Creating Meaning Upper Intermediate: Reading and Writing for the Canadian Classroom

Paperback | November 27, 2009

byKathy Block, Hannah Friesen

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This book is intended for upper-intermediate learners who are preparing for academic studies. It is geared toward learners with proficiency levels of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 6 or 7 in reading and writing. The focus of the book is on reading, writing, critical thinking, and vocabularydevelopment. Each of the 10 chapters is organized around a theme that is current and of high interest. Students approach the readings in a variety of ways, including skimming, examining illustrations, and making predictions. Throughout, students are challenged to connect and compare information from differentreadings through discussion and by completing guided writing tasks. In addition, students are introduced to academic vocabulary which is reinforced throughout.Creating Meaning is intended to be used by students who are either learning English in a Canadian context or are interested in learning more about Canada.

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This book is intended for upper-intermediate learners who are preparing for academic studies. It is geared toward learners with proficiency levels of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 6 or 7 in reading and writing. The focus of the book is on reading, writing, critical thinking, and vocabularydevelopment. Each of the 10 chapters is org...

Kathy Block has worked with students learning English as an additional language since 1990. She has taught numerous courses, particularly with a focus on reading and writing, and developed a variety of programs for English language learners preparing for university. Currently, she coordinates a writing program for university students. ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:330 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.5 inPublished:November 27, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195427939

ISBN - 13:9780195427936

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Table of Contents

1. Discovering Canada2. The Power of Home3. What's So Funny?4. Successes in Business5. Tales from Our Lives: Stories That Teach6. Living Oceans at Risk7. Art in Canada8. The Food We Eat9. Searching for a Place10. Extreme Sports: Running the Risk