The 4th edition of Reader's Choice,the world's best-known reading skills textbook for ESL/EFL students, includes teachers' favorite features: Original authentic readings from a variety of sources, now including websites Specific instruction and exercises for developing students' skills in skimming, scanning, reading for thorough comprehension, and critical reading Readings accompanied by a variety of exercises, including a composition focus to encourage use of the text in integrated reading-writing programs. The popular format of alternating skills units with reading units is back in the 4th edition. Favorite readings--like "The Lottery," "The Sacred Rac," and the mysteries--are back; some, like "The Milgram Experiment" have been augmented with supplemental material that brings the story/article into the new millennium. Readings in the new edition come from websites, questionnaires, menus, schedules, maps, magazines, newspapers, advertisements, textbooks, and poetry and fiction. Topics addressed by the new readings include: the globalization of tourism, English as a global language, genetic engineering, aging of the world's population, the world's fight for food, and the cross-generational workplace. The answer key is included in the back of the book.Baudoin, E. M. is the author of 'Reader's Choice', published 2002 under ISBN 9780472086689 and ISBN 0472086685.