Have Your Say 1: Listening and Speaking Skills and Practice by Irene S. McKayHave Your Say 1: Listening and Speaking Skills and Practice by Irene S. McKay

Have Your Say 1: Listening and Speaking Skills and Practice

byIrene S. McKay

Paperback | February 11, 2015

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Have Your Say 1 Listening and Speaking Skills and Practice is organized into eight theme-based chapters which cover a wide variety of interesting topics. The specific communicative goals in each chapter are achieved through diverse interactive communicative activities that emphasize theinterdependence of listening, speaking, and pronunciation skills. Frequent collaboration in pairs and small groups motivates learners and provides them with the means for developing language proficiency and confidence in their ability to communicate.
Irene McKay has been teaching ESL at all levels in the Intensive English Program at George Brown College since 1970. Currently Professor and TESL Coordinator-International and Immigrant Education in the INTL School Of English As A Second Language, she has published four ESL books including two editions of OUP's Have Your Say!
Title:Have Your Say 1: Listening and Speaking Skills and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 10.88 × 8.38 × 0.43 inPublished:February 11, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199011699

ISBN - 13:9780199011698

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Table of Contents

1. GETTING TO KNOW YOU - Introductions and DescriptionsMaking introductionsGreetingDescribingComparing(1A) Meeting People: Introductions(1B) Describing People: A Conversation(2) Making a Good First Impression: An Interview2. ALL IN A DAY'S WORK - Routines, Habits, and OccupationsDescribing habits and routinesChecking understanding and asking for clarificationStating reasons(1) Routines and Schedules: A Conversation(2) A Day in the Life: A Special Report3. EASY COME, EASY GO- Shopping, Money, and NumbersGiving information about actions in progressExpressing ability and inabilityExpressing ability in the pastMaking requests for permission(1) The Best Way to Shop: A Conversation(2) The History of Money: A Short Lecture4. LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU - Leisure Activities, Interests, and HobbiesExpressing likes and dislikesStarting and closing conversationsGiving instructionsMaking general requests(1) Famous Celebrities: A Conversation(2) How to Study For Tests: An Information Session5. YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT - Food and ExperiencesTalking about completed actionsTelling a story about the pastMaking excuses and giving explanationsTalking about actions in progress at specific times in the past(1) Food and Eating Habits in Other Countries: An Interview(2) Making Excuses: Conversations6. LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL - Holidays and Special CelebrationsExpressing future plans and intentionsTalking about seasons and the weatherMaking predictionsStating plans, arrangements, and intentionsInviting people to do activities(1) New Year's Celebrations around the World: A Report(2) "The Gift of a Goat": CBC News Report7. KEEPING IN SHAPE - Health and FitnessAsking for and giving adviceExpressing necessityMaking suggestionsExpressing necessity in the past(1) Siblings: A Conversation(2) Parasports: CBC News Report8. TRAVEL - DISCOVERING OUR WONDERFUL WORLD - Travel and ExperiencesTalking about experiences and achievementsTalking about actions begun in the past and continuing into the presentDescribing and comparing things(1) Travel Stories: CBC Radio Interview(2) Space Travel: CBC News Report