Compass 2: Student Book and Website Access Card by Sue FrameCompass 2: Student Book and Website Access Card by Sue Frame

Compass 2: Student Book and Website Access Card

bySue Frame

Paperback | April 13, 2017

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Compass 2 is a theme-based all-in-one integrated skills and grammar textbook that features high-interest Canadian and international content. It contains reading, writing, listening, speaking, and watching activities that are designed to meet the specific objectives (level, length and duration)outlined by the Quebec Ministry of Education. Each unit includes in-depth vocabulary development. A comprehensive grammar section allows ample practice opportunities for students. As an integrated-skills textbook, Compass 2 is designed with flexibility in mind, allowing teachers to choose thespecific units they wish to use, and match the preferences and style of each instructor and the needs of each classroom. In total, there are six units and it is expected that most teachers will complete four or five units during the 45-hour program. The student book is accompanied by comprehensiveonline practice to further solidify learning.
SUE FRAME has been teaching at Cegep Marie-Victorin since 1996 and has also taught ESL in the UK and France. She holds an MA in English and French and a BEd in ESL/FLS from McGill University.
Title:Compass 2: Student Book and Website Access CardFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 10.88 × 9 × 0.46 inPublished:April 13, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199022569

ISBN - 13:9780199022564

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsWalkthroughScope and SequenceSKILLS UNITSUNIT 1 Discovering YouWarm Up Use adjectives to describe your personalityReading "Personality Traits"Vocabulary Cognates and false cognatesListening "Branding Yourself: Emotional Intelligence"Discover Grammar Simple present and present progressiveReading "What Disney Pixar's Film Inside Out Teaches Us about Emotions: Seven Essential Lessons for Embracing Life's Inevitable Highs and Lows"Pronunciation Third Person Singular: -s or -esWriting Write a paragraphWatching "Emotional Intelligence for Dummies"Speaking Discuss emotional intelligence quizzesRevising and Editing Present tense and possessive adjectivesCons olidating Write a descriptive paragraph; summarize a video clip; review unit vocabularyUNIT 2 Express YourselfWarm Up Share personal experience in the artsReading "Seven Incredible Ways Music Helps You Process Emotions"Discover Grammar Simple past and past progressivePronunciation Endings: -edWatching "Henry Responds to Music from His Era"Speaking Discuss creativityReading "Yes, Creativity Can Be Taught"Listening "Laurentian Students Check Out Art Therapy"Revising and Editing Simple past and past progressiveConsolidating Present on a visual artist; present on an artistic endeavour; write about six-word memoirs or summarize an article about teaching creativity; review unit vocabularyUNIT 3 Future FoodWarm Up Discuss food insecurityReading "Tomorrow's Meatball: What We All Could Be Eating 20 Years from Now"Watching "Why We Should Be Urban Farming"Writing Work from a thesis statementSpeaking Present on solutions to the global food crisisReading "Is 3D Printing the Future of Global Food?"Discover Grammar FuturePronunciation Can and Can'tListening "Sustainable, Efficient, and Slightly Nutty - What It's Like to Eat Insect Burgers"Revising and Editing Topic sentencesConsolidating Summarize and present on an article about the future of food; debate urban agriculture; review unit vocabularyUNIT 4 Bright IdeasWarm Up Share ideas on people who are making a differenceReading "Beyond Malala: Teenagers Changing the World"Discover Grammar Present perfectVocabulary Word familiesPronunciation Words beginning with hWriting Explain and support your ideas about a quotationReading "The One Drop Foundation: An Interview with Guy Laliberte"Watching "Ocean Cleanup Project"Listening "Paying It Forward"Revising and Editing Past tense and word choiceConsolidating Write a personal response to a video; read an article for the main idea; review unit vocabularyUNIT 5 The Sharing EconomyWarm Up Offer opinions on sharing goodsReading "The Sharing Economy"Discover Grammar ModalsWatching "How the Sharing Economy is Catching On"Pronunciation Silent lettersReading "Facebook Flea Market Has Just One Rule: No Cash Allowed"Speaking Play trading gameListening "The Pitfalls of Collaborative Consumption"Writing Write an argumentative essayRevising and Editing Thesis statements, topic sentences, conclusion, and modal errorsConsolidating Summarize an article about the sharing economy; respond to a video about public spaces; present on a collaborative consumption project; review unit vocabularyUNIT 6 The Volunteer DilemmaWarm Up Interview classmates about volunteer experienceReading "The Voluntourist Dilemma: Why We Still Volunteer Abroad"Pronunciation Word stressListening "Volunteer Tourism"Discover Grammar The conditionalReading "The Downside of Overseas Volunteering"Speaking Prepare a volunteer recruitment campaignWatching "The Voluntourist: Is Voluntourism Doing More Harm than Good?"Writing Write an essay expressing your opinion on volunteering abroadRevising and Editing Verb tense, topic sentences, spelling, and word choiceConsolidating Present the main idea of an article or video on a volunteer organization; write about your research or a personal opinion; review unit vocabularyLEARNING STRATEGIESWriting StrategiesSpeaking StrategiesReading StrategiesListening StrategiesGRAMMAR GUIDE1. Plural Nouns2. Simple Present and Present Progressive3. Simple Past and Past Progressive4. Future5. Present Perfect and Present Perfect Progressive6. Pronouns and Possessive Adjectives7. Modals8. Spelling and Word Choice9. Adjectives and Adverbs - Comparatives and Superlatives10. Prepositions11. Conditional Sentences12. Combining Sentences, Punctuation, and Capitalization13. Word Forms14. Review ExercisesAppendix 1: Stative VerbsAppendix 2: Irregular VerbsIndexCreditsAbout the Authors

Editorial Reviews

"The themes are great. There is also a great section on strategies at the end of the book." --Chiara Laricchiuta, College Ahuntsic