Catalyst 1: Writing from Reading

  • AUTHORS: Steve Jones; Suzanne Kalbach
  • ISBN-13: 9780618474783 
  • 156 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2008     Published
  • Level(s): Low-intermediate (US)
  • List Price = $ 58.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $44.00
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Overview

About The Product

Connecting students' everyday experiences to different academic disciplines, Catalyst uses a variety of readings as a springboard for writing.

Features

  • Compelling readings on topics such as personalities, the meaning of art, the history of architecture, and the role of sports engage students and act as a catalyst for writing.
  • A balanced approach to writing guides students through the writing process and teaches them the mechanics of good writing.
  • Grammar explanations and exercises woven throughout each chapter help students express their ideas more clearly.
  • Vocabulary exercises introduce high-frequency words students need in their daily lives plus words from the Academic Word List students will encounter in college.
  • Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView test-generating software allows instructors to create quizzes and tests quickly and easily.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Steve Jones

  • Suzanne Kalbach

Table of Contents

1. Writing About Yourself
2. Family Pressures
3. The Power of Murals
4. New Life for Cities
5. A Sense of Place
6. Living Without Fear
7. Paved with Gold?
8. A Better World Through Sports?
Appendix 1: Vocabulary
Appendix 2: Irregular Verbs and Past Tense Forms
Appendix 3: Skills Index

Components

Student Supplements

  • Catalyst 1: Audio CDs (2)  (ISBN-10: 1424017491 | ISBN-13: 9781424017492)
    Connecting students' everyday experiences to different academic disciplines, Catalyst uses a variety of readings as a springboard for writing.
    List Price = 71.95  | CengageBrain Price = 71.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 54.00