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Global Links - English for
Using authentic material about real companies, Global Links 1 teachers the basic language and grammar structures that busy professionals need to communicate effectively in international business.A four-skills course with emphasis on speaking and listening, Global Links meets the needs of low-language level students while acknowledging the high level of sophistication that businesspeople bring to their study of English. Authentic texts, documents, graphs, and charts offer realistic practice models, while the text's international focus provides relevant cultural information for doing business worldwide. Student Text, teacher's Manual and Complete Audio Program (CD-Rom) available.
One Size Fits Few: The Folly
of Educational Standards
This hilarious, unsparing, and
touching narrative recounts the author's quest to make sense of the Standards
movement. Ohanian explores
the ironic results of the movement in schools (e.g. failure to pass
students who lack "necessary knowledge" on topics such as covalent bonds
and the Edict of Nates), the absence of critical dialogue in the media
regarding standards, and ultimately, issues a call to action.
The Struggle to Be
Strong: True Stories by Teens
About Overcoming Tough Times
In this anthology, teenage
readers meet young people who have learned to face their problems, big or
small. The Leaders Guide
(also available) includes lessons to link the stories with seven
resiliencies all teens need, as well as advice on handling sensitive
issues, guidelines for leading groups, and more.