A Conversation Book

Author: Tina Kasloff Carver
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0131986740
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Foreign Language Study

'A Conversation Book' presents a student centred approach to developing conversation fluency and competency-based writing skills.

A Conversation Book 2

Author: Tina Kasloff Carver
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: 0137281226
Release Date: 1999-12
Genre: Adult education

Videodisc recording that tells the story of a man named Luis, his problems, and his search for the right job. It is designed for adult ESL students at introductory to intermediate levels, and provides practice in English listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

A Writing Book

Author: Tina Kasloff Carver
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0131879723
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Offers more than 100 reproducible masters for cooperative, competency-based writing lessons for English-language learners. All masters are coordinated with both levels of A Conversation Books 1 & 2. Includes journal-writing activities, informal notes and letters, forms and applications, guided paragraph writing, alphabet and handwriting practice, whole language activities, and teacher's notes. For beginning and intermediate ESL learners.

McGraw Hill s Conversational American English

Author: Richard Spears
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071741323
Release Date: 2010-09-22
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Learn more than 3,000 English expressions and speak and understand the language easily As a new speaker of English, you may hear some expressions in your daily conversations that you do not understand--yet. McGraw-Hill's Conversational American English will help you learn these expressions, so not only do you know what a person is saying to you, but that you can use the expression yourself! More than 3,000 expressions are organized by theme, so you can find what you are looking for quickly. And each topic is illustrated to further help you understand context. The book features: Common expressions are batched into 350 themes, ranging from general greetings and asking how someone is, to the more specific needs, like showing disbelief, asking someone’s intentions, and expressions for a forgotten word or name A comprehensive thematic glossary provides an additional means for the learner to locate expressions by key words and concepts Topics include: Basic Social Encounters, Greetings, Small Talk, Introductions, Ending a Conversation, Good-Byes, Agreeing, Disagreeing Conversational Encounters, Focusing Attention, Launching the Conversation, Making Friends, Complex Matters, Disputes, Discussion and Resolution, Polite Encounters, Prefaces, Communication Barriers

Legal English

Author: Rupert Haigh
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351371438
Release Date: 2018-06-14
Genre: Law

English is the dominant language of international business relations, and a good working knowledge of the language is essential for today’s legal or business professional. Legal English provides a highly practical approach to the use of English in commercial legal contexts, and covers crucial law terminology and legal concepts. Written with the needs of both students and practitioners in mind, this book is particularly suitable for readers whose first language is not English but need to use English on a regular basis in legal contexts. The book covers both written and oral legal communication in typical legal situations in a straightforward manner. As well as including chapters on grammar and punctuation for legal writing, the book features sections on contract-drafting, language for negotiation, meetings and telephone conversations. This edition contains additional troubleshooting tips for legal writing, guidance on good style, and new sections on writing law essays and applying for legal positions.

Real Essays with Readings

Author: Susan Anker
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312648084
Release Date: 2011-12-28
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Real Essays delivers the powerful message that good writing, thinking, and reading skills are both essential and achievable. From the inspiring stories told by former students in Profiles of Success to the practical strategies for community involvement in the new Community Connections, Real Essays helps students to connect the writing class with their real lives and with the expectations of the larger world. So that students don’t get overwhelmed, the book focuses first on the most important things in each area, such as the Four Most Serious Errors in grammar; the Four Basics of each rhetorical strategy; and the academic skills of summary, analysis, and synthesis. Read the preface.

Grammar Step by Step with Pictures

Author: Ralph Steele Boggs
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0131411756
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Originally published as: English step by step.

Everyday Conversation

Author: Robert E. Nofsinger
Publisher: Waveland PressInc
ISBN: 157766079X
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The first volume in the Interpersonal Commtexts series, Everyday Conversation offers a fresh approach to the study of conversation, one that extends understanding from a variety of perspectives and methods. Using a conversational analysis approach, Nofsinger examines what makes conversation work. He takes the reader step-by-step through the world of conversation, addressing important processes and characteristics of conversation in the analytical language used by scholars.

Talk and Social Theory

Author: Frederick Erickson
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745624715
Release Date: 2004-05-21
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Talk and Social Theory will be an essential text for students of sociolinguistics and the analysis of discourse in conversation. introduces the study of 'talk' linked to social theory; develops a new theoretical argument that reviews the relations between local social practices and general societal processes of talk; the use of everyday examples - a family dinner table, a school classroom, an academic advising session in an community college - enhances the book’s appeal to a non-specialist as well as a specialist audience; reviews the key theoretical perspectives and conceptual frameworks in social theory and in the sociolinguistic study of talk.

Writing Academic English

Author: Alice Oshima
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 0201340542
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Intermediate-Advanced Level. This best-selling series takes the mystery out of the composition process as it helps college-bound and college-level ESL students quickly improve their ability to write effectively in English. Addressing organization, rhetoric, grammar and mechanics, and sentence structure, these texts offer clear steps, numerous models, and many opportunities for writing practice. This text teaches academic writing skills such as simple outlining, parts of the basic essay, and patterns of organization. Other Books in the Series: First Steps in Academic Writing, High-Beginning Level, and Introduction to Academic Writing, Intermediate Level. @BREAKER= FEATURES/BENEFITS * Extensive practice in prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. * Clear, step-by-step approach to the conventions of paragraph and essay organization and rhetorical expression. * Rigorous development of sentence structure, grammar, and mechanical skills. * Extensive appendices with relevant reference materials for students and teachers.

Practical Everyday English

Author: Steven Collins
Publisher: Montserrat Publishing
ISBN: 0952835827
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Genre: English language

Practical Everyday English is a self-study book with audio CD that focuses on advanced vocabulary, phrasal verbs and idioms. It teaches students words and expressions which are often not learnt at schools or in other books. It is the first book in the Practical Everyday English series.

English for Life

Author: Tom Hutchinson
ISBN: 0194307603
Release Date: 2009
Genre: English language

Very Easy True Stories

Author: Sandra Heyer
Publisher: Longman
ISBN: 0201343134
Release Date: 1998-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"A three-year-old boy falls 18 feet into a gorilla cage and is saved by a mttoher - a mother gorilla, that is! A waitress finds a lottery ticket for a tip, instead of cash. And she wins six million dollars! Fourteen very-low-level stories of high-level interest - humorous, poignant, astounding - and all true! Selected from newspapers and magazines, and adapted for the beginning student, the stories are told as simply as possible - exclusively in the present tense. First, students see a series of captioned pictures so the meaning is clear. Then, students read the story in text form for real reading practice. Finally, students do exercises following each story to develop very basic reading skills as well as build pronunciation, spelling and vocabulary proficiency." - back cover.


Author: Steven J. Molinsky
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0132275554
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The Foundations Activity Workbook provides valuable supplemental practice with vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, numeracy, and test preparation (Audio CDs included). Foundations is an all-skills, standards-based program for beginning-literacy and low beginning learners of English. Its simple format, easy-to-use photo dictionary lessons, and dynamic communication activities offer students a lively and motivating introduction to basic English for essential life skills. The program builds a language foundation to prepare students for future success at the Book 1 level of instruction.