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ESL Beginner (REA) / Edition 1
     

ESL Beginner (REA) / Edition 1

by Pugni, Johanna
 

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ISBN-10: 0878910832

ISBN-13: 2900878910839

Pub. Date: 09/28/1999

Publisher: Research & Education Association


The ESL-Beginner covers basic English grammar for those just learning the language. Topics include nouns and noun phrases, verbs simple sentences, compound sentences, and modifiers. Students enhance their speaking abilities through individual exercises, class discussions, and group projects that are both fun and effective learning devices.

Overview


The ESL-Beginner covers basic English grammar for those just learning the language. Topics include nouns and noun phrases, verbs simple sentences, compound sentences, and modifiers. Students enhance their speaking abilities through individual exercises, class discussions, and group projects that are both fun and effective learning devices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900878910839
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Reference
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384

Table of Contents


CONTENTS

About Research and Education Association

Acknowledgments

CHAPTER 1 -- INTRODUCTION
Who Should Use This Book?
How This Book is Organized
Visualizing
Reading
Listening
Activities
Review
To the Instructor
Instructional Styles
Instructional Aids
Providing Feedback to Students
Assessing Students' Skills
Creating a Portfolio
Conclusion
Student Progress Sheet
To the Student
My Progress Sheet

CHAPTER 2 -- NOUNS AND NOUN PHRASES
Grammar
Noun
Common and Proper Nouns
Collective Nouns
Countable and Noncountable Nouns
Singular and Plural Nouns
Possessives
Phrases/Prepositions
Pronouns
Answer Key
Visualizing Pictures
Doctor's Office
Grocery Store
Drug Store
Car Accident
Ice Cream Shop
Dental Office
Answer Key
Reading
Topic 1: Home Remedies
Topic 2: Conversation Topics
Topic 3: Divorce
Topic 4: Tipping
Answer Key
Listening
Topic 1: Directions
Topic 2: Groceries
Topic 3: Lost and Found
Topic 4: Restaurant
Answer Key
Activities
Activity 1: Tourism
Activity 2: Native Country
Review
Key Points
Answer Key

CHAPTER 3 -- VERBS AND VERB PHRASES
Grammar
Verbs
Verb Phrases
Contractions
Linking Verbs
Subject-Verb Agreement
Verb Tense
Main Parts of Commonly Used Irregular Verbs
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
Answer Key
Visualizing Pictures
Children's Playground
House (under construction)
Trucking
Farm
Car Repair Garage
House Fire
Answer Key
Reading
Topic 1: Business Hotel
Topic 2: City
Topic 3: Employees
Topic 4: Business Etiquette
Answer Key
Listening
Topic 1: Weber Furniture Company
Topic 2: Conversation
Answer Key
Activities
Activity 1: Crossword Puzzles
Activity 2: Writing
Activity 3: Art
Review
Key Points
Answer Key

CHAPTER 4 -- SIMPLE SENTENCES
Grammar
Simple Sentence
Types of Simple Sentences
Punctuation
Subjects and Verbs
Additional Parts of the Simple Sentence
Sentence Patterns
Fragments
Interrogative Sentences
Answer Key
Visualizing Pictures
Office
Restaurant
Hospital
Clothing Store
Daycare
Kitchen
Answer Key
Reading
Topic 1: Finding a Job
Topic 2: New Job
Topic 3: Worry
Topic 4: Community Service
Answer Key
Listening
Topic 1: Finding a Job
Topic 2: The Application for Employment Paragraph
Answer Key
Activities
Activity 1: Dramatization
Activity 2: Presentation
Activity 3: Art
Activity 4: Writing
Review
Key Points
Answer Key

CHAPTER 5 -- COMPOUND SENTENCES
Grammar
Compound Sentence
Independent Clause
Conjunctions
Punctuation
Answer Key
Visualizing Pictures
Neighborhood Park
Jigsaw Puzzle
Answer Key
Reading
Topic 1: Exercise and Fitness
Topic 2: Education
Topic 3: Planning a Vacation
Topic 4: American Family Households
Answer Key
Listening
Topic 1: Fitness Center
Topic 2: School
Answer Key
Activities
Activity 1: Wordsearch
Activity 2: Compound Sentence/Simple Sentence Board Game
Review
Key Points
Answer Key

CHAPTER 6 -- MODIFICATION
Grammar
Modifiers
Adjectives
Articles
Demonstrative Adjectives
Adverbs
Comparative and Superlative
Answer Key
Visualizing Pictures
A Living Room
Man Making Bed
At a Restaurant
Street Traffic
Answer Key
Reading
Topic 1: The Public Library
Topic 2: Fire Safety
Topic 3: Childproofing Your Home
Topic 4: Weekend Activities
Answer Key
Listening
Topic 1: Visiting a Friend
Topic 2: Getting Ready to Leave
Topic 3: Jamaican Vacation
Topic 4: Ordering Dinner
Answer Key
Activities
Activity 1: Restaurant
Activity 2: Personal Ad
Review
Key Points
Answer Key

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