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U. S. A. Customs and Institutions

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ISBN-10: 013040571X

ISBN-13: 9780130405715

Edition: 4th 2002 (Teachers Edition, Instructors Manual, etc.)

Authors: Ethel Tiersky, Martin Tiersky

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"The U.S.A." improves studentsA reading comprehension while also providing a useful overview of American culture and traditions. With an increased emphasis on the reading-writing connection, this edition has been revised to include updated research and statistics, as well as explanations of current attitudes and customs. A new chapter, AHigh-Tech Communications, A discusses the impact of technology on major areas of life in the United States. Other new features include: Pre-reading and AguessA questions for each chapter. Completely new illustrations, including many photographs and cartoons. Comprehension checks throughout each reading. Longer, more varied exercises with additional paired…    
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Book details

Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 92
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Preface To the Teacher To the Student
Acknowledgments
Attitudes, Values, and Lifestyles
The American Character
Marriage: American Style
American Family Life
American Etiquette
What Americans Consume
The Salad Bowl: Cultural Diversity in the U.S.
A Nation of Immigrants
The African-American
Religion in American Life
Levels of Learning
American Education: The First 12 Years
Higher Education in the U.S.
Fun and Games
Vacationing in the U.S.
Leisure-Time Activities
Government and the American Citizen
The Constitution and the Federal System
Choosing the Nationrsquo; President
Citizenship: Its Obligations and Privileges
The World of American Business
Capitalism and the American Economy
The American Worker
High-Tech Communications
American Holidays: History and Customs
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