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Northstar, now in its third edition, motivates students to succeed in their academic as well as personal language goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands – Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking – provide a fully integrated approach for students and teachers.

 

What is Special about the Third Edition?   

  • New Themes and Updated Content – presented in a variety of genres and in authentic materials – challenge and engage students intellectually.
  • Enhanced Focus on Academic Skills, more purposeful integration of critical thinking, and an enhanced focus on academic skills such as inferencing, synthesizing, notetaking, and test taking help students develop strategies for success in the classroom and on standardized tests.
  • A new, fully integrated writing section leads students through the writing process with engaging writing assignments focusing on various rhetorical modes.
  • A New Design with full color pages, more photos, illustrations, and graphic organizers fosters student engagement and makes the content come alive.

 MyNorthStarLab

 

NorthStar is now available with MyNorthStarLab – an easy-to-use, powerful online program for students and teachers that saves time and improves test scores.

  • Students receive personalized instruction and practice in all four skills. Audio, video, and test preparation are all in one place – available anywhere, anytime.
  • Teachers can take advantage of many resources including online assessments, a flexible gradebook, and tools for monitoring student progress.
  • Unlimited access to reading and audio selections, DVD segments, as well as original activities that support and extend the Northstar program.

 Teacher’s Manual 

  • A unit-by-unit guide including overviews, suggested times, step-by-step teaching suggestions, expansion and homework activities, and links to the companion strand and to MyNorthStarLab
  • Detailed multi-level strategies and activities so instructors can reach students at different proficiency levels
  • The Student Book Answer Key and unit word lists for easy reference
  • Reproducible Unit Achievement Tests to save time and allow teachers to evaluate students’ progress

Synopsis:

NorthStar is now available with MyNorthStarLab-an easy-to-use, powerful online program for students and teachers that saves time and improves results.

  • STUDENTS receive personalized instruction and practice in all four skills. Audio , video, and test preparation are all in one place- available anywhere, anytime.
  • TEACHERS can take advantage of many resources including online assessments, a flexible gradebook, and tools for monitoring student progress.

 

NorthStar, now in its third edition, motivates students to succeed in their academic as well as personal language goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands-Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking—provide a fully integrated approach for students and teachers.'

Synopsis:

 

Northstar, now in a new edition, motivates students to succeed in their academic as well as personal language goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands — Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking — provide a fully integrated approach for students and teachers.

 

What is Special about the New Edition?   

  • New Themes and Updated Content — presented in a variety of genres and in authentic materials — challenge and engage students intellectually.
  • Enhanced Focus on Academic Skills, more purposeful integration of critical thinking, and an enhanced focus on academic skills such as inferencing, synthesizing, notetaking, and test taking help students develop strategies for success in the classroom and on standardized tests.
  • structured approach gives students opportunities for more extended and creative oral practice, for example, presentations, simulations, debates, speeches, public service announcements and more.
  • A New Design with full color pages, more photos, illustrations, and graphic organizers fosters student engagement and makes the content come alive.

MyNorthStarLab , the easy-to-use online companion of the NorthStar series, saves time and improves student results.

 

Saves Time 

  • With automatically graded exercises for every unit of each book, instructors no longer have to create or grade homework. This gives them more time to prepare classroom lessons.
  • Instructors can choose exercises and set due dates with just a few clicks. Homework for an entire semester can be set up in less than an hour.

Improves Results 

  • Students have more opportunities to practice English in more ways — from video exercises and audio discussion boards to vocabulary games and academic practice. These new exercises help students learn more English, more quickly.
  • Immediate feedback on their performance allows students to come to class better prepared.
  • If students do not pass a section of a unit test, they automatically receive new exercises targeting areas that need improvement.

The MyNorthStarLab Access Code card is also available on its own, without the Student Book. 

Table of Contents

Unit 1                Mickey’s Team

 

Unit 2                Lies and Truth

 

Unit 3                The Road to Success

 

Unit 4                Silent Spring

 

Unit 5                What is Lost in Translation?

 

Unit 6                The Landscape of Faith

 

Unit 7                In Business, Size Matters

 

Unit 8                When the Soldier Is a Woman

 

Unit 9               The Cellist of Sarajevo

 

Unit 10             The End of Poverty

 

 

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780132336765
Author:
Miller, Judy L.
Publisher:
Pearson PTR Interactive
Editor:
Boyd, Frances
Author:
Cohen, Robert
Author:
Cohen, Robert F.
Author:
Miller, Judy
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Northstar
Publication Date:
October 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
274
Dimensions:
9.9 x 8 x 0.4 in 476 gr

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"Synopsis" by ,

NorthStar is now available with MyNorthStarLab-an easy-to-use, powerful online program for students and teachers that saves time and improves results.

  • STUDENTS receive personalized instruction and practice in all four skills. Audio , video, and test preparation are all in one place- available anywhere, anytime.
  • TEACHERS can take advantage of many resources including online assessments, a flexible gradebook, and tools for monitoring student progress.

 

NorthStar, now in its third edition, motivates students to succeed in their academic as well as personal language goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands-Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking—provide a fully integrated approach for students and teachers.'

"Synopsis" by ,

 

Northstar, now in a new edition, motivates students to succeed in their academic as well as personal language goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands — Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking — provide a fully integrated approach for students and teachers.

 

What is Special about the New Edition?   

  • New Themes and Updated Content — presented in a variety of genres and in authentic materials — challenge and engage students intellectually.
  • Enhanced Focus on Academic Skills, more purposeful integration of critical thinking, and an enhanced focus on academic skills such as inferencing, synthesizing, notetaking, and test taking help students develop strategies for success in the classroom and on standardized tests.
  • structured approach gives students opportunities for more extended and creative oral practice, for example, presentations, simulations, debates, speeches, public service announcements and more.
  • A New Design with full color pages, more photos, illustrations, and graphic organizers fosters student engagement and makes the content come alive.

MyNorthStarLab , the easy-to-use online companion of the NorthStar series, saves time and improves student results.

 

Saves Time 

  • With automatically graded exercises for every unit of each book, instructors no longer have to create or grade homework. This gives them more time to prepare classroom lessons.
  • Instructors can choose exercises and set due dates with just a few clicks. Homework for an entire semester can be set up in less than an hour.

Improves Results 

  • Students have more opportunities to practice English in more ways — from video exercises and audio discussion boards to vocabulary games and academic practice. These new exercises help students learn more English, more quickly.
  • Immediate feedback on their performance allows students to come to class better prepared.
  • If students do not pass a section of a unit test, they automatically receive new exercises targeting areas that need improvement.

The MyNorthStarLab Access Code card is also available on its own, without the Student Book. 

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