True Colors, Level 3: An EFL Course for Real Communication

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"True Colors" rapidly readies students to understand real spoken and written English and systematically teaches them to express themselves in their own words.
"True Colors: "Uses real English as opposed to textbook English to prepare students to understand native speech outside of English class.Organizes presentation of language to ensure frequent exposure to language at a comprehensible receptive level so that students acquire language quickly and easily.Tightly connects social language and grammar so that grammar is taught with both meaning and purpose.Fully balances presentation, practice, and production of language."True Colors" jumpstarts" real" communication, preparing students for success outside of class:
Improvise systematically teaches students to take language they have acquired and recombine it to serve their "own" needs.
Heart to Heart enables students to voice their "own" thoughts and views.
In Your Own Words activates intensive review and communication through full-page pictures.
The "True Colors" Companion Website provides teachers and students with online activities that use real spoken and written English to teach social language, grammar, composition, and vocabulary."

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About the author (1998)

Irene E. Schoenberg has taught ESL for more than two decades at Hunter College's International English Language Institute and at Columbia University's American Language Program. She has trained ESL and EFL teachers at Columbia University's Teachers College and at the New School University. She has given workshops and academic presentations at conferences, English language schools, and universities in Brazil, Chile, Dubai, El Salvador, Guatemala, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Taiwan, Thailand, and throughout the United States.

Ms. Schoenberg is the author of "Talk about Trivia"; "Talk about Values"; "Speaking of Values 1"; "Conversation and Listening;" "Topics from A to Z "Books 1 and 2; and the basic level of "Focus on Grammar," Second Edition. She is the co-author with Jay Maurer of the "True Stories "series and the introductory level of "Focus on Grammar," Third Edition.

Ms. Schoenberg holds a master's degree in TESOL from Columbia University.

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