Quest 1 Reading and Writing Student Book: 2nd Edition

Paperback | January 25, 2006

byPamela Hartmann, Laurie Blass

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Quest Second Edition parallels and accelerates the process native-speaking students go through when they prepare for success in a variety of academic subjects. Quest helps students get "up to speed" in terms of both academic content and language skills.

The four Reading and Writing books in the Quest series combine high-interest material from newspapers and magazines with readings from academic textbooks.

The Reading and Writing strand includes three to four distinct units, each focusing on a different area of university study - anthropology, art, biology, business, ecology, economics, history, literature, psychology, and sociology.

Each chapter contains five parts that blend reading and writing skills within the context of a particular academic area of study.

  1. Introduction
  2. General Interest Reading
  3. Academic Reading
  4. The Mechanics of Writing
  5. Academic Writing

Reading and activites build upon one another and increase in length and difficulty as students work through the five sections of each chapter across the four levels.

This is the low intermediate to intermediate level student book.

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Quest Second Edition parallels and accelerates the process native-speaking students go through when they prepare for success in a variety of academic subjects. Quest helps students get "up to speed" in terms of both academic content and language skills.The four Reading and Writing books in the Quest series combine high-interest materia...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.9 × 8 × 0.4 inPublished:January 25, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0073533904

ISBN - 13:9780073533902

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Table of Contents

Quest 1 Reading and Writing

Unit 1: Business

Chapter 1: Career Planning

Chapter 2: the Free Enterprise System

Unit 1 Vocabulary Workshop

Unit 2: Biology

Chapter 3: Animal Behavior

Chapter 4: Nutrition

Unit 2 Vocabulary Workshop

Unit 3: U.S. History

Chapter 5: From Settlement to Independence

Chapter 6: A Changing Nation: 1850-1900

Unit 3 Vocabulary Workshop

Appendix 1: Spelling Rules

Appendix 2: Common Irregular Verbs

Appendix 3: Stative and Nonstative Verbs

Appendix 4: Academic Word List

Vocabulary Index

Skills Index

Credits