Perfect Phrases for ESL Conversation Skills

With 2,100 Phrases

Author: Diane Engelhardt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071774076

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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Use just the right phrases and master the art of conversation like a native speaker of English How do you share an experience from your home country? What should you say to start a conversation? How do you offer someone your advice? This handy reference will help you navigate social and business situations, with hundreds of ready-to-use English phrases that will help you converse with friends, collaborate with co-workers, and engage those around you. Inside find examples of Perfect Phrases for . . . Introductions - Let me introduce myself. Invitations - How about going to dinner on Friday? Decisions - What are our options? Disbelief - You're pulling my leg! Gifts - That's very thoughtful of you.

Perfect Phrases for ESL Conversation Skills

Author: Diane Engelhardt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770275

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 399

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Use just the right phrases and master the art of conversation like a native speaker of English How do you share an experience from your home country? What should you say to start a conversation? How do you offer someone your advice? This handy reference will help you navigate social and business situations, with hundreds of ready-to-use English phrases that will help you converse with friends, collaborate with co-workers, and engage those around you. Inside find examples of Perfect Phrases for . . . Introductions - Let me introduce myself. Invitations - How about going to dinner on Friday? Decisions - What are our options? Disbelief - You're pulling my leg! Gifts - That's very thoughtful of you.

Americanize Your Language and Emotionalize Your Speech!

A Self-Help Conversation Guide on Small Talk American English

Author: Rimaletta Ray, Ph. D

Publisher: Nova Press

ISBN: 1889057835

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 210

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Develop Responsive Skills in American English: Learn basic responsive conversational strategies to speed up the process of interaction in English in these digital times. Build up your emotional and social skills in American English. Develop Language Management Skills: Learn how to manage the language in you, and how to encode language information to better retrieve it at the right time. Develop Your Second Language Consciousness And Shape Your Second Language Personality: Learn how to boost your brainpower through conscious learning and in so doing shape your Second Language Personality. Language Management Rules: This book also demonstrates the author's commitment to provide English learners with essential language management rules on how the brain operates during language learning, and shows how a learner that focuses on developing his or her language habits and speech skills in synch with the emotional brain can develop a strong Second Language Consciousness.

Perfect Phrases for ESL Everyday Situations

With 1,000 Phrases

Author: Natalie Gast

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071773053

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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USE JUST THE RIGHT PHRASES AND NAVIGATE DAILY LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES LIKE A NATIVE SPEAKER OF ENGLISH How do you ask for directions? What questions should you ask a potential babysitter? How do you explain your allergies to a healthcare professional? This handy reference is your guide to surviving and thriving in the United States, whether as a visitor or as a long-term resident. Hundreds of ready-to-use English phrases will help you converse with people you meet, speak with business owners and their employees, and become engaged in U.S. society. Inside find examples of Perfect Phrases for . . . . . . the doctor: Are there any side effects with this medication? . . . the library: Do you have audiobooks? . . . the service station: My insurance company wants the estimate in writing. . . . the bank: I'd like to talk to someone about a home equity loan. . . . the dentist: This is where it hurts.

Say it Better in English

Useful Phrases for Work & Everyday Life

Author: Marianna Pascal,Lee Shee

Publisher: Language Success Press

ISBN: 0972530088

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

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This new self-study ESL book will help you speak better English at work, on the phone, at the store, with friends, at parties, with your co-workers. The new method in this ESL book makes it easy to improve your English. You learn phrases one by one so you can study for as little as two minutes a day! This new method will help you speak better English at work, on the phone, at the store, with friends, at parties, with your co-workers. The English you need everyday is yours! This new method makes it easy to improve your English. You learn useful phrases that people use in everyday situations. You learn phrases one by one so you can study for as little as two minutes a day. Give this book two minutes a day. Or more if you want to improve your English even faster. There's 368 pages packed full of the American English you need to know! This new method uses the tools you need to learn: - You learn over 300 useful phrases one by one - Cartoons show the phrases in real-life situations - Lots of lively examples help you remember - Exercises help you check your new knowledge

Perfect Phrases for the TOEFL Speaking and Writing Sections

Author: Roberta Steinberg

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071592474

Category: Study Aids

Page: 224

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Perfect Phrases to stand out on the TOEFL-for the more than 800,000 people who take the test To be accepted into most North American undergraduate and graduate programs, international students must take and pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language. Perfect Phrases for the TOEFL Speaking and Writing Sections gives you all the phrases and most commonly used words you need to excel on both the writing and speaking sections of the test. Presented in the easy-to-understand Perfect Phrases format, these phrases allow you to effectively communicate and express yourself in standard American English, and to score your very best on the test.

