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English for a successful life in the USA : a workbook of advice for ESL students
Talk International.
Publication Information:
San Jose, Calif. : Writers Club Press, [2001]

Physical Description:
xxiii, 191 pages ; 23 cm
Format :


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PE1128 .E465 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
PE1128 .E465 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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If you want to learn English as a Second Language (ESL), this book will give you advice and suggestions from teachers and students of English. We want to give you English for a Successful Life!Here are some of the sections found in each chapter: Abbreviations, Advice, Internet, Writing, Listening, Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading, Idioms, Proverbs, and Phrasal Verbs. Moe than 50 students have contributed articles to this workbook and they want to make sure that you work hard to feel part of the USA. The contributors created special web sites to give additional vocabulary for students who travel to specific areas in the USA. This book will never lose value and will never get old. We continue to update the supplementing web sites. If you have questions, contact

Table of Contents

On the Web: ix
Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xv
List of Contributorsp. xvii
Introductionp. xix
Start Herep. 1
What is "Success"?p. 7
Part A The Big Categoriesp. 19
1. Financep. 21
2. Healthp. 33
3. Transportationp. 48
4. Multicultural Issuesp. 60
5. Familyp. 69
6. Housep. 85
7. Immigrationp. 96
8. Workp. 107
9. Educationp. 116
10. Funp. 130
11. Communicationp. 142
12. Teaching Techniquesp. 152
13. Stressp. 154
Resourcesp. 161
Evaluation Sheet for a Speaking Testp. 162
Suggestion Sheetp. 164
More Lettersp. 166
Holidaysp. 168
Part B "Interesting Little Topics" from A to Zp. 171
CD-roms are available from www.teacherstoteachers.comp. 185
Rules in the Classroomp. 187
Epiloguep. 189
About the Authorp. 191