Weaving it Together, Fourth Edition: Connecting Reading and Writing

  • AUTHOR: Milada Broukal
  • ©2016 
  • Level(s): Beginning | Low-intermediate (US) | Intermediate | High-intermediate
  • Recommended For: Higher Education
  • Subject(s): Reading & Writing

Overview

About the Program

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Weaving It Together helps learners build reading and writing skills through relevant readings and carefully structured writing exercises. By balancing these two necessary competencies, learners seamlessly develop both language and academic skills.

  • New and updated readings, featuring National Geographic explorers, motivate students to apply essential reading skills.
  • Writing skills are introduced and practiced following every reading, guiding students through the writing process.
  • "Discussion" and "Critical Thinking" sections challenge students to increase comprehension while analyzing the reading passages.
  • "Reading from Literature" sections in every level expose students to an important reading genre.
  • Contextualized vocabulary practice helps students build academic vocabulary.
  • "Weaving it Together" sections include timed writing prompts and critical thinking questions, further connecting the unit theme to reading and writing skills.

About the Author

AUTHOR
  • Milada Broukal

    Milada Broukal has taught English for over thirty years in North America and Europe. She has worked in all areas of the field, including syllabus design, teacher training, classroom teaching, and has been Director of Study of her own school. She is the author of over 30 successful textbooks including the series Weaving it Together, The Thomson Heinle Test Preparation Assistant series, and the recently published Check it Out! series. Milada holds two Master's degrees.

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