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ERIC Number: ED016992
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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ENGLISH FOR TODAY. BOOK FIVE, LIFE IN ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES.
SLAGER, WILLIAM R.; AND OTHERS
ON AN UPPER-INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED LEVEL OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE FOR SECONDARY STUDENTS, "LIFE IN ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES" IS THE FIFTH VOLUME IN THE "ENGLISH FOR TODAY" SERIES. THE MAIN EMPHASIS IN THIS VOLUME IS THE TRANSITION FROM READING TO COMPOSITION. EACH OF THE 14 READINGS IS FOLLOWED BY INTENSIVE COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS, EXERCISES REQUIRING THE INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION IN WRITING OF IDEAS CONTAINED IN THE READING, COMPOSITION EXERCISES, AND GRAMMATICAL EXERCISES WHICH MAY BE USED OPTIONALLY. THE SELECTIONS ARE TOPIC-GROUPED INTO A THREE-UNIT FORMAT. UNIT I, "ART FORMS, OLD AND NEW," CONTAINS ARTICLES ON MOVIES, SHAKESPEARE, JAZZ, AND SKYSCRAPERS. READINGS IN UNIT II, "A LANGUAGE IN COMMON," DISCUSS BRITISH, AMERICAN, AND AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH, AND THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. UNIT III SELECTIONS, "SOCIETIES IN CHANGE," DEAL WITH CULTURE AND EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS IN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AND GREAT BRITAIN. THE STUDENT'S TEXT ($1.40) AND THE TEACHER'S TEXT ($2.75) ARE PUBLISHED BY MCGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, 330 WEST 42ND STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036. (AMM)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.
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