Reading and Vocabulary Development 1: Facts & Figures

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Language(s): American English

Level(s): Beginning

Authors : Patricia Ackert; Linda Lee


272 Pages  Paperback 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1999, 1994, 1980

©2005, Published

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Through wonderful readings and carefully designed activities, this best-selling series helps students develop reading skills and systematically increase their active vocabulary. Learners develop useful and relevant vocabulary while exploring and expanding critical thinking skills.


Learners increase their active vocabulary from 300 to 800 words.

Five thematic reading selections per unit recycle vocabulary, sentence structure, and content knowledge.

Carefully designed pre-reading work and post-reading comprehension activities build students' reading and critical thinking skil ...more

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Video clips expand vocabulary and provide authentic input.

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Instructor Components
Facts & Figures/Thoughts & Notions: Answer Key and Video Transcripts


Provides answer key and video transcripts.

Facts & Figures/Thoughts & Notions: CNN® DVD


DVD presents authentic situations for discussion.

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Facts & Figures: Audio CD