Synopses & Reviews
Favorito por más de una decada, WEAVING IT TOGETHER conecta lecturas de gran interes con actividades de redaccion claras para ayudar a los estudiantes a confiar más en su capacidad para comprender y expresar ideas en ingles. Cada nivel de WEAVING IT TOGETHER 2e contiene ocho unidades organizadas en forma temática, cada una de las cuales incluye dos capitulos interrelacionados. Actividades robustas, lecciones estructuradas y mucha práctica de redaccion ayudan a los estudiantes a desarrollar sus ideas con claridad y seguridad.
A favorite over a decade, WEAVING IT TOGETHER connects high-interest readings with clear writing activities to help students be more confident in their ability to understand and express ideas in English. Each level of WEAVING IT TOGETHER, 2/e contains eight thematically organized units, each of which includes two interrelated chapters. Robust activities, structure lessons, and plenty of writing practice help students develop their ideas clearly and with confidence.
The new edition of Weaving It Together connects high-interest readings with clear writing activities. Learners build both reading and writing skills through understanding relevant readings and confidently expressing concepts and ideas in carefully structured writing exercises. By connecting these two necessary competencies, learners seamlessly develop both language and academic skills.
About the Author
Milada Broukal has taught English for over thirty years in North America and Europe. She has worked in all areas of the field, including syllabus design, teacher training, classroom teaching, and has been Director of Study of her own school. She is the author of over 30 successful textbooks including the series Weaving it Together, The Thomson Heinle Test Preparation Assistant series, and the recently published Check it Out! series. Milada holds two Master's degrees.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Artists Reading 1. Frida Kahlo: Triumph Over Tragedy Reading 2. How a Building Changed a City Chapter 2. Language Reading 1. Spell It In English Reading 2. May I Borrow a Word? Chapter 3. Hygiene Reading 1. How Clean Is Clean? Reading 2. Eat My Bugs, Please Chapter 4. Groups, Organizations, and Societies Reading 1. Crisis, Disaster and Doctors Without Borders Reading 2. Inspired to Serve Chapter 5. Psychology Reading 1. What Our Bodies Say About Us Reading 2. Why We Are What We Are Chapter 6. Gender Reading 1. Males and Females: What?s the Difference? Reading 2. Society and the Sexes Chapter 7. Nutrition Reading 1. What's Really On Your Dinner Plate? Reading 2. More Than Milk in Your Glass Chapter 8. Issues for Debate Reading 1. Do Animals Have Rights? Reading 2. The Clone Factory Unit 9. Readings from Literature Reading1. "Winterblossom Garden" by David Low Reading 2. "Mrs. Sen's" by Jhumpa Lahiri