|a72 p. :|bill. (some col.), maps, ports. ;|c22 cm.
|aOxford bookworms library. Factfiles. Stage 3
|aStage 3: 1000 headwords.
|aWord count: 10,188.
|aIn the beginning -- The Pilgrim fathers -- The war of independence -- The Civil War -- The wild West -- Native Americans -- New Americans -- Black Americans -- The government of the USA -- Living in the USA -- Eating and drinking the American way -- Music from America -- Some great American cities -- California -- Beautiful places to visit -- Hot and cold, big and small
|aEverybody knows about the United States of America. You can see its films, hear its music, and eat its food just about everywhere. Cowboys, jazz, hamburgers, the Stars and Stripes – that’s the United States. But it’s a country with many stories to tell. Stories of busy cities, beautiful forests and parks. Stories of a country that fought against Britain, and then against itself, to make the United States of today. Stories of rich and poor, black and white, Native American and immigrant. And the story of what it is like to be an American today...
|aEnglish language|vTextbooks for foreign speakers.
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