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English for the Real World: Level: Intermediate, for Speakers of Any Language [With CDROM and Paperback Book]

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Reach your life goals with English for the Real World. Learn English now.

English for the Real World teaches English as it's really spoken in practical situations and day-to-day life. This language course includes a book and three 60-minute CDs that work together to boost conversational speech and listening comprehension skills. The book features realistic English dialogues, thorough explanations of English grammar that go beyond the basics, and English vocabulary sections that include the most commonly used idiomatic expressions. Plenty of exercises, both in the book and on the recordings, will help you improve your English today.

English for the Real World also includes a flashcard CD-ROM that gives you the chance to learn and practice common idiomatic expressions — a multi-media approach to English language practice that improves retention.

Synopsis:

English for the Real World includes a 224-page book and three 60-minute CDs that work together to boost your conversational and listening skills. The book features realistic dialogues, thorough explanations of grammar that go beyond the basics, and vocabulary sections that include the most commonly used idiomatic expressions. Plenty of exercises, both in the book and on the recordings, will help you improve your English, become more fluent, and get ahead on the job and everywhere else. Accomplish your real-life goals with English for the Real World.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION    xi

 

LESSON 1: DEPARTURE AND ARRIVAL    1

 

Dialogue: Where Will You Be Flying Today?    2

Words In Action    3

Take A Closer Look:

Question Words    5

Forming Questions    7

Stress In Questions    8

Verbs Ending in -ing    9

Listening Exercise    10

 

LESSON 2: ASKING FOR DIRECTIONS    13

 

Dialogue 1: Can You Tell Me How to Get To . . .?    14

Dialogue 2: No Parking!    14

Words In Action    15

Take A Closer Look:

Expressions with Common Verbs    17

Commands    19

Articles A, An, The, Some    20

Listening Exercise 1    22

Listening Exercise 2    22

 

LESSON 3: APARTMENT HUNTING    25

 

Dialogue: We’ll Take It!    26

Words In Action    27

Take A Closer Look:

Contractions, Part One    29

Personal Pronouns    30

This, That, These, Those    31

Listening Exercise    32

 

LESSON 4: GETTING THINGS FIXED    35

 

Dialogue: A Few Problems    36

Words In Action    36

Take A Closer Look:

Contractions, Part Two    38

Simple Present vs. Present Continuous Tense    39

Expressions of Quantity    40

Listening Exercise    42

 

LESSON 5: DAILY HOUSEHOLD CHORES    45

 

Dialogue: You’ll Do That, Won’t You?    46

Words In Action    46

Take A Closer Look:

Tag Questions    48

Expressing the Future    49

Listening Exercise    51

 

LESSON 6: ALL ABOUT FOOD    53

 

Dialogue 1: What’s For Dinner Tonight?    54

Dialogue 2: What Can I Get You?    54

Words In Action    55

Take A Closer Look:

Making Suggestions and Recommendations    56

May and Might    57

Listening Exercise    58

 

LESSON 7: A JOB INTERVIEW    61

 

Dialogue: I’m Impressed With Your Resume    62

Words In Action    63

Take A Closer Look:

Polite Questions and Requests    64

If . . . Would    65

The Present Perfect Tense    67

Listening Exercise    70

 

LESSON 8: THE FIRST DAY IN THE OFFICE    73

 

Dialogue: You Must Be Our New Colleague!    74

Words In Action    75

Take A Closer Look:

Uses Of Must    77

Possessives    78

Verbs in the Past Tense    79

Listening Exercise    82

 

LESSON 9: A BUSINESS MEETING    85

 

Dialogue: Let’s Go Over That Proposal    86

Words In Action    87

Take A Closer Look:

Must, Need to, Have to, Had Better, Should    88

Present Perfect Continuous Tense    90

Listening Exercise    91

 

LESSON 10: ON THE PHONE    93

 

Dialogue 1: May I Ask Who’s Calling?    94

Dialogue 2: I’m Sorry, He’s in a Meeting at the Moment    94

Words In Action    95

Take A Closer Look:

Using Can and May    96

Each Other and One Another    98

Past Perfect Tense    98

Listening Exercise    99

 

LESSON 11: DINING OUT    101

 

Dialogue: A Table For Two, Please    102

Words In Action    103

Take A Closer Look:

Expressing Preference with Would Rather    104

Verbs Followed by the Gerund    105

Listening Exercise    109

 

LESSON 12: AT THE POST OFFICE    111

 

Dialogue: One More Thing . . .    112

Words In Action    112

Take A Closer Look:

Using A, An, Per, and Each    114

Verbs Followed by the Infinitive    115

Listening Exercise    117

 

LESSON 13: AT THE DOCTOR’S OFFICE    119

 

Dialogue: Is It an Emergency?    120

Words In Action    121

Take A Closer Look:

Uses of Self    122

The Past, Present Perfect, and Present Perfect Continuous Tenses    124

Listening Exercise    127

 

LESSON 14: AT THE DRUGSTORE    129

 

Dialogue: I Haven’t Seen You in Ages!    130

Words In Action    130

Take A Closer Look:

Uses of Right    132

To Have Somebody Do Something/To Have Something Done    133

The Passive Voice    134

Listening Exercise    135

 

LESSON 15: IN A DEPARTMENT STORE    137

 

Dialogue 1: Can I Help You?    138

Dialogue 2: I’d Like to Return These Pants    138

Words In Action    139

Take A Closer Look:

Uses of Make    141

Make and Get—More Causatives    142

Let and Allow—Permissives    143

Listening Exercise    144

 

LESSON 16: A PARTY    147

 

Dialogue: Very Nice To Meet You    148

Words In Action    149

Take A Closer Look:

Uses of Use    151

The Past With Used to and Would    152

If and Would in the Past    153

Listening Exercise    154

 

LESSON 17: WEEKEND ACTIVITIES    157

 

Dialogue 1: What a Great Day!    158

Dialogue 2: Are You Ready to Play Golf?    158

Dialogue 3: I’m So Glad You Got Tickets!    159

Words In Action    159

Take A Closer Look:

Uses of What    162

Noun Clauses with Question Words    163

Verbs Followed by Gerunds or Infinitives    164

Listening Exercise    166

 

LESSON 18: HOLIDAYS    169

 

Dialogue: Long Time No See!    170

Words In Action    171

Take A Closer Look:

Too, Also, So, Either, and Neither    173

Verbs Followed by Prepositions    174

Noun Clauses with If and Whether    178

Listening Exercise    179

 

LESSON 19: MONEY    181

 

Dialogue: I’d Like to Deposit a Check    182

Words In Action    183

Take A Closer Look:

Expressing Desire    185

Verbs Followed by an Object and an Infinitive    187

Listening Exercise    188

 

LESSON 20: JURY DUTY    191

 

Dialogue: Has the Jury Reached a Verdict?    192

Words In Action    192

Take A Closer Look:

Uses of Get    195

Noun Clauses With Infinitives    199

Adjectives Followed by Prepositions    200

Listening Exercise    202

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400006038
Author:
Living Language
Publisher:
Living Language
Manufactured by:
Living Language
Manufactured:
Living Language
Subject:
English as a Second Language
Subject:
General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
English language -- Spoken English.
Subject:
Foreign Languages-ESL
Edition Description:
Three CD