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ISBN: 9780131950801
Title: Anatomy & Physiology for English Language Learners
Author: Penn , Judy ; Hanson , Elizabeth
Publisher: Pearson Elt
Edition: 1
Published in: 2006
Format: Paperback
Pages: 360
Weight (gm): 742
Category: for Specific Purposes - ESP
Type: Science
Level(s): Adult / Tertiary

Publisher's Description

Designed for English Language Learners who are entering the health-care field or preparing for college-level science courses, this new text provides an introduction to basic anatomy and physiology. Using clear language and simple analogies to illustrate concepts, Anatomy and Physiology for English Language Learners, by Judy Meier Penn and Elizabeth Hanson, features fully integrated language development, including functional practice in checking comprehension, giving definitions, and much more. Focusing on a particular organ system, each chapter includes a high-interest opening vignette, extensive illustrations, level-appropriate readings, comprehension checks, vocabulary development and practice, and a section on high-frequency verbs used in scientific contexts. A comprehensive workbook-type review at the end of each chapter includes test items from actual anatomy and physiology texts. Features A student-friendly tone and logical content organization with an abundance of diagrams and graphs Readings on physiological processes, such as homeostasis, cellular metabolism, respiration, and digestion, accompanied by challenging activities that encourage criticial thinking Information on common medical problems and disorders Useful study skills and strategies to ensure student success Cross-cultural activities that highlight cultural diversity and provide opportunities for students to offer their own insights Achievement tests at the end of the book

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