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What a World Listening 1: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe (Student Book and Classroom Audio CD), 2/e

Milada Broukal

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Copyright: 2011
Format: Paper

ISBN-10: 0132626535
ISBN-13: 9780132626538

Status: In Stock
Published: 01/18/2011

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What a World: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe, is a six-book series that explores many fascinating topics from around the world and across history. The stories in What a World cover a diverse range of high-interest topics, from biographical pieces to exploration of cultures in various historical and contemporary periods.



  • Words that Go Together activities highlight collocations -- words that are easier to learn together.
  • Talking Notes activities challenge students to listen for main ideas and details in a short description of a person. place, or thing.
  • Short Conversations ask students to infer tone, attitude, or the context of the speakers' conversation.
  • Critical Thinking questions develop students' thiniking skills.
  • Language Focus activities draw on a grammatical structure from the listening and help students develop accuracy in speaking and writing.
  • Pronunciation and Conversation activities help guide students to more accurate and conversational speech.
  • Internet activities build students' Internet research skills.
  • Self-Tests help students and teachers assess progress.
  • What a World Reading -- a 3-level complementary series -- explores parallel themes to What a World Listening as it develops students' reading skills and vocabulary.

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