Give each student a card with a simple form of a verb written large. The verbs may have regular or irregular past forms or the teacher can use a mixture. The students supply the past form.
Put students into groups of five or six. Give each group a sentence to begin their story. Going around in their circle, the students each add a sentence to their story, using their verb. The stories may be serious or funny, but they should make some sort of sense.
Starting sentence: Yesterday, I decided to go to the park.
American English File gets students talking thanks to its unique and proven formula combining confidence-building, opportunity, and motivation. High-interest content is organized in lively, achievable lessons, using humor and imagination to encourage students to communicate and enjoy learning English. Solid grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation foundation carefully supports the work with the four skills and gradually builds students' confidence and performance in English.
Colloquial English is an easy-to-use course, specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use. It teaches current spoken and written English, as used in the UK, through the medium of English itself. This course assumes a basic knowledge of English and is suitable for post-beginners, whether studying on their own or as part of a class.
full explanations and illustrations of grammatical terms
pronunciation guide to help with areas of particular difficulty
a variety of exercises to help learners to grow in confidence
English for International Tourism is a multi-level course for students who need English for professional communication in the hotel and tourism industries. Illustrated with material from Dorling Kindersley’s Eyewitness Travel Guide series and authentic material from companies within the tourist industry this, the intermediate level book, presents effective communication strategies for workplace situations such as giving advice, taking bookings and dealing with complaints.
Pronunciation involves far more than individual sounds. Word stress, sentence stress, intonation, and word linking all influence the sound of spoken English, not to mention the way we often slur words and phrases together in casual speech. 'What are you going to do?' becomes 'Whaddaya gonna do?' English pronunciation involves too many complexities for learners to strive for a complete elimination of accent, but improving pronunciation will boost self esteem, facilitate communication, and possibly lead to a better job or a least more respect in the workplace....
The Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) is "an English language test designed specifically to measure the everyday English skills of people working in an international environment."The TOEIC Speaking & Writing Test was introduced in 2006. Test takers receive separate scores for each of the two tests, or can take the Speaking test without taking the Writing test. The Speaking test assesses pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and fluency, while the Writing test examines vocabulary, grammar, and overall coherence and organization.
nglish for Academic Study: Pronunciation This fully updated 2012 edition of English for Academic Study: Pronunciation will help you develop the pronunciation skills you need to communicate clearly and effectively in an academic environment.
Peaking a new language is something a lot of people have always dreamed of. They want it for various reasons. For those who are living in my country Vietnam, being able to speak English well could dramatically change their career prospects. For kids born in the US but having parents who cannot speak English well, learning their mother tongue could bring the family closer. Well, we all know that to be a successful person, we must learn on or more foeign languages gor communicating with people around the world. So In this paper, I will sumarize the book “5 Steps...