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All About the USA 1: A Cultural Reader

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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. Features *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 USA2, Second Edition All About the USA3, Second Edition All About the USA 4, Second Edition
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780136138921
ISBN-10: 0136138926
Pagini: 123
Dimensiuni: 198 x 249 x 10 mm
Greutate: 0.23 kg
Ediția: 2 Nouă
Editura: Pearson Education
Colecția Pearson Education
Locul publicării: Upper Saddle River, United States

Cuprins

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
 
            Quizzes
            Answer Key
            Audio CD Tracking List
 

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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.
 
Features
  • 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 USA2, Second Edition 
All About the USA3, Second Edition             
All About the USA 4, Second Edition