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Meet the World 2019

–English through Newspapers–

Authors Yasuhiko Wakaari
Genres Current English /
Format B5 / 128P
Price 2,000yen(2,160yen including tax)
ISBN 9784791971909
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A introductory text in reading English newspapers designed for beginner-level readers and learners who have trouble with longer texts.

This text consists of 20 articles taken from the newspaper The Japan News, one of Japan’s leading English-language newspapers. It is designed for students who are new to English newspapers or students who are not good at reading longer texts. The articles are arranged based on the number of words and the difficulty of the topics. In addition to introducing characteristic features of English newspapers and providing a comprehensive extension of the four skills, they will also foster critical thinking ability and self-expression, tasks and improve note-taking ability. The teacher’s materials include answers, translations, four tests and auxiliary tasks.

Contents

Study: Microwave ovens are cooking the environment / Truck damages Peru’s ancient Nazca Lines / Firms struggle to secure IT workers / Global automakers to speed up electrified vehicle rollout / Pharmacists in Oita create guidebook for drinkable spa water / SpaceX’s rocket blasts off, puts sports car in space / Single-person households expected to hit 40% in 2040 / Govt plans to implement ‘EdTech’ for schools / Universities help run cafeterias for low-income kids / Tunisian schoolgirls rebel against uniforms / English added to more school entrance exams / International body OK’s Japanese names for undersea features, etc. (Total 20 units)