Mosaic 2

Listening/speaking

Author: Jami Ferrer-Hanreddy

Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 267

View: 309

Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level.New Features:1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises.3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor’s Manual.4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning.5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language.Program Components:Student TextsInstructor’s ManualsAudio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audiocassettes/CDs)L/S Assessment Audiocassettes and CDsReading Student Audio CDsProgram CD/ROMVideoDemo AudiocassetteStudent BookThe Student Books of the new 4th edition of Interactions Mosaic have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms.User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning. Mosaic 2 (High Intermediate – Low Advanced) Listening/Speaking Scope and Sequence: Listening Strategies, Listening Skills, Language Functions, Speaking Tasks, Focus on Testing, Lecture Topics, Video TopicsChapter Structure: 1. In This Chapter gives students a preview of the upcoming material.2. Did You Know? offers variety of interesting facts to spark students’ interest in the topic.3. Part 1: Getting Started activates students’ prior knowledge through prelistening questions and a vocabulary preview.4. Part 2: Before You Listen prepares students for the lecture by having them consider and discuss the topic and predict main ideas of the lecture.5. Learning Strategies in “Part 2†include using lecture organization to identify main ideas, using different outline forms, understanding and using figurative language, listening for comparison sand contrasts, listening for causes and effects, distinguishing between fact and opinion, predicting exam questions, and thinking critically.6. Note Taking Strategies in “Part 2†include using different outline forms, abbreviating, using illustrations, using target expressions to help understand lectures, and using cohesive devices as markers.7. Talk It Over in “Part 2†offers a variety of speaking activities, i.e., role-plays, interviews, presentations, small-group discussions, and pairwork.8. Language Function Practice in “Part 3†takes students from identifying and understanding functional language to using it in everyday and academic settings.9. Focus on Testing practices test-taking strategies vital for success on standardized test.10. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce listening and speaking skills. (Refer to ISBN 0-07-232995-5 for Video)Chapter Themes (12):Language and LearningDanger and DaringSex and GenderMysteries Past and PresentTransitionsThe MindWorkingBreakthroughsArt and EntertainmentConflict and ReconciliationMedicine and ScienceThe Future

Mosaic 1

Listening/speaking

Author: Jami Ferrer-Hanreddy

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Conservation

Page: 198

View: 298

Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level. New Features: 1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms 2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises. 3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor's Manual. 4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning. 5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language. Program Components: Student Texts Instructor's Manuals Audio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audiocassettes/CDs) L/S Assessment Audiocassettes and CDs Reading Student Audio CDs Program CD/ROM Video Demo Audiocassette Student Book The Student Books of the new 4th edition of Interactions Mosaic have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms. User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning. Mosaic 1 (Intermediate High Intermediate) Listening/Speaking Scope and Sequence: Listening Strategies, Language Functions, Speaking Tasks, Focus on Testing, Lecture Topics, Video Topics Chapter Structure: 1. In This Chapter gives students a preview of the upcoming material. 2. Did You Know? offers a variety of interesting facts to spark students' interest in the topic. 3. Part 1 Getting Started activates students' prior knowledge through prelistening questions and a vocabulary preview. 4. Note-Taking Strategies include identifying pros and cons, identifying time and sequence words, outlining, organizing information in chronological order, and listening for signal words, paraphrases, summaries, and digressions. 5. Talk It Over offers a variety of speaking activities, including role-plays, interviews, presentations, small-group discussions, and pairwork. 6. Language Function Practice takes students from identifying and understanding functional language to using it in everyday and academic settings (i.e., requesting clarification, divulging information, making generalizations, etc.). 7. Groupwork maximizes opportunities for discussion and negotiation. 8. Learning Strategies include listening to paraphrase and summarize, to make predictions, and listening for analogies and for appropriate expressions and intonation, etc. 9. Before You Listen prepares students for the lecture by having them consider and discuss the topic and predict main ideas of the lecture. 10. Listen guides students to listen for both main ideas and specific information in lectures. 11. Focus on Testing practices test-taking strategies vital for success on standardized tests. 12. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce listening and speaking skills. (Refer to ISBN 0-07-232958-0 for Video) Chapter Themes (12): New Challenges Looking and Learning Relationships Health and Leisure High Tech, Low Tech Money Matters Remarkable Individuals Creativity Human Behavior Crime and Punishment The Physical Wor

