All About the USA 1: A Cultural Reader / Edition 2 available in Other Format
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.
- 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 EditionAll About the USA 4, Second Edition
|Publisher:||Pearson Education ESL|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|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
Audio CD Tracking List