9780131835450

Real Talk 1 Authentic English in Context

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131835450

  • ISBN10:

    0131835459

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/14/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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Summary

Features Experience authentic language features such as hesitation, interruption, and interjection. Vocabulary exercises prepare students to discuss specific topics. Listening strategies give students tools for personal and academic success. Note-taking and outlining practice prepare students for university and college-level listening. Speaking activities such as role plays, presentations, and debates reinforce the use of authentic English. All these features address the new emphasis on listening and speaking skills in current standardized tests.

Table of Contents

Dedication, Special Thanks, and Acknowledgments v
Scope and Sequence vi
To the Teacher viii
To the Student x
What's in a Name?
Part One: In Person The meaning of your name
1(7)
Part Two: On The Phone Changing your name legally
8(6)
Part Three: On The Air Formal and informal ways of addressing people
14(7)
Part Four: In Class Trends in married women's last names
21(7)
Let's Get Away!
Part One: In Person Travel pet peeves
28(6)
Part Two: On The Phone Airline reservations
34(4)
Part Three: On The Air Travel advisories
38(6)
Part Four: In Class Fear of flying
44(7)
Looking for Love
Part One: In Person Marrying someone different
51(5)
Part Two: On The Phone Calling a dating service
56(7)
Part Three: On The Air Staying single by choice
63(5)
Part Four: In Class Love and the human brain
68(8)
Music to My Ears
Part One: In Person Your favorite music
76(5)
Part Two: On The Phone Buying concert tickets
81(6)
Part Three: On The Air Downloading music from the Internet
87(5)
Part Four: In Class Rap music
92(8)
Getting the Job Done
Part One: In Person Your worst job
100(8)
Part Two: On The Phone Job interview
108(6)
Part Three: On The Air Workplace etiquette
114(5)
Part Four: In Class Why Americans work so much
119(9)
To Your Health!
Part One: In Person Cat allergy
128(7)
Part Two: On The Phone Calling a pharmacy
135(5)
Part Three: On The Air Obesity: A global epidemic
140(5)
Part Four: In Class Two popular diets
145(8)
Shop 'til You Drop
Part One: In Person Making an exchange
153(7)
Part Two: On The Phone Renting a car
160(6)
Part Three: On The Air Too many choices
166(6)
Part Four: In Class Product placement
172(7)
Do the Right Thing
Part One: In Person Cheating in college
179(9)
Part Two: On The Phone Calling ``Lost and Found''
188(6)
Part Three: On The Air Lying
194(6)
Part Four: In Class Ethical dilemmas
200(6)
Appendix 1 Master Vocabulary List 206(2)
Appendix 2 Common Abbreviations and Symbols Used in Note-Taking 208(1)
Appendix 3 Sample Outlines for In-Class Lectures 209(10)
Audioscript 219

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