American History Made Easy: For ESL Learners by Kathleen Gripman PDF

By Kathleen Gripman

ISBN-10: 1942011814

ISBN-13: 9781942011811

As an educator with a long time of expertise in directing English as a moment Language (ESL) and cross-cultural courses, Kathleen Gripman noticed a troubling hole within the academic practise of many scholars. studying the necessities of yank background is a severe academic milestone, yet such a lot overviews of America’s tale are designed for analyzing degrees past the facility of such a lot English Language Learners.

Gripman made up our minds to fill that hole with the richly illustrated and fun-to-read booklet American historical past Made effortless. The publication starts off with the assembly of ecu and local cultures in what's now the U.S. after the voyage of Christopher Columbus in 1492. the tale maintains throughout the American Revolution, the growth of the state within the 1800s, the Civil struggle and key occasions in America’s most up-to-date century of demanding situations and triumphs. To make scholars’ learning more uncomplicated, the publication additionally comprises plenty of supplemental fabrics, between them: examine questions, the textual content of the U.S. structure, an inventory of yank authors and instructed studying, a word list and an index.

Gripman had the precise skills to satisfy this problem as a winning enterprise proprietor supervising ESL educators in southeast Michigan—and as a developer of a few of the literacy-training fabrics utilized in her courses. Gripman additionally had lived in a foreign country, together with 5 years of carrier in Europe with the U.S. army.

She designed her evaluate of yankee heritage for the thousands of English Language novices (ELL), together with English as a moment Language scholars, who're learning every year around the usa. The publication can be utilized both in a lecture room or for self-study. among those covers, Gripman narrates the fundamental chapters of yank historical past, written at an intermediate studying point and observed via unique black-and-white sketches and charts to deepen reader keep in mind. In identifying the chapters to incorporate, she drew at the questions commonly asked on assessments and certification exams that immigrants regularly stumble upon, making the e-book a realistic solution to organize for testing.

Most importantly, Gripman made up our minds to not distill America’s tale right into a sequence of dry evidence to be memorized. Writing in a fascinating narrative sort, her ebook is also perfect for any reader who wishes an summary of the necessities of yank history.

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