Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics

An Engaging ESL Textbook for Advanced Students

Author: Eric H. Roth,Toni Aberson

Publisher: Chimayo Press

ISBN: 0982617801

Category: Education

Page: 166

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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.
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Compelling Conversations

Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics : an Engaging ESL Textbook for Advanced Students

Author: Eric H. Roth,Toni Aberson

Publisher: Chimayo Press

ISBN: 9781419658280

Category: Education

Page: 152

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This innovative English as a second language 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 ESL book includes 45 thematic chapters, over 1400 questions, 500 vocabulary words, 250 proverbs and American idioms, and 500 quotations. Designed for both adult education and intensive English language students, the conversations deepen critical thinking skills and 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, and enjoyed by thousands of English students.
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Compelling Conversations Written, Compiled, and Edited

11 Selected Chapters on Timeless Topics for HIgh School English Language Learners

Author: Eric H. Roth,Toni Aberson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982617861

Category: Education

Page: 92

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These 11 thematic chapters have been selected and revised for The Language Company for their Edmond campus high school students. This intermediate ESL (English as a Second Language) conversation textbook includes quotations, paraphrasing activities, proverbs, quotations, surveys, and online assignments. Chapter titles are: Getting Started; Going Beyond Hello; Making and Keeping Friends; Loving Dogs and Pets; Pet Peeves; Traveling; Moving to Music; Talking about Television; Playing and Watching Sports; Holidays and Celebrations; and Clothes and Fashion. All chapters are adapted from the original ESL textbook Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics
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Compelling Conversations

Questions and Quotations for Advanced Vietnamese English Language Learners

Author: Eric H. Roth,Toni Aberson

Publisher: Chimayo Press

ISBN: 098261781X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 120

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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.
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Compelling American Conversations

Questions & Quotations for Intermediate American English Language Learners

Author: Eric Hermann Roth,Toni Aberson,Hal Bogotch,Laurie Selik

Publisher: Chimayo Press

ISBN: 1468158368

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 134

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Compelling American Conversations: Questions and Quotations for Intermediate American English Language Learners from Chimayo Press 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. 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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