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Other titles in the Scott Foresman English series:
On Target 2, Intermediate, Scott Foresman English (Scottforesman English)by James E. Purpura
Synopses & Reviews
On Your Mark 1 and 2 are the intermediate levels of Scott Foresman English, a theme-based, integrated skills program for secondary and adult students. Scott Foresman English is a unique and flexible series with multiple entry levels. The components can be used together as a comprehensive multilevel course or individually as separate mini-courses.
The other levels of Scott Foresman English, Second Edition, are On Your Mark 1 and 2 (Introductory), In Contact 1 and 2 (Beginning), and In Charge 1 and 2 (Advanced).
On Target 2, Second Edition, by James Purpura and Diane Pinkley. On Your Mark 1 and 2 are the intermediate levels of Scott Foresman English, a theme-based, integrated skills program for secondary and adult students. Scott Foresman English is a unique and flexible series with multiple entry levels. The components can be used together as a comprehensive multilevel course or individually as separate mini-courses. Thematic units have personalized, engaging activities involving independent and group work. Grammar presentations and practice allow students to focus on form, meaning, and use; listening and speaking skills in real-life contexts allow students to develop effective communication strategies.
The new edition of Scott Foresman English is a balanced, four-skills program for secondary and young adult students that combines a strong treatment of reading and writing with an explicit presentation of learning strategies for academic success. A flexible program with multiple entry levels, Scott Foresman English can be used as a comprehensive eight-level course or as separate mini-courses.
With its strong presentation of learning strategies, serious treatment of reading and writing, and emphasis on critical thinking skills, On Target is a challenging and motivating course.
Table of Contents
• To exchange personal information
• To ask about course objectives and policies
Unit 1 Making Progress
• To analyze learning strategies
• To talk about progress in learning
• To summarize
Unit 2 Whodunit?
• To speculate
• To predict
• To make deductions
• To express certainty and uncertainty
Unit 3 Because I Told You To!
• To talk about orders, requests, permission, persuasion, and advice
• To use formal and informal language
• To use language appropriate to one’s role
REVIEW (Units 1—3)
Unit 4 Child’s Play
• To talk about things that happened earlier in the past
• To ask for confirmation and to confirm details
• To ask for and indicate understanding
Unit 5 The Real You?
• To talk about likes, dislikes, and preferences
• To talk about personality traits
• To discuss feelings
Unit 6 If I Had My Way
• To talk about preferences
• To talk about hypothetical situations and actions
• To ask for and give advice
• To encourage and discourage
REVIEW (Units 4—6)
Unit 7 What’s So Funny?
• To report what someone said
• To report what someone asked
• To recognize tone
Unit 8 So That’s How … !
• To describe process
• To use chronological order
• To express interest and indifference
Unit 9 Home Sweet Home
• To talk about things that need to be done
• To express purpose
• To ask for clarification and to clarify
REVIEW (Units 7—9)
Unit 10 Mysteries of Science
• To speculate and draw conclusions about the past
• To express possibility or ability in the past
• To use formal language
Unit 11 Sadder but Wiser
• To ask for and give advice about the past
• To speculate about past actions and the consequences of these actions
• To describe the opposite of past reality
Unit 12 Wishful Thinking
• To make wishes about the past, present, and future
• To evaluate and justify
REVIEW (Units 10—12)
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