LEAP 4 - Reading and Writing Book + eText + MyLab (2e) : 9782761385664

LEAP 4 - Reading and Writing Book + eText + MyLab (2e)

Beatty,K et al
Published by
Pearson Canada
Available on demand
Title type
Book + Access Code
LEAP 4 - Reading and Writing (CEFR Level C1) is a task-based textbook for students preparing for college or university studies in English. It encourages students to apply critical-thinking skills as they engage in academic reading and writing tasks across a range of disciplines. Complex authentic texts prepare students for college reading requirements, while thought-provoking content challenges them to reflect on contemporary global issues. Featuring text-based vocabulary and skills practice and detailed guidance in the writing process, LEAP 4 - Reading and Writing offers students the skills they need to thrive in the English academic world.

Features and benefits:
  • Interesting and academic reading texts Three authentic reading texts per chapter from a variety of mostly Canadian textbooks, journals, magazines or web reports prepare students for the text length and genres they will encounter in academic courses.
  • Varied and challenging activities Focus on Reading sections provide explanations of reading skills and strategies, accompanied by well-structured and challenging activities to help students improve their ability to deal with university-level texts.
  • Linear and guided writing tasks Warm-Up and Final Assignments integrate a process approach to writing, as well as a genre approach, to guide students with the various writing tasks. Focus on Writing activities develop more specific writing skills, which students reinvest in the assignments.
  • Academic vocabulary development Key words and vocabulary from the Academic Word List are highlighted in two Vocabulary Build sections in every chapter, giving students ample opportunity to expand their vocabulary.
My eLab includes:
  • Vocabulary review exercises
  • Additional focuses: skills practice based on texts from the book
  • New content in four sections related in theme to the four chapter pairs in the book
  • A new reading text
  • Comprehension questions
  • Vocabulary questions
  • Vocabulary lists by chapter and AWL master list,/ul>
Table of contents
  • CHAPTER 1 • natural unemployment
  • READING 1 Unemployment and Its Natural Rate
  • WARM-UP ASSIGNMENT Write a Definition for a Key Economics Term
  • READING 2 World Employment Social Outlook: Trends for Youth
  • READING 3 The “Jobless Recovery”
  • FINAL ASSIGNMENT Write a Description of a Data Set
  • CHAPTER 2 • entrepreneurship: creating your own job
  • READING 1 Jason Njoku and iROKO: A Success Story
  • READING 2 Entrepreneurship
  • WARM-UP ASSIGNMENT Write a Short Process Essay
  • READING 3 Towards an Explanation of the Growth in Young Entrepreneur Activities
  • FINAL ASSIGNMENT Write an Extended Process Essay
  • CHAPTER 3 • renewable energy
  • READING 1 So Fresh and So Clean
  • READING 2 Rooftop Power
  • WARM-UP ASSIGNMENT Write a Short Compare and Contrast Essay
  • READING 3 Geothermal Energy: An Introduction
  • FINAL ASSIGNMENT Write an Extended Compare and Contrast Essay
  • CHAPTER 4 • sustainable buildings
  • READING 1 Dr. Sustainability: Environmental Scientist of the Year
  • READING 2 China’s Green Building Future
  • WARM-UP ASSIGNMENT Write a Short Report
  • READING 3 How Do Green Buildings Pay?
  • FINAL ASSIGNMENT Write an Extended Report
  • CHAPTER 5 • self-driving cars
  • READING 1 Moving Forward
  • WARM-UP ASSIGNMENT Write a Summary
  • READING 2 Morality, Ethics of a Self-Driving Car
  • READING 3 The Social Life of Autonomous Cars
  • FINAL ASSIGNMENT Write an Extended Cause and Effect Essay
  • CHAPTER 6 • high technology in higher education
  • READING 1 Using Technology as a Learning Tool
  • READING 2 In-Game Culture
  • WARM-UP ASSIGNMENT Write a Short Annotated Bibliography
  • READING 3 Can Artificial Intelligence Make Teaching More Personal?
  • FINAL ASSIGNMENT Write a Longer Annotated Bibliography
  • CHAPTER 7 • doping in sports
  • READING 1 Chris Froome Tests Positive, and Cycling History Repeats Itself
  • WARM-UP ASSIGNMENT Write a Short Persuasive Essay
  • READING 2 Athlete Reference Guide
  • READING 3 Man and Superman
  • FINAL ASSIGNMENT Write a Longer Persuasive Essay
  • CHAPTER 8 • emerging contaminants
  • READING 1 Pharmaceutical May Be Poisoning America’s Drinking Water
  • READING 2 Naming the Substances We Detect
  • WARM-UP ASSIGNMENT Describe and Evaluate a Solution for a Problem-Solution Text
  • READING 3 Pollution of Aqueous Matrices with Pharmaceuticals
  • FINAL ASSIGNMENT Write a Problem-Solution Essay
Series overview

LEAP features a cross-curricular approach to teaching students the vocabulary and skills they need to thrive in a real-life academic context, while helping them apply critical thinking to a variety of global issues.

This four-level program - LEAP 1 (High Beginner: CEFR Level A1+-B1), LEAP 2 (Intermediate - CEFR Level B1), LEAP 3 (High Intermediate - CEFR Level B2) and LEAP 4 (Advanced - CEFR Level C1) - delivers a flexible, discrete skills approach that uses high-interest international content to prepare students for the academic world.

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