Breakthroughs: An Integrated Upper Intermediate English Program by Gloria McPherson-Ramirez

Breakthroughs: An Integrated Upper Intermediate English Program

byGloria McPherson-Ramirez, Marina Engelking

Paperback | March 8, 2011

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Breakthroughs is an upper intermediate ESL text for adult and young adult learners; it focuses on teaching critical thinking skills and the expression of critical thought using adult-appropriate concepts. Theme-based units help to teach students advanced reading, writing, speaking, andlistening skills.The body of the text includes ten units. Each unit incorporates vocabulary, reading, grammar, writing, and listening exercises. Students are presented with a rich variety of content and activities to help them develop their English language skills within an engaging context. Upon completion of thisfour-skills program, students will be prepared to move on to the advanced level of Breakthroughs.

About The Author

As coordinators and instructors of English language programs at Seneca College in Toronto, Ontario, Gloria McPherson-Ramirez and Marina Engelking have had extensive experience in teaching, administration, and curriculum design. Together, they wrote Breakthroughs Advanced in 2008.

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Title:Breakthroughs: An Integrated Upper Intermediate English ProgramFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.38 inPublished:March 8, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019543224X

ISBN - 13:9780195432244

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Hero to the RescueUnit 2: Ancient Secrets RevealedUnit 3: O Canada, Je t'aimeUnit 4: Stay Tuned!Unit 5: Buyer Beware!Unit 6: Catch Me if You CanUnit 7: Doing the Right ThingUnit 8: Love Is in the AirUnit 9: Get Those Creative Juices Flowing!Unit 10: That's So Canadian