Northstar : Focus on Listening and Speaking, Intermediate -Text Only / Edition 2

Northstar : Focus on Listening and Speaking, Intermediate -Text Only / Edition 2

by Jennifer P.L. Schmidt
     
 

ISBN-10: 020175570X

ISBN-13: 9780201755701

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

Explore fascinating content while building language competence and critical thinking skills. The best-selling NorthStar series (Series Editors: Frances Boyd and Carol Numrich), now in its Second Edition, offers two strands: a reading and writing strand and a listening and speaking strand. Both strands stimulate students' imagination, encourage

Overview

Explore fascinating content while building language competence and critical thinking skills. The best-selling NorthStar series (Series Editors: Frances Boyd and Carol Numrich), now in its Second Edition, offers two strands: a reading and writing strand and a listening and speaking strand. Both strands stimulate students' imagination, encourage critical thinking, and promote personal expression.

Revision Features

  • New and updated high-interest topics motivate students to express their own points of view.
  • Expanded vocabulary and pronunciation practice ensure greater language proficiency.
  • A grammar correlation chart links NorthStar, Second Edition, to two leading grammar series: Focus on Grammar and the Azar Grammar series.
  • The fully integrated approach includes a teacher's manual with achievement tests, process writing activity books, audio recordings of the main reading and listening sections, a new video program, and a Companion Website (with vocabulary worksheets, video worksheets, Internet activities, and other resources).

Sample Audio

Listen to samples from the Audio CDs:

Unit 8: Traditional or Trendy?

  • Listening One (0:41)
  • Listening for Main Ideas (3:30)
  • Reacting to the Listening: Exercise 1: Excerpt 1 (0:20)
  • Reacting to the Listening: Exercise 1: Excerpt 2 (0:19)
  • Reacting to the Listening: Exercise 1: Excerpt 3 (0:23)
  • Reacting to the Listening: Exercise 1: Excerpt 4 (0:30)
  • Listening Two (1:53)
  • Pronunciation: Exercise 1 (0:58)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201755701
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
7.96(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Advertising on the Air

Unit 2 Pushing the Limit

Unit 3 Too Good to Be True

Unit 4 The Art of Storytelling

Unit 5 Separated by the Same Language

Unit 6 Culture and Commerce

Unit 7 Joking Around

Unit 8 Traditional or Trendy?

Unit 9 To Spank or Not to Spank?

Unit 10 Before You Say “I Do”

Student Activities

Grammar Book References

Audioscript

The Phonetic Alphabet

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