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Price: $52.50

Paperback 216 pp.
Approx. 80 2-colour photos, 5 maps, 8.375" x 10.875"



Publication date:
March 2012

Imprint: OUP Canada

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Reel Canada

Integrated Skills through Canadian Film

Mohammad Hashemi

Reel Canada is an intermediate ESL text for adult and young adult learners. This four-skills book uses Canadian films as a starting point for each theme-based chapter. It is the first level of the new Culture Link series of four-skill, culture-focused books.

Each chapter builds upon the content of the featured National Film Board of Canada film, examining new vocabulary, grammar structures, and themes.

The full Reel Canada program includes the student book; audio CD/DVD pack containing a variety of listening clips and all the films studied in the student book; workbook; and online teacher's resource.

Readership : Intermediate English text for adult and young adult ESL learners.

1. The Mad Canadian (Risk)
2. Flawed (Health and Body Image)
3. The Colour of Beauty (Racism)
4. The Necktie (Careers and Passion)
5. Beyond Memory (Memory)
6. Passport to Canada (History and Geography of Canada)
7. My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts (Civil Resistance)
8. Murder Remembered (Murder)
9. Cosmic Collision (Earth and Space)
10. Tagged (Privacy and Technology)

Teacher's Resource: Reel Canada Companion Site

Mohammad Hashemi is a teacher, editor, translator, and author. He has been coordinating and teaching English for more than 20 years, formerly at Carleton University and Algonquin College. He currently teaches at La Cité collégiale in Ottawa, Ontario. For more information about Mohammad visit his website at www.mohammadhashemi.com

Reel Canada Workbook - Beverley Payne and Terry Webb
Reel Canada Audio CD & DVD - Mohammad Hashemi
O Canada - Mohammad Hashemi
Global Focus - Gary G. Fogal

Special Features

  • Integrated skills are taught through fascinating and culturally relevant themes.
  • National Film Board of Canada films deliver Canadian content to the classroom in a fun and engaging way.
  • Varied content and multimedia components enliven the learning process and motivate students to learn.