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Our Science

Authors Hiroaki Tanaka / Hiroyuki Yamanishi / Bill Benfield
Genres Four Skills / Science /
Format B5 / 90P
Price 2,530yen(2,300yen without tax)
ISBN 9784791972647
Audio Language Amer E
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This comprehensive scientific English textbook is written in an easy-to-understand manner and takes as its themes familiar scientific topics, up-to-date research results related to them, and technological innovations that foresee the future. The wide range of topics, including technology, environment, architecture, biology, bioscience, urban planning, behavioral science, the human body, and scientific ethics, was specially selected to appeal to university students. In addition to taking learners from reading to paragraph writing, the text incorporates listening and speaking activities as well as active learning to facilitate comprehensive and engaging activities. The teacher’s materials include a quiz for each unit and end-of-semester exams.


UNIT 1    No Car, Happy Life? Carless Cities in Spain

UNIT 2    Science Fiction Is Not Fiction: Building Down and Building Underwater

UNIT 3    Save Summer Heat for Winter: Air Conditioning Past and Future

UNIT 4    Are You Ready for Cultured Meat?

UNIT 5    Good News: Ozone Hole Is Recovering

UNIT 6    Lost Wallet: Will You Ever Get it Back?

UNIT 7    I Am a Cyborg: How Machines Are Meshing with Humans

UNIT 8    Wireless Power Revolution: Smart Pills and Wireless Power Transmission

UNIT 9    The Simple, Free Solution to Myopia? Just Go Outside!

UNIT 10   Why Do Zebras Have Stripes?

UNIT 11   Placebo Effect Is Real: Fake Treatment Do Cure Patient

UNIT 12   How Smart Are Crows? They Even Enjoy Skiing!

UNIT 13   Fake Scientific Evidence: Can We Distinguish Science and Pseudoscience?

UNIT 14   Pizza, Milk and Nursing Food: All 3D-Printed

UNIT 15   Science of Lying: Start with Little Lies and then Get Bigger

(Total 15 Units)