What a World 2, Student Book and Audio CD / Edition 1

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Overview

What do you know about:

  • Girls' Day and Boys' Day?
  • the ancient Mayans?
  • mummies?
  • Timbuktu?

What a World: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe, by Milada Broukal, is a three-book series that explores these and many other fascinating topics from around the world and across history. Each unit opens with a question that is answered in the reading and continues with vocabulary, comprehension, discussion, writing, and spelling and punctuation work.

Features

  • Words that Go Together activities highlight collocations -- words that are easier to learn together.
  • Spelling and Punctuation activities provide basic rules and practice for essential skills.
  • Self-tests help students and teachers assess progress.

See also What a World 1 and What a World 3.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131849235
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 3/9/2004
  • Edition description: BOOK & CD
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 149
  • Product dimensions: 7.95 (w) x 9.95 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Who Is the Most Important Person from History?

Unit 2 What Are Fattening Rooms?

Unit 3 Where Do People Celebrate Girls’ Day and Boy’s Day?

Unit 4 Why Is Marco Polo Famous?

Unit 5 Who Reached the South Pole First?

Unit 6 What Is the Royal Flying Doctor Service?

Unit 7 How Did the Egyptians Make Mummies?

Unit 8 Why Is Louis Pasteur Important?

Unit 9 Who Is Nasreddin Hodja?

Self-Test 1 Units 1-9

Unit 10 What Did the Ancient Mayans Believe In?

Unit 11 How Do Koreans Celebrate a Wedding?

Unit 12 Why Are Sumo Wrestlers So Fat?

Unit 13 Who Is Stephen King?

Unit 14 What Is the Story Behind the Bed?

Unit 15 How Did the Spanish Conquer the Aztecs?

Unit 16 Why Are the Williams Sisters Good at Tennis?

Unit 17 Where Is Timbuktu?

Unit 18 Where Do the Most Vegetarians Live?

Self-Test 2 Units 10-18

Appendices

Word List

Map of the World

Index to the Spelling and Punctuation Activities

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