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Hot Topics 3TitoloHot Topics 3
AutorePavlik, Cheryl
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RilegaturaPaperback
Dati216 pages
Anno2005
EditoreCengage Learning, Inc
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Covers the following topics: Crime and Punishment: Are they getting what they deserve? Immigration: Is it time to shut the door? Marriage: Why marry just one? Gender Issues: Are women weak? Are men necessary? And Sanity: How do you know you're not crazy?

Indice e argomenti trattati
The Cruelty of Strangers
1
Part I
Reading 1: Who Do You Trust?
Reading 2: Bystanders Just Stand By
Part II
Reading: (Please note: Students name this reading---from the Zimbardo Experiment)
Vocabulary Skills: Understanding idiomatic and descriptive language; Understanding prefixes and suffixes
Reading Skills: Understanding the historical present; Identifying transition words to create chronological order; Identifying the author's purpose
Audio Tape 1, Side A
Audio CD 1, Tracks 1, 2, 3
CNN Video Clip: Work from Home Scam
Crime and Punishment
14
Part I
Reading 1A: DNA Evidence Exonerates Brandon Moon
Reading 1B: About the Innocence Project
Reading 2: Convicted Killer Freed after Four Decades in Prison
Part II
Reading: Punishment by the Numbers
Vocabulary Skills: Strategies for unknown words: Understanding suffixes and prefixes; Using world knowledge, examples, word forms, definitions, and synonyms
Reading Skills: Understanding appositives; Finding referents
Audio Tape 1, Side A
Audio CD 1, Tracks 4, 5, 6, 7
CNN Video Clip: DNA Will Set You Free
Fertility Now
28
Part I
Reading 1: Do You Think You'd Like to Donate an Egg? Read On!
Reading 2: Too Old to Be Pregnant?
Reading 3: Surrogate Motherhood Can Create Unusual Family Ties
Part II
Reading: Designer Baby Transplant
Vocabulary Skills: Finding definitions in context; Analyzing idioms and colloquial phrases; Understanding prefixes and suffixes; Using world knowledge, examples, word forms, definitions, and synonyms
Reading Skills: Understanding the author's purpose; Identifying main ideas and evaluating types of supporting details
Audio Tape 1, Side A
Audio CD 1, Tracks 8, 9, 10, 11
CNN Video Clip: A Surrogate's Story
Gambling
43
Part I
Reading 1: My Job? I'm a Gambler
Reading 2: Taking a Gamble
Part II
Reading: The Allure of Gambling
Vocabulary Skills: Analyzing words and phrases
Reading Skills: Identifying the author's opinion
Audio Tape 1, Side B
Audio CD 1, Tracks 12, 13, 14
CNN Video Clip: Gambling Addiction: Chasing the Big Win
The Disabled
54
Part I
Reading 1: Common Myths and Stereotypes about Disabilities
Reading 2: The Deaf say, ``Don't Try to Cure Us---Accept Us!''
Part II
Reading: Kyle Maynard: Diminutive Giant
Vocabulary Skills: Using world knowledge, logic, examples, definitions, and synonyms; Understanding prefixes
Reading Skills: Identifying time markers; Understanding introductory or fronted phrases
Audio Tape 1, Side B
Audio CD 1, Tracks 15, 16, 17
CNN Video Clip: A Deaf Football Team
Marriage
67
Part I
Reading 1: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?
