A Beginning Look at Canada, Fourth Edition

A Beginning Look at Canada is a text for post-literacy to high-beginner ESL students who wish to learn about Canada while improving their reading and writing skills. It is also useful for other adult learners and students in the school system.

Auteur: Anne-Marie Kaskens
Discipline: Reading
Niveau: High-beginner
Copyright: 2017

A Beginning Look at Canada is a text for post-literacy to high-beginner ESL students who wish to learn about Canada while improving their reading and writing skills. It is also useful for other adult learners and students in the school system. 

  • Seventy readings describe fundamental facts and concepts about Canada’s geography, history, people and government in an easy-to-understand, sequenced format. 
  • Each reading is accompanied by several exercises to check comprehension and to develop reading skills such as skimming and scanning for information, categorizing, and reading charts and maps.
  • Provides an accessible format supported by numerous maps and functional illustrations that bolster understanding. 
  • Key terms are explained in a glossary to build vocabulary.

What’s new:

  • 4-colour interior
  • updated layout with opening spreads for each part
  • all new photos with captions to help students learn more about Canada
  • updated content including statistics from 2017

Support materials including answer keys are available from Pearson language consultants.  

Number of pages : 188

Part 1 The land

  • Canada’s Provinces and Territories
  • Canada’s Land
  • Canada’s Regions

Part 2 The people

  • Canada’s Population
  • Canadians and Work

Part 3 The history

  • Canada’s History

Part 4 The government

  • Canada’s Government
  • The Federal Government
  • The Provincial Government
  • The Municipal Government

Anne-Marie Kaskens

Anne-Marie Kaskens has extensive experience in teaching, curriculum design and material development for the adult English as a Second Language field. She currently works on government-funded curriculum and e-learning design projects for the Toronto Catholic District School Board Adult Education Program.

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A Beginning Look at Canada, Fourth Edition 139103 978-2-7613-9103-0 X 42,95 $