Category: Contact U. S. A

A Changing America

A. Background Building DIRECTIONS: Think for a few minutes about what aspects of American life you have read about and discussed in this book. Write down as many concepts as you can: B. Reading DIRECTIONS: Now read. The United States is similar to most other countries in the world. 1 1 Like other countries, the […]

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 […]


Abraham and Mackey have integrated research on effective reading and vocabulary development in writing the second edition of CONTACT USA: READING AND VOCABULARY TEXTBOOK. The topics, presented with an intriguing view of contemporary U. S. culture, are intended to generate lively discussions in which students can apply their knowledge and express their opinions about both […]