By Kirk Schriefer
The United States From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 booklet sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy studying and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yankee adventure that might surely curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but in addition inexperienced persons in a foreign country who need to know extra in regards to the humans, historical past, geography and tradition of this nice kingdom. even though the passages are restricted to an trouble-free point of language hassle, their type continues to be vibrant and actual. Readers may be encouraged via the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by means of the wonderful thing about the Grand Canyon, fascinated about the paintings of the F.B.I., and surprised by means of the occasions surrounding Watergate. booklet ONE: humans A: Muhammad Ali B: Clara Barton C: George Washington Carver D: Emily Dickinson E: Amelia Earhart F: Jose FelicianO: Geronimo H: Ernest Hemingway I: Ishmael J: Jesse James okay: Helen Keller L: Bruce Lee M: Christa McAuliffe N: Ralph Nader O: Annie Oakley P: Rosa Parks Q: Anthony Quinn R: Betsy Ross S: Sacajawea T: Harriet Tubman U: Uncle Sam V: Sarah Vaughan W: Mae West X: Malcolm X Y: Cy younger Z: Babe Zaharias
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A) louder than other music. b) more emotional than other music. c) featured on television shows. d) extremely patriotic. INTERPRETATION 1) What do you think keeps a musician like Jose Feliciano active for a whole lifetime, from age nine? 2) Apart from Jose Feliciano, what other Latin American musicians do you know? How would you describe their music? 3) What do you think is the value of music for individual people? For a society? WORD POWER Circle the letter of the word that means the same as the word on the left.
2) In To Have and Have Not, Hemingway _____________________ a concern for social problems. 4) Hemingway’s romantic and mythical _____________________ formed the basis for many of his works. 5) Hemingway returned home from World War I a _____________________ hero. 8) In later years Hemingway became ill and _____________________. 10) Hemingway’s books helped _____________________ his status as a master storyteller. 12) In high school Ernest made his first attempt at _____________________ for the school paper.
Later, in 1841, Melville worked aboard the whaler Acushnet, but he jumped ship on an island in the South Pacific eighteen months later because he found seafaring life difficult. During his travels Melville gathered a wealth of ideas for stories, one of those being the tale of the mighty white beast. As the story runs, Ishmael decides to 3 go to sea in order to get over a battle with depression. He chooses the ship Pequod because of the famous reputation of her captain, the onelegged Ahab. On board the ship Ishmael meets some strange people but makes some friends, also.
America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 1: People by Kirk Schriefer