Achieving Competency in English, 2nd Edition: A Life Skills Approach by Planaria J. PriceAchieving Competency in English, 2nd Edition: A Life Skills Approach by Planaria J. Price

Achieving Competency in English, 2nd Edition: A Life Skills Approach

byPlanaria J. Price

Paperback | August 15, 2005

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Achieving Competency in English is a life skills text for newcomers to the United States. A unique feature of the book are the cultural competencies included in this book, such as common courtesies, meeting people, emergencies, community services, getting a job, minding one's money, finding a place to live, staying healthy, food and nutrition, and education.

Each of the book's ten chapters begins with a Reading Readiness opener, with pictures that introduce the theme and vocabulary of the chapter in a non-threatening way. Chapters also contain reading passages, real-life situations for discussion, realia and writing components, visual literacy practice, and suggestions for outside study. CASAS correlations are included

This is a revised edition from the book titled Competency in English by Planaria J. Price.

Planaria J. Price is an instructor, Evans Adult School, Los Angeles.
Title:Achieving Competency in English, 2nd Edition: A Life Skills ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.8 inPublished:August 15, 2005Publisher:University of Michigan PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0472030434

ISBN - 13:9780472030439

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