Synopses & Reviews
Fun, engaging, and action-packed! Students learn better and are more motivated when they can put English into action! The second edition of English in Action provides learners with competency-based support for building language, life, and work skills in real world settings. Learners are engaged as workers, family members, and citizens through a communicative, practical, and active approach. Fun English in Action is filled with fun and exciting content and activities which motivate students to master the skills presented. Engaging English in Action empowers students and promotes learner persistence through dynamic, communicative activities, helping to build confidence in and out of the classroom. Action-packed English in Action encourages learners to communicate and participate in a lively learning process that offers interactive technology options, providing various avenues to learning.
English in Action is a four-level core language series for secondary and adult students that engages learners as workers, family members, and citizens. Students master listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar through a variety of lively, classroom-tested, easy-to-use activities.
About the Author
Barbara Foley is full-time professor of at Union County College, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. She has presented at numerous workshops, conferences, and colleges throughout the United States and Mexico, specifically in the areas of listening, CALL, grammar, communicative classroom activities, Generation 1.5 students, and Extensive Reading. Her many publications include English in Action, Grammar in Action, Listen to Me, Now Hear This, and workbooks for the Heinle Picture Dictionary, all published for Heinle Cengage.
Table of Contents
1. The First Week 2. The Average American 3. Pets 4. The States 5. Computers and the Internet 6. A Healthy Lifestyle 7. People and Places 8. Moving 9. Disasters 10. Wedding Plans 11. The Greatest and the Smallest 12. Working Parents 13. Crime 14. Careers 15. City Life Appendix A. Appendix B. Appendix C. Audio Script. Skills Index. Map of the United States.