Summary: This series develops language skills while promoting the problem-solving and thinking skills needed for the workplace. Actual stories from the lives of learners provide authentic contexts for language learning.
-- Authentic immigrant stories provide a springboard for ESL learners to develop linguistic skills, vocabulary, and lifeskills competencies.
-- Six familiar contexts, self, school, family, work, local community, and global community, help students relate language to thei ...show morer everyday lives.
-- Grammar, vocabulary development, language functions, and competencies are interwoven throughout the units.
-- Materials promote problem solving and thinking skills needed for the workplace.
-- Workbooks recycle and reinforce language and grammar.
-- Teacher's Resource Kits for each level contain Teacher's Edition, Activity Masters, Maps, Transparencies, and Assessment Package. ...show less