All About the USA 4: A Cultural Reader

Series
Pearson
Author
Milada Broukal / Janet Milhomme  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
2
Language
English
Total pages
192
Pub.-date
November 2007
ISBN13
9780132349680
ISBN
013234968X


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9780132349680
All About the USA 4: A Cultural Reader
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Table of Contents

 

Unit 1               Cars in America           

Unit 2               The Building of the Brooklyn Bridge

Unit 3               Yo-Yo Ma

Unit 4               The Spirit of the Wolf

Unit 5               Death Valley

Unit 6               Maples and Pecans

Unit 7               Oprah Winfrey

Unit 8               T-Shirts and Tuxedos

Unit 9               The Wright Brother Take Off

Unit 10             The Mystery of Roanoke Island           

Unit 11             Getting on Board

Unit 12             Georgia O'Keefe - Art Legend

Unit 13             The Last Queen of Hawaii       

Unit 14             Alaska - The Last Frontier

Unit 15             Susan Butcher on the Iditarod Trail      

Unit 16             A Perfect Lunar Landing

Unit 17             The Birdman of Alcatraz

Unit 18             A History of Animation

Unit 19             The Google Guys

Unit 20             All-American Football 

Unit 21             The History of Rock

Unit 22             Lucas and Spielberg at the Movies

Unit 23             Television Comes to America

Unit 24             Hip-Hop Culture

 

Answer Key

 

Audio CD Tracking List                       

                       

 

Back Cover

The new edition of All About the USA 4: 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 4 features twenty-four 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 Oprah Winfrey and the Wright Brothers to Alaska and hip-hop.

 

Features

  • Colorful photos and preview questions prepare students to read.
  • Vocabulary and reading comprehension exercises build skills.
  • Discussion activities promote lively cross cultural exchange.
  • Writing activities encourage students to personalize 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 USA 1, Second Edition

All About the USA2, Second Edition 

All About the USA3, Second Edition