Far From Home

  • AUTHOR: William P. Pickett
  • ISBN-13: 9781413017212 
  • 240 Pages  Paperback 
  • 3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1994, 1986
  • ©2007     Published
  • Level(s): Beginning | Intermediate | Low-intermediate (US)
  • List Price = $ 53.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $40.25
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Overview

About The Product

Far From Home and At Home in Two Lands work together to introduce vocabulary in high-interest readings featuring different cultural backgrounds. Through this contextualized approach, each revised book offers high-frequency, low-level vocabulary while encouraging discussion for adult students.

Features

  • Updated readings and enhanced content covering contemporary topics
  • Systematic presentation of high-frequency vocabulary in cross-cultural and everyday situations
  • Mini-dictionary entries and word family exercises for vocabulary development
  • Revised pre-reading and word review exercises
  • Current topics for written and oral presentation
  • Thematically-linked internet tasks in every chapter for practice in research and web skills
  • Review Tests at the end of each unit
  • Updated Pronunciation Key

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • William P. Pickett

Table of Contents

1. A Young Woman
2. A Young Couple
3. Two Young Men
4. Newcomers from Columbia
5. Newcomers from Italy
6. New Jobs for Women

New to this Edition

  • A new section in which students use the internet to research a topic in the lead story has been added to every chapter of Far From Home.
  • Two new stories, A Motorcycle and Cholesterol, have replaced two other stories from the 2nd edition of Far From Home.
  • The stories, mini-dictionaries, and exercises of Far From Home have been modified to make them clearer and more modern.
  • Some stories have been lengthened.
  • Revised pre-reading and word review exercises.
  • Updated Pronunciation Key.

Components

Teacher Components

  • Far From Home/At Home in Two Lands: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView®  (ISBN-10: 1424008433 | ISBN-13: 9781424008438)

Student Supplements

  • Far From Home: Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 1424004454 | ISBN-13: 9781424004454)
    Far From Home and At Home in Two Lands work together to introduce vocabulary in high-interest readings featuring different cultural backgrounds. Through this contextualized approach, each revised book offers high-frequency, low-level vocabulary while encouraging discussion for adult students.
    List Price = 40.95  | CengageBrain Price = 40.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 30.50