9780131940963

Real Talk 2 Authentic English in Context

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131940963

  • ISBN10:

    0131940961

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/21/2007
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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Summary

Real Talk 2, by Lida Baker and Judith Tanka, helps teachers transport high-intermediate to#xA0;advanced students out of the language classroom and into the world of authentic English. Each of the book#x19;s eight thematic chapters has four parts: In Person, On the Phone, On the Air, and In Class. With Real Talk 2, teachers can expose students to spontaneous face-to-face conversations, phone conversations and messages, radio broadcasts, and academic lectures. #xA0; Features Instruction and practice in language skills for everyday use and for academic situations. Clear explanations and activities to teach natural use of intonation, stress, reductions, thought groups, and difficult-to-pronounce sounds Structured and graduated note-taking activities that prepare students for university and college-level lectures Recorded speakers with a variety of accents, both native and nonnative End-of-chapter synthesizing activities that help students prepare for TOEFL#xAE; speaking tasks and academic speaking situations All of these features guide students to communicate confidently and successfully in a wide variety of settings. #xA0; For intermediate#xA0;to high-intermediate students, see Real Talk 1.#xA0; #xA0;

Table of Contents

Turning Points
In Person
Educational turning points
On the Phone
Moving to a new city for work
On the Air
Moving back home with parents
In Class
The stages of culture shock
Learning a New Language
In Person
Two kinds of language learners
On the Phone
Call to an English-language school
On the Air
Is the adverb dying?
In Class
How English forms new words
In the Money
In Person
Tips for managing your money
On the Phone
Getting information about bank accounts
On the Air
Lending money to relatives
In Class
Credit card debt among young adults
Memories
In Person
Sense memories
On the Phone
Argument about forgetting
On the Air
Strategies for remembering information
In Class
Mnemonics
Body Trends
In Person
Getting a tattoo
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