Reading 2: Polygamist Goes to Jail---Judge Ignores Pleas of His Wives and Children
Part II
Reading: Mail-Order Brides---The Internet Revives an Old Tradition
Vocabulary Skills: Determining meaning through grammar; Understanding suffixes; Using clues
Reading Skills: Identifying cohesive words and phrases; Understanding advanced punctuation
Audio Tape 1, Side B
Audio CD 1, Tracks 18, 19, 20
CNN Video Clip: Father's Double Life
Prostitution
79
Part I
Reading 1: A Prostitute Defends Her Chosen Profession
Reading 2: Excerpts from Long Silent, Oldest Profession Gets Vocal and Organized
Part II
Reading: What Happened After the Brothel
Vocabulary Skills: Using world knowledge; Understanding idioms; Understanding word forms through prefixes, and suffixes; Understanding compound words and phrases
Reading Skills: Understanding appositives; Evaluating an argument
Audio Tape 2, Side A
Audio CD 2, Tracks 1, 2, 3
CNN Video Clip: Little Black Book Revealed
Education
91
Part I
Reading 1: The Whys and Hows of Cheating
Reading 2: More Students Are Cheating, More Colleges Are Fighting Back
Part II
Reading: The Economics of Cheating
Vocabulary Skills: Understanding metaphors, idioms, and colloquial expressions; Using clues to understand
Reading Skills: Finding main ideas in topic sentences; Summarizing a narrative
Audio Tape 2, Side A
Audio CD 2, Tracks 4, 5, 6
CNN Video Clip: System Failure: Cheating in School
Gender
105
Part I
Reading 1: Are Women Strong Enough for Combat? You Bet!
Reading 2: Questions That One Isn't Allowed to Ask
Part II
Reading: The End of Sex?
Vocabulary Skills: Understanding idioms; Analyzing compound words and phrases
Reading Skills: Identifying main ideas and supporting details; Understanding organization
Audio Tape 2, Side B
Audio CD 2, Tracks 7, 8, 9
CNN Video Clip: Debating Gender Differences
Immigration
119
Part I
Reading 1: Native Sons (and Daughters) in Exile---New Laws Force Danes to Sweden
Reading 2: How to Survive or Illegal Immigration Made Easy?
Part II
Reading: Immigration Confusion---Europe Struggles to Create a Balanced Immigration Policy
Vocabulary Skills: Using definitions and synonyms in context
Reading Skills: Understanding cohesive elements; Understanding organization
Audio Tape 2, Side B
Audio CD 2, Tracks 10, 11, 12
CNN Video Clip: Immigration in Middle America
Business
133
Part I
Reading 1: English---Can Anyone Stop It? Should They Try?
Reading 2: American Music Tops the Charts in England
Part II
Reading: Adapted from The Myth of Cultural Imperialism
Vocabulary Skills: Using world knowledge, logic, examples, definitions, and synonyms; Understanding idioms; Understanding metaphor; Understanding cultural references
Reading Skills: Understanding transition words and phrases; Identifying main ideas; Evaluating different types of supporting details
Audio Tape 3, Side A
Audio CD 3, Tracks 1, 2, 3
CNN Video Clip: Made in the USA
Sex Education
148
Part I
Reading 1: What Is Sex Education?
Reading 2: Washington Needs a Reality Check
Part II
Reading: Alfred Kinsey---The Man Who Pulled Back the Covers
Vocabulary Skills: Using world knowledge, logic, examples, definitions, and synonyms; Understanding idioms
Reading Skills: Understanding transition words; Understanding introductory phrases
Audio Tape 3, Side A
Audio CD 3, Tracks 4, 5, 6
CNN Video Clip: Kinsey Controversy
Cults
162
Part I
Reading 1A: Cults Versus Religion: What's the Difference?
Reading 1B: The Myth of Brainwashing
Reading 2: Salvation on the World Wide Web
Part II
Reading: Cargo Cults
Vocabulary Skills: Understanding compound words
Reading Skills: Understanding appositives; Identifying cohesive elements---referents; Understanding elision
Audio Tape 3, Side B
Audio CD 3, Tracks 7, 8, 9, 10
CNN Video Clip: One Cult's Trip---To Heaven?
Strange Brains
178
Part I
Reading 1: Ever Taste a Shape or Smell a Color?
Reading 2: God on the Brain
Part II
Reading: Parenthood Betrayed: The Dilemma of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Vocabulary Skills: Using world knowledge, logic, examples, definitions, and synonyms
Reading Skill: Identifying main ideas and supporting details; Differentiating fact from opinion; Understanding transition words; Identifying cohesive elements
Audio Tape 3, Side B
Audio CD 3, Tracks 11, 12, 13
CNN Video Clip: Mother's Dangerous Love

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