ISBN-10:
0131281747
ISBN-13:
9780131281745
Pub. Date:
08/23/1995
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Putting It Together: A Conversation Management Text / Edition 1

Putting It Together: A Conversation Management Text / Edition 1

by Kevin McClure

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131281745
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Publication date: 08/23/1995
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.18(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Asking for Clarification

Language/Skills

Asking for Clarification

Repeating Information as a Question

Correcting Mistakes

WH-Questions for Clarification

Confirming Numbers

Chapter Two: Getting Started

Language/Skills

Greetings

Introductions

Conversation Openers

Chapter Three: Keeping It Going

Language/Skills

Listener Expressions

Avoiding Silence

Giving Complete Answers

Open Questions (three types)

Suggestions

Chapter Four: Ending a Conversation

Language/Skills

Pre-closing Phrases

Closings

Review of Chapters 1-4

Conversation Maze One

Small Group Activity for Review of Conversational Strategies

Chapter Five: Weekends

Language/Skills

Key Phrases

Activities with go (go fishing)

Other Activities

Chapter Six: Weather

Language/Skills

Key Phrases

Weather Expressions/Idioms

Chapter Seven: Music

Language/Skills

Vocabulary

Asking for an Opinion

Giving an Opinion

Chapter Eight: Explanations

Language/Skills

Explaining by:

Classification

Purpose

Comparison and Contrast

Structure

Material

Exemplification

Origin

Chapter Nine: Food

Language/Skills

Key Phrases for Talking About Food

Vocabulary

Idioms

Chapter Ten: Reduced Forms

Language/Skills

Key Reduced Forms: wanna, gonna

Vocabulary

Review of Chapters 1-10

Review of Conversational Strategies

Vocabulary and idioms

Controlled and Communicative Exercises

Chapter Eleven: Schools

Language/Skills

Vocabulary

Idioms

Key Cultural Information About Schools

Chapter Twelve: Non-words

Language/Skills

Key Informal Conversational Expressions

in English: uh-huh, uh-uh, uh-oh, O.K.

Fillers

Chapter Thirteen: People

Language/Skills

Key Positive and Negative Words for People: sweetheart, slob, good conversationalist

Chapter Fourteen: Conversational Expressions

Language/Skills

Important Expressions which Cause Students

Great Difficulties: anyway, by the way, so what, that reminds me

Chapter Fifteen: Feelings

Language/Skills

Language for Explaining Emotions

Likes and Dislikes

Conversation Maze Two

Small Group Activity for Review of Conversational Strategies and Vocabulary

Chapter Sixteen: Storytelling

Language/Skills

Key Phrases for Telling a Story and

Reacting to a Story: “This is a story about my

grandfather.” “And then what happened?”

Time Phrases: First, Then, Finally, After that

Chapter Seventeen: Life

Language/Skills

Words and Idioms for the Stages of Life:

was born, got married, got divorced, died

Chapter Eighteen: Work

Language/Skills

Key Vocabulary and idioms for Work

Situations: hire, fire, promote, transfer, benefits

Chapter Nineteen: Movies and TV

Language/Skills

Key Vocabulary and idioms for

Discussing Movies and TV: director,

scenery, documentary, horror

Review of Chapters 11-20

Controlled and Communicative Exercises for

Review of Final Ten Chapters

Summary of Main Ideas of Text

APPENDIX

Notes for Instructors & Answer Key

Helpful Hints for Instructor, Expansion

Activities, Answers for Dialogues and Controlled Exercises

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