Student's Book, Level 4, True Colors: An EFL Course for Real Communication / Edition 1

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True Colors rapidly readies students to understand real spoken and written English and systematically teaches them to express themselves in their own words.
True Colors:

  • Uses real English as opposed to ¿textbook¿ English to prepare students to understand native speech outside of English class.
  • Organizes presentation of language to ensure frequent exposure to language at a comprehensible receptive level so that students acquire language quickly and easily.
  • Tightly connects social language and grammar so that grammar is taught with both meaning and purpose.
  • Fully balances presentation, practice, and production of language.
True Colors jumpstarts real communication, preparing students for success outside of class:
Improvise¿systematically teaches students to take language they have acquired and recombine it to serve their own needs.
Heart to Heart¿enables students to voice their own thoughts and views.
In Your Own Words¿activates intensive review and communication through full-page pictures.
The True Colors Companion Website provides teachers and students with online activities that use real spoken and written English to teach social language, grammar, composition, and vocabulary.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780201190526
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 6/1/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 150
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 10.86 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Until then, I’d always loved that name.

Unit 2 I guess I shouldn’t have yelled at him.

Unit 3 He may have disappeared on purpose.

Unit 4 Should cloning be prohibited?

Unit 5 I can have the floors refinished.

Unit 1-5 Review, SelfTest, and Extra Practice

Unit 6 The guy who lives next door blasts music all night long.

Unit 7 If we hadn’t reached him, he would’ve waited forever.

Unit 8 You won’t die if you look at some paintings.

Unit 9 He said he’d missed his train.

Unit 10 I'm so tired I don’t really feel like going.

Units 6-10 Review, SelfTest, and Extra Practice

Activity Links


Key Vocabulary

Common Irregular Verbs

Common Verbs Followed by the Gerund or the Infinitive

Adjectives and Adverbs

Grammatical Terms

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