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A Conversation Book 2: English in Everyday Life, 3rd Edition

Tina Kasloff Carver
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A Conversation Book 2: English in Everyday Life, 3rd Edition

By Tina Kasloff Carver, Sandra Douglas Fotinos
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Author
Tina Kasloff Carver
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Edition
3rd
ISBN
9780137281145
Published Date
16/12/1997
Pages
282

A Conversation Book 2, Third Edition, by Tina Kasloff Carver and Sandra Douglas Fotinos, presents an inviting, student-centred approach to developing fluency in English conversation. Contextualised picture dictionary-type pages provide students with the vocabulary needed for everyday life. Following each vocabulary lesson, task-based and cooperative activities such as role-playing, storytelling, problem solving, and community activities offer numerous opportunities for students to practice their language and conversation skills.

A Conversation Book 2 now includes conversation springboards, complete with an audio program, and grammar.

Table of contents

UNIT 1: SOCIAL COMMUNICATION

Introduction and Greetings

More About You

Congratulations

Apologies

Good and Bad Manners

Helping Each Other

Expressing Sympathy

Review

 

UNIT 2: PERSONAL LIFE

Daily Life

Favorite Foods

Personality Characteristics

Friends

Childhood Memories

Cultural Identity

Life Story

Future Plans, Hopes, and Dreams

Learning Styles

Review

 

UNIT 3: FAMILY LIFE

Families

Falling in Love

Marriage

Having a Baby

Growing Up

Parenting

After School

Divorce

Growing Old

Review

 

UNIT 4: COMMUNITY AND CONSUMER LIFE

Around Town

Community Services

Utility Services

Mailing Services

Telephone Services

Shopping in Today’s World

Shopping for Clothes

Returns and Exchanges

School and Community

Lifelong Learning

Recreation

Review

 

UNIT 5: STAYING HEALTHY

Taking Care of Yourself

Staying Healthy Outdoors

Home Remedies

Medical Care

Emergency Care

Pharmacy

Poisons

Counseling

Review

 

UNIT 6: HOUSING

Places to Live

Inside Your home

Finding the Knight Home

Utility Problems

Tenants and Landlords

Insuring Your Property

Moving

Answering the Door

Neighborhood Problems

Neighborhood Improvements

 

UNIT 7: TRANSPORTATION AND TRAVEL

Commuting

Learning to drive

Driving Problems

Buying a Car

On Vacation

Traveling by Car

Bus and Train Travel

Air Travel

Review

 

UNIT 8: FINDING A JOB

Jobs in Your Community

Your Occupation

The Right Job for you

Looking for a Job

Applying for a Job

Wages and Benefits

Review

 

UNIT 9: LIFE AT WORK

Starting a New Job

Instructions at Work

Doing a Good Job

Injuries at Work

Deductions from Pay

Spending Money

Paying Taxes

Leaving a Job

Review

 

UNIT 10: IN THE NEWS

Class News

News Media

Weather and Natural Disasters

Sports News

Entertainment News

Crime in the News

Heroes in the News

Local News

World News

Politics and Government in the News

Review

 

APPENDIX

Conversation Springboards

Grammar for Conversation Contents

Grammar for Conversation

Maps

Speech/Audience Evaluation Forms

Activities Guide

Alphabetical Word List to Picture Dictionary