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Author: Judy DeFilippo
Publisher: Menlo Park, CA. : Addison-Wesley, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judy DeFilippo
ISBN: 0201533669 9780201533668
OCLC Number: 25734815
Notes: Designed to supplement New horizons in English.
Description: volumes <1> : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Unit 1 Starting Out Names (learning peoples' names; answering questions)Classmates (practice using to be with names and countries)How Are You? (describing feelings)Names, Addresses, and Telephone Numbers (giving mailing address and telephone number)Number Names (naming numbers 1-1000)Dates (naming the months; reading a driver's license)Registration forms (learning how to fill out a form)Emergency! (learning how to get telephone numbers and area codes)Using a Pay Telephone (using the -ing form to describe a process)Telephoning (learning how to get telephone numbers and area codes)A Classroom (naming classroom furniture and objects)Capital Letters (following rules for using capital letters) Unit 2 Shopping Clothing (naming articles of clothing)Money! Money! Money! (counting money; reading and writing monetary amounts)Money Problems (solving simple math problems)At the Department Store (using pictures and chart to learn about a department store)Conversations about Shopping (asking and answering questions in a department store)Sizes (learning clothing sizes and reading labels)What's the Weather (learning weather words; reviewing clothing words)Reading about Shopping (reading for details; answering true/false)Reading Ads (reading ads of shoes on sale; answering true/false)Inches and Feet (learning measuring words; inches, feet, yards)The Verb to Be (using affirmative and negative forms of to be)Odd Man Out (classifying; asking and answering questions) Unit 3 Time, Schedules, and Directions Time (telling time)More Time! (telling time)Days of the Week (naming and abbreviating days of the week; understanding before and after)Reading a Calendar (using ordinal numbers to answer questions)Bus Schedule (reading a chart)Conversations about Bus Schedules (asking and answering questions)Where Are They? (using prepositions: in, on, under, behind, next to)Maps (reading a map; using prepositions; giving directions)More Maps (reading a map, following directions)Plurals: More than One (learning spelling rules for forming plurals; writing original sentences) Unit 4 Families and Housing Families (building vocabulary; asking and answering questions)Tom's Family (building vocabulary; understanding a "family tree" chart)Your Family Tree (completing a family tree)Using Adjectives (writing sentences to describe people)Ann Sutton (reviewing pronouns and adjectives; writing descriptions)Household Belongings (building vocabulary; using pictures to write words)An Apartment (classifying apartment vocabulary)The Green Family at Home (using present progressive tense)Mrs. Wilson's House (identifying household repairs)A New Apartment (matching pictures with sentences about apartments)Apartments for Rent (reading newspaper ads; understanding abbreviations)Conversations about Apartment Rentals (asking and answering questions about renting an apartment)Renting an Apartment (knowing what questions to ask when considering renting an apartment) Unit 5 Food Shopping Food (learning food names)What Are they Doing? (using present progressive)Buying Food (using partitives, classifying)Measuring (building vocabulary such as quart, liter, pint)In the Supermarket (giving directions; using prepositions)Comparing Prices (comparing supermarket prices)Conversations in a Supermarket (asking and answering questions)Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner (classifying)Reading Coupons (asking and answering questions about coupons)Burger House (practicing money skills; using a chart)In the Kitchen (building table and cookware vocabulary; reading about sales) Unit 6 Occupations and Nationalities Occupations (identifying jobs; using present progressive)Spelling (learning spelling rules for adding -ing)Reading about People (reading for details; answering true/false/?)World Map (identifying where students are from)Where Are You From? (matching countries and nationalities)Government (learning names and positions of government officials)There Is/There Are (reviewing singular and plural; asking and answering questions)International Students (using there is/are; finding information from a chart)Checkup (reviewing grammar and vocabulary) Unit 7 Banking and Bills Going Places (using going to future)The Bank (reading a check; building vocabulary)Checks (filling out a check; answering questions)Deposit Slips (reading and understanding a deposit slip)Balancing an Account (figuring balances and filling in check stubs)Addressing an Envelope (using abbreviations to address a letter)Bills to Pay (reading two household bills; answering yes/no) Unit 8 Only in America Americans (matching columns with government vocabulary)Holidays (naming American holidays and special days)A United States Holiday (reading for detail about July 4th)A Temporary Resident (learning what a newcomer can and cannot do)Taking a Vacation (reviewing going to; answering questions)The United States of America (reading a map)The United States (completing statements about the 50 states; learning abbreviations)The Statue of Liberty (reading for detail; building vocabulary)Washington, D.C. (reading for comprehension; developing test-taking skills)The Simple Present Tense (forming the affirmative and negative) Unit 9 Auto/Travel John's Car (interpreting a diagram; making inferences)Going to Work (building vocabulary; reviewing present progressive; sequencing)Practice with Can and Can't (using modals; answering questions)On the Road (interpreting road signs)Matching Road Signs (reviewing road signs; using have to / can, can't)Conversations about Cars (asking and answering questions)Reading about Vacations (main idea and details; writing a paragraph; distinguishing between fact and opinion; writing questions)Puzzle-Places (completing a crossword puzzle)Name the Topic (categorizing familiar words)It's Customary! (taking a quiz on Americana) Unit 10 Health Bodily Ailments (building vocabulary; interpreting a diagram)Conversations about Health (asking and answering questions; understanding how to read a thermometer)A Visit to the Doctor (sequencing; building vocabulary)Taking Care of Yourself (making a doctor's appointment; building vocabulary)Following Doctor's Directions (asking and answering questions)In the Drug Store (building vocabulary; reading a prescription)A Day with Carlos (learning good hygiene; reviewing simple present tense)Matching Up (completing sentences; learning possessives)A Visit to the Dentist (building vocabulary; answering questions)Health Care (naming different kinds of doctors; finding a good doctor)
Other Titles: New horizons in English.
Responsibility: Judy Defilippo.

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