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Celebrate the American Way free pdf REA's "Celebrate the American Way: A Fun ESL Guide to English Language and Culture with Audio CD MP3" The emphasis is on fun in this lighthearted guide to language and culture in the United States! The warm and witty authors of "English the American Way: A Fun ESL Guide to Language and Culture in the U.S.," are back with the second book in the series, "Celebrate the American Way," another fun ESL guide to English language and culture. This friendly guide takes you on a year-long journey through American culture, highlighting the meanings behind the U.S. holidays and special events celebrated in each season. You will learn why Americans celebrate Independence Day, discover the history of Thanksgiving, get tips on wedding etiquette, find out how to carve a Jack O' Lantern, and more! Our ESL author experts give English language learners all the must-know vocabulary, common expressions, and wacky idioms that help explain the major celebrations and social customs in the United States. You'll have fun improving your English language and grammar skills. Along the way, quiz yourself with fill-in and matching exercises as you learn about commonly confused words, adjectives, and synonyms. Practice until you're perfect! Improve your listening and speaking skills with the dialogues included on our audio CD and Mp3 download. No matter what the season, "Celebrate the American Way" is an excellent resource for ESL students and teachers, English language learners, and professionals of all ages and all nationalities. Whether you want to improve your understanding of American culture or just expand your everyday vocabulary, this fun and friendly guide will help you build your skills and communicate with precision - and success!

About Sheila Mackechnie Murtha

About the AuthorsSheila and Jane have been colleagues and friends for well, let sjust say a long time. As English as a Second Language (ESL)teachers, they worked together on lots of projects and had lots offun as they worked. A partnership was born!Together, Jane and Sheila have teaching credentials in severalstates and two continents. With years and years and years ofexperience (they just don t want to count them all, ha!), they havetaught ESL to little kids, big kids, university students, adults, companyexecutives, and other teachers in the U.S. and Europe (bothonline and in regular classroom settings).Both Sheila and Jane have served as members of the New JerseyDepartment of Education Advisory Committee for ESL/BilingualEducation. They ve facilitated online ESL training courses for teachersthrough the NJ DOE professional development program. Sheilahas held several leadership positions scoring teacher candidate responsesfor an international testing company, and Jane has writtenESL test questions and rated English as a Foreign Language examsfor another internationally recognized testing company. (They teach, they test, they score!)They have won many awards for excellence in teaching, includingtwo Teacher of the Year awards, and corporate citations for excellence.They ve given numerous presentations and have written curriculumand syllabi for diverse ESL populations. Add to this some funteaching projects in Spanish, public speaking, drama, writing and, we re not kidding, even soccer skills and you ve got two writers whoknow how to have a good time writing a book!Jane is now the Director of ESL Services for Emory College of Artsand Sciences in Atlanta, Georgia. Sheila is a lecturer in the EnglishLanguage Program at the University of Pennsylvania, and continuesto teach, write and consult in New Jersey and New York. Althoughthey live several states away, both are happy to find time to worktogether on fun projects like this book!"

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Author : Sheila Mackechnie Murtha
Publisher : Research
Data Published : 18 September 2015
ISBN : 0738611948
EAN : 9780738611945
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    . REA's "Celebrate the American Way: A Fun ESL Guide to English Language and Culture with Audio CD MP3" The emphasis is on fun in this lighthearted guide to language and culture in the United States