Samantha: A Soap Opera and Vocabulary Book for Students of English as a Second Language
Using a soap opera storyline approach, this text contains reading passages that hold the adult learner's interest and provide ESL learners with vocabulary and idiom practice. The stimulating and intriguing storyline offers continuing topics for discussion on social, moral, and cross-cultural issues such as love, marriage, dating customs, and gender roles in all societies. Chapters contain prereading and comprehension questions, as well as exercises that reinforce the vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. The book's chapters have been sealed but perforated to prevent students from reading ahead.