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Celebrate the American way : a fun ESL guide to English language and culture in the U.S. / Sheila MacKechnie Murtha, MA., Jane Airey O'Connor, M.Ed..

MacKechnie, Sheila, (author.).
Book Book ([2016])
Description: ix, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Publisher: Piscataway, New Jersey : Research & Education Association, [2016]
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 4 total copies.

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Winthrop Adult Nonfiction 428.24 Mur 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult English Language Skills ELS 428.24/M1543c (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult English Language Skills ELS 428.24/M1543c (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynn Adult NonFiction 428.24/Murtha (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780738611945 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0738611948 (paperback)
Contents: Winter: -- Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! -- A winter holiday for everyone! -- Holiday of light! Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Chinese New Year -- Valentine's Day -- Winter review
-- Spring: -- Spruce up, it's Spring! -- St. Patrick's Day -- Springing into nice weather holidays! -- April Fool's Day -- Cinco de Mayo -- Spring review
-- Summer: -- It's a heat wave! -- Memorial Day weekend -- Independence Day/Fourth of July -- Weddings! -- Summer review
-- Autumn/Fall: -- Back to school! -- Columbus Day -- Halloween -- Thanksgiving -- Autumn/Fall review
Summary: 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!
Authors: O'Connor, Jane Airey, (author.).
Citation: MacKechnie, Sheila. "Celebrate the American way : a fun ESL guide to English language and culture in the U.S.." Piscataway, New Jersey : Research & Education Association, 2016.

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