What I Believe 2: Listening and Speaking about What Really Matters, byMary E. Ward, is based on the public radio series This I Believe. What I Believe2 features the unique voices of individuals from all walks of life who share the personalMoreWhat I Believe 2: Listening and Speaking about What Really Matters, by Mary E. Ward, is based on the public radio series This I Believe.
What I Believe 2 features the unique voices of individuals from all walks of life who share the personal philosophies and core values that guide their daily lives. In addition to providing authentic listening practice, this book challenges students to explore, discuss, and write about the essays in the text. It also engages and guides students in formulating, sharing, and discussing their own core values and beliefs.What I Believe 2 is for high-intermediate students.
For intermediate students, see What I Believe 1.FeaturesGetting Ready — introduces student to the speaker and activates their knowledge of the speaker’s topicVocabulary for Comprehension and Glossary — support students’ listening comprehensionCritical Thinking — provides students opportunities to discuss central and related topics in a deep, meaningful wayBackground Notes and Culture Notes — give students helpful background on essay contentFocused Speaking Task — includes instruction and practice with pronunciation and useful language as well as step-by-step speaking preparationWriting Topics — allows students to put their ideas into written formAudio CDs are available.What IBelieve is a two-level series. See also:What I Believe 1