Beyond Borders: A History of Mexican Migration to the United States details the origins and evolution of the movement of people from Mexico into the United States from the first significant flow across the border at the turn of the twentieth century up to the present day. Considers the issues from the perspectives of both the United States and Mexico Offers a reasoned assessment of the factors that drive Mexican immigration, explains why so many of the policies enacted in Washington have only worsened the problem, and suggests what policy options might prove more effective Argues that the problem of Mexican immigration can only be solved if Mexico and the United States work together to reduce the disequilibrium that propels Mexican immigrants to the United States
The United States of America (USA) is a very big country. People have big dreams, too. Everyone wants to live "the American Dream"-the idea that anyone who works hard can become successful and rich. Many have gone to the USA hoping they will become one of the lucky ones. Millions of visitors go to the USA every year and many people return again and again. This book will take you on a journey from the discovery of the New World over 500 years ago to the present day. From the wild forests to the busy cities, welcome to the United States of America-home of the movie industry, baseball, technology giants, and some of the world's most famous civil rights leaders. Extra grammar and vocabulary exercises Introduction and Welcome to the USA Points for Understanding comprehension questions Glossary of difficult vocabulary and Useful Phrases Free resources including worksheets, tests, and answer keys
The book is based on actual events. The book tells about the author’s memories about his year in the United States, living at host families as a youth exchange student of Rotary. The book shows different cultures of Russia, the United States of America and Japan through the eyes of a teenager. The events are taking place in a difficult time for Russia – the country was moving to a new era and was way behind western countries.
This DVD activity book is designed to accompany the Enterprise plus ELT DVD. Through a variety of appealing activities, the book takes full advantage of the video material, resulting in entertaining and constructive video learning. Features: Pre-viewing, while-viewing and post-viewing activities, consolidating and enforcing the language presented in the DVD; Themes stemming from life in Britain today, creating a vivid image of the local culture; A wealth of guided communicative tasks which allow students to use everyday English creatively; Cleverly-designed, student-friendly layout.
The "Upstream: Pre-lntermediate B1 ELT DVD" and the "Upstream: Pre-lntermediate B1: DVD Activity Book" constitute a short listening and speaking course for learners of English at CEF B1 level. The DVD reviews and consolidates the material taught in the "Upstream: Pre-lntermediate B1: Student's Book" and enhances the learners' grasp of everyday conversational English. The DVD contains 5 modules which have been shot and edited in the style of a TV magazine, each one dealing with language material presented in the corresponding "Upstream: Pre-lntermediate Bl: Student's Book" module. The DVD Activity Book contains: warm-up and presentation activities. comprehension and consolidation exercises for before, while and after viewing the DVD. speaking tasks which allow students to practise everyday English conversations. an introduction with suggestions and guidance on how the DVD can be used in the classroom.
An insightful examination of the changing relationship between Asia and the United States In this lucidly written and thought-provoking book, author Simon Tay highlights the accelerating trends that point to Asia increasingly forging its own path, independent of the United States. He also describes the fundamental changes and new policy directions needed to maintain and strengthen the bonds between Asia and the United States that have been beneficial to both since the end of the Second World War. On the eve of the global financial crisis of 2008, the economies of the United States and its Asian partners were deeply interdependent. But the different approaches taken to the crisis by Asian and Western leaders point to a new separation that may have negative consequences for the economies and businesses of both regions. To avoid a dangerous divide that may make us all the poorer, Tay reveals what leaders, policy-makers, companies, and citizens can do to find a balance that enriches us all. Written by a leading public intellectual CNN's Fareed Zakaria describes as «one of the most intelligent and reliable guides to the region» Touches on major issues in foreign policy and economics that will impact Asian nations and the United States over the near future Explains the changing nature of economic relations in the global economy For foreign policy followers, politicians, and businesspeople, Asia Alone charts a path forward—together.
A famous painting is going to the Grierson Gallery in LA and they want a top man to come to the United States. He can talk about the artist. The National Gallery in London send Mr Bean. But something is very wrong with Mr Bean! He’s very, very strange. And dangerous! After he arrives, accidents start to happen.
MY LITTLE ISLAND - Where the adventure begins! Welcome to My Little Island, a three-level pre-primary course that starts children on their journey of learning English! Children will be inspired to learn with engaging characters and fun activities.
During the Great Depression in the United States, and after the loss of their farm in Oklahoma, the Joad family is faced with a journey of more than one thousand miles to California in search of a better life. Can hope defeat poverty, illness, hunger, and even death as they follow their dream? Retold by Paola Trimarco.
Elegantly designed, this book puts the documents of Americas heritage in the palm of your hand. This portable, pocket-sized volume includes the full text of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States of America and the 27 amendments to the Constitution. It also contains the Articles of Confederation, a chronology of the adoption and ratification of all these documents, an index to the Constitution and the amendments, and an introduction by Professor R.R. Bernstein. One of Barnes & Nobles Leatherbound Collectible Editions, this book features a durable, bonded-leather binding and distinctive gilt edging.