Discover Conversation is a conversation textbook that makes the world of spoken interaction more understandable, accessible, and usable for your students. It helps break down the complexity of real interactions into small and manageable chunks. It also provides easy to follow scaffolding activities that help to build more authentic learner conversations in the classroom. The book is divided into three specific sections:
SMALL TALK: These are short conversations we use every day with our friends and family to help maintain positive relationships.
TRANSACTIONS: These are short conversations in which we want to achieve something or get something done by talking to one another. These conversations have a specific purpose or function.
STORYTELLING: These are longer conversations in which we tell a story to another person to entertain them and share our many experiences.
In each of the 12 units, students will:
There are many ELT textbooks out there for English Conversation, but the use of near authentic conversations in Discover Conversation separates it from the rest.
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