Synopses & Reviews
NOTEWORTHY A terceira edição dessa inovadora serie de "listening" inclui palestras em videotape, DVD ou VHS. Os professores podem usar o programa de áudio tendo o suporte do video com palestrantes acadêmicos experientes. Diversas palestras com topicos interessantes estão inclusas. NOTEWORTHY desenvolve no aluno habilidades de listening oferecendo uma visão da cultura e vida americana assim como aumenta e desenvolve o vocabulário. DESCRIÇÃO: ·Atividades pre e pos listening. ·Topicos focados na cultura e vida dos EUA. ·Trabalho com grupos de palavras que desenvolvem a oralidade. ·Trabalha o vocabulário tecnico.
The third edition of this groundbreaking book includes videotaped lectures in DVD or VHS format. Now teachers can use the audio program (available on both tapes and CD) with the support of video simulation of an academic lecture experience. Many new and updated lectures with high-interest topics are included. NOTEWORTHY develops students' listening and notetaking skills, provides insights into U.S. life and culture, and builds cross-disciplinary vocabulary.
About the Author
Phyllis Lim, Ph.D., taught intensive ESL for over 20 years at the Center for English as a Second Language at the University of Arizona, directed the MATEFL Program at Bilkent University (Turkey) as a Fulbright Senior Scholar for two years, and directed the English Language Center at the University of Sharjah, UAE, for five years. She also received Fulbright teaching scholarships to Slovenia and Italy as well as an English Language Fellowship to Libya. Her first introduction to living and working overseas was a semester teaching EFL at the Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages in 1983 on an exchange program with the University of Arizona. She is very appreciative for each and every subsequent opportunity that working in his field has given her, both on a professional and personal level.
Table of Contents
Unit One: The Face of the People. 1. The Population. 2. Immigration: Past and Present. 3. Americans at Work. Unit One Quiz Preparation. Unit Two: The American Character. 4. Family in the United States. 5. Religion. 6. Passages: Birth, Marriage, and Death. Unit Two Quiz Preparation. Unit Three: American Trademarks. 7. Multiculturalism. 8. Crime and Violence in the United States. 9. Globalization. Unit Three Quiz Preparation. Unit Four: Education. 10. Public Education: Philosophy and Funding. 11. Postsecondary Education: Admissions. 12. Distance Education. Unit Four Quiz Preparation. Unit Five: The Official Side. 13. The Role of Government in the Economy. 14. Government by Constitution: Separation of Powers/Checks and Balances. 15. Common Law and the Jury System. Unit Five Quiz Preparation. Appendix A: Audioscripts. Appendix B: Answer Keys.