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Meet the World 2018

English through Newspapers

Authors Yasuhiko Wakaari
Genres Current English /
Format B5 / 128P
Price 2,000yen(2,160yen including tax)
ISBN 9784791934256
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Hand-picked articles featuring foreign and domestic news! An ideal introductory text for first-time learners of media English.

This text contains 20 carefully selected articles from one of Japan’s leading English language newspapers, The Japan News.  With word count and topic arranged according to level of difficulty, text is intended for learners approaching the reading of English language newspapers for the first time or those that struggle when dealing with longer texts. It also covers the special features of English language newspapers and how to approach reading them. As well as comprehensively extending the four skills, it also includes tasks that will boost critical thinking ability, self-expression and note-taking skills. In addition to answers, the teacher’s manual contains translations, four sets of test questions and supplementary tasks.

Contents

AI gives ‘objective’ advice for daily decisions / Finland to pay

unemployed basic monthly income of $587 / Oxfam: 8 men as

rich as half the world / Shrine in Tokyo  accepts e-money offerings /

7 Earth-size planets found; life may be possible /  Taxi-sharing services

app to be tested / Penguin ancestor may have met T. rex /

Ancient human ancestor stood tall (Total 20 units)