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World of Reading 1: A Thematic Approach to Reading Comprehension, 2/e
0-13-600244-7

Joan Baker-Gonzalez
Eileen K. Blau

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Copyright: 2009
Format: Paper, 184 pp.

ISBN-10: 0136002447
ISBN-13: 9780136002444

Status: In Stock
Published: 01/07/2009

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Table of Contents

 

Unit 1    COMMUNICATING ACROSS CULTURES

 

            CHAPTER 1   

                                    Reading: Smile

 

            CHAPTER 2   

                                    Reading: Gestures: The Innocent Abroad’s Shortlist

 

            CHAPTER 3

                                    Reading: The Way to Cultural Sensitivity

 

            CHAPTER 4

                                    Reading: It Finally Dawned on Me

 

 

            Unit Wrap-Up

 

 

Unit 2     THE HUMAN-ANIMAL BOND

 

            CHAPTER 5

                                    Reading: What Guide Dogs Do

 

            CHAPTER 6   

                                    Reading: Senior Partners — Older Americans and Adult Pets

 

            CHAPTER 7

                                    Reading: A Global View of the Human-Animal Bond

 

            CHAPTER 8   

                                    Reading: A Secret for Two

 

            Unit Wrap-Up

 

 

Unit 3      NUTRITION: FOOD FOR HEALTH AND ENJOYMENT

 

            CHAPTER 9

                                    Reading: As the Junk-Food World Turns

 

            CHAPTER 10

                                    Reading: The Healthy Eating Pyramid

 

            CHAPTER 11

                                    Reading: Food Not as Fuel but as a Way of Life

 

            CHAPTER 12 

                                    Reading: "This Is Just to Say" and "Variation on a Theme by William Carlos Williams"

 

            Unit Wrap-Up

 

 

Unit 4    MAKING A DIFFERENCE

 

            CHAPTER 13

                                    Reading: People Who Have Made a Difference

 

            CHAPTER 14 

                                    Reading: Leaving It All to Chance

 

            CHAPTER 15

                                    Reading: City Year: Give a Year. Change the World.

 

            CHAPTER 16

                                    Reading: The Message

 

            Unit Wrap-Up

 

 

Unit 5     NATURAL DISATERS: EARTHQUAKES AN TSUNAMIS

 

            CHAPTER 17 

                                Reading: Ask a Seismologist

 

            CHAPTER 18

                                Reading: How to Stay Safe during an Earthquake

 

            CHAPTER 19

                                Reading: Tsunamis

 

            CHAPTER 20

                                Reading: It took centuries…

 

            Unit Wrap-Up

 

 

Unit 6     OVERCOMING THE ODDS

 

            CHAPTER 21

                                    Reading: Beating the Odds-Finding Hope at Home

 

            CHAPTER 22

                                    Reading: Grit, the Key to Success

 

            CHAPTER 23

                                    Reading: What It Will Really Take to Close the Education Gap

 

            CHAPTER 24

                                    Reading: Determined to Succeed

 

            Unit Wrap-Up

 

 

Word List

Map of North America

Map of the World

Credits

 

 


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