111594 978-0-1311-1594-1 X - -
Titres N° de produit ISBN Version
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Face The Issues - Student Book 199218 978-0-1319-9218-4 X 47,95 $ 47,95 $
Face The Issues - Audio CDs 199220 978-0-1319-9220-7 71,95 $ 71,95 $
Face The Issues - Answer Key w/ Transcripts 199219 978-0-1319-9219-1 X - -

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