esl-book.com - Advanced ESL http://esl-book.com/?q=taxonomy/term/3/0 A recommended and reviewed selection of advanced ESL text books and workbooks. en Creative, Flexible Ready-to-use Speaking Exercises http://esl-book.com/?q=english-language-conversation-text-book-review <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-summary"><legend>Summary</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;This innovative ESL textbook encourages students to learn by doing, share their experiences, learn about classmates, and develop conversational fluency. Ideal for conversation classes where students must constantly speak, this excellent resource can also supplement advanced and high intermediate classes. Finally, the easy-to-use format with concise chapters of three-four pages provides exceptional flexibility for English teachers.&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;Teachers will probably not be able to finish the book in a single semester, annoying some students. Plus, some chapters also touch on controversial subjects (dating, elections) and seem very American (California calling, Coming to America) requiring some selective editing if used in closed societies.&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-asin field-field-product-id"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="amazon-item amazon-item-book amazon-item-default"> <img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61%2B93dImzKL._SL75_.jpg" alt="Image of Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics- An Engaging ESL Textbook for Advanced Students" title="Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics- An Engaging ESL Textbook for Advanced Students" height="75" width="59" /><div><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Compelling-Conversations-Questions-Quotations-Timeless/dp/141965828X%3FSubscriptionId%3D0CD9RCQYM0TBVH55NB82%26tag%3Dcompellingconversations-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3D141965828X" rel="nofollow">Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics- An Engaging ESL Textbook for Advanced Students</a></strong></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>What a delight! This conversation book gets ESL students talking. Each chapter poses 25 or so questions and shares a dozen fun quotes. Lots of great conversations starters like &quot;How do you win the game of life?&quot; Superb resource for &quot;multi-level&quot; Intermediate and Advanced classes. An abundance of material that can be used both in and out of the classroom.</p> http://esl-book.com/?q=english-language-conversation-text-book-review#comments Adult Education Advanced ESL American English Compelling Conversations conversation clubs Education EFL English Conversation textbook ESL speaking skills natural English Speaking Skills Sat, 17 Jan 2009 22:30:13 +0000 Mark 15 at http://esl-book.com Clear, practical, and affordable http://esl-book.com/?q=what-every-esl-student-should-know-book-review <div class="field field-type-asin field-field-product-id"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="amazon-item amazon-item-book amazon-item-default"> <img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51m9dCuTOOL._SL75_.jpg" alt="Image of What Every ESL Student Should Know: A Guide to College and University Academic Success" title="What Every ESL Student Should Know: A Guide to College and University Academic Success" height="75" width="65" /><div><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/What-Every-Student-Should-Know/dp/0472032860%3FSubscriptionId%3D0CD9RCQYM0TBVH55NB82%26tag%3Dcompellingconversations-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3D0472032860" rel="nofollow">What Every ESL Student Should Know: A Guide to College and University Academic Success</a></strong></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>What should every ESL student know? Beats me. One size fits all philosophies often seem a bit strange to me. Can anybody really answer this question for every international student and ESL college student? Really? Don't circumstances, needs, and desires differ? On the other hand, administrators, teachers, future college students, and current international ESL students constantly face this common question. What should every ESL student know? Fortunately, braver and more confident souls feel comfortable answering this reasonable question.</p> <p><a href="http://esl-book.com/?q=what-every-esl-student-should-know-book-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://esl-book.com/?q=what-every-esl-student-should-know-book-review#comments Adult Education adult education Advanced ESL basic skills college ESL survival skills Sat, 10 Jan 2009 06:13:42 +0000 Editor 7 at http://esl-book.com How to Learn English http://esl-book.com/?q=how-learn-english-membership-site <h2><a href="http://33fc7a5dym26by192cu9ljorlz.hop.clickbank.net/" target="_blank">Sign Up For Free Membership</a> and you&nbsp;will&hellip;</h2> <ul class="stars"> <li>Learn how to <strong>keep your motivation</strong> in English and learn with passion all of the&nbsp;time!