Focus on 3: Three Non-Fiction Books to Explore

Carol Harvey, Language Teacher, Education Consultant

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5 Videos (15m)
    • 1. Focus on 3: Non-fiction books to explore over the holidays

      2:10
    • 2. Book # 1 Business

      4:03
    • 2. Book # 2 History

      2:29
    • 4. Book # 3 Contemporary Plus Fiction Bonus

      4:46
    • 5. Conclusion

      1:48

About This Class

This class is part of the Focus on Language Series. It suggests three non-fiction books that are worthwhile reads and gives you an overview of each. The first is a business book, the second a history book and the third a contemporary book on today's world. 

As a bonus, there is also a suggestion for a great mystery series for your resting and relaxation time! (You do have some, don't you?)

Each of the books recommended has won awards, but you may not have discovered them yet! Join the class for an introduction to some new treasures in the world of reading.

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What a really interesting class! I had not heard of any of these books before and I shall certainly be checking out a couple of them now, thanks to this class.
David ✏ Ault

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Carol Harvey

Language Teacher, Education Consultant

 I'm dedicated to helping busy learners progress in English, French and other areas of interest. I currently teach English for Academic Purposes to international students at our local university.

 Most of my teaching experience has been in the classroom as follows:

  • FSL teacher and French Immersion teacher
  • School district French consultant- giving support to other teachers
  • Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Education- Brandon University
  • Coordinator and developer of program for immigrants and newcomers to our small city
  • Presenter of many seminars and workshops including at provincial and national conferences in Canada as well as in my own city.

General Qualifications:

Teacher and Education Consultant M. Ed.

Winner of National and Provincial (Canadian) Awards for educational contribution in the field of second language education.

Brandon University Gold Medal and the Governor General's Gold Medal for the highest academic standing in the Master's degree program. (2002)

I am Canadian and speak both English and French. I am working on Spanish.