Interactions Level 2 Reading Student Book


Author: Pamela Hartmann,Elaine Kirn
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780077595104
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 248
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Interactions/Mosaic, 6th edition prepares students for college life through intensive skill development, extensive vocabulary work, and modern content. Interactions Level 2 Reading Student Book, 6th ed includes 10 chapters (3 brand new for this edition) and teaches the skills and vocabulary that students need for success in university courses.

Interactions 1 Reading Student Book + e-Course Code

Silver Edition
Author: Elaine Kirn,Pamela Hartmann
Publisher: English as a Second Language
ISBN: 9780077194741
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 240
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Interactions/Mosaic Silver Edition is a fully-integrated, 18-book academic series. Lanugage proficiencies are articulated across five ability levels (beginning through advanced) within each of the four language skill strands. Chapter themes articulate across the four skill strands to systematically recycle content, vocabulary, and grammar. New to the Silver Edition Teacher-approved, contemporary, full-color design - for Interactions Access and Interactions 1 and 2 reading and Listening/Speaking - showcases compelling instructional photos to strengthen the educational experience. Up-to-date, engaging global content appeals to the sophisticated, academic audience for Interactions/Mosaic. Enhanced focus on vocabulary building, test takingm and critical thinking skills promotes academic achievement. Self-Assessment Logs encourage students to evaluate their learning. Focus on Testing stratgegies and activities for TOEFL iBT preparations build invaluable test-taking strategies. Skills index for each student book helps instructors match textbook content with curricular standards and objectives. Guided practice using a variety of graphic organizers provides students with organization tools for academic skill building. Best Practices approach in the Teacher's Edition promotes excellence in language teaching and learning. This high beginning to low intermediate level Reading student book is accompanied by a key code for e-course access.

Interactions 2 - Reading Student Book Plus e-Course Code

Silver Edition
Author: Pamela Hartmann,Elaine Kirn
Publisher: English as a Second Language
ISBN: 9780077194840
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: N.A
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Interactions/Mosaic Silver Edition is a fully-integrated, 18-book academic series. Lanugage proficiencies are articulated across five ability levels (beginning through advanced) within each of the four language skill strands. Chapter themes articulate across the four skill strands to systematically recycle content, vocabulary, and grammar. New to the Silver Edition Teacher-approved, contemporary, full-color design - for Interactions Access and Interactions 1 and 2 reading and Listening/Speaking - showcases compelling instructional photos to strengthen the educational experience. Up-to-date, engaging global content appeals to the sophisticated, academic audience for Interactions/Mosaic. Enhanced focus on vocabulary building, test takingm and critical thinking skills promotes academic achievement. Self-Assessment Logs encourage students to evaluate their learning. Focus on Testing stratgegies and activities for TOEFL iBT preparations build invaluable test-taking strategies. Skills index for each student book helps instructors match textbook content with curricular standards and objectives. Guided practice using a variety of graphic organizers provides students with organization tools for academic skill building. Best Practices approach in the Teacher's Edition promotes excellence in language teaching and learning. This low intermediate to intermediate level Reading student book is accompanied by a key code for e-course access.

Interactions Access

Reading and Writing
Author: Pamela Hartmann
Publisher: McGraw-Hill ESL/ELT
ISBN: 9780072329742
Category: English language
Page: 192
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Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition—for beginners to advanced learners—incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level.New Features:1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises.3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor’s Manual.4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning.5. 5 new videos—one per level—immerse students in authentic language.Program Components:Student TextsInstructor’s ManualsAudio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audiocassettes/CDs)L/S Assessment Audiocassettes and CDsReading Student Audio CDsProgram CD/ROMVideoDemo AudiocassetteStudent BookThe Student Books of the new 4th edition of Interactions Mosaic have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms.User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning. Interactions Access (Beginning to High Beginning) Reading/WritingScope and Sequence: Reading Type, Vocabulary Development, Reading Skills/Strategies, Writing Structures, Real-Life Reading/Writing, Video TopicsChapter Structure: 1. In This Chapter gives students a preview of the upcoming material.2. Before You Read provides preliminary scaffolding activities to help students deal with authentic language.3. Photos and Illustrations activate prior knowledge of the reading topic.4. Vocabulary Preview allows students to anticipate unknown vocabulary.5. Vocabulary and language-learning strategies for alphabetizing, following directions, and reading graphics give students comprehension and self-assessment.6. Discussing the Reading encourages students to contribute their own opinions on high-interest subjects relating to the readings.7. Real-life reading connects the classroom to real life through ads, forms, brochures, and other realia.8. Practicing the Writing Process encourages thoughtful composition by guiding students step-by-step from exploring topics to self-editing.9. Groupwork maximizes opportunities for discussion and negotiation.10. Using Sentence Patterns introduces relevant grammar topics as writing tools.11. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce listening and speaking skills. (Refer to ISBN 0-07-232995-5 for Video)Chapter Themes:Neighborhoods, Cities, and TownsShopping and e-CommerceFriends and FamilyHealth CareMen and WomenSleep and DreamsWork and LifestylesFood and NutritionGreat DestinationsOur Planet

