Contemporary Topics features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including archaeology, anthropology and economics. Contemporary Topics prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with practice in a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking skills. The lectures (available on CD and DVD) were recorded in realistic academic settings before live student audiences.
- Practical listening and note-taking strategies
- Academic research and speaking tasks: presentations, discussions and role-plays
- DVD contains subtitles for lectures and student discussions
- STREAMING VIDEO features professors’ PowerPoint® presentations, note-taking tips, and small-group discussions with video-based tasks.