Perfect Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Handling Conflict, Confrontations and Challenging Personalities

Author: Susan Benjamin

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071595124

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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Perfect Phrases for the Right Situation, Every Time Whether it's hiring employees or creating teams, the Perfect Phrases series has the tools for precise, effective communication in any situation. With Perfect Phrases books, you have all the phrases you need to get things done, right at your fingertips!

Perfect Phrases for Professional Networking: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Meeting and Keeping Helpful Contacts – Everywhere You Go

Author: Susan Benjamin

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071664955

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 3660

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Put these words to work for you! Learn the gift of gab and get closer to your dream job This latest addition to the bestselling Perfect Phrases series is a must-read for anyone who dreads networking or who has ever fumbled or frozen during important and possibly career-changing conversations. Perfect Phrases for Professional Networking arms readers with foolproof and versatile phrases that help them take advantage of virtually any professional networking opportunity. KNOW WHAT TO SAY IN ANY SITUATION From cocktail parties to industry conferences, association meetings, and even unexpected run-ins on the street, this book has all the tools you need to feel comfortable striking up a conversation, steering it in the right direction, and following up effectively. Whether you're looking for a promotion, considering a career change, or just hoping to update that rolodex for a rainy day, this handy resource has you covered--including new-media tactics such as e-mail etiquette, rules for social networking, and the proper way to leave a blog comment. Author Susan Benjamin shows you how to: Break the ice Use personal connections to create a conversation Steer the conversation toward leads Ask for an invitation to an exclusive gathering Get through to someone who's putting you off Get new leads from an old contact Perfect your elevator pitch Send a cold e-mail that gets a response Make the most of online networking functions No matter how tough networking is for you, the Perfect Phrases format makes it simple for you to start building connections today.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language For Dummies

Author: Michelle Maxom

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119992288

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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Learn to: Put an EFL course programme together from scratch Let your students loose in skills classes – from reading to listening Deliver grammar lessons in a logical and intuitive way Cope with different age groups and capabilities Your one-stop guide to a career that will take you places If you thought that teaching a language that's second nature to you would be easy, think again! Explaining grammar, or teaching correct pronunciation while simultaneously developing your own skills as a teacher can be a huge challenge. Whether you're on a training course or have already started teaching, this book will help launch your career and give you the confidence and expertise you need to be a brilliant teacher. Make an educated decision – decide between the various courses, qualifications and job locations available to you Start from scratch – plan well-structured lessons and develop successful and effective teaching techniques Focus on skills – from reading and writing, to listening and speaking, get your students sounding and feeling fluent Get your head around grammar – teach students to put sentences together, recognise tenses and use adjectives and adverbs All shapes and sizes – tailor your lessons to younger learners, one-to-ones, exam classes and Business English learners Open the book and find: TEFL, TESOL, EFL – what all the acronyms mean The best course books and materials to supplement your teaching Advice on running your class and handling difficulties Lesson plans that you can use in the classroom Activities and exercises to keep your students on their toes Constructive ways to correct and assess your students' performance Ways to inject some fun into your classes Insider information on the best jobs around the world 'An invaluable manual for anyone thinking of embarking on a TEFL journey. Michelle Maxom's step-by-step guide provides practical tips to get you started and offers key advice to help unleash the creative English language teacher within.' – Claire Woollam, Director of Studies & a Teacher Trainer at Language Link London

Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation, Premium Second Edition

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259643263

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 176

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The perfect guide to conversational English—now updated with new exercises, practice dialogues, and FREE mobile access to audio recordings With more than 1 million copies in print, the Practice Makes Perfect series is the world’s go-to resource for learning and mastering languages. If you are an intermediate speaker of English, but want to brush up on your conversation skills, this updated 2rd edition will help you practice your English using the most effective tools available—including new audio exercises you can access FREE via app or online. This premium edition provides a wide range of common phrases, sample sentences, and interactive dialogues that will help you identify the important “markers” in everyday conversations and situations. You can practice your skills using audio exercises you can access on the app or online. In no time at all, you’ll be speaking English fluently, engaging in conversations easily, and expressing yourself with confidence.

