Compelling Conversations Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics

Author: Eric H. Roth
Publisher: Chimayo Press
ISBN: 0982617801
Format: PDF
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This innovative ESL/EFL textbook helps advanced English language learners develop conversation skills and improve fluency by sharing experiences, reflecting on their lives, and discussing proverbs and quotations. The oral skills English textbook includes 45 thematic chapters, over 1,350 questions, 500 vocabulary words, 250 proverbs and American idioms, and 500 quotations. Designed for both adult education and intensive English language students, the conversations and activities deepen critical thinking skills and develop speaking skills essential to success in community college and university programs. Compelling Conversations has been used in classrooms in over 40 countries, recommended by English Teaching Professional magazine, adopted by conversation clubs and private English tutors, and enjoyed by thousands of English students.

Compelling Conversations

Author: Eric H. Roth
Publisher: Chimayo Press
ISBN: 098261781X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This English as a Foreign Language (EFL) textbook includes thematic chapters to create quality conversations and uses conversation starters, interview questions, classic quotations, paraphrasing exercises, and traditional proverbs to create hours of English conversation and class discussions for native Vietnamese speakers.

Compelling Conversations Japan

Author: Eric H. Roth
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1543909698
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Based on our original and highly successful English as a Second Language (ESL) textbook, Compelling Conversations, this book focuses specifically on Japanese-speaking English language learners. Using culturally relevant touchstones and exercises, Compelling Conversations - Japan helps fill the gap between technical ability and the practical skill of engaging in casual conversations. Each thematic chapter develops a variety of skills that allow developing English language speakers to build a better understanding of how to expand their conversational prowess as they refine their fluency. Prompts and activities are designed to build these speaking skills while learning how to give appropriate answers, ask engaging questions, and create compelling conversations in English! The distinctive features of Compelling Conversations - Japan include: - Fluency-focused activities - Specific pronunciation challenges - Challenges for Japanese English language learners - Search and Share speaking activities for small group discussions The 12 thematic chapters covering a wide variety of modern and timeless conversation topics: Getting the Conversation Started Going Beyond Hello Home Sweet Home Eating and Drinking Exploring Daily Habits Being Yourself Making and Keeping Friends Sharing Pet Peeves Taking Photographs Talking about Movies Learning in School Exploring Cities This innovative EFL conversation textbook teaches deep conversation skills using meaningful activities. Students create positive English language experiences, and expand their academic and social vocabulary with memorable discussions. The textbook also deploys over 120 curated quotes and more than 60 proverbs to improve critical thinking and practice paraphrasing skills. Further, each chapter concludes with a Search & Share internet research project to encourage students to bring more of their interests and preferences into the English classroom. The authentic exercises also spark lively discussions and allow students to share their perceptions and reflections in small group discussions. Bottom line: Compelling Conversations - Japan makes creating authentic conversations in English easy!

A Life in a Year

Author: James Ebert
Publisher: Presidio Press
ISBN: 9780307414403
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This provocative in-depth book focuses on the experiences of the infantry soldier in Vietnam. More than 60 Army and Marine Corps infantrymen speak of their experiences during their year-long tours of duty. From the Paperback edition.

American Tragedy

Author: David E. Kaiser
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674006720
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Documents the origin of American involvement in the Vietnam War and how the policies in the Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson administrations led to war.

Why Didn t You Get Me Out

Author: Frank Anton
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312974886
Format: PDF, Docs
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A harrowing first-person account relates the experiences of a former Vietnam POW's experiences in a prison camp. Reprint.

Called to Serve

Author: Tom Weiner
Publisher: Levellers Press
ISBN: 0981982042
Format: PDF
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Stories of men and women confronted by the Vietnam War. Contains personal stories of Vietnam War Veterans, people who fled the country, people who refused to go to war, people who beat the draft, people who obtained Conscientious Objector status, and people who loved and supported them.

Achilles in Vietnam

Author: Jonathan Shay
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439124922
Format: PDF, ePub
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An original and groundbreaking book that examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homer’s Iliad with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder In this strikingly original and groundbreaking book, Dr. Shay examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homer’s Iliad with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Although the Iliad was written twenty-seven centuries ago it has much to teach about combat trauma, as do the more recent, compelling voices and experiences of Vietnam vets.