LEAP 2, 2nd ed. - Reading and Writing | Book + eText + My eLab STUDENT (12 months
Author: Dr. Ken Beatty
Retail price: $61.95
Format: Multiple-item retail product
Thrive in the academic world!
This product includes the LEAP 2 - Reading and Writing book and a12 months access to its My eLab.
LEAP 2 - Reading and Writing (CEFR Level B1) is a task-based textbook for students preparing for college or university studies in English. It offers interesting, challenging and varied content with strong vocabulary work, emphasizing Academic Word List items, and solid text-based skills development, including academic skills and critical thinking. At the same time LEAP 2 is adapted for learners at a lower level of language proficiency, with vocabulary activities preceding each reading text, one grammar focus per chapter and more basic comprehension checks. Students apply critical-thinking skills as they engage in academic reading and writing tasks across a range of disciplines. Contemporary texts prepare students for college reading requirements, with activities that develop reading comprehension. With focuses on reading, writing, grammar and academic survival skills, LEAP 2 - Reading and Writing empowers students to thrive in their academic studies.
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 three Vocabulary Build sections in every chapter, giving students ample opportunity to expand their vocabulary.
My eLab includes:
For the student:
- 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
- additional grammar
- Vocabulary lists by chapter and AWL master list
- Helpful documents, including Writing Checklist, Parts of Speech, Irregular Verbs List
For the teacher:
- Teacher's notes and textbook answer key
- Testing materials for each chapter as well as mid-term and final exams
- Alternative Final Assignment topics
Get the specific academic skills and strategies to thrive in the English academic world!
Dr. Ken Beatty, TESOL Professor at Anaheim University, has worked in schools and universities in Canada, Asia and the Middle East and lectured widely on language teaching and learning from the primary through university levels. He is author of 130+ textbooks, including six books in the Learning English for Academic Purposes (LEAP) series. He has led more than 300 teacher-training sessions in 31 countries and given more than 100 conference presentations.