"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. This title includes new features such as: global activities which are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms; new design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations which reinforce skill-building exercise; placement tests and chapter quizzes which are included in each Instructor's Manual; user-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure which offer greater flexibility in lesson planning; and 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language. Program Components include: 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; and, 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 1 (High Beginning - Low Intermediate) Listening/Speaking" - Scope and Sequence: Listening Skills, Listening Tasks, Using Language, Speaking Tasks, Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Video Topics - Chapter Structure: In This Chapter - gives students a preview of the upcoming material. Did You Know? - sparks students' interest and activates their prior knowledge of the topic. Part 1 - Listening to Conversations - presents an introductory conversation and focuses on the rhythm and intonation of natural language through stress and reduction activities. Before You Listen - activates students' prior knowledge through pre-listening questions and a vocabulary preview. Pairwork - encourages peer teaching and correction. Listen - guides students to listen to both main ideas and specific information. Note Taking Strategies, such as writing key words, categorizing, and outlining, are taught. After You Listen - reinforces students' understanding of the conversation through comprehension questions and a vocabulary review. Groupwork - maximizes opportunities for discussion and negotiation. Test-Taking Strategies vital for success on standardized tests are practiced throughout. Role-Plays - simulate situations that use a variety of language functions to increase and enhance students' fluency. Cross-Cultural Notes - give students new perspectives on various cultures. Talk It Over - provides students with authentic speaking opportunities, such as interviews, surveys, and debates. 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. Real-Life Listening - connects the classroom to real life through real-world situations, understanding of context, and test-taking opportunities. 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 include (12): School Life Around the World; Experiencing Nature; Living to Eat or Eating to Live; In the Community; Home Cultures of the World; Health Entertainment and the Media; Social Life Customs, Celebrations, and Holidays; Science and Technology; and, The Global Consumer.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 2001. Book Condition: Good. 4th. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP76654231
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97800711801154.0