(0) items

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

What a World Reading 1 Amazing Stories from Around the Globe



Pub. Date:
Pearson Education ESL
List Price: $37.32

Rent Textbook


Buy New Textbook

Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out


We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $17.24

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?

Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.

How do rental returns work?

Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!

What version or edition is this?

This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 1/12/2011.

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.


#xA0; #xA0; What a World: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe,is a#xA0;six-book series that explores many fascinating topics from around the world and across history. The stories in What a Worldcover a diverse range of high-interest topics, from biographical pieces to exploration of cultures in various historical and contemporary periods. #xA0; Features Words that Go Togetheractivities highlight collocations -- words that are easier to learn together. Critical Thinkingquestions develop students'thiniking skills. Spelling and Punctuationactivities provide basic rules and practice for essential skills. Internetactivities build students'Internet research skills. Self-Testshelp students and teachers assess progress. What a World Listening-- a 3-level complementary series -- explores parallel themes to What a World Readingas it develops students'communication skills.

Table of Contents


Unit 1      Who Is J.K. Rowling?            

Unit 2      What Are Some New Year’s Customs?

Unit 3      Where Is Buckingham Palace?                                                         

Unit 4      Why Are Cows Special in India?

Unit 5      Why Do Some People Give Gifts for Weddings?

Unit 6       What’s Special About the Blowfish?

Unit 7       Who Are the Sami?

Unit 8       Why Are Rain Forests So Important?

Unit 9       Where Is The Great Wall?

Unit 10     What Is Tornado Alley?


Self-Test 1: Units 1—10


Unit 11             Who Was Andrew Carnegie?

Unit 12             What Is Life Like In Antarctica?

Unit 13             Where Do People Live Under the Ground?

Unit 14             Why Do People Decorate Their Bodies?

Unit 15             Who Are the Uros?

Unit 16             What Is Canada’s Favorite Sport?

Unit 17             What’s Special About New Zealand?

Unit 18             Why Is the Elephant Important In Thailand?

Unit 19             Who Were the Men Sailing Dragon Ships?

Unit 20             How Did the Red Cross Start?


Self-Test 2: Units 11—20

Please wait while the item is added to your cart...