WELCOME TO THE AMERICAN ENGLISH EXPRESS! GO TO CHAPTER 1
This is a ten chapter e-book and the intention is for you to read through each chapter.
Please begin with the introduction and end with the conclusion!
Chapter I: THE AMERICAN DREAM or some keys to success in America
Chapter II: The Communication Process or Why you need to learn to read, write and speak standard English to succeed.
Chapter III: The Learning/Teaching/Proving Process
or “How to become a self-confident learner.”
Chapter IV: The Structure of Knowledge
Chapter V: Reading Process or “How to become a self-confident reader.”
Reading: The Bill of Rights
Chapter VI: Practical Application of the Steps in the Reading Process
Reading: The Declaration of Independence
Chapter VII: Writing Process or “How to become a self-aware writer.”
Chapter VIII: Formal and Informal Vocabulary Do’s and Don’ts
Chapter IX: Do’s and Don’ts or how to express yourself better
Dangerous Homonyms & Useful Vocabulary Words
Chapter X: Especially Troublesome Grammar
American Idioms, English Language Proverbs & Clichés or
“How not to get totally confused when confronted with the unknown.”
The Basic American English Express
Session 1: Key Concepts in American English
Session 2: The Alphabet
Session 3: Common English Verbs - Present tense
Session 4: Common English Verbs - Past tense
Session 5: Common English Verbs - Future tense
Session 6: Helping Verbs
Session 7: Pronouns
Session 8: Word families
Session 9: Nouns
Session 10: Adverbs
Session 11: Adjectives
Session 12: Present Progressive tense
Session 13: Past Progressive tense
Session 14: Future Progressive tense
Session 15: Helping Verbs Progressive tenses
ON LINE APPENDIX II:
Top Ten Critical Thinking Skills
Read through these critical thinking skills one by one or browse. These thinking aides will help you when considering problems, deciding what to write in an essay, or analyzing any situation in life. You may be more familiar with some ideas and less familiar with others. Look at them all!
1. Define your terms.
2. Perspective, Perception/ point of view, the ability to see both the forest and the trees.
3. Relativity and absolutes, Different does not mean bad or wrong or good or right.
4. Space, scale, size, amount, number
5. Time, sequence, order
6. Spectrum, scope, range
7. Causation, cause and effect, stimulus response
8. Synergy, entropy, opposition, the understanding that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.
9. Hierarchy Social, Economic, Political
10. Book and cover
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