Why is architect Frank Gehry's work notable? What principles should journalists be following today? What are the keys to owning a successful restaurant?


You’ll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 2, by Ellen Kisslinger (Series Editor: Michael Rost), which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including architecture, media studies, and culinary arts.  Contemporary Topics 2  prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with practice in a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking skills and strategies.  


 Course Features

  • Corpus-based vocabulary drawn from the Academic Word List
  • Practical listening and note-taking strategies
  • Note-review practice that allows students to analyze their note-taking skills and consolidate their understanding of the lecture
  • Academic research and speaking tasks: presentation, discussions, and role plays
  • A Teacher’s Pack for busy instructors with:
    • Suggested bonus activities
    • Teaching notes
    • Answer keys
    • Audioscripts
    • Simulated TOFEL®  Listening Test for each unit

This is the standalone book, if the customer wants the Book/Audio CD they should order the ISBN below:

0132469405 / 9780132469401 Contemporary Topics 2: Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills (Student Book and Classroom Audio CDs)
Package consists of: 
0132345242 / 9780132345248 Contemporary Topics 2: Academic Listening and Note-Taking Skills (High Intermediate)
0136005144 / 9780136005148 Contemporary Topics 2 Audio CDs

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Brand: Kisslinger, Ellen
  • Product Group: Book
  • Product Type Name: ABIS_BOOK
  • Manufacturer: Pearson Longman
  • Part Number: 9780132345248
  • Edition: 3rd