"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; 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, and Audiocassette 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. "Mosaic 2" (High Beginning - Low Intermediate) Listening/Speaking Scope and Sequence includes: Listening Strategies, Listening Skills, Language Functions, Speaking Tasks, Focus on Testing, Lecture Topics, Video Topics. Chapter Structure: In This Chapter shows students the grammar points that will be covered in the chapter; Setting the Context Activities introduce key vocabulary and familiarize students with the chapter theme; Introductory activities include model conversations, readings, class discussion, prediction activities, previewing, and pair interviews; Discussion Questions reinforce students' understanding of the topics through comprehension questions and encourage students to express themselves; Pairwork Activities encourage students to personalize and practice the target language; Grammar Explanation and Charts provide clear, easy-to-understand, and visually appealing grammar presentations; Using What You've Learned provides students with opportunities to do less structured, more communicative activities. It also includes: Groupwork activities maximize opportunities for discussion; Focus on Testing helps students prepare for academic exams and standardized tests, such as the TOEFL; Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce grammar skills. Chapter Themes (12) include: School Life Around the World; Experiencing Nature; Living to Eat or Eating to Live; In the Community; Home Cultures of the World; Health Entertainment and the Media Social Life Customs, Celebrations, and Holidays; and Science and Technology.