5 Chapter SummaryTarget Vocabulary: abroad, comfortable, culture, excellent, exciting, experience, make sure, missReading Skill: Using Subheadings to Predict ContentReading passage Summary: An advertisement gives information about studying abroad, including reasonsto go, advice on things to think about before leaving home, and ways to adjust in a new country.Vocabulary Skill: Compound Words
6 Reading Skill Using Subheadings to Predict Content Sometimes passages are divided into paragraphs that have subheadings. we can use our knowledge of the topic and these subheadings to predict some of the ideas that may be in the passage.
24 Chapter 2 SummaryTarget Vocabulary: awesome, embarrassed, hardly, improving, journal, lots of, practice, shyReading Skill: Reading for DetailsReading passage Summary: Maria’s travel journal tells of her gradual adjustment to life as a student inNew York over a two-month period.Vocabulary Skill: Adjectives ending in –ed
25 Reading Skill Reading for Details Reading for details is especially useful when we need to get information from one part of a larger passage. We can scan the passage to find out which part we need to read more carefully, and then look for specific details.
37 Vocabulary Skill Adjectives Ending in -ed Some adjectives that describe how we are feeling end in –ed. Most of these adjectives come from verbs with the same root word. For example, from the verb interest we can make the adjective interested by adding –ed. For verb that end in y, we change the y to an i and add –ed; for example, worry becomes worried.
40 Real Life Skill Writing an English Journal Writing a journal is a good way to remember your thoughts and experiences, to keep a record of what you learn, and to practice your English writing skills. You can keep a journal of all your daily experiences, or about one subject such as travel, books you read, or how your studies are going.