Great Debates: Language and Culture Skills for ESL Students

Great Debates: Language and Culture Skills for ESL Students

by Meredith Westfall, John McCarthy
     
 

This book provides vocabulary, conversation tips, language learning tips, and discussion activities to help students debate on a wide variety of fairly non-controversial topics, from dining in or eating out, using the phone or e-mail, type A or type B, fiction or non-fiction, love at first sight or love over time, to diet or exercise.
Along with the discussion

Overview

This book provides vocabulary, conversation tips, language learning tips, and discussion activities to help students debate on a wide variety of fairly non-controversial topics, from dining in or eating out, using the phone or e-mail, type A or type B, fiction or non-fiction, love at first sight or love over time, to diet or exercise.
Along with the discussion activities, the book contains some reading, writing, and vocabulary activities.
Each of the 30 units includes:
pre-debate discussion questions new vocabulary words a reading that outlines both sides of the debate comprehension questions discussion activities that include expressions used in debate-related speech acts and those pertaining to language learning writing assignments idiom and vocabulary review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472089550
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
03/19/2004
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
602,114
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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