All About the USA 1: A Cultural Reader (2nd Revised edition)

All About the USA 1: A Cultural Reader (2nd Revised edition)

By: Milada Broukal (author)Mixed Media

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The new edition of All About the USA 1: A Cultural Reader, by Milada Broukal, with fresh content and a friendly, full-color design, offers a classic introduction to American culture. Entertaining and informative, the second edition of All About the USA 1 features twenty-one units about American people, places, and events. The units are divided into seven thematic parts, each with a colorful opener to highlight the material to come. Readers expand their knowledge of the USA as they explore fascinating topics ranging from New Year's celebrations and Labor Day to Superman and Starbucks. Features *Colorful photos and illustrations and preview questions motivate students to read.*Vocabulary and reading comprehension exercises build skills.*Speaking and writing activities encourage students to expand upon the topics.*New Did You Know boxes showcase fun facts about each topic.*New Audio CD of the readings enriches the learning experience. The series also includes: All About the USA2, Second Edition All About the USA3, Second Edition All About the USA 4, Second Edition

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Part 1: The United States Unit 1 Florida Unit 2 Washington Unit 3 Vermont Part 2: U.S. Inventions and Inventors Unit 4 Spencer's Microwave Oven Unit 5 Josephine Cochrane's Dishwasher Unit 6 Patricia Bath's Laser Part 3: U.S. Originals Unit 7 McDonald's Unit 8 Superman Unit 9 Starbucks Part 4: Holidays and Special Days Unit 10 New Year's Celebrations Unit 11 St. Patrick's Day Unit 12 Labor Day Part 5: Washington, D.C. Unit 13 The Capitol Unit 14 The Smithsonian Institution Unit 15 Arlington National Cemetery Part 6: U.S. Arts and Entertainment Unit 16 Walt Disney Unit 17 Maya Lin Unit 18 Ella Fitzgerald Part 7: The Story of Young America Unit 19 Christopher Columbus and the New World Unit 20 Paul Revere's Ride Unit 21 The Railroad Connects East and West Quizzes Answer Key Audio CD Tracking List

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/10/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780136138921
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 123
  • ID: 9780136138921
  • weight: 252
  • ISBN10: 0136138926
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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