Description Pathways, Second Edition is a global, five-level academic English program. Carefully-guided lessons develop the language skills, critical thinking, and learning strategies required for academic success. Using authentic and relevant content from National Geographic, including video, charts, and other infographics. Pathways prepares students to work effectively and confidently in an academic environment.
NEW in Pathways: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking
Clear student writing models and guided online writing practice train students to become stronger and more confident writers.
Expanded Video section includes an additional reading to give integrated skills practice.
"Vocabulary Extension" activities, covering word forms, collocations, affixes, phrasal verbs, and more, boost reading and writing fluency.
Exam-style tasks prepare students for a range of international exams, including TOEFL and IELTS.
The Pathways Teacher's Guide includes:
Tips for teaching Academic Literacy, including Critical Thinking and Visual Literacy
Photocopiable Graphic Organizers for learners to develop key notetaking skills
Detailed Pacing Guides to provide teaching times to fit your program's needs
Assessment Rubric to help instructors evaluate their learners' writing
Suggestions for incorporating Video in class
Unit-by-Unit instruction provides:
An overview of each reading passage and video to help teachers prepare for class
Teaching notes with language and cultural information, and tips for skills instruction
Recommended times for each section of the unit
Answer Keys and Video Transcripts
Ideas for Expansion to extend the skills learned
Assessment materials are available on a CD-ROM with ExamView, and at the Teacher's Companion Site.
Classroom DVD and Audio CD Package
This package contains Pathways, Second Edition: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking Foundations level DVD and Audio CD. The DVD features 8 video clips to accompany the Video section in each unit. The Audio CD includes narrations of the reading passages in each unit.