Voices of Freedom: English and Civics / Edition 3

Voices of Freedom: English and Civics / Edition 3

by Bill Bliss, Steven J. Molinsky, Steven J. Molinsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130452661

ISBN-13: 9780130452665

Pub. Date: 04/08/2002

Publisher: Pearson ESL

This content-based English and Civics text introduces basic government and history topics through a carefully controlled sequence of lessons that simultaneously teach beginning-level vocabulary and grammar.

  • New civic participation activities, projects, and issue discussions meet English/Civics program goals.
  • Expanded chapter tests develop test-taking

Overview

This content-based English and Civics text introduces basic government and history topics through a carefully controlled sequence of lessons that simultaneously teach beginning-level vocabulary and grammar.

  • New civic participation activities, projects, and issue discussions meet English/Civics program goals.
  • Expanded chapter tests develop test-taking skills and increase confidence levels.
  • Interview dialogues allow students to practice the functional interview skills crucial to a successful INS interview.
  • Internet activities range from simple web browsing to virtual field trips to important historical sites.
New civic enrichment activities in each chapter, including visits to local government offices, community tasks, and debates encourage students to become active participants in the classroom and in the community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130452665
Publisher:
Pearson ESL
Publication date:
04/08/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Unit A Personal Information

Identification Cards

Numbers

Alphabet

· To Be

· WH-Questions

Unit B Personal Information

Months of the Year

Dates

· To Be

· WH-Questions

· Yes/No Questions

· Short Answers

Unit 1 Maps & Geography

Cities, States, & Capitals

Beliefs

· Simple Present Tense

· Simple Present Tense vs. To Be

· WH-Questions

· Yes/No Questions

· Short Answers

Unit 2 The Flag

· There Is / There Are

· Singular / Plural

· Have / Has

Unit 3 Branches of Government

· Simple Present Tense

· Have / Has

· Can

Unit 4 The Congress

The President

The Supreme Court

· Simple Present Tense vs. To Be

· There Are

· Time Expressions

· Question Formation

Unit 5 Types of Government

State & Local Government

Public Officials

The Constitution

The Bill of Rights

REVIEW:

· To Be

· Simple Present Tense

· Have Has

· There Are

· Can

· WH-Questions

· Yes/No Questions

Unit 6 Discovery

Colonization

· Past Tense: Regular Verbs

· Past Tense: Irregular Verbs

· Did / Didn't

Unit 7 The Revolutionary War

The Declaration of Independence

· Past Tense: Regular Verbs

· Past Tense: Irregular Verbs

· Did / Didn't

Unit 8 The Constitution

Branches of Government

The Bill of Rights

George Washington

· Past Tense: Regular & Irregular Verbs

· Past Tense: Was / Were

· Present Tense Review

Unit 9 The National Anthem

Expansion

The Civil War

Abraham Lincoln

Amendments

· Past Tense

· Ordinal Numbers

Unit 10 Industrial Revolution

Labor Movement

Immigration

20th-Century History

Civil Rights Movement

Citizens’ Rights & Responsibilities

Presidents: 1961-Present

September 11, 2001

· Past Tense

· Can / Should / Must

Appendix

100 Questions for Review

Songs of Freedom

Pledge of Allegiance

Oath of Allegiance

Scripts for Listening Exercises

Sentences for Dictation Exercises

Correlation Key

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