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All about the USA 1: A Cultural Reader / Edition 2
     

All about the USA 1: A Cultural Reader / Edition 2

by Milada Broukal
 

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ISBN-10: 0136138926

ISBN-13: 9780136138921

Pub. Date: 11/28/2007

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

The new edition of All About the USA 1: A Cultural Reader, by Milada Broukal, with fresh content and a friendly, full-color design, offers a classic introduction to American culture.

Entertaining and informative, the second edition of All About the USA 1 features twenty-one units about

Overview

The new edition of All About the USA 1: A Cultural Reader, by Milada Broukal, with fresh content and a friendly, full-color design, offers a classic introduction to American culture.

Entertaining and informative, the second edition of All About the USA 1 features twenty-one units about American people, places, and events. The units are divided into seven thematic parts, each with a colorful opener to highlight the material to come. Readers expand their knowledge of the USA as they explore fascinating topics ranging from New Year's celebrations and Labor Day to Superman and Starbucks.

Features

  • Colorful photos and illustrations and preview questions motivate students to read.
  • Vocabulary and reading comprehension exercises build skills.
  • Speaking and writing activities encourage students to expand upon the topics.
  • New Did You Know boxes showcase fun facts about each topic.
  • New Audio CD of the readings enriches the learning experience.

The series also includes:

All About the USA 2, Second Edition

All About the USA 3, Second Edition

All About the USA 4, Second Edition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136138921
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
123
Sales rank:
394,108
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: The United States

Unit 1 Florida

Unit 2 Washington

Unit 3 Vermont

Part 2: U.S. Inventions and Inventors

Unit 4 Spencer’s Microwave Oven

Unit 5 Josephine Cochrane’s Dishwasher

Unit 6 Patricia Bath’s Laser

Part 3: U.S. Originals

Unit 7 McDonald’s

Unit 8 Superman

Unit 9 Starbucks

Part 4: Holidays and Special Days

Unit 10 New Year’s Celebrations

Unit 11 St. Patrick’s Day

Unit 12 Labor Day

Part 5: Washington, D.C.

Unit 13 The Capitol

Unit 14 The Smithsonian Institution

Unit 15 Arlington National Cemetery

Part 6: U.S. Arts and Entertainment

Unit 16 Walt Disney

Unit 17 Maya Lin

Unit 18 Ella Fitzgerald

Part 7: The Story of Young America

Unit 19 Christopher Columbus and the New World

Unit 20 Paul Revere’s Ride

Unit 21 The Railroad Connects East and West

Quizzes

Answer Key

Audio CD Tracking List

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