Compelling American Conversations Chapter 12: Practicing Interviews

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11th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
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Focusing on daily experiences in American culture, Compelling American Conversations helps intermediate English language learners (ELLs) explore their lives, learn common American sayings and expressions, and develop vital discussion skills.

While primarily designed for American immigrants and international community college/adult ESL students, this flexible textbook is also useful to high school ELLs and intensive English programs.


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This Chapter, Practicing Interviews, includes a variety of direct/indirect conversation questions, paraphrasing activities, classic quotations from multiple points of view, short academic vocabulary lists and short question writing assignments. 

•Emphasizes both practical and academic vocabulary, featuring choice selections from the Academic Word List (AWL)
•Includes question writing exercises with focused vocabulary
•Teaches students how to paraphrase proverbs and quotations
•Improves English speaking skills through conversations, class discussions, and presentations
•Creates more confident American English speakers and forges positive classroom memories!

Additional features include expansion material from the Teacher Edition and a Search and Share internet activity. Also known as webquests, the Search and Share activities ask students to collect, read, summarize and evaluate articles and videos they selected, then present their findings in class.

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