LEAP 4, 2nd Ed. - Reading and Writing
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.