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. New Features: 1. Global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms 2. New design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises. 3. Placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor's Manual. 4. User-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning. 5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language. Program Components: 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 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 2 (Low Intermediate - Intermediate) Writing Scope and Sequence: Rhetorical Focus, Vocabulary Development, Idea Development/Organizing Skills, Grammar, Editing Skills, Critical Thinking, Test-Taking Skills, Video Topics Chapter Structure: 1. In This Chapter provides students with a specific writing topic. 2. Exploring Ideas in the qBefore You Readq section teaches strategies for generating writing ideas (i.e. brainstorming, freewriting, and interviewing). 3. Photos and Illustrations in the qBefore You Readq section activate prior knowledge of the topic. 4. Vocabulary Building activities introduce language students may use in their writing and helps them develop strategies for learning vocabulary. 5. Organizing Ideas develops organizational skills such as outlining, writing topic sentences, and limiting the information in a paragraph. 6. Focus on Testing prepares students to succeed on standardized tests. 7. Developing Cohesion and Style focuses on transition words, connectors, and grammatical structures that unify a paragraph. 8. Editing Practice allows students to apply what they have learned by editing a paragraph containing common errors. 9. Editing Checklists equip students with a variety of tools for editing their work thoroughly. 10. Peer Editing promotes collaboration while giving students valuable editing practice. 11. Expansion Activities encourage students to activate their writing skills in new contexts. 12. Journal Writing Activities promote personal expression through writing. 13. Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce writing skills. Refer to ISBN 0072330732 Chapter Themes (12): Education and Student Life City Life Business and Money Jobs and Professions Lifestyles Around the World Global Connections Language and Communication Tastes and Preferences New Frontiers Medicine, Myths, and Magic The Media With Liberty and Justice for AllThe new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content.
|Author||:||Cheryl Pavlik, Margaret Keenan Segal|
|Publisher||:||McGraw-Hill ESL/ELT - 2002|