9780132626538

What a World Listening 1 Amazing Stories from Around the Globe (Student Book and Classroom Audio CD)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780132626538

  • ISBN 10:

    0132626535

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 01/18/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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Summary

#xA0; What a World: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe,is a#xA0;six-book series that explores many fascinating topics from around the world and across history. The stories in What a Worldcover a diverse range of high-interest topics, from biographical pieces to exploration of cultures in various historical and contemporary periods. #xA0; Features Words that Go Togetheractivities highlight collocations -- words that are easier to learn together. Talking Notesactivities challenge students to listen for main ideas and details in a short description of a person. place, or thing. Short Conversationsask students to infer tone, attitude, or the context of the speakers'conversation. Critical Thinkingquestions develop students'thiniking skills. Language Focusactivities draw on a grammatical structure from the listening and help students develop accuracy in speaking and writing. Pronunciation and Conversationactivities help guide students to more accurate and conversational speech. Internetactivities build students'Internet research skills. Self-Testshelp students and teachers assess progress. What a World Reading-- a 3-level complementary series -- explores parallel themes to What a World Listeningas it develops students'reading skills and vocabulary.

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