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Cambridge Academic Writing Collection : New Directions: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking - Peter S. Gardner

Cambridge Academic Writing Collection

New Directions: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking

Paperback Published: 31st January 2005
ISBN: 9780521541725
Number Of Pages: 304

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New Directions, Second Edition is a thematic reading-writing book aimed at the most advanced ESL learners. The Student's Book prepares students for the rigors of college-level writing by having them read long, challenging, authentic readings as a precursor to writing. This emphasis on reading gives New Directions its distinctive character. Each of the five topic-based chapters contains three core readings and five additional readings. The readings come from a variety of genres and are accompanied by exercise material. The second edition represents a major revision. It contains two entirely new chapters and many new readings and activities in the other three. Another significant new feature is a section at the end of the first chapter that takes students through the writing process. Students work through it for their first writing assignment and return to this thorough treatment of the writing process for each subsequent major writing assignment.

Intercultural communicationp. 2
Educationp. 56
Mass media and technologyp. 134
Gender rolesp. 186
Workp. 238
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ISBN: 9780521541725
ISBN-10: 0521541727
Series: Cambridge Academic Writing Collection
Audience: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 31st January 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised