Speak English for Success

Author: Lucia Gorea
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1449002072
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

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.

Basics of Speech

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ISBN: 9780844203836
Format: PDF
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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.

Teaching English as a Foreign Or Second Language Second Edition

Author: Jerry G. Gebhard
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472031031
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Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language, Second Edition, is designed for those new to ESL/EFL teaching and for self-motivated teachers who seek to maximize their potential and enhance the learning of their students. This guide provides basic information that ESL/EFL teachers should know before they start teaching and many ideas on how to guide students in the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. It stresses the multifaceted nature of teaching the English language to non-native speakers and is based on the real experiences of teachers. The second edition of Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language includes a wider range of examples to coincide with a variety of teaching contexts-from K-12 schools, to university intensive language programs and refugee programs. It is also updated with discussions of technology throughout, and it considers ways in which technology can be used in teaching language skills. Sources for further study are included in each chapter and in the appendixes.

Listening Speaking and Critical Thinking

Author: Lynn Bonesteel
Publisher: Heinle ELT
ISBN: 9781305955462
Format: PDF
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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.

Books in Print

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Communicative Activities for EAP

Author: Jenni Guse
Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen
ISBN: 9783125347243
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Do you need to supplement an EAP course with fun, interactive activities that address the serious aspirations of academically-focussed students? Communicative Activities for EAP provides innovative EAP teaching ideas suitable for a wide range of contexts. This is an invaluable handbook for new, experienced or relief teachers of language support programmes, as well as for those teaching intensive language courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students in EFL and ESL/EAL contexts. The key principles of communication in the classroom, authenticity in terms of tasks and texts, learner autonomy, and critical thinking and analysis underpin all the activities, and typical academic topics are used as examples in every case. For ease of access, the activities are organised into six chapters: Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Vocabulary development and Grammar. The accompanying CD-ROM contains a bank of print-ready photocopiable material"-- Provided by publisher.