What a World Reading 2 Amazing Stories from Around the Globe

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-12
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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#xA0; What a World: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe,is a 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 the Most Important Person from History?

Unit 2    What Are Fattening Rooms

Unit 3    Where Can You Find a Living Goddess?

Unit 4    What Is a Knight?

Unit 5    Who Reached the South Pole First?

Unit 6    What Is the Royal Flying Doctor Service?

Unit 7    What Did the Ancient Egyptians Give Us?

Unit 8    Why Is Louis Pasteur Important?

Unit 9    Who Is Sherlock Holmes?


Self-Test 1: Units 1-9


Unit 10    What Is Happening to the World's Climate

Unit 11    How Do Koreans Celebrate a Wedding?

Unit 12    What Is a Marathon?

Unit 13    Who Is Stephen King?

Unit 14    What Is the Story Behind the Bed?

Unit 15    What Were Early Passenger Flights Like?

Unit 16    Who Were the Aztecs?

Unit 17    Where Is Timbuktu?

Unit 18    Where Do the Most Vegetarians Live?


Self-Test 2: Units 10-18



    Internet Activities

    Map of the World




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