Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics: An Engaging ESL Textbook for Advanced Students
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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Congratulations! You have an advanced ESL/EFL class full of eager students who are ready to practice their conservational English skills, and all you need is the perfect textbook to guide them. Compelling Conversations, by veteran ESL/EFL teachers Eric Roth and Toni Aberson, would be a wise and wonderful choice. The 45 chapters in this book are divided into four categories: Your Life, Free Time, Modern Times, and Civic Life – all geared towards engaging your students in thoughtful discussions, while honing their English skills. Topics include “Being Yourself,” “Parenting,” “Talking about Movies,” “Holidays and Celebrations,” “Dating,” “Coming to America,” “Exploring American Culture” and more. Each chapter has more than two dozen questions, exercises, vocabularies, proverbs, and quotations. Practicing speaking English has never been more fun, meaningful, or educational.
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Compelling Conversations: Questions & Quotations on Timeless Topics
Eric H. Roth,Toni Aberson
No preview available - 2008