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: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking
Explicit instruction and practice of note-taking, listening, speaking, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation develop language proficiency and build academic skills.
Slide shows of lectures and presentations enhance listening activities and develop presentation skills.
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
Detailed Pacing Guides to provide teaching times to fit your program's needs
Speaking Rubrics to help instructors evaluate their learners' speaking
Suggestions for incorporating Video in class
Unit-by-Unit Instruction provides:
Overview of listening and video passages to help teachers prepare for class
Ideas for presenting skills
Recommended times for each section of the unit
Ideas for Expansion to extend the skills learned
Answer Keys, Audio Scripts, and Video Transcripts
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: Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking Level 2 DVD and Audio CDs. The DVD features eight National Geographic videos, as well as animated slide shows for selected listening passages. The CDs include the full audio program for the Listening, Vocabulary, Pronunciation, and Speaking sections.