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World of Wonders Inspiring the Future

Authors Anthony Sellick / John Barton / Ai Ogasawara
Genres Essay / Social Issues /
Format B5 / 100P
Price 1,900yen(2,052yen including tax)
ISBN 9784791947966
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The second book in this well received series on knowledge creation gives students the chance to read and understand new cutting-edge discoveries in society

This text presents students with the challenge of understanding up-to-the-minute trends such as MOOCs, crowdfunding and asteroid mining, which are essential in understanding our evolving society. These polished English essays will extend students’ high-level vocabulary knowledge. Exercises include data analysis to develop capacities for active learning (in odd-numbered units). The teacher’s manual contains a mini-test activity for each unit.

Contents

FOOD: Flying Gold ― Honey and Honey Bees / Superfood ― The Incredible Banana
CULTURE: Glasses that Make You Smarter ― Wearable Technology and Augmented Reality / The World’s Largest Schools ― The Increasing Popularity of MOOCs
SCIENCE: Printing the Future ― How 3D Printing Is Changing the World / Space Age Gold Rush ― Asteroid Mining
BUSINESS: Raising Money ― The Crowdfunding Revolution / The Sweet Smell of Success ― Using the Senses in Business
POLITICS: Someone Is Watching Me ― Cyber-spies and Cyber-warfare / Everyone Wants to Rule the World ― How Does International Law Work? , etc. (Total 20 units)