Bookmarks: A Companion Text for Like Water for Chocolate / Edition 1

Bookmarks: A Companion Text for Like Water for Chocolate / Edition 1

by Janet Giannotti
     
 

ISBN-10: 0472085964

ISBN-13: 9780472085965

Pub. Date: 12/07/1999

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

A Companion Text for Like Water for Chocolate provides exercises and activities for ESL students who are reading the English translation of the novel by Laura Esquivel (published by Doubleday). Set during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Like Water for Chocolate is a story about an extended Mexican family and what

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A Companion Text for Like Water for Chocolate provides exercises and activities for ESL students who are reading the English translation of the novel by Laura Esquivel (published by Doubleday). Set during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Like Water for Chocolate is a story about an extended Mexican family and what happens when one daughter is not permitted to marry the man she loves. Cooking and food are central to the story line and help thread the story together.
A Companion Text for Like Water for Chocolate is made up of six units, each covering two chapters in the novel. Every unit contains a preview section, free writing exercises, a short glossary (to help with Spanish words), comprehension quizzes, vocabulary exercises and summarizing exercises, a section devoted to response journals, and topics for discussion. The "Beyond the Novel" section includes facts about U.S. and Mexican history and folk tales. Illustrations throughout the book help to engage students and offer visual support for reading comprehension.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472085965
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
12/07/1999
Series:
Bookmarks: Fluency through Novels
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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