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The new edition of For Your Information 1: Reading and Vocabulary Skills, by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, helps beginning students become engaged, thoughtful, and confident readers of English. Each thematic unit features high-interest readings and an assortment of activities to increase students' vocabulary base and build reading skills.

 

Features of For Your Information 1, Second Edition:

  • New and updated reading selections motivate students to explore different aspects of each topic and develop a range of critical thinking skills.
  • Expanded reading comprehension and skill-building exercises help prepare students for academic competency and standardized testing
  • A variety of new vocabulary-building skills and word-attack activities increase students' vocabulary.
  • A companion CD of ABC News excerpts, with accompanying activities, expands on the themes.

0132626462 / 9780132626460 For Your Information 1: Reading and Vocabulary Skills (Student Book and Classroom Audio CDs)

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0131991868 / 9780131991866 For Your Information 1: Reading and Vocabulary Skills

0136135641 / 9780136135647 For Your Information 1: Reading and Vocabulary Skills, Audio CDs

 

Synopsis:

The new edition of For Your Information 1: Reading and Vocabulary Skills, by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, helps beginning students become engaged, thoughtful, and confident readers of English. Each thematic unit features high-interest readings and an assortment of activities to increase students' vocabulary base and build reading skills.

 

Features of For Your Information 1, Second Edition:

  • New and updated reading selections motivate students to explore different aspects of each topic and develop a range of critical thinking skills.
  • Expanded reading comprehension and skill-building exercises help prepare students for academic competency and standardized testing
  • A variety of new vocabulary-building skills and word-attack activities increase students' vocabulary.
  • A companion DVD of ABC News excerpts, with accompanying activities, expands on the themes.

About the Author

Karen Blanchard has an M.S.Ed in English Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and Christine Root has an M.Ed in English Education from the University of Massachusetts. Both authors have more than twenty-five years of experience working with English language learners at the university level. Karen has also taught at the American Language Academy at Beaver College, in addition to tutoring students at many levels. Christine has taught in the Harvard ESL program and is a founder, coordinator, and guide in the ESOL tour program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Karen and Christine continue to enjoy working together to create English language textbooks for students around the world.

 

Karen and Chistine first met when they were teaching at the University of Pennylvania. It wan't long before they began working on their first book, Ready to Write. They have continued their successful collaboration, producing more than seventeen popular reading and writing textbooks.

Table of Contents

Unit 1               ALL IN THE FAMILY

 

Chapter 1         A Family Bike Trip

Chapter 2         What’s in a Name?

Chapter 3         The Jim Twins

Tie It All Together

Unit 1 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 2               LET’S EAT

 

Chapter 1         A Peanut Butter Restaurant

Chapter 2         The Tokyo Fish Market

Chapter 3         A Cookie with a Surprise Inside

Tie It All Together

Unit 2 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 3               KEEPING IN TOUCH

 

Chapter 1         Sending E-Cards

Chapter 2         Easy Ways to Keep in Touch

Chapter 3         Sending Cyber-Hugs

Tie It All Together

Unit 3 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 4               THE WORK WORLD

 

Chapter 1         What’s New?

Chapter 2         A Job Change

Chapter 3         A Popular Cartoonist

Tie It All Together

Unit 4 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 5               LANGUAGE AND LIFE

 

Chapter 1         Languages of the World

Chapter 2         Hangul Day

Chapter 3         Students Save Their Native Language

Tie It All Together

Unit 5 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 6               ANIMAL TALES

 

Chapter 1         Friends with Four Legs

Chapter 2         A Baby Panda Gets a Name

Chapter 3         A Lost Cat Comes Home

Tie It All Together

Unit 6 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 7               SPORTS STORIES

 

Chapter 1         A Marathon Marriage

Chapter 2         Who Is Tiger Woods?

Chapter 3         The “Ultimate” Game

Tie It All Together

Unit 7 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Unit 8               CITY SIGHTS

 

Chapter 1         Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

Chapter 2         An Ice Hotel

Chapter 3         Sister Cities Exchange Gifts

Tie It All Together

Unit 8 Vocabulary Self-Test

 

 

Vocabulary Self-Tests Answer Key

Glossary

Map of the United States

Map of the World

Reader’s Journals

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131991866
Author:
Blanchard, Karen
Publisher:
Pearson PTR Interactive
Contributor:
Root, Christine Baker
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Root, Christine
Author:
Blanchard &. Root
Subject:
General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
Foreign Languages-ESL
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20061114
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
206
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 0.336 in 376 gr

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The new edition of For Your Information 1: Reading and Vocabulary Skills, by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, helps beginning students become engaged, thoughtful, and confident readers of English. Each thematic unit features high-interest readings and an assortment of activities to increase students' vocabulary base and build reading skills.

 

Features of For Your Information 1, Second Edition:

  • New and updated reading selections motivate students to explore different aspects of each topic and develop a range of critical thinking skills.
  • Expanded reading comprehension and skill-building exercises help prepare students for academic competency and standardized testing
  • A variety of new vocabulary-building skills and word-attack activities increase students' vocabulary.
  • A companion DVD of ABC News excerpts, with accompanying activities, expands on the themes.
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