Practice Makes Perfect Intermediate ESL Reading and Comprehension (EBOOK)

Author: Diane Engelhardt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798854

Category: Reference

Page: 224

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Take your skills to the next level and get more meaning out of the English language Reading English texts that are created especially for ESL students like you is a critical part to learning the language, but that does not mean you have to be bored with the subjects! Created by expert ESL instructor Diane Engelhardt, Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Reading and Comprehension features 15 engaging readings on interesting topics such as the technology of 21stcentury deep-sea treasure hunting, Pixar Studios' computer-generated movie magic, the Flying Doctors of Australia, and more. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice on understanding and comprehending vocabulary. You'll master how to read for main ideas, summarize texts, make outlines, remember facts and figures, and more. Before you know it, your reading skills will be stronger and your comprehension will grow, enabling you to get more out of English-language texts. Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Reading and Comprehension will help you: Develop your reading comprehension skills at the intermediate level Build your English vocabulary Prepare for the comprehension sections of ESL tests

McGraw-Hill's Conversational American English

The Illustrated Guide to Everyday Expressions of American English

Author: Richard Spears,Betty Birner,Steven Kleinedler,Luc Nisset

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071741321

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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Learn more than 3,000 English expressions and speak and understand the language easily As a new speaker of English, you may hear some expressions in your daily conversations that you do not understand--yet. McGraw-Hill's Conversational American English will help you learn these expressions, so not only do you know what a person is saying to you, but that you can use the expression yourself! More than 3,000 expressions are organized by theme, so you can find what you are looking for quickly. And each topic is illustrated to further help you understand context. The book features: Common expressions are batched into 350 themes, ranging from general greetings and asking how someone is, to the more specific needs, like showing disbelief, asking someone’s intentions, and expressions for a forgotten word or name A comprehensive thematic glossary provides an additional means for the learner to locate expressions by key words and concepts Topics include: Basic Social Encounters, Greetings, Small Talk, Introductions, Ending a Conversation, Good-Byes, Agreeing, Disagreeing Conversational Encounters, Focusing Attention, Launching the Conversation, Making Friends, Complex Matters, Disputes, Discussion and Resolution, Polite Encounters, Prefaces, Communication Barriers

Correct Your English Errors

Author: Tim Collins

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071830669

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

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Speak and write English as if it were your native tongue! Are you tired of making the same mistakes in English again and again? End the bad habits that can leave the people you talk to confused. Correct Your English Errors warns you of hundreds of typical errors learners make and explains the reasons behind the mistakes, so you can correct yourself in the future. Improve your English skills with this fun and comprehensive guide and avoid all the common mistakes, such as: Mispronouncing and misspelling words Applying your native language's grammar patterns to English Putting verbs in the wrong tense Using incorrect prepositions in expressions Confusing subject-verb agreement Correct Your English Errors offers exercises covering all parts of grammar and provides review passages to check that you are error-free. Soon, biting your nails will be your only bad habit!

Easy English Step-by-Step for ESL Learners

Master English Communication Proficiency--FAST!

Author: Danielle Pelletier

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007182099X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

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You've come to the right place for learning English quickly and easily! Easy English Step-by-Step for ESL Learners is based on the idea that the quickest route to learning this subject is building a solid foundation in the basics. You won't find a lot of pointless discussion; instead, you get an original, step-by-step approach to mastering English, with important concepts linked together by clear explanations, appropriate exercises, and helpful answers. The first steps introduce you to the everyday expressions of the English language, allowing you to communicate in a variety of everyday situations almost immediately. Gradually, a series of interconnected steps takes you from simple to more challenging concepts at your own pace, with a variety of increasingly difficult exercises to practice what you've learned. After working through these exercises, you'll have a better grasp of the subject along with the knowledge and skills you need to handle English with confidence. Easy English Step-by-Step for ESL Learners features: Easy-to-understand grammar explanations with multiple examples Realistic conversations for practical situations, from Shopping to Getting Around Town and Making Friends Helpful communication strategies, including the use of gestures and body language Exercises to help test what you’ve learned and measure progress Online audio recordings to improve pronunciation and fluency Danielle Pelletier is the president of English League, a translation and workforce training company that provides English and foreign-language training and cross-cultural education to international students and professionals working in universities and corporations.

