Out and About in the World of Technology
An Introductory Computer Course for Beginning English Learners : Computer BookBook - 2014
Updated and revised for the Microsoft Office 2010 and higher Internet, and email upgrades, Out and About in the World of Technology complements the previous version Out and About in the World of Computers , but it also serves as a stand-alone updated for Office 2010 and beyond. This innovative, practical textbook empowers beginning learners of English to succeed in the world of computers by developing their computing skills and confidence while simultaneously reinforcing their English skills.
The dynamic, student-centered approach helps students to: build basic word processing skills; navigate the Internet and use email; master useful vocabulary related to everyday topics, while building a core of computer-specific vocabulary; and acquire important life skills through practical, hands-on activities.
Each unit features step-by-step illustrated instructions and includes vocabulary-building actvities, skill reviews, portfolio projects, reading and writing assignments, interactive pair tasks, and unit checklists. Key language, vocabulary, and computer skills are recycled and reinforced.