Each unit begins with a chapter of fiction about a teacher and students in one ESL class. Reading comprehension and reading skills exercises follow. Prefix and suffix vocabulary-focus exercises are included. Academic Word List vocabulary exercises help students build a strong foundation in both receptive and productive knowledge. The following chapters in each unit expand on unit themes through non-fiction articles focusing on academic preparation, international experiences, and cultural adjustment. Vocabulary is repeated and comprehension and reading skills are further practiced.
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English language -- Study and teaching as a second language, English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers
Bliss Calderón, Amber, "PDX Journeys: Studying and Living in the US, Low-Intermediate Novel and Textbook for University ESL Students" (2016). PDXOpen: Open Access Textbooks. 10.