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This new, all-color edition of a classic ESL book, the fourth level of a 4-part series, integrates lifeskill topics, functions, and grammar to help people learn English in practical contexts. The book is set up with a "highway" motif, using activities such as "CrossTalk," "InterChange," and "Rest Stop" to provide opportunities for interactive conversations, cross-cultural discussions, and reading, writing, listening, and speaking skill development. For high-intermediate ESL learners.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780135709047
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 7/28/1997
  • Series: ExpressWays Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Product dimensions: 8.19 (w) x 10.78 (h) x 0.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Exit 1 Friends and Neighbors

You Must Be Our New Neighbor

Are You New Here?

I Just Moved In

Are You Allowed to Park in Front of the Building?

Do You Want Any Help?

Could You Possibly Lend Me a Cup of Sugar?

What Do You Know About Radiators?

Could You Tell Me If You Fix Kitchen Sinks?


I Think I’ve Figured Out What the Problem Is

Exit 2 Calling People Going Places

Could You Please Tell Me How to Use This Pay Phone?

I’d Like to Reserve Two Seats

I’d Like to Make This a Person-to-Person Collect Call, Please

Please Fasten Your Seat Belt

Do You by Any Chance Know What Our Expected Arrival Time Is?

I’m Calling to Tell Him His Car Is Ready

I’m Calling to Ask Her If She’d Like to See a Movie


Please Leave Your Name and Message

Exit 3 Personal Finances

Maybe You Should Stop at the Bank

Did You Remember to Pay the Gas Bill?

I’m Having Trouble Balancing the Checkbook

I Believe There’s a Mistake on My Electric Bill

I’d Like Some Information About Opening an Account

I’d Like to Apply for a Loan

I Don’t Think We Can Afford It

Credit Cards

Would You Be Interested in Applying for a P.F. Nickel’s Charge Card?

Exit 4 Is Parking Permitted Here?

I Don’t Think You’re Allowed to

Let Me See Your License

You Could Have Gotten a Ticket!

Your Teacher Called Today

Could You Please Write a Note to My Teacher?

Welcome to Our “Open House” Parents’ Night!

I Just Received My Grades

Students, Schools, and Technology

Exit 5 At Work

Do You Want Me to Get That Man’s Car?

Kid I Write Up This Invoice All Right?

I Think You Could Have Hooked It Up a Little Better

You Aren’t Frying the Eggs the Right Way

That Isn’t Exactly Right

Thanks for Warning Me

I Promise

I Was Wondering If I Might Possibly Offer a Suggestion

The Labor Movement in the United States

Exit 6 Rights and Responsibilities

I’d Like to Return This Garden Hose

It Still Isn’t Working Right

Could You Please Turn Down the Volume on Your TV?

I’m Really Annoyed with the Superintendent

I’d Rather Not Have to Call the Health Department

Breaks Are Guaranteed in Our Contract

I Think You Should Hire a Lawyer

You Should Write to the Mayor and Express Your Opinion

Citizen Participation

Exit 7 Friends, Family, and Co-Workers

I Agree

That’s Just What I Was Thinking

I Disagree

I Like Your Sweater

How Do You Like My Tie?

Did You See the New Episode of “Pittsburgh Police”?

Small Talk


More Wishes

I’m Wondering…

I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You…

Exit 8 Strategies for Communicating Saying Good-Bye

Traffic Is Terrible Today, Isn’t It

Excuse Me for Interrupting

Let Me Put It This Way

What You’re Really Saying

I’ve Really Got to Go Now

I’m Glad We Had A Chance to Talk

It Seems to Me…

Expressing Opinions on the Job


Grammar Constructions

Cardinal Numbers

Ordinal Numbers

Irregular Verbs

Scripts for Listening Exercises

Grammar Index

Topic Index

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  • Posted March 27, 2010

    Foreign Language Students Love It For Learning English

    My foreign language students love it for learning english vocabulary and dialogues they will come to use on a daily basis. It is innovative and the colorful, humorous drawings help to make the vocabulary easy to commit to memory.

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