Spotlight on the USA

Spotlight on the USA

Format: Paperback

A region-by-region introduction to life in the USA.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-434235-3
  • Pages: 176
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 254x178 mm

Key features

  • The book consists of high-interest reading passages on prominent regions across the United States.
  • Each unit is divided into separate readings focusing on topics such as the history, geography, famous personalities, economics and culture of the particular region.
  • Illustrations and photographs in each passage heighten students' interest.
  • Puzzles and games at the end of each passage reinforce the topics and vocabulary.
  • Regular discussion points encourage cross-cultural comparisons.
  • Glossaries at the end of every unit provide students with concise, easy-to-understand definitions.
  • Maps featured throughout the text help students locate the areas highlighted in the readings.

Contents

Introduction: The American People

1 New England
2 New York
3 The Mid-Atlantic Region
4 The South
5 The Midwest
6 The Southwest
7 The Rocky Mountain Region
8 The Pacific Northwest and Alaska
9 California and Hawaii
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