</li> <li>Learn how to <strong>organize yourself and reach your goals</strong> in English.</li> <li>Know the <strong>7 biggest mistakes</strong> people make when learning English&hellip; and what you can do to avoid&nbsp;them.</li> </ul><p><a href="http://esl-book.com/?q=how-learn-english-membership-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Advanced ESL Intermediate ESL Wed, 07 Dec 2011 22:25:55 +0000 Mark 40 at http://esl-book.com The American Accent Audio Course http://esl-book.com/?q=american-accent-audio-course <div class="mobileOrStandard" style=""> <h4><span class="recordTitle">The American Accent Audio Course</span> <span class="mobileOnly" style="display: none;"> (mobile only) </span></h4> </div> <div class="description"><span class="descriptionContent">The American Accent Course Is A 16 Hour Audio Program That Helps Non-native (esl) English Speakers Lose Their Foreign Accent.</span></div> <p><a href="http://esl-book.com/?q=american-accent-audio-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Advanced ESL Intermediate ESL Speaking Skills Wed, 07 Dec 2011 19:59:30 +0000 Mark 39 at http://esl-book.com American Pronunciation Course http://esl-book.com/?q=american-pronunciation-course <div class="mobileOrStandard" style=""> <h4><span class="recordTitle">The American Pronunciation Course</span> <span class="mobileOnly" style="display: none;"> (mobile only) </span></h4> </div> <div class="description"><span class="descriptionContent">This 15 Week Online American Pronunciation Course Is Designed For People Who Have Learned English As A Teenager Or Adult And Would Like To Improve Their Pronunciation. Ideal For International Professionals And More Advanced ESL Students.</span></div> <p><a href="http://esl-book.com/?q=american-pronunciation-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Advanced ESL Speaking Skills Wed, 07 Dec 2011 19:53:05 +0000 Mark 38 at http://esl-book.com Improve English Listening http://esl-book.com/?q=english-listening-lessons <p>Click here to purchase product: <a href="http://eea7402l-s577w90rexd08qcpu.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=DMXZ64G7" target="_blank">English Listening</a></p> <p align="left" class="style46">Why do you want to be more confident listening to English?</p> <p><a href="http://esl-book.com/?q=english-listening-lessons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Advanced ESL Intermediate ESL Wed, 07 Dec 2011 19:10:15 +0000 Mark 37 at http://esl-book.com A Powerful, Practical Pronunciation Book for Self-Study http://esl-book.com/?q=node/35 <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-summary"><legend>Summary</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;- Detailed, Practical, and Sensible Techniques - Expert advice by Santa Monica Community College Professor -Excellent CDS - Inspiring Quotations -Targeted for Advanced English Language Learners -Perfect for Self-Study -Can be Effectively Used in Pronunciation and Oral Skills Courses for Intermediate and Advanced Students -Reasonably Priced&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &lt;p&gt;- None&lt;/p&gt; </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>Are you sometimes misunderstood by your American co-workers or customers - even though you have lived in the United Staes for years? Do you sometimes mispronounce words causing needless confusion and sometimes stress? Do you give professional presentations and want the native English speaking audience to clearly understand your words and ideas? Have you been looking for an excellent self-study guide to improve your American English pronunciation? </p> <p><a href="http://esl-book.com/?q=node/35" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://esl-book.com/?q=node/35#comments Advanced ESL Speaking Skills Fri, 25 Jun 2010 13:20:41 +0000 Eric 35 at http://esl-book.com Excellent primer for writing instructors - and international graduate students, http://esl-book.com/?q=commentary-academic-writing-graduate-students <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-summary"><legend>Summary</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> I teach two courses using this textbook at USC, and students make clear, significant progress by completing bite-sized writing exercises and analyzing short journal readings. </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-asin field-field-product-id"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="amazon-item amazon-item-book amazon-item-default"> <img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41diP%2BMQO-L._SL75_.jpg" alt="Image of Commentary for Academic Writing for