All About the USA: A Cultural Reader / Edition 2

All About the USA: A Cultural Reader / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0201346737
ISBN-13:
9780201346732
Pub. Date:
08/28/1998
Publisher:
Pearson ESL

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All About the USA: A Cultural Reader / Edition 2

Do you know when the hot dog first came to the United States?
Do you know what U.S. government building has its own fire department?
As entertaining as they are informative, these stimulating cultural readers introduce students to typically American people, places, and things. The intriguing facts presented in the units not only give students information about the USA, but also inspire crosscultural exchange. Vocabulary and structures used in the texts have been carefully controlled at each level, while the language has been kept natural and lively.
Each book features:

  • Pre-reading questions linked to introductory visuals to prepare students for the content of the reading.
  • Topic-related vocabulary exercises to encourage students to work out meaning through context.
  • Comprehension exercises to help students develop good reading skills.
  • Discussion questions to give students an opportunity to bring their own knowledge, culture, and imagination to unit topics.
All About the USA:
  • Thematic units featuring typically American people, places, events, and phenomena.
  • Topics include: the American cowboy, Las Vegas, Bill Gates, and tornadoes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780201346732
Publisher: Pearson ESL
Publication date: 08/28/1998
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: PEOPLE I

Unit 1: George Washington

Unit 2: Amelia Earhart

Unit 3: Jesse Owens

Unit 4: Alexander Graham Bell

PART 2: U.S. ORIGINALS I

Unit 5: Thanksgiving

Unit 6: Body Language

Unit 7: Blue Jeans

Unit 8: The American Cowboy

PART 3: PLACES

Unit 9: The Statue of Liberty

Unit 10: Las Vegas

Unit 11: The White House

Unit 12: Hollywood

Unit 13: Malls

PART 4: PEOPLE II

Unit 14: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Unit 15: John F. Kennedy

Unit 16: Bill Gates

Unit 17: Noah Webster

Unit 18: Henry Ford

PART 5: FOOD

Unit 19: The Hot Dog

Unit 20: The Cranberry

Unit 21: Coca-Cola

Unit 22: The Hamburger

PART 6: U.S. ORIGINALS II

Unit 23: Jazz

Unit 24: Baseball

Unit 25: Uncle Sam

Unit 26: The Gold Rush

PART 7: NATURE

Unit 27: The Bald Eagle

Unit 28: Tornadoes

Unit 29: The Joshua Tree

Unit 30: Skunks, Raccoons, and Coyotes

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