Mosaic 2

Reading
Author: Brenda Wegmann,Miki Prijic Knezevic,Marilyn Bernstein
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780072329643
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 262
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Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content.Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level.New Features:1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises.3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor's Manual.4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning.5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language.Program Components:Student TextsInstructor's ManualsAudio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audiocassettes/CDs)L/S Assessment Audiocassettes and CDsReading Student Audio CDsProgram CD/ROMVideoDemo AudiocassetteStudent BookThe Student Books of the new 4th edition of Interactions Mosaic have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms.User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning.Mosaic 2 (High Intermediate - Low Advanced) ReadingScope and Sequence: Reading Type, Vocabulary Development, Reading Skills, Focus on Testing/Timed Reading, Video TopicsChapter Structure:1. In This Chapter gives students a preview of the upcoming material.2. Introduction to Readings builds background knowledge by giving students information on the writer and the source.3. Varied Genres include formal and informal essays, biographies, speeches, interviews, stories, and poetry.4. Photos and Illustrations ensure comprehension by supporting the text.5. Preliminary Activities provide scaffolding to help students understand authentic language.6. Skill Development prepares students for standardized tests through paraphrasing, summarizing, identifying the theme, formulating an argument, and so on.7. Groupwork maximizes opportunities for discussion and negotiation.8. Talk It Over and Making Connections encourage students to evaluate arguments and to do independent research related to the topic of the chapter.9. Time Readings give students specific strategies for improving their reading speed without sacrificing comprehension.10. Vocabulary and Language-Learning Strategies for synonyms, antonyms, context clues, and word families give students comprehension and self-assessment tools.11. Study Skills, such as underlining, marginal glosses, and study maps, help students cope with heavy reading assignments.12. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce reading skills. (Refer to ISBN 0-07-232995-5 for Video)Chapter Themes (12):Language and LearningDanger and DaringSex and GenderMysteries Past and PresentTransitionsThe MindWorkingBreakthroughsArt and EntertainmentConflict and ReconciliationMedicine and ScienceThe Future

Interactions 2

Listening/Speaking
Author: Judith Tanka
Publisher: McGraw Hill
ISBN: 9780072481419
Category: Education
Page: 162
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Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level. The Instructor's Manual, one for each student book, provides new expanded activities, user-friendly instructions, Placements Tests, Chapter Quizzes, and corresponding Answer Keys. Note: The Instructor's Manuals, one for each of the Listening/Speaking strands of the new 4th edition, have a complimentary "Assessment" piece that can be ordered in either an audiocassette or CD-ROM format. The L/S Assessment Audiocassettes/CD's contain listening activities that correlate to those provided in the Instructor's Manuals. The activities are designed to better assist teachers to prepare students to do well on the chapter quizzes and placement tests. See ISBN 0-07-255613-7 for Interactions 2 L/S Assessment Audiocassette See ISBN 0-07-255620-X for Interactions 2 L/S Assessment CD

Interactions Two

A Reading Skills Book
Author: Elaine Kirn,Pamela Hartmann
Publisher: McGraw-Hill ESL/ELT
ISBN: 9780070359932
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 285
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Interactions Two: A Reading Skills Book, 3/e, teaches strategies that make reading easier and includes selections that are sophisticated and intellectually stimulating, but are not beyond students' level of comprehension. Ideal for low-intermediate to intermediate students.

