A fine grammar book, but not a conversation book!

A fine grammar book
Not a conversation book
Image of Business English and Conversation for the EFL-ESL Classroom
Author: Armando M. Aceituno, Armando Aceituno M.
Publisher: Universal Publishers (2000)
Binding: Paperback, 184 pages

This textbook remains a fine grammar book with focused, grammar based exercises. Smaller and cheaper than the Azar books, people looking for drills to improve "look-see-do" speaking exercises should be satisfied.

However, most authentic conversations include open ended questions, a topic, and follow-up questions. The title, therefore, seems quite misleading. Several solid conversation books exist - from Discussion Starters and Talking Your Heads Off for intermediate ESL students to Compelling Conversations and Discussions A-Z for advanced students. Therefore, I strongly recommend a conversation book if you are looking for a conversation book - especially if the goal is to tutor business professionals.


Post new comment

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
5 + 1 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.


ESL-Book.com provides quality resources we consider useful to English Teachers and English Language Learners. We're pleased to help ESL students and teachers navigate through the maze of possible books for their classrooms. We do have a business relationship with the websites and products linked to from this site. No comments, however, on this site should be interpreted as a warranty or guarantee. Learning any language is a wonderful opportunity to better oneself, it takes good resources, training and a great deal of effort.

- Amazon.com
- Compelling Conversations
- Clickbank websites


Syndicate content
Powered by Drupal, an open source content management system

Compelling Converastions - Chimayo Press - Conversation Book Reviews