Picture This! 1: Learning English Through Pictures / Edition 1

Picture This! 1: Learning English Through Pictures / Edition 1

by Tim Harris, Allan Rowe
     
 

Picture This!: Learning English Through Pictures , by Tim Harris, and illustrated by Allan Rowe, is a two-level multiskills course that enables beginning students to master the core language needed for effective communication in English. Eight distinctively illustrated chapters that use engaging, original art provide everything a

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Picture This!: Learning English Through Pictures , by Tim Harris, and illustrated by Allan Rowe, is a two-level multiskills course that enables beginning students to master the core language needed for effective communication in English. Eight distinctively illustrated chapters that use engaging, original art provide everything a teacher needs to introduce key vocabulary and systematically present new grammar structures. A colorful cast of characters personalizes the themes presented in each chapter, and makes learning more enjoyable.

The program's integrated skills approach includes a strong writing component, with activities designed to promote the rapid development of listening, speaking, and reading skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131703360
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
162
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One

TOPICS

People

Occupations

Locations

Numbers and time

GRAMMAR

Present tense of be

This/that/these/those

Prepositions

FUNCTIONS

Introducing yourself

Greeting people

Asking about and identifying objects

Indicating location

Asking for and telling time

PRONUNCIATION

Stress

Chapter Two

TOPICS

Physical characteristics

Colors

Clothing

Money

Shopping

GRAMMAR

Adjectives

Commands

Indefinite articles

Plural nouns

FUNCTIONS

Describing people

Asking for and telling time

Giving and understanding commands

Describing clothing

Giving a compliment

Asking about prices

PRONUNCIATION

Plural nouns: different sounds for -s

Chapter Three

TOPICS

People

Weather

Seasons

GRAMMAR

Present continuous

Object pronouns

FUNCTIONS

Talking on the telephone

Describing actions

Describing the weather

PRONUNCIATION

Intonation in questions

Chapter Four

TOPICS

The dance lesson

Street life

GRAMMAR

Review

Test

FUNCTIONS

Giving and understanding commands

Describing actions

Talking on the telephone

Indicating location

PRONUNCIATION

/i/ vs. /iy/

Chapter Five

TOPICS

People

Cars

Family relationships

GRAMMAR

have

Possessive adjectives

Possessive nouns

FUNCTIONS

Talking about family members

Describing people’s appearance and personality

Making phone calls

PRONUNCIATION

/ae/ vs. /e/

Chapter Six

TOPICS

Apartments

Furniture and rooms

Food

Eating habits

GRAMMAR

There is/there are

Some/any

Countables/uncountables

like, want, need

FUNCTIONS

Asking about and describing apartments

Buying furniture

Expressing preferences in food

Ordering fast food

Shopping for food

Asking a favor

PRONUNCIATION

/a/ vs. /^/

Chapter Seven

TOPICS

Daily routines

Music

Music and television

GRAMMAR

Simple present tense

FUNCTIONS

Describing daily habits and routines

Talking about popular entertainment

PRONUNCIATION

Verbs: different sounds for the -s ending


Chapter Eight

TOPICS

Homes

Community Resources

Health problems

Health remedies

Small talk

GRAMMAR

Review

Test

FUNCTIONS

Starting a conversation

Locating places

Talking about remedies for different health problems

Asking where to find medications in a drug store

Describing yourself

PRONUNCIATION

Different pronunciations of -th

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