"Interactions Mosaic 4th Edition" is the newly expanded five-level, four-skill comprehensive ESL/ELT series for academic students. The new edition, for beginners to advanced learners, incorporates interactive and communicative activities while still focusing on skill building to prepare students for academic content. Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, as well as Grammar are thoroughly presented in each strand. High-interest themes are integrated across all skill strands and levels. Language proficiencies as well are articulated from level to level. New Features include: global activities are suitable for ESL/ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms; new design, content, audio programs, photos, and illustrations reinforce skill-building exercises; placement tests and chapter quizzes are included in each Instructor's Manual; user-friendly instructions, complete scope and sequence, and consistent chapter structure offer greater flexibility in lesson planning. 5. 5 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language. Program components include: student texts; instructor's manuals; audio programs for L/S and reading (audiocassettes/cds); L/S assessment; audiocassettes and CDs; reading student audio CDs; program CD Rom; video demo; audiocassette; and student book. The Student Books of the new 4th edition of "Interactions Mosaic" have completely updated photos and illustrations and sport a new design. Global activities are suitable for ESL and ELT monolingual or multilingual classrooms. User-friendly instructions appeal to both instructor and student. A complete scope and sequence is presented at the beginning of each book. Consistent chapter structure creates greater flexibility in lesson planning. Interactions 1 (High Beginning - Low Intermediate) features reading scope and sequence: reading type, vocabulary development, reading skills/strategies, language, real-life reading, and video activities. Chapter Structure includes gives students a preview of the upcoming material; Three Preliminary Activities in the "Before You Read" section provide scaffolding to help students understand authentic language; photos and Illustrations in the "Before You Read" section activate prior knowledge of the reading topic. Chapter structure also includes: Discussing the Reading encourages students to expand the topic of the reading by relating it to their own lives; Vocabulary Preview allows students to anticipate unknown vocabulary; Skill Development prepares students for standardized tests through outlining, skimming for the main idea, and finding supporting details; Vocabulary and Language-Learning Strategies for synonyms, antonyms, context clues, and word families give students comprehension and self-assessment tools; Real-Life Reading connects the classroom to real life through ads, application forms, brochures, and other realia. Chapter structure also includes: Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce reading skills. (Refer to ISBN 0-07-233061-9 for Video) Chapter Themes include: new challenges; looking and learning relationships; health and leisure; high tech, low tech money matters; remarkable individuals; creativity; human behavior; crime and punishment; the physical world together on a small planet.