Conversation Book 1: English in Everyday Life / Edition 4

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Overview

A Conversation Book 1: English in Everyday Life, by Tina Kasloff Carver and Sandra D. Fotinos-Riggs, helps beginning level students to develop conversation fluency. The student-centered text and audio teach the vocabulary and life skills necessary for natural communication. Each of the ten units focuses on an essential aspect of daily life such as food, shopping, and work. Activities ranging from role plays to group surveys promise a lively class and help students achieve the language competencies needed to succeed at school and work.

With chants by Carolyn Graham.

New to this edition:

  • Easy-to-follow unit structure includes a Preview page, six 2-page lessons, Listening Practice, Review, and Assessment wrap-up.
  • Picture Dictionary openers introduce and contextualize the vocabulary of each lesson.
  • Model Conversations and Partner Interviews offer students opportunities to talk about their own lives.
  • Conversation Chants help students acquire the sounds, rhythms, and intonation of conversational English.
  • The Scope and Sequence highlights correlations to CASAS and state curricula.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131500457
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 4/26/2006
  • Series: Conversation Book Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 183
  • Sales rank: 419,464
  • Product dimensions: 8.18 (w) x 10.81 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Table of Contents

Welcome to A Conversation Book 1

Scope and Sequence

To the Teacher

A Note from Carolyn Graham

UNIT 1: WELCOME TO CLASS!

Preview

Lessons

1 Introductions

2 Countries

3 Feelings

4 Clothes and Colors

5 In Your Classroom

6 Taking a Break

Listening Practice

Review

Assessment

UNIT 2: EVERYDAY LIFE

Preview

Lessons

1 Your Family

2 Time

3 Morning Routines

4 Housework

5 Everyday Life

6 Telephone Calls

Listening Practice

Review

Assessment

UNIT 3: YOUR HOME

Preview

Lessons

1 Your Home

2 In the Kitchen

3 The Dining Area and Living Room

4 Neat and Messy Bedrooms

5 The Bathroom

6 Problems at Home

Listening Practice

Review

Assessment

UNIT 4: FOOD

Preview

Lessons

1 Vegetables

2 Fruit

3 The Supermarket

4 Breakfast

5 Lunch

6 Dinner

Listening Practice

Review

Assessment

UNIT 5: YOUR COMMUNITY

Preview

Lessons

1 Neighborhood and Neighbors

2 Around Town

3 The Post Office

4 The Bank

5 Help! Fire!

6 Help! Police!

Listening Practice

Review

Assessment

UNIT 6: SHOPPING

Preview

Lessons

1 Shopping at the Mall

2 Buying Shoes

3 Shopping for Clothes

4 Shopping for Jewelry

5 Sales and Advertisements

6 Shopping in the 21st Century

Listening Practice

Review

Assessment

UNIT 7: YOUR CALENDAR

Preview

Lessons

1 Months, Years, and Birthdays

2 Dates and Holidays

3 Weather Report

4 Good and Bad Weather

5 The Seasons

6 Taking a Trip

Listening Practice

Review

Assessment

UNIT 8: YOUR HEALTH

Preview

Lessons

1 Staying Healthy

2 What’s the Matter?

3 The Drugstore

4 Going to the Doctor

5 Going to the Dentist

6 The Hospital

Listening Practice

Review

Assessment

UNIT 9: YOUR WORK

Preview

Lessons

1 Workers and Their Work

2 Life at Work

3 Looking for a Job

4 Job Applications

5 Safety at Work

6 Leaving a Job

Listening Practice

Review

Assessment

UNIT 10: YOUR FREE TIME

Preview

Lessons

1 Going Out

2 Free Time

3 TV and Movies

4 The Park

5 Sports

6 Lifelong Learning

Listening Practice

Review

Assessment

Map of the U.S.A. and Canada

Map of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

Map of South America

Map of Asia and Australia

Map of Europe, Africa, and the Middle East

Map of the World

Countries and Nationalities

Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers

Address Abbreviations

Inside the Body

Audioscript

Answer Key

Student CD Tracking Guide

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