"Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics" (Chimayo Press) is an innovative English as a Second Language (ESL) textbook that helps advanced English language learners develop conversation skills and improve fluency by sharing experiences, reflecting on their lives, and discussing proverbs and quotations. Can also be used to teach English abroad in English as a Foreign Language classes (EFL).
The "Civic Life" section includes 11 topics that 21st adults encounter in our fast changing world. Advanced students, business professionals, and native speakers can use this material to develop their workplace skills and reflect on contemporary society. Chapters are: 1. Practicing Job Interviews.
2. Reflecting on Work relationships.
3. Learning in School.
4. Studying English.
5. Coming to America.
6. Exploring American Culture.
7. Exploring Cities.
8. Driving Cars.
9. Crime and Punishment.
10. Voting and Choosing Leaders.
11. Searching for Heroes.
The complete "Compelling Conversations" 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 50 countries, recommended by English Teaching Professional magazine, and enjoyed by thousands of English students.
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