Graduate Students, 2d ed.: Essential Tasks and Skills (Michigan Series in English for Academic &amp;amp; Professional Purposes)" title="Commentary for Academic Writing for Graduate Students, 2d ed.: Essential Tasks and Skills (Michigan Series in English for Academic &amp;amp; Professional Purposes)" height="75" width="49" /><div><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Commentary-Academic-Writing-Graduate-Students/dp/0472088572%3FSubscriptionId%3D0CD9RCQYM0TBVH55NB82%26tag%3Dcompellingconversations-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3D0472088572" rel="nofollow">Commentary for Academic Writing for Graduate Students, 2d ed.: Essential Tasks and Skills (Michigan Series in English for Academic &amp; Professional Purposes)</a></strong></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>How do international students develop the appropriate vocabulary, register, and practice for writing their research projects in English? What reading and writing strategies and techniques do ESL students need to master to successfully write summaries, create annotated bibliographies, and convey their ideas to their academic peers and professors? </p> <p><a href="http://esl-book.com/?q=commentary-academic-writing-graduate-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://esl-book.com/?q=commentary-academic-writing-graduate-students#comments Advanced ESL Commentary for Academic Writing for Graduate Students English Language Teaching English Writing Fri, 09 Jan 2009 23:16:51 +0000 3 at http://esl-book.com In Focus: Strategies for Academic Writers http://esl-book.com/?q=in-focus-strategies-academic-writers <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-summary"><legend>Summary</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Clear detailed exercises </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not currently using in my classes </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-asin field-field-product-id"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="amazon-item amazon-item-book amazon-item-default"> <img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51PM0C4XFSL._SL75_.jpg" alt="Image of In Focus: Strategies for Academic Writers" title="In Focus: Strategies for Academic Writers" height="75" width="60" /><div><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Focus-Strategies-Academic-Writers/dp/0472030752%3FSubscriptionId%3D0CD9RCQYM0TBVH55NB82%26tag%3Dcompellingconversations-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3D0472030752" rel="nofollow">In Focus: Strategies for Academic Writers</a></strong></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Do you teach academic writing? Do you teach writing in an ESL classroom? </p> <p><a href="http://esl-book.com/?q=in-focus-strategies-academic-writers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://esl-book.com/?q=in-focus-strategies-academic-writers#comments Academic Writing Advanced ESL English Writing Strategies for Academic Writers University of Michigan University of Southern California Fri, 09 Jan 2009 22:25:36 +0000 Editor 2 at http://esl-book.com Writing Academic English, Fourth Edition http://esl-book.com/?q=writing-academic-english-forth-edition <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-summary"><legend>Summary</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> provides practical techniques for students planning to attend community college or university. I think the latest version is the fourth. I&#039;ve used it in several programs with considerable success. </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-asin field-field-product-id"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="amazon-item amazon-item-book amazon-item-default"> <img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21ov0nFWr%2BL._SL75_.jpg" alt="Image of Writing Academic English, Fourth Edition (The Longman Academic Writing Series, Level 4)" title="Writing Academic English, Fourth Edition (The Longman Academic Writing Series, Level 4)" height="75" width="56" /><div><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Academic-English-Fourth-Longman/dp/0131523597%3FSubscriptionId%3D0CD9RCQYM0TBVH55NB82%26tag%3Dcompellingconversations-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3D0131523597" rel="nofollow">Writing Academic English, Fourth Edition (The Longman Academic Writing Series, Level 4)</a></strong></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>provides practical techniques for students planning to attend community college or university. I think the latest version is the fourth. I've used it in several programs with considerable success. </p> http://esl-book.com/?q=writing-academic-english-forth-edition#comments Academic Writing Advanced ESL English Writing Writing Academic English Fri, 09 Jan 2009 21:54:13 +0000 Mark 1 at http://esl-book.com