Tech Talk: Elementary Student Book by Vicki HollettTech Talk: Elementary Student Book by Vicki Hollett

Tech Talk: Elementary Student Book

byVicki Hollett

Paperback | September 24, 2003

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A practical course for adult learners working in the international technical sector.
Vicki Hollett is a graduate of Reading and Essex Universities in the UK, and now lives and teaches Business English in the USA. She has also taught in Japan and Algeria and run numerous workshops for teachers in Europe, the Far East, and South America.
Title:Tech Talk: Elementary Student BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 10.87 × 8.27 × 0.39 inPublished:September 24, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0194574539

ISBN - 13:9780194574532


Table of Contents

1. Can you speak English? (First meetings, Reference and telephone numbers, Identifying things)2. How do you spell that? (Spelling, One to a hundred, Checking an order)3. What do you want? (Buying food, Saying what you want, specifying)4. Is that correct? (Email addresses, Telephone messages, Checking equipment, Following instructions)5. Where is it? (Describing controls, Describing facilities, Describing tests)6. Tell me about it (Describing features, Materials, Shapes)7. What can it do? (can and can't, Body parts, Explaining what things do, Dimensions)8. What do you need? (Asking for things, Tools and equipment, Decimal numbers, Getting information)9. Watch out! (Warning signs, Colours, Identifying people)10. Here or there? (Locating things, Telling the time, this and that)11. What's the problem? (Suggesting solutions, Impossible and necessary)12. What's going on? (Work tasks, Some and any)13. What's it for? (Explaining use, Explaining functions, Listing things)14. What happened? (Reporting damage, Describing a project)15. Where are you from? (Finding out about people, Countries and nationalities, Statistics)16. Can you help me? (Asking for help, Saying how long, How much and How many, Calculations)17. Keep moving (Describing directions, Getting around)18. What happens next? (Reading instructions, Experimenting)19. Fix it! (Maintenance and repairs, Offering to help)20. Safety first (Safety instructions, Accidents, Conversions)21. What a great idea! (Locating parts, Describing inventions, What is it?)Information FileBritish / American GlossaryMetric-Imperial ConversionsNumbersIrregular VerbsListening Script