This newest young adult-adult reader in the Pickett series features thirty-three dialogs and seven stories about events in the lives of newcomers to the United States. The book provides interesting readings that students will enjoy while they improve their reading and conversational skills.
Pre-reading questions activate students' prior knowledge on the topic.
Interesting topics maintain student interest.
Word previews and vocabulary building activities provide meaning in context.
Reading skills are developed through individual and pair work
Role playing and discussion activities offer opportunities to increase fluency in English.