Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking

  • AUTHORS: Kathy Najafi; Cyndy Fettig
  • ISBN-13: 9781285176215 
  • 192 Pages  Stitched binding 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2014     Published
  • List Price = $ 54.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $41.50
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Overview

About The Product

Pathways is National Geographic Learning's new five-level academic skills series that features reading & writing and listening & speaking strands to help learners develop the language skills needed to achieve academic success. Learners develop academic literacy skills through content, images and video from National Geographic. This innovative series provides learners with a pathway to success!

With Pathways learners:
DEVELOP academic literacy skills
CONNECT to the real world through content from National Geographic
ACHIEVE academic success

Features

  • Meaningful and authentic content from National Geographic stimulates learners' curiosity and participation.
  • A clear pathway from formal presentations to student-to-student interactions helps students become active, informed listeners in lectures and conversations.
  • Communication skills are taught and practiced through realistic contexts designed to model the academic classroom.
  • Presentation skills, including organization, preparation, and delivery techniques, are introduced and practiced in every unit, sharpening learners' ability to interact in different academic settings.
  • Opportunities for critical thinking throughout each unit prepare learners to succeed in the academic classroom.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Kathy Najafi

    Kathy Najafi holds an MAELT (Masters in English Language Teaching) from Reading University, London, U.K. She has extensive ESL/EFL teaching experience in the United Arab Emirates, Iran and the United States. Besides teaching all English subject areas, Kathy is a published author, editor, translator and curriculum developer. She is the author of numerous VESL manuals for Houston Community College and Lone Star College. Ms. Najafi is also creator, co-producer and host of HCCTV’s ‘Bridging Cultures’. A past president of TexTESOL IV, Kathy also enjoys presenting on Cross-Cultural Awareness / Intercultural Communication. She is currently a professor in the Intensive English Department at Houston Community College.

  • Cyndy Fettig

    Cynthia Fettig has extensive teaching and training experience in the English Language Teaching field. She is also an experienced writer, editor, and curriculum designer. She has written and developed a wide variety of print, online, and multimedia products for learners of all ages, as well as resources for teachers around the world. Cynthia received her MAT in TESOL at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Components

Teacher Components

  • Pathways Listening & Speaking Foundations: Teacher’s Guide eBook, Printed Access Code (6 Year)  (ISBN-10: 1285456610 | ISBN-13: 9781285456614)
    List Price = 53.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 40.25
  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking: Audio CDs  (ISBN-10: 1285176243 | ISBN-13: 9781285176246)
    The Audio CDs contain audio recordings for all of the listening exercises in the Pathways Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking Student Books.
    List Price = 110.95  | CengageBrain Price = 110.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 83.25
  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView®  (ISBN-10: 1285176731 | ISBN-13: 9781285176734)
    The Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView is a test generating software with a data bank of ready-made questions designed to allow teachers to carry out assessment quickly and conveniently.
  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking: Classroom DVD  (ISBN-10: 1285176715 | ISBN-13: 9781285176710)
    Perfect for integrating language practice with exciting visuals, video clips from National Geographic bring the sights and sounds of our world into the classroom.
  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking: Classroom Presentation Tool CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1285176677 | ISBN-13: 9781285176673)
    Bringing a new dimension to the language learning classroom, the Classroom Presentation Tool CD-ROM for each level makes instruction clearer and learning simpler. The CD-ROMs feature interactive activities from the Student Book, audio and video clips, and Presentation Worksheets that help practice and reinforce the presentation skills taught in the book. These can be used with an interactive whiteboard or computer projector.
  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking: Teacher's Guide  (ISBN-10: 1285176278 | ISBN-13: 9781285176277)
    The Teacher's Guide is available for each level in an easy-to-use design and includes teacher's notes, expansion activities, and answer keys for activities in the Student Books.

Student Supplements

  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking: Online Workbook, Printed Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1285176723 | ISBN-13: 9781285176727)
    Powered by MyELT, the Online Workbook has both teacher-led and self-study options. It contains all video clips, automatically graded activities, video note-taking capabilities, and speech recognition technology including recorded playback.
    List Price = 26.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 20.00
  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking: Audio CDs  (ISBN-10: 1285176243 | ISBN-13: 9781285176246)
    The Audio CDs contain audio recordings for all of the listening exercises in the Pathways Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking Student Books.
    List Price = 110.95  | CengageBrain Price = 110.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 83.25
  • Pathways Listening & Speaking Foundations: Student eBook, Printed Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1305654870 | ISBN-13: 9781305654877)
    List Price = 54.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 41.50

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  • eBook Pathways Listening & Speaking Foundations: Student Book, Printed Access Code
    ISBN-10: 1305654870 | ISBN-13: 9781305654877
    List Price = $54.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $41.50

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  • ISBN-10: 1305936582  | ISBN-13: 9781305936584
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Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking: Student Book/Online Workbook/eBook Package

  • ISBN-10:  1305936590  | ISBN-13:  9781305936591
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  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking

    List Price = $54.95  | CengageBrain Price = $54.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $41.50
  • Pathways Listening & Speaking Foundations: Student eBook, Printed Access Code

    List Price = $54.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $41.50
  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking: Online Workbook, Printed Access Code

    List Price = $26.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $20.00

Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking: Student Book/Online Workbook Package

  • ISBN-10:  1285583566 | ISBN-13:  9781285583563
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  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking

    List Price = $54.95  | CengageBrain Price = $54.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $41.50
  • Pathways Foundations: Listening, Speaking, & Critical Thinking: Online Workbook, Printed Access Code

    List Price = $26.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $20.00