Interactions 1

Listening/Speaking

Author: Judith Tanka

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 270

View: 460

Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content.Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level.New Features:1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises.3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor's Manual.4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning.5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language.Program Components:Student TextsInstructor's ManualsAudio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audiocassettes/CDs)L/S Assessment Audiocassettes and CDsReading Student Audio CDsProgram CD/ROMVideoDemo AudiocassetteStudent BookThe Student Books of the new 4th edition of Interactions Mosaic have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms.User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning.Interactions 1 (High Beginning - Low Intermediate) Listening/SpeakingScope and Sequence: Listening Skills, Listening Tasks, Using Language, Speaking Tasks, Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Video TopicsChapter Structure:1. In This Chapter gives students a preview of the upcoming material.2. Did You Know? sparks students' interest and activates their prior knowledge of the topic.3. Part 1 Listening to Conversations presents an introductory conversation and focuses on the rhythm and intonation of natural language through stress and reduction activities.4. Before You Listen activates students' prior knowledge through pre-listening questions and a vocabulary preview.5. Pairwork encourages peer teaching and correction.6. Listen guides students to listen to both main ideas and specific information.7. Note Taking Strategies, such as writing key words, categorizing, and outlining, are taught.8. After You Listen reinforces students' understanding of the conversation through comprehension questions and a vocabulary review.9. Groupwork maximizes opportunities for discussion and negotiation.10. Test-Taking Strategies vital for success on standardized tests are practiced throughout.11. Role-Plays simulate situations that use a variety of language functions to increase and enhance students' fluency.12. Cross-Cultural Notes give students new perspectives on various cultures.13. Talk It Over provides students with authentic speaking opportunities, such as interviews, surveys, and debates.14. Listening and Speaking in the Real World offers a variety of practical listening and speaking activities, including role-plays, presentations, small-group discussions, and pairwork.15. Real-Life Listening connects the classroom to real life through real-world situations, understanding of context, and test-taking opportunities.16. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce listening and speaking skills. (Refer to ISBN 0-07-233061-9 for Video)Chapter Themes (12) :School Life Around the WorldExperiencing NatureLiving to Eat or Eating to LiveIn the CommunityHomeCultures of the WorldHealthEntertainment and the MediaSocial LifeCustoms, Celebrations, and HolidaysScience and TechnologyThe Global Consumer

Interactions Two

Author: Tanka

Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

View: 266

Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level. New Features: 1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms 2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises. 3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor’s Manual. 4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning. 5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language. Program Components: Student Texts Instructor’s Manuals Audio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audiocassettes/CDs) L/S Assessment Audiocassettes and CDs Reading Student Audio CDs Program CD/ROM Video Demo Audiocassette Student Book The Student Books of the new 4th edition of Interactions Mosaic have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms. User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning. Interactions 2 (Low Intermediate - Intermediate) Listening/Speaking Scope and Sequence: Listening Skills, Focused Listening, Note-Taking Focus, Using Language, Speaking Activities, Video Topics Chapter Structure: 1. In This Chapter gives students a preview of the upcoming material. 2. Did You Know? sparks students’ interest and activates their prior knowledge of the topic. 3. Listening to Conversations presents an introductory conversation and focuses on the rhythm and intonation of natural language. 4. Before You Listen activates students’ prior knowledge through pre-listening questions and a vocabulary preview. 5. Reduction activities require that students listen for and identify reduced words, then practice them in natural conversation. 6. After You Listen reinforces students’ understanding of the conversation through comprehension questions and a vocabulary review. 7. Pairwork encourages peer teaching and correction. 8. Using Language takes students from identifying and understanding functional language to using it in everyday contexts. 9. Culture Notes give students new perspectives on various cultures. 10. Role-Plays simulate situations that use a variety of language functions to increase and enhance students’ fluency. 11. Language Tips give students useful information that is often overlooked. 12. Note-Taking Strategies include subtle and often-overlooked tools (i.e., causes and effects, advantages and disadvantages, paraphrases, etc.) 13. Getting Meaning from Context practices test-taking strategies vital for success on standardized tests. 14. Listening and Speaking in the Real World offers a variety of practical listening and speaking activities (i.e., role-plays, presentations, small-group discussions, etc.) 15. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce listening and speaking skills. Refer to ISBN #0072330723. Chapter Themes (12) : Education and Student Life City Life Business and Money Jobs and Professions Lifestyles Around the World Global Connections Language and Communication Tastes and Preferences New Frontiers Medicine, Myths, and Magic The Media With Liberty and Justice for All

Communication Mosaics

An Introduction to the Field of Communication

Author: Julia T. Wood

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 402

View: 521

Julia Wood, a leading scholar in the field of communication, brings us a new edition of the extremely popular COMMUNICATION MOSAICS: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FIELD OF COMMUNICATION. The new edition continues with the holistic approach to the field of communication by first explaining the basic processes central to all communication contexts (e.g. listening, perceiving, using verbal and nonverbal communication, establishing climate), and then applying these processes to various contexts (interpersonal, small group, public, organizational, intercultural, and mass communication). Through reviewer and student-praised "Student Voices" features, seamless and thoughtful integration of diversity, skill-building pedagogy and real-life examples, students are exposed to the vast world of communication and the tools needed to become effective communicators. This book will provide readers with a clear understanding of the fundamental skills and processes that are a part of the broad array of communication encounters in personal, professional and public life in the 21st century.

InfoWorld

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Category:

Page: 96

View: 627

InfoWorld is targeted to Senior IT professionals. Content is segmented into Channels and Topic Centers. InfoWorld also celebrates people, companies, and projects.

Popular Mechanics

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Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 120

View: 252

Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

Billboard

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ISBN:

Category:

Page: 72

View: 271

In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.

Gramophone

Author: Sir Compton Mackenzie

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Sound recordings

Page:

View: 251

Keyboard

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Electronic musical instruments

Page:

View: 788

Billboard

Author:

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ISBN:

Category:

Page: 116

View: 776

In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.