English in Everyday Life: Getting There
WorkLife English: Competency-Based Listening/Speaking Book 2. Tapescript
10 + 2 = 12 pp
Who It’s For: American-English (Teachers & Helpers of) High Beginning to Intermediate Students About to (Re-)Start a Course of Oral-Language-Skills Development
Why It’s Useful: All ten Chapters of WorkLife English: A Competency-Based Listening/Speaking Book 2: English in Everyday Life have the same format. After a Chapter Opener listing Competencies & Grammar comes a Vocabulary preview. Part One / Better Listening provides model conversation on the Chapter Theme. It helps text users develop proficiency in Strategies such as Getting Main Ideas, Listening for Stressed Words, Tolerating Ambiguity. Part Two / Pronunciation is built around features like Sounds in Contrast, Word Stress, & Intonation. Part Three / Listening & Speaking Skills offers various Listening Tasks & Oral Activities. There’s a section called “Words in Fast Speech.” Finally, Part Four / Communication wraps up the pedagogy with assorted (Information-Gap) Speaking Activities, some involving “Notions & Functions.” This E-05.01 Download represents a first opportunity to gain familiarity with a number of “best practices” approaches to the furthering of Listening & Speaking abilities.
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