Raise the Issues: An Integrated Approach to Critical Thinking (Student Book and Classroom Audio CD)
Published: 5 Oct 2009
Raise the Issues helps advanced students develop critical thinking skills as they gain insight into American Attitudes and values. It combines original broadcasts from NPR (R) with authentic articls from publications such as The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, and the International Herald-Tribune to present dffering viewpoints on contemporary topics. Each of the ten units provides stimulating content that integrates listening, reading, speaking, and writing.
As students clarify, interpret, and evaluate ideas from the material, they improve their command of sophisticated vocabulary and complex structures. The third edition features five new units on topical issues such as international adoptions, immigration, alternative energy, and the place of sports in higher education. See also: Face the Issues, Third EditionConsider the Issues, Third Edition