|aWhat a world 2 :|bamazing stories from around the globe /|cby Milada Broukal.
|aWhat a world two
|aWhite Plains, NY :|bLongman,|cc2004.
|avi, 149 p. :|bmap ;|c 26 cm. +|e1 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
|g1|tWho is the most important person from history? --|g2|tWhat are fattening rooms? --|g3|tWhere do people celebrate Girls' Day and Boys' Day? --|g4|tWhy is Marco Polo famous? --|g5|tWho reached the South Pole first? --|g6|tWhat is the Royal Flying Doctor service? --|g7|tHow did the Egyptians make mummies? --|g8|tWhy is Louis Pasteur important? --|g9|tWho is Nasreddin Hodja? --|g10|tWhat did the ancient Mayans believe in? --|g11|tHow do Koreans celebrate a wedding? --|g12|tWhy are Sumo wrestlers so fat? --|g13|tWho is Stephen King? --|g14|tWhat is the story behind the bed? --|g15|tHow did the Spanish conquer the Aztecs? --|g16|tWhy are the Williams sisters good at tennis? --|g17|tWhere is Timbuktu? --|g18|tWhere do the most vegetarians live?
|aHigh interest-low vocabulary books.
|aEnglish language|vTextbooks for foreign speakers.
What do you know about: *Girls' Day and Boys' Day? *the ancient Mayans? *mummies? *Timbuktu? What a World: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe, by Milada Broukal, is a three-book series that explores these and many other fascinating topics from around the world and across history. Each unit opens with a question that is answered in the reading and continues with vocabulary, comprehension, discussion, writing, and spelling and punctuation work. Features *Words that Go Together activities highlight collocations -- words that are easier to learn together. *Spelling and Punctuation activities provide basic rules and practice for essential skills. *Self-tests help students and teachers assess progress. See also What a World 1 and What a World 3.