Grammar Connection 2: Structure through Content

  • AUTHOR: Richard Firsten
  • SERIES EDITORS: Marianne Celce-Murcia; M.E. Sokolik
  • ISBN-13: 9781413008357 
  • 304 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2007     Published
  • Level(s): Low-intermediate (US)
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Overview

About The Product

The Grammar Connection series offers a basal program in Academic, Adult, and International programs. The skills it develops are useful for students planning to enroll in college-level courses, adults planning to return to college, or high school students in preparation for college.

Features

  • Discourse-based grammar presentation through readings and conversations offers natural language instruction and prepares learners for academic success.
  • Authentic contexts from academic disciplines provide essential background for grammar presentation and practice.
  • Concise lessons with clear grammar charts create an easy-to-follow learning framework.
  • High-frequency academic vocabulary is systematically developed in Content Vocabulary sections.
  • Multi-skills practice in reading, writing, listening, and speaking simulates the skills learners need in academic contexts.
  • Connection: Putting It Together synthesizes grammar, vocabulary, and content through communicative activities.
  • Self-Review and Learner Logs summarize language instruction and enhance learner independence.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Richard Firsten

SERIES EDITORS
  • Marianne Celce-Murcia

    Marianne Celce-Murcia (Ph.D. in Linguistics, 1972) is Professor Emerita of Applied Linguistics and TESL at the University of California, Los Angeles, where for 30 years she taught primarily graduate students, preparing to be language teachers and researchers. Beyond her work at UCLA, she taught in and administered English language programs in Nigeria (1964–1966), Egypt (Fall, 1980), Canada (Summer, 1983), and Armenia (2003–2007). She has lectured and led workshops all over the U.S. and in many other countries as well. In addition to her co-authorship (with Diane Larsen-Freeman) on the three editions of "The Grammar Book," she is co-editor (with Donna Brinton and Marguerite Ann Snow) of the fourth edition of "Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language" (2014) and series co-editor (with Maggie Sokolik) of the five-volume, content-based "Grammar Connection" series (2008–2009), all with Cengage Learning, who (as Heinle & Heinle) presented her with their lifetime achievement award in 1997. At UCLA Marianne was honored for distinguished teaching both as a graduate student (1964) and as a professor (1976).

  • M.E. Sokolik

Table of Contents

1. PRE-LESSON - ORIENTATION
Classroom Instructions. Vocabulary Journal

2. LESSON 1 - PHYSICAL SCIENCE: METEOROLOGY
The Present and Past of Be. Be + Nouns or /Adjectives

3. LESSON 2 - WORLD HISTORY: 16TH CENTURY
The Present and Past of Be: Information Questions. What or Which in Be Questions

4. LESSON 3 - EARTH SCIENCE: GEOGRAPHY LESSON
Prepositions of Location. There + be

5. LESSON 4 - BUSINESS: GLOBALIZATION
The Simple Present Tense: Statements and Yes/No Questions. The Simple Present Tense: Information Questions

6. LESSON 5 - ANTHROPOLOGY: CULTURAL DIVERSITY
Adverbs of Frequency . Prepositions of Time

Review: Lessons 1-5

7. LESSON 6 - SOCIOLOGY: BLENDED FAMILIES
Possessive Nouns. Possessive Adjectives; Possessive Pronouns; Questions with Whose

8. LESSON 7 - BUSINESS: BUYING AND SELLING
Personal pronouns. One, ones, it, they

9. LESSON 8 - PHYSICAL SCIENCE: ASTRONOMY
The Present Progressive: Statements and Yes/No Questions, Short Answers. The Present Progressive: Information Questions

10. LESSON 9 - EARTH SCIENCES: FORESTRY
The Present Progressive vs. The Simple Present Tense. Stative Verbs.

11. LESSON 10 - BUSINESS: PROCESS AND PROCEDURES
Time Sequence Markers. Prepositions of Movement.

12. LESSON 11 - VETINARY MEDICINE: BEING A VETINARIAN
General Statements: 0 and A/An. General and Specific Statements: 0 and The.

13. LESSON 12 - HEALTH SCIENCE: DIETETICS
Quantifiers. Quantifiers with Too.

14. LESSON 13 - AGRICULTURE: MODERN FARMING
Regular Comparative Adjectives. Irregular Comparative Adjectives.

15. LESSON 14 - PSYCHOLOGY: EATING DISORDERS
Adverbs of Manner. Adjectives and Adverbs of Manner with the Same Form.

16. LESSON 15 - PHYSICS: STANDARDIZED MEASURES
As...As. The Same as, Similar to, Different from.

17. LESSON 16 - U.S. HISTORY: IMMIGRATION
The Simple Past Tense: Statements with Regular Verbs. The Simple Past Tense: Yes/No Questions and Short Answers.

18. LESSON 17 - MEDICINE: HISTORY OF MEDICINE
The Simple Past Tense: Irregular Verbs. The Simple Past Tense: Information Questions. Before and After in the Simple Past Tense.

19. LESSON 18 - GEOLOGY: EARLY MAMMALS
When with the Simple Past Tense and Past Progressive. While with the Simple Past Tense and Past Progressive.

20. LESSON 19 - WORLD HISTORY: ANCIENT EGYPT
When with the Simple Past Tense and Past Progressive. While with the Simple Past Tense and Past Progressive.

21. LESSON 20 - BUSINESS: WORKPLACE MANNERS
Should, Ought To, Must Not. Have To, Must, Had To.

22. LESSON 21 - BUSINESS: THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
Can, May for Permission; Can, Could, Would for Requests. Want, Would Like for Desires.

23. LESSON 22 - ACADEMIC SUCCESS: THE INTERNET
Factual Conditional Statements. Factual Conditional Questions.

24. LESSON 23 - NURSING: BEING AN LPN
The Future with Be Going To. The Future with the Present Progressive.

25. LESSON 24 - LITERATURE: SCIENCE FICTION
The Future with Will. The Future with There + Will Be.

26. LESSON 25 - CRIMINOLOGY: FORENSICS
Possibility: May, Might, Could. Future Conditional with Will, May, Might.

27. LESSON 26 - BUSINESS: TOURISM
The Zero Article with Geographic Features. The Definite Article with Geographic Features.

28. LESSON 27 - PERFORMING ARTS: IN THE THEATRE
The Present Perfect with Be. The Present Perfect with Other Verbs.

29. LESSON 28 - PERFORMING ARTS - FILM STUDIES
The Present Perfect: Questions. The Present Perfect: Ever, Never.

30. LESSON 29 - EARTH SCIENCE: GLOBAL WARMING
Superlative Adjectives. Superlative Adverbs.

31. LESSON 30 - ENGLISH: THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Review: From Past to Present. Review: From Present to Future.

Components

Teacher Components

  • Grammar Connection 2: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView®  (ISBN-10: 142400408X | ISBN-13: 9781424004089)
  • Grammar Connection 2: Teacher's Annotated Edition (with Activity Bank and Classroom Presentation Tool CD-ROM)  (ISBN-10: 1424002168 | ISBN-13: 9781424002160)
    Teacher’s Annotated Editions include detailed teaching suggestions as well as a Classroom Presentation Tool CD-ROM with Activity Bank Worksheets for interactive grammar presentation and additional communicative practice.

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  • Grammar Connection 2: Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1413008399 | ISBN-13: 9781413008395)
    Workbooks reinforce language through controlled grammar practice, recycled academic vocabulary, and an extended writing tutorial.
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