English for Workplace, Civics and Academic Readiness: Vocabulary Dictionary Workbook : 9780135168240

English for Workplace, Civics and Academic Readiness: Vocabulary Dictionary Workbook

Molinsky & Bliss
 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780135168240
ISBN 10
 
0135168244
Published
 
31/01/2018
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
In stock
 
Title type
Book + Disk
$30.99
 
 
 
Description

English for Workplace, Civics, and Academic Readiness is a combined picture dictionary and workbook that develops students' vocabulary to meet the new integrated English literacy and civics curriculum goals of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). It contains all multilevel workplace, civics, and academic content in the Word by Word vocabulary development programme, including communicative picture dictionary lessons, skill-building exercises, new standards-based activities, and a complete audio programme.

This easy-to-use text for beginning through low-intermediate learners can serve as a supplement to any English series, as a stand-alone course, or as a work-text for independent study at home, in a lab setting, or in distance learning.

 

 

Table of contents
1 RETAIL

A Department Store



2 CULINARY & FOOD SERVICES

An Institutional Kitchen, a Restaurant, & a Cafeteria



3 BUILDINGS & GROUNDS

Landscaping, Cleaning Services, & Maintenance



4 COSMETOLOGY

A Hair Salon, a Nail Salon, & a Spa



5 MANUFACTURING

A Factory & an Assembly Plant



6 RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION

Home Building



7 COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION

A Construction Site



8 AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Auto Services & Auto Body Repair



9 MEDICAL CARE

Hospital & Home Health Care



10 HEALTH SERVICES

Medical Offices & Services



11 PUBLIC SAFETY

Police & Fire Departments, Courts, Corrections, & Security



12 FINANCE

A Bank, Insurance, & Finance Offices



13 OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

A Business Office



14 HOME, PERSONAL, & COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Service Economy



15 SMALL BUSINESS, FRANCHISE OWNERSHIP, & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Shops, Stores, & Services



16 TRAVEL & HOSPITALITY

A Travel Agency, an Airport, a Hotel, & Tourism



17 COMMUNICATION & THE ARTS

Publishing, Printing, Advertising & Marketing, Print Journalism,

Television & Radio Broadcasting, Music Production, Movie Production,

Theater, Architecture, Fine & Applied Arts, & Fashion



18 TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Installation Sites & Telecommunications Offices



19 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Computer Networking, Information Systems,

Computer Repair & Support, Game & App Design



20 GREEN JOBS

Wind, Solar, Geothermal, & Conversion Energy, Energy Efficiency,

Recycling, Forest/Land/Agriculture, Environmental Remediation,

Air Pollution, Electric Vehicle Production & Conversion, Light Rail

Transportation, Biofuel Production, A Brainstorming Session



Tech Tasks

Skills Check Answer Key

Regular Verbs

Irregular Verbs

Occupations Glossary

Workplace Communication Index

Employment Sector Index

Career & Workplace Index
Features & benefits
  • Vibrant illustrations and an active conversational approach make vocabulary learning come alive.
  • Standards-based activities develop essential skills for success at work, in civic life, and in continuing education, including research tasks, surveys, charts and graphs, reading comprehension, and writing.
  • Multilevel activities meet the needs of beginning and high-beginning/intermediate learners.
  • Critical thinking and personalization questions promote problem-solving and sharing.
  • Community tasks connect the classroom to civic life.
  • Teamwork activities develop students’ language abilities for working cooperatively in school and work settings.
  • A comprehensive audio program and answer key allow students to use the text independently at their own pace.