Category: American

Multicultural Education

42 ПрЬе changing populations of students in American schools has brought some changes in X what is taught in the schools as well. One in three students in U. S. schools is a member of a racial or ethnic minority group, and one in five lives with a parent who was born outside the United […]


Understand Main Ideas Academic English organizes information into main (or most important) ideas and supporting details. That is, there are usually three or four major points presented, and the rest of the information serves to explain or support these main ideas: • First main idea Supporting details • Second main idea Supporting details • Third […]

Talk About It

Work in small groups and choose one or more questions to discuss. 1. Americans believe strongly in self-reliance and the freedom and independence of the individual. What are the advantages and disadvantages of being very independent? Which is more important to you, pleasing your family or having the freedom to do what you want? 2. […]

American Macho Heroes

14 f I ^ hrough movies and television programs, this Wild West hero has helped shape J. the American idea of “macho,” or male, strength. For the most part, almost all American male heroes on television and in movies have traditionally had the common ability to demonstrate their strength through physical violence. Once the western […]

Use the Internet

{. With all the abundance in the United States, a growing number of species are disappearing or are endangered. The U. S. government, through the Fish and Wildlilfe Service, maintains a list of all endangered species (animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, etc.). Go to the website http. y/endanqered. fws. aov. Click on List of Threatened […]