Practice Makes Perfect Advanced ESL Reading and Comprehension (EBOOK)

Author: Diane Engelhardt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798870

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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The challenging exercises and critical vocabulary you need to advance your English skills Created by ESL instructor Diane Engelhardt, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Reading and Comprehension features lengthy, complex passages to help you develop essential English reading and critical thinking skills. Inside are 15 readings on topics such as DNA evidence, sustainable urban communities, the human genome project, and more--subjects that will keep you engaged as you take your English to the next level. You will get plenty of practice, practice, practice on understanding and comprehending high-level vocabulary through enlightening exercises. You’ll master how to organize information you read, summarize text, and more. Before you know it, your reading skills will be stronger and your comprehension will grow, enabling you to get more out of English-language texts. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Reading and Comprehension will help you: Build your academic and technical vocabulary Boost your comprehension skills to an advanced level Create reading strategies to use with any difficult text Develop critical thinking skills

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071744770

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Practice the Art of Conversation in Spanish! Want to strike up a conversation with a native Spanish speaker but nervous that you’re not ready? This book helps you overcome that obstacle and before you know it, you’ll be speaking comfortably in your new native language. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation is organized around twelve units that present realistic conversational situations, from making introductions to giving opinions and from making a date to telling a story. Using these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, syntax, and word usage--in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that you will find indispensable as your fluency increases. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills in conversation. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most grammar-phobic learners that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation will help you: Engage in dialogues that illustrate practical conversations Expand your vocabulary Get clarification of new concepts with numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you’ll find yourself confidently speaking Spanish with your Spanish-speaking friends--or ready to make new ones!

Perfect Phrases for ESL Advancing Your Career

Author: Natalie Gast

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071608362

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 163

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This book is designed for intermediate and advanced level English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) or English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) learners already in, or planning to be in, the workforce in the United States, and it will help you reinforce the skills you have in order to be more valuable to your employeer.

Practice Makes Perfect English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007176304X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 6805

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Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in English. Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary offers you: More than 220 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in English about: Different occupations and jobs * American holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!

English the American Way: A Fun ESL Guide to Language and Culture in the U.S. (with Embedded Audio & MP3)

Author: Sheila MacKechnie Murtha,Jane Airey O'Connor

Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN: 0738684740

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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REA’s English the American Way: A Fun ESL Guide to Language and Culture in the U.S. with Embedded Audio & Mp3 Download Helps English Language Learners Improve Their Skills A fun guide to everything American for the English language learner! Authored by seasoned ESL instructors, this handy guidebook is perfect for people who already have a good grasp of English, but want to improve how they speak the language as it is spoken in the United States. Written in a lighthearted and easy-to-follow style, this book is a great resource for people of all ages and all nationalities. Each unit introduces commonly used phrases, vocabulary, and verbs, and offers sample dialogs to illustrate everyday American life. Sentence completions, quizzes, tips, and illustrations make learning fun. Individual units cover topics essential to the mosaic of American life: making friends, basic skills, driving, dining out, dealing with money, home life, emergency situations, doctor visits, handling a job interview, and more. To improve your pronunciation, listen to the embedded audio that accompanies this e-book or download the Mp3. The audio contains all the dialogues and pronunciation pointers found in the book so you can listen along and practice your speaking skills as you read. The dialogues are read by native speakers and are a great way to work on accent reduction. If you’re looking for a fun and easy way to improve your English language skills, this is the book for you!

Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts

Author: Richard A. Spears

Publisher: Kesaint Blanc

ISBN: 9795937111

Category: Self-Help

Page: 244

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