Compelling American conversations: questions & quotations for intermediate American English language learners

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Compelling American Conversations: Questions and Quotations for Intermediate American English Language Learners helps American immigrants and international students develop their fluency skills and academic vocabulary through conversation exercises. Each chapter includes two sets of conversation questions, vocabulary review, short writing exercises, paraphrasing exercises with proverbs, a discussion activity around pithy quotations, and an online "Search and Share" activity. Focusing on both daily experiences and American culture through proverbs, quotations, and speaking exercises, the materials help intermediate English language learners explore their lives, learn common American sayings and expressions, and develop vital discussion skills. Click here to view a sample chapter. The 15 topical chapters include: Opening Moves; Going Beyond Hello; Making and Breaking Habits; Studying English; Being Yourself; Choosing and Keeping Friends; Playing and Watching Sports; Talking About American Television; Celebrating American Holidays; Being Stylish; Handling Stress; Practicing Job Interviews; Valuing Money and Finding Bargains; Exploring American Cities and Seeing Our World With Photographs. The "Resources and Notes" appendix includes the academic word list, supplemental worksheets, bibliographical references, author biographies and indices to proverbs and quotations. Designed primarily for community college ESL and adult education students, this flexible ESL textbook can be used by high school English language learners (ELL) and intensive English programs. Compelling American Conversations, is the third title in the Compelling Conversations series, most known for the original fluency-focused advanced ESL textbook, Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics (2006).
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subject_facetAmericanisms
Conversation and phrase books
Electronic books
English language
English language -- Conversation and phrase books
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers
Phrase books
Quotations, American
Textbooks
Textbooks -- for foreign speakers
title_displayCompelling American conversations : questions & quotations for intermediate American English language learners
title_fullCompelling American conversations : questions & quotations for intermediate American English language learners / written, compiled, and edited by Eric H. Roth and Toni Aberson ; with Hal Bogotch
Compelling American conversations : questions & quotations for intermediate American English language learners [electronic resource] Roth, Eric H. (Eric Hermann), 1961-
title_shortCompelling American conversations
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Electronic books
English language
Quotations, American