The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge
Author: Norman Don
Publisher: Vahlen
ISBN: 3800648105
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 320
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Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“

Interactions 2

writing
Author: Cheryl Pavlik,Margaret Keenan Segal
Publisher: McGraw-Hill ESL/ELT
ISBN: 9780072469097
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 221
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Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level. New Features: 1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms 2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises. 3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor's Manual. 4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning. 5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language. Program Components: Student Texts Instructor's Manuals Audio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audiocassettes/CDs) L/S Assessment Audiocassettes and CDs Reading Student Audio CDs Program CD/ROM Video Demo Audiocassette Student Book The Student Books of the new 4th edition of Interactions Mosaic have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms. User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning. Interactions 2 (Low Intermediate - Intermediate) Writing Scope and Sequence: Rhetorical Focus, Vocabulary Development, Idea Development/Organizing Skills, Grammar, Editing Skills, Critical Thinking, Test-Taking Skills, Video Topics Chapter Structure: 1. In This Chapter provides students with a specific writing topic. 2. Exploring Ideas in the "Before You Read" section teaches strategies for generating writing ideas (i.e. brainstorming, freewriting, and interviewing). 3. Photos and Illustrations in the "Before You Read" section activate prior knowledge of the topic. 4. Vocabulary Building activities introduce language students may use in their writing and helps them develop strategies for learning vocabulary. 5. Organizing Ideas develops organizational skills such as outlining, writing topic sentences, and limiting the information in a paragraph. 6. Focus on Testing prepares students to succeed on standardized tests. 7. Developing Cohesion and Style focuses on transition words, connectors, and grammatical structures that unify a paragraph. 8. Editing Practice allows students to apply what they have learned by editing a paragraph containing common errors. 9. Editing Checklists equip students with a variety of tools for editing their work thoroughly. 10. Peer Editing promotes collaboration while giving students valuable editing practice. 11. Expansion Activities encourage students to activate their writing skills in new contexts. 12. Journal Writing Activities promote personal expression through writing. 13. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce writing skills. Refer to ISBN 0072330732 Chapter Themes (12): Education and Student Life City Life Business and Money Jobs and Professions Lifestyles Around the World Global Connections Language and Communication Tastes and Preferences New Frontiers Medicine, Myths, and Magic The Media With Liberty and Justice for All

Interactions 1

Grammar
Author: Elaine Kirn,Darcy Jack
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780072330151
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 302
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Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level.New Features:1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises.3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor’s Manual.4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning.5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language.Program Components:Student TextsInstructor’s ManualsAudio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audiocassettes/CDs)L/S Assessment Audiocassettes and CDsReading Student Audio CDsProgram CD/ROMVideoDemo AudiocassetteStudent BookThe Student Books of the new 4th edition of Interactions Mosaic have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms.User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning. Interactions 1 (High Beginning – Low Intermediate) GrammarScope and Sequence: Grammar Structures, Contexts, Video TopicsChapter Structure: 1. In This Chapter shows students the grammar points that will be covered in the chapter.2. Setting the Context Activities introduce key vocabulary and familiarize students with the chapter theme. Introductory activities include model conversations, readings, class discussion, prediction activities, previewing, and pair interviews.3. Discussion Questions reinforce students’ understanding of the topics through comprehension questions and encourage students to express themselves.4. Pairwork Activities encourage students to personalize and practice the target language.5. Grammar Explanation and Charts provide clear, easy-to-understand, and visually appealing grammar presentations.6. Using What You’ve Learned provides students with opportunities to do less structured, more communicative activities.7. Groupwork activities maximize opportunities for discussion.8. Focus on Testing helps students prepare for academic exams and standardized tests, such as the TOEFL.9. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce grammar skills. (Refer to ISBN 0-07-233061-9 for Video)Chapter Themes (12) :School Life Around the WorldExperiencing NatureLiving to Eat or Eating to LiveIn the CommunityHomeCultures of the WorldHealthEntertainment and the MediaSocial LifeCustoms, Celebrations, and HolidaysScience and TechnologyThe Global Consumer

Four Corners Level 2 Student's Book with Self-study CD-ROM


Author: Jack C. Richards,David Bohlke
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521127165
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 160
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A collection of twelve lessons that teach English language grammar, vocabulary, functional language, listening and pronunciation, reading and writing and speaking.

Interactions 2


Author: Patricia K. Werner
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780072331042
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 397
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Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level. New Features: 1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms 2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises. 3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor’s Manual. 4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning. 5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language. Program Components: Student Texts Instructor’s Manuals Audio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audiocassettes/CDs) L/S Assessment Audiocassettes and CDs Reading Student Audio CDs Program CD/ROM Video Demo Audiocassette Student Book The Student Books of the new 4th edition of Interactions Mosaic have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms. User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning. Interactions 2 (Low Intermediate - Intermediate) Grammar Scope and Sequence: Grammar Structure, Contexts, Video Topics Chapter Structure: 1. In This Chapter shows students the grammar points that will be covered in the chapter. 2. Setting the Context activities introduce key vocabulary and familiarize students with the chapter theme. Introductory activities include model conversations, readings, class discussions, prediction activities, previewing, and pair interviews. 3. Prereading Questions encourage students to share what they know about the topic before they read. 4. Discussing Ideas Questions reinforce students’ understanding of the topics through comprehension questions and encourage students to express themselves. 5. Culture Notes offer interesting cultural insights related to the chapter theme. 6. Grammar Explanations and Charts provide clear, easy to understand, and visually appealing grammar presentations. 7. Pairwork Activities encourage students to personalize and practice the target language. 8. Using What You’ve Learned provides students with opportunities to do less structured, more communicative activities. 9. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce grammar skills. 10. Focus on Testing helps students prepare for academic exams and standardized tests, such as the TOEFL. Chapter Themes (12): Education and Student Life City Life Business and Money Jobs and Professions Lifestyles Around the World Global Connections Language and Communication Tastes and Preferences New Frontiers Medicine, Myths, and Magic The Media With Liberty and Justice for All

Mosaic Level 2 Reading Student Book


Author: Brenda Wegmann,Miki Knezevic
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780073258492
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 288
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Interactions/Mosaic Silver Edition is a fully integrated academic skills series that combines the best of print with the convenience of digital delivery. Language proficiencies are articulated from the beginning through advanced levels within each of the four language-skill strands. Chapter themes articulate across the four strands to systematically recycle content, vocabulary and grammar.

Four Corners Level 2 Student's Book B with Self-study CD-ROM


Author: Jack C. Richards,David Bohlke
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521127041
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 96
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Four Corners is an integrated four-skills English course for adults and young adults. Four Corners Student's Book B with Self-study CD-ROM, Level 2 is designed for high beginning students requiring a thorough presentation of basic grammar, vocabulary, and functional language. Units 7-12 cover diverse high-interest topics such as interests, health, shopping, food, and entertainment. In Four Corners, multiple speaking activities in every lesson tied to measurable outcomes help students and teachers see the results of their learning. Additional 'Keep Talking' activities help students develop fluency. As with other levels of Four Corners, an extensive set of print and electronic course components is available to help develop students' communication and confidence.

Four Corners Level 2 Student's Book A with Self-study CD-ROM


Author: Jack C. Richards,David Bohlke
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521127084
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 84
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Four Corners is an integrated four-skills English course for adults and young adults. Four Corners Student's Book A with Self-study CD-ROM, Level 2 is designed for high beginning students requiring a thorough presentation of basic grammar, vocabulary, and functional language. Units 1-6 cover diverse high-interest topics such as interests, health, shopping, food, and entertainment. In Four Corners, multiple speaking activities in every lesson tied to measurable outcomes help students and teachers see the results of their learning. Additional 'Keep Talking' activities help students develop fluency. As with other levels of Four Corners, an extensive set of print and electronic course components is available to help develop students' communication and confidence.

Quest 2 Reading and Writing Student Book

2nd Edition
Author: Pamela Hartmann
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780073253022
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 270
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Quest Second Edition parallels and accelerates the process native-speaking students go through when they prepare for success in a variety of academic subjects. Quest helps students get "up to speed" in terms of both academic content and language skills. The four Reading and Writing books in the Quest series combine high-interest material from newspapers and magazines with readings from academic textbooks. The Reading and Writing strand includes three to four distinct units, each focusing on a different area of university study - anthropology, art, biology, business, ecology, economics, history, literature, psychology, and sociology. Each chapter contains five parts that blend reading and writing skills within the context of a particular academic area of study. Introduction General Interest Reading Academic Reading The Mechanics of Writing Academic Writing Reading and activites build upon one another and increase in length and difficulty as students work through the five sections of each chapter across the four levels. This is the intermediate to high intermediate student book.

Touchstone Level 2 Student's Book


Author: Michael McCarthy,Jeanne McCarten,Helen Sandiford
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107681731
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 160
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"Touchstone is an innovative four-level series for adults and young adults, taking students from beginning to intermediate levels (CEFR: A1-B2). Based on research into the Cambridge English Corpus, Touchstone teaches English as it is really used. It presents natural language in authentic contexts, and explicitly develops conversation strategies so learners speak with fluency and confidence."--Page 4 of cover.

Touchstone Workbook


Author: Michael McCarthy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521601375
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 49
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Easy and enjoyable to teach, Touchstone is packed with new and exciting ideas, offering a fresh approach to the teaching and learning of English. Workbook 2A provides follow-up exercises for each two-page lesson of units 1 -6 in Student's Book 2A, allowing for a thorough practice of new vocabulary, structures, and conversation strategies and providing extra reading and writing activities. A progress chart at the end of each unit helps students evaluate their progress and plan further study.