Destinations 1: Writing for Academic Success

  • AUTHOR: Nancy Herzfeld-Pipkin
  • ISBN-13: 9781413019353 
  • 300 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2007     Published
  • Level(s): Intermediate | Low-intermediate (US)
  • List Price = $ 58.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $44.00
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Overview

About The Product

Destinations prepares students for academic achievement. Step-by-step writing explanations and tasks centered on content area readings help students develop and refine academic writing at the sentence and paragraph level.

Features

  • A variety of writing activities coach students in effective sentence and paragraph development with the option of expanding the paragraphs into essays.
  • Clear charts and exercises focus on sentence level writing and editing skills.
  • Structured writing activities and models at the paragraph level help students master English composition skills, including the option of expanding paragraphs to essays.
  • High-interest, contemporary readings establish the chapter context.
  • Academic content areas prepare students for the next step in their education.
  • Reading prompts, vocabulary in context work, and comprehension exercises aid students in developingcritical thinking skills.
  • DESTINATIONS 1: Grammar for Academic Success workbook provides complete grammar activities that support the writing and content focus of the text.
  • Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView® Pro allows instructors to createquizzes and tests easily for both the writing and grammar texts.
  • Online activities! elt.heinle.com/destinations
  • Content areas prepare students for academic assignments across academic disciplines, including: Personal Development/Study Skills, Cultural Anthropology, History, Business/Workplace English, Science/Technology, and Cross-Cultural Stories/Literature.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Nancy Herzfeld-Pipkin

    Nancy Herzfeld-Pipkin has been in the ESL field since 1976 and is the author of seven ESL texts. For her first 23 years in the field, she taught full time in large IEP programs. She started teaching in community colleges in 1984 and has been a full-time community college instructor since 1999. In addition to teaching and writing/developing curriculum, Ms. Herzfeld-Pipkin has been involved in teacher training and the administration of various ESL programs.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE. THE U.S. LEARNING EXPERIENCE
Part 1. Unit Preview
Part 2. Reading and Vocabulary
Part 3. Writing Sentences – Basic Sentence Patterns
Part 4. Writing - Introduction to Paragraphs
UNIT TWO. Body Decoration and Culture
Part 1. Unit Preview
Part 2. Reading and Vocabulary
Part 3. Writing Sentences – More Sentence Patterns
Part 4. Writing – Paragraphs Using Description
UNIT THREE. Mexican Americans
Part 1. Unit Preview
Part 2. Reading and Vocabulary
Part 3. Writing Sentences – Sentence Combining with Coordinating Conjunctions
Part 4. Writing Paragraphs – Facts/Biographies
UNIT FOUR. Jobs and the Workplace
Part 1. Unit Preview
Part 2. Reading and Vocabulary
Part 3. Writing Sentences – Making Connections with Transitions
Part 4. Writing Paragraphs – Instructions/Procedures/Chronology
UNIT FIVE. Technology and Education
Part 1. Unit Preview
Part 2. Reading and Vocabulary
Part 3. Writing Sentences – Sentence Combining with Subordinating Conjunctions
Part 4. Writing Paragraphs – Opinions/Reasons
UNIT SIX. Myths/Fables/Legends/Folk Stories
Part 1. Unit Preview
Part 2. Reading and Vocabulary
Part 3. Writing Sentences – Sentence Combining with Subordinating Conjunctions of Time
Part 4. Writing Paragraphs – narration/Storytelling/Chronology
APPENDIX
From Paragraphs to Essays
Journal Writing
Timed Writing
Feedback: Peer Review
Sentence Writing Charts
Vocabulary Index
Skills Index

Components

Teacher Components

  • Destinations 1: Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1413022472 | ISBN-13: 9781413022476)
    Instructor's Manual for Destinations 1 text and grammar workbook.
  • Destinations 1: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView®  (ISBN-10: 1413022413 | ISBN-13: 9781413022414)
    Allows instructors to create quizzes and tests easily for both the writing and grammar books.

Student Supplements

  • Destinations 1: Grammar Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1413022448 | ISBN-13: 9781413022445)
    Destinations prepares students for academic achievement. Step-by-step writing explanations and tasks centered on content area readings help students develop and refine academic writing at the sentence and paragraph level.
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