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Topics and language competencies

Author: Michael Kerwin
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall Regents, ©1995- ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This 7-level series is designed to work with existing basal ESL series to meet state compliance standards. Topics and Language Competencies corresponds to the lifeskill competencies, topics, language  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks for foreign speakers
Problems, exercises, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kerwin
ISBN: 0134358686 9780134358680 0134358767 9780134358765 0134358848 9780134358840 0134358929 9780134358925 0134359003 9780134359007 0134359186 9780134359182
OCLC Number: 38435656
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Unit 1: ON THE JOB Topics, Language Skills, Language Functions, and Language FormsScene 1: A Business-Letter Format* A business letterPractice 1: Writing a Business LetterScene 2: A Letter of Application* Letters of application, the business-letter formatPractice 2: Writing a Letter of ApplicationScene 3: Contents of a Resume* Resumes, note-takingPractice 3: Taking Notes at a LectureScene 4: Harry Protheroe's Resume* A brief resumePractice 4: Preparing Your ResumePractice 5: Putting It All TogetherScene 5: Job Review* Job evaluations, job-promotion strategyScene 6: Satish Arrived Late for Work Again!* Problems at workPractice 6: Communicating About problem SituationsCross-Cultural Discussion 1: Communicating at WorkSupplemental Activity 1: Tag QuestionsSummary: on the Job Checklist Unit 2: RECREATION AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES Topics, Language Skills, Language Functions, and Language FormsScene 7: Favorite Recreations and leisure Activities* Types of recreations, interviewing, and collecting informationPractice 7: Describing Recreations and Leisure ActivitiesScene 8: My Favorite leisure Activity Is______.* Oral presentations, preparing and giving an oral reportPractice 8: Evaluating Oral presentationsScene 9: Public Entertainment* Entertainment, advertisementsPractice 9: Defining Types of Public EntertainmentScene 10: My Favorite Television Program Is_______.* Television, entertainment, writing and delivering a reportCross-Cultural Discussion 2: Marriage CustomsLifeskills/Workskills 1: Public Health FacilitiesSupplemental Activity 2: Entertainment EventsSummary: Recreation and Leisure Activities Checklist UNIT 3: ON WRITING Topics, Language Skills, Language Functions, and Language FormsScene 11: Writing Uppercase Cursive Letters* Uppercase cursive letters A-M* Uppercase cursive letters N-ZScene 12: Writing Lowercase Cursive Letters* Lowercase cursive letters a-m* Lowercase cursive letters n-zPractice 12: Writing Cursive Letter CombinationsScene 13: Synonyms are Words That Have the Same Meaning.* Using a thesaurus, synonyms, cursive writingGame: CluewordScene 14: Essay Questions Require Much More Thought than a Simple Answer.* Organizing an essay, written examsPractice 14: Writing an EssayScene 15: Research and Read About Your Topic.* Report and term paper writingPractice 15: Writing a ReportCross-Cultural Discussion 3: What Does It Mean?Supplemental Activity 3: Writing a Short Book ReportSummary: On Writing Checklist UNIT 4: DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT Topics, Language Skills, Language Functions, and Language FormsScene 16: The U.S. Government Has Three Branches.* Tripartite governmentPractice 16: The Executive and Legislative BranchesScene 17: The Bill of Rights* Personal rights, the U.S. ConstitutionScene 18: The Miranda Rule* Personal legal rightsCross-Cultural Discussion 4: Politics and Political partiesThe 1040 Tax FormScene 19: April 15th-Taxes Due!* 1040 tax form, tax vocabularyPractice 19: Determining Who Should FileLifeskills/Workskills 2: Completing a Tax Form for Juan GarciaLifeskills/Workskills 3: Using a Tax TableCross-Cultural Discussion 5: A Simple DebateSupplemental Activity 4: Amendments 11-26Summary: Democratic Government Checklist UNIT 5: TECHNOLOGY Topics, Language Skills, Language Functions, and Language FormsScene 20: A Computer System* Components, Input/OutputScene 21: A Computer System's Memory* RAM, ROM, definitions, acronymsPractice 21: Choosing a Search Option by NumberScene 22: A Time Line of Scientific Advances* Scientific advances, developing technology through the centuriesPractice 22: Describing a Time LineScene 23: An Oral Presentation of a Technical Topic* Researching, note-taking, oral presentationPractice 23: Evaluating Oral Technical PresentationsLifeskills/Workskills 4: Continuous Conditional SentencesSupplemental Activity 5: Using a Library Computer SearchSummary: Technology Checklist Time Zones in the Continental United StatesU.S. MapWorld mapMeasurementsTemperature: Fahrenheit and CelsiusUseful Words and ExpressionsIrregular VerbsCommon AbbreviationsCertificate
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