Contact USA 3

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Paul Abraham / Daphne Mackey  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
3
Language
English
Total pages
240
Pub.-date
September 1996
ISBN13
9780135187548
ISBN
0135187540


Product detail

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Description

Beginning\Intermediate Level-Domestic International best seller 2/e revision-updates all readings

Features

  • Presents and recycles vocabulary in contexts and exercises that encourage guessing meanings and avoiding over-dependence on dictionaries.
  • Develops reading skills through exercises focusing on skimming, scanning, analyzing vocabulary in context, outlining, and reading charts and graphs.

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Contact USA 3 (formerly Contact USA) presents readings that offer cross-cultural perspectives and generate class discussion on topics such as cities, food, culture shock, retirement, equality, racial issues, taxes, and freedom of religion. Problem-solving and discussion exercises address the unique needs of students who can read and comprehend more English than they can actively produce.

  • Presents and recycles vocabulary in contexts and exercises that encourage guessing meanings and avoiding overdependence on dictionaries.
  • Develops reading skills through exercises focusing on skimming, scanning, analyzing vocabulary in context, outlining, and reading charts and graphs.
Contents
Impressions of the United States ¿ A Country of Immigrants ¿ Cities in America ¿ Food in America ¿ Culture Shock ¿ Contemporary American Society ¿ Retirement ¿ Equality for All? ¿ Racial Issues ¿ The Role of Women in the United States ¿ Taxes, Taxes, and More Taxes ¿ Freedom of Religion ¿ Conclusion: A Changing America