Linkages: A Content-Based Integrated Skills Program / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Linkages is a content-based, integrated skills text for high-intermediate ESL students who plan to study at an American college or university. The readings in the text form the base for the presentation of content. For the most part, they are authentic and include material from college texts, general audience texts, periodicals, and literary works. Lectures, discussions, and other communicative activities, as well as writing tasks help to expand the students' understanding of the content and to develop their language skills. The topics presented are drawn from the fields of American history and culture, psychology, sociology, and business.
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Table of Contents
I. Historic American Cities. 1. Boston, Massachusetts: The Birth of a New Nation. 2. New Orleans, Louisiana: The Growth of a Nation. 3. Charleston, South Carolina: A Nation Divided. II. Psychology in Everyday Life. 4. Attitudes. 5. Language-Learner Traits. 6. Frustration. III. The American Family at Work. 7. Mothers at Work: The New American Family. 8. When Teenagers Work. 9. The New Volunteers. IV. Business and the Entrepreneur. 10. The American Entrepreneur: A Historical Perspective. 11. The Making of Two Entrepreneurs. 12. Selling to the New America.