Compelling Conversations Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics

Author: Eric H. Roth
Publisher: Chimayo Press
ISBN: 0982617801
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Speak English for Success

Author: Lucia Gorea
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1449002072
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Speak English for Success - ESL Conversations, Topics, and Dialogues is a book of reproducible activities designed for intermediate and advanced adult conversation classes to help students develop speaking skills through role-playing, discussion, pair work, or small group interaction.This collection of stimulating activities provides students with an opportunity to use English in social situations and to develop their critical thinking skills. Each activity encourages genuine communication, allowing students to voice their own opinions. The contemporary topics presented in this book are real and provocative, allowing students to exchange ideas about a wide range of themes and engage in lively dialogues about issues they face in their daily lives. Some of the topics and activities presented in this book are Tell Me about Yourself [ Friends [ Language Learning [ Cultural Issues [ Jobs and Employment [ Dating and Relationships [ Holidays [ Traveling [ Crime [ Music [ In Case of Emergency [ Major World Issues [ Pets [ Movies and Entertainment [ What Would You Say or Do? [ Up Close and Personal [ Newspapers Headlines [ Board Games. With such a versatile range of exercises and topics for discussion, this book is a great tool for teachers, who want to reinforce language skills already taught, and for students, who must interact in English to complete problem-solving tasks, play language-oriented board games, comment on famous sayings, or finish dialogues. Students using this book will acquire better speaking skills as well as greater cultural awareness needed to function in the new society and communicate confidently in English.

Basics of Speech

ISBN: 9780844203836
Format: PDF, ePub
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Introduces interpersonal and group communication, public speaking, debate, parliamentary procedure, and oral interpretation. Includes activities, checklists, evaluation forms, suggested speech topics, and literature for oral interpretation.

Speakout Intermediate

Author: Antonia Clare
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: 9781408259498
Format: PDF
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'Speakout' is a 6-level general English course for adults developed in association with the BBC; bridging the gap between the classroom and the real world helping students express themselves in English.

Listening Speaking and Critical Thinking

Author: Lynn Bonesteel
Publisher: Heinle ELT
ISBN: 9781305955462
Format: PDF, Docs
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21st Century Communication is a four-level series that uses powerful ideas from TED Talks to teach learners to think critically and communicate effectively. Through authentic models of effective communication, students build fluency in the listening and speaking skills needed to achieve academic and personal success.