In Charge 2, Second Edition, by Debra Daise. (Consulting Authors: James E. Purpura and Diane Pinkley.) In Charge is a two-level, advanced course with a thematic syllabus that invites learners to talk and write about stimulating topics while developing critical thinking skills and learning strategies. Each of the twelve units is based on high interest themes such as memorable moments, odd jobs, technology trends, conflict resolution, and adventure travel. In Charge enables students to take charge of their own learning.