"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. The new features are: 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 new videos, one per level, immerse students in authentic language. The program components are: Student Texts Instructor's Manuals Audio Programs for L/S and Reading (Audio cassettes/CDs) L/S Assessment Audio cassettes and CDs Reading Student Audio CDs Program CD/ROM Video Demo 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 1 (Intermediate - High Intermediate) Listening/Speaking Scope and Sequence: listening strategies, language functions, speaking tasks, focus on testing, lecture topics, video topics. Chapter Structure: 1. In This Chapter gives students a preview of the upcoming material. 2. Did You Know? offers a variety of interesting facts to spark students' interest in the topic. 3. Part 1 Getting Started activates students' prior knowledge through pre-listening questions and a vocabulary preview. 4. Note-Taking Strategies include identifying pros and cons, identifying time and sequence words, outlining, organizing information in chronological order, and listening for signal words, paraphrases, summaries, and digressions. 5. Talk It Over offers a variety of speaking activities, including role-plays, interviews, presentations, small-group discussions, and pair work. 6. Language Function Practice takes students from identifying and understanding functional language to using it in everyday and academic settings (i.e., requesting clarification, divulging information, making generalizations, etc.). 7. Groupwork maximizes opportunities for discussion and negotiation. 8. Learning Strategies include listening to paraphrase and summarize, to make predictions, and listening for analogies and for appropriate expressions and intonation, etc. 9. Before You Listen prepares students for the lecture by having them consider and discuss the topic and predict main ideas of the lecture. 10. Listen guides students to listen for both main ideas and specific information in lectures. 11. Focus on Testing practices test-taking strategies vital for success on standardized tests. 12.Video News Broadcasts immerse students in authentic language, complete with scaffolding and follow-up activities to reinforce listening and speaking skills. Chapter Themes (12): 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; and together on a small planet.