Competency in English: A Life Skills Approach

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In this intermediate life-skills text, students acquire useful information about everyday life in North American culture as they develop their reading, speaking, and writing skills. The 10 chapters focus on specific themes such as getting a job, dealing with emergencies, and finding a place to live. Competency in English features a four-part chapter organization that offers a great degree of flexibility for your classroom. Each chapter also contains a wealth of open-ended exercise material to allow students the freedom to explore their own thoughts and feelings about the topic at hand. Additional Highlights Section 1 of each chapter includes informative reading selections on the chapter topic, with comprehension, vocabulary, and discussion activities. In Section 2, students read and discuss possible solutions to common problems faced by non-native speakers. Students get the opportunity to practice communicative skills through dialogues and role-plays in Section 3. Section 4 contains realia and a writing component, usually emphasizing practical tasks such as writing applications, filling out forms, and so on. It also contains cartoons, short articles, and other conversation-sparking features.

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