Week 1 Unit One College culture
Active Reading One: College just isn’t special any more
Active Reading Two: The post-everything generation
Reading Across Cultures: Student power
Writing Strategy — Supporting Claims with Evidence
Week 2 Unit Two Mixed feelings
Active Reading One: How empathy unfolds
Active Reading Two: This is Sandy
Reading Across Cultures: Keep smiling
Writing Strategy — Process Writing
Week 3 Unit Three Crime watch
Active Reading One: Stolen identity
Active Reading Two: By the numbers
Reading Across Cultures: Us supreme court delares file-sharing illegal
Writing Strategy — Problem-and-Solution Writing
Week 4 Unit Four News 24/7
Active Reading One: Making the headlines
Active Reading Two: The death of the newspaper?
Reading Across Cultures: The press across the world
Writing Strategy — News Writing
Week 5 Unit Five The world at war
Active Reading One: Catch-22
Active Reading Two: The story of Anne Frank’s Diary
Reading Across Cultures: Rememberance Day
Writing Strategy — Writing a Book Review
Week 6 Unit Six Sporting life
Active Reading One: My dream comes true
Active Reading Two: Blowing the whistle on soccer
Reading Across Cultures: Games people play in the US
Writing Strategy — Writing a Sports Narrative
Week 7 Unit Seven Animal planet
Active Reading One: Protection
Active Reading Two: Are animals smarter than we think?
Reading Across Cultures: Aesop’s fables
Writing Strategy — Grammatical Errors in Writing
Week 8 Unit Eight Time off
Active Reading One: Painting as a pastime
Active Reading Two: leisure inactivities–or how to relax and do nothing
Reading Across Cultures: A love of words
Writing Strategy — Classification and Division
Week 9 Unit Nine Have you got what it takes?
Active Reading One: Are you the right person for the job?
Active Reading Two: Volunteer for peace
Reading Across Cultures: Red cross, red crescent
Writing Strategy — Unity and Coherence
Week 10 Unit Ten Science fact or science fiction?
Active Reading One: Travelling through time
Active Reading Two: Science:fact or fiction?
Reading Across Cultures: Are boys more intelligent than girls?
Writing Strategy — Constructing a Counter-argument
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2. Simon Greenall & 文秋芳 (2009). 新标准大学英语综合训练 (1-4). 北京：外语教学与研究出版社.