Publisher description for New directions : reading, writing, and critical thinking / Peter S. Gardner.


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New Directions is a thematic reading-writing book aimed at the most advanced learners. It prepares students for the rigors of college-level writing by having them read long, challenging, authentic readings, from a variety of genres, and by having them apply critical thinking skills as a precursor to writing. This emphasis on multiple longer readings gives New Directions its distinctive character.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
Critical thinking -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Multiculturalism -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Report writing -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Minorities -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Readers -- Multiculturalism.