Gateway to Canada

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byVirgina Sauve

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Gateway to Canada, Second Edition is an advanced ESL reading text. The content focuses on a wide range of Canadian topics, including history, geography, politics, sports, arts, and culture. Comprehension and discussion questions, as well as vocabulary review, accompany each reading section. The first edition of Gateway to Canada has been popular since its publication in 1996. This new edition incorporates many of the significant changes to Canada's demographic, political, and social makeup since the time of that publication. Advanced-level students will improve their reading skills andtheir vocabulary knowledge as they learn about what makes Canada unique. Full-colour photos throughout give students concrete examples of the topics discussed, and maps illustrate Canada's geographic diversity.

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Gateway to Canada, Second Edition is an advanced ESL reading text. The content focuses on a wide range of Canadian topics, including history, geography, politics, sports, arts, and culture. Comprehension and discussion questions, as well as vocabulary review, accompany each reading section. The first edition of Gateway to Canada has be...

Virginia Sauve is now semi-retired after a long and interesting career in many different contexts and roles involving adult EAL learners. She has worked in public institutions and private colleges teaching all levels from Literacy to ELT (Enhanced Language Training for immigrant professionals). For 12 years, she administered and wrote ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.56 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195443357

ISBN - 13:9780195443356

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Canada1. Canada: Early Beginnings2. Contemporary Canada: Recent History, Government, and Economy3. Arts and Education4. Canadians Enjoying Life: Sports and Recreation5. The Mosaic of Canada6. The Pacific Region7. The Prairie Provinces8. Central Canada: Ontario9. Central Canada: Quebec10. The Atlantic Provinces11. Canada's North12. Noteworthy Canadians13. Challenges for Canadians Today