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Now Hear This! High Beginning Listening, Speaking, & Pronunciation,9780838452707

Now Hear This! High Beginning Listening, Speaking, & Pronunciation

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780838452707

ISBN10:
0838452701
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/2/1994
Publisher(s):
Heinle ELT
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Summary

Now Hear This is a listening, pronunciation, and speaking text for high beginning students of ESL. It develops listening skills for high interest narratives and informal conversations. The text and accompanying tapes may be used with college level students, adult programs, and high school classes. The materials are both easy to use and highly effective in a language laboratory.

Table of Contents

To The Teacher v(3)
Acknowledgments viii
1 DO YOU LIKE YOUR JOB?
2(8)
COMPREHENSION Job characteristics
STRUCTURE Present tense Always I Never
PRONUNCIATION And I Or Don't
CONVERSATIONS Expressing like and dislike How questions
FACE TO FACE Discussing job characteristics
INTERACTION Understanding classified ads
2 MY MOM SMOKES
10(8)
COMPREHENSION The effects of smoking
STRUCTURE Tense contrast Negatives
PRONUNCIATION Listening for -s Linking with -s
CONVERSATIONS Making requests
FACE TO FACE Agreeing and disagreeing with statements
INTERACTION Deciding which places to allow smoking
3 ADULT DAY CARE
18(8)
COMPREHENSION The needs of the elderly
STRUCTURE Present tense
PRONUNCIATION Linking with -s Listening for is / does in questions
SPEAKERS Talking about activities and interests
FACE TO FACE Asking and answering questions about facts
4 APARTMENT PROBLEMS
26(8)
COMPREHENSION Apartment problems
STRUCTURE Present continuous tense Tense contrast
PRONUNCIATION Syllables Can I Can't
CONVERSATIONS Describing a problem Confirming day and time Expressing displeasure
FACE TO FACE Asking for information about an apartment
INTERACTION Conversations about apartment problems
5 A NATION ON THE MOVE
34(8)
COMPREHENSION Census statistics
STRUCTURE Present continuous tense
PRONUNCIATION Stressed syllables Numbers
CONVERSATIONS Expressing likes and dislikes / giving reasons Asking Why
FACE TO FACE Stating and recording numbers
INTERACTION Expressing likes and dislikes
6 JOBS FOR THE FUTURE
42(8)
COMPREHENSION The future of seven jobs
STRUCTURE Future tense Tense contrast
PRONUNCIATION Stressed syllables Numbers
CONVERSATIONS Discussing job security
FACE TO FACE Stating and understanding salaries
INTERACTION Discussing the outlook for various jobs
7 DRUNK DRIVER
50(8)
COMPREHENSION Dangers of drunk driving
STRUCTURE Future tense
PRONUNCIATION His / Him (silent h) Stressed words
CONVERSATIONS Understanding traffic violation cases Question formation by intonation
FACE TO FACE Describing an accident scene
INTERACTION Discussing drunk-driving situations
8 A PROFESSIONAL
58(10)
COMPREHENSION The story of a robbery
STRUCTURE Past tense Tense contrast
PRONUNCIATION Syllables Past tense linking with /d/ and /t/ Stressed words
CONVERSATIONS Understanding sequence of events Questions with Did
FACE TO FACE Describing a robbery scene Deciding which items were taken
INTERACTION Describing a crime
9 THE LOTTERY
68(8)
COMPREHENSION The story of some lottery winners
STRUCTURE Past irregular verbs Negatives -- don't, doesn't, didn't
PRONUNCIATION Linking with a / an Questions with Did he / Does he
CONVERSATIONS Listening for number and attitude
FACE TO FACE Describing how winners spent their money
INTERACTION Agreeing on lottery numbers
10 MARCO POLO
76(10)
COMPREHENSION The story of a world traveler
STRUCTURE Past irregular tense One of the + adjective
PRONUNCIATION Was / Were Past tense linking with /t/ and /d/
CONVERSATIONS Describing modern technology Conversation fillers
FACE TO FACE Labeling the parts of a computer
INTERACTION Describing electronic items
11 CAN I BORROW A DOLLAR?
86(8)
COMPREHENSION Borrowing from a friend
STRUCTURE Requests Tense contrast
PRONUNCIATION To Linking (consonant -- vowel)
CONVERSATIONS Making requests Expressing hesitancy
FACE TO FACE Giving excuses
INTERACTION Asking to borrow an item
12 THE WORLD TRADE CENTER
94(8)
COMPREHENSION The bombing of the World Trade Center
STRUCTURE Past continuous tense
PRONUNCIATION Negative contractions Linking (consonant -- vowel)
CONVERSATIONS Talking about fires Continuing the conversation with and or but
FACE TO FACE Describing the scene of a fire
INTERACTION Acting in an emergency
13 THE TITANIC
102(8)
COMPREHENSION The sinking of the Titanic
STRUCTURE Past continuous tense
PRONUNCIATION Of Word stress
SPEAKERS Deciding if the speaker is talking about the present or the past
FACE TO FACE Asking and answering questions about natural disasters
INTERACTION Making emergency preparations
14 RECYCLING
110(10)
COMPREHENSION Recycling of garbage
STRUCTURE Tense contrast
PRONUNCIATION Linking (same consonant) Word stress (contrast)
SPEAKERS Describing garbage disposal and recycling Comparing statements
FACE TO FACE Recycling
INTERACTION Describing how to conserve energy
15 DREAMS
120(9)
COMPREHENSION The meaning of dreams
STRUCTURE Might
PRONUNCIATION Word stress Questions with Do / Did
DREAMS Describing a dream
INTERACTION I Interpreting dream symbols
INTERACTION II Describing a dream
ANSWER KEY (TO SELECTED EXERCISES) 129(2)
FACE TO FACE: STUDENT B 131(14)
TAPESCRIPTS 145


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