Category: Contact U. S. A

Introduction to the Teacher

Contact U. S.A. is a reading and vocabulary text for high-beginning and low-intermediate ESL/EFL students. Although its structure and exer­cises are aimed primarily at developing academic reading skills and vo­cabulary, its content (a look at changes in values and lifestyles in the United States) is highly appropriate for all non-native English speakers, including immigrants, students […]


  A First Look A. Background Building 1. Look at the illustration on the previous page and answer the ques­tions below. a. What are these two people doing? b. Do you think that they are on vacation? с How old do you think they are? d. "Retire" means to stop working when you are old. […]

Equality for All?

  section 1 A First Look A. Background Building DIRECTIONS: Look at the illustration on the preceding page and answer the following questions. 1. What is happening in the illustration? 2. What does the man with the stop sign think? 3. How does the black woman feel? 4. This woman is a member of a […]

Look Again

Look at the corrected answers for the vocabulary exercise (exercise D) in section 1. Use the similar words to understand the meanings and to answer this vocabulary exercise. If the words in the following exercise are not in exercise D, look for them in the reading in order to understand their meanings. Do not use […]