The Impact Listening 3 Student Book with Self-Study Audio CD is an exciting intermediate listening text that features an abundance of rich input and a variety of creative activities. The lessons help students develop listening for social, academic, and business purposes. The book features 15 thematic units, plus 3 review units, using an effective 4-step approach to teaching listening. Step 1: Warm Up includes bottom-up listening skills and contextualized input. Step 2: Listening Task includes focusing strategies and clear visuals. Step 3: Real World Listening includes top-down strategies and active listening and critical thinking. Step 4: Interaction Link includes interactive tasks and real communication. The Student Book includes an ABRIDGED Self-Study Audio CD with some of the recordings from the Classroom Set of Audio CDs, so students can study on their own or do some of the listening tasks as homework. Support materials for the Student Book are also available separately. These include Unabridged Classroom Audio CDs, a Teacher's Manual with Test Master CD-ROM and Test Audio CD, and Website Support.