helps students learn to use English effectively within American culture. Informative video units illustrate everyday life in the United States. Each unit begins and ends with a candid interview in natural, authentic speech. The book is packed with activities for the classroom and the community. Using the language in many contexts, students learn how to interact successfully with native speakers of English.
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Students watch the video units (10-15 minutes long) and use the book to:
How will meet your students' needs?
Q. “My students need more than language instruction. How can I teach them American customs?”
A. shows real life in the United States, not a Hollywood version. The video is packed with scenes of average people in their daily lives.
Q. “My students socialize in their native language. How can I inspire them to use English outside the classroom?”
A. is filled with high-interest activities that prompt students to speak English on the phone, in community contact assignments, interviews, oral research projects, service learning contexts, team work, and in many other practical situations.
Q. “How can I meet the needs of students with diverse learning styles?”
A. The video, book and activities in engage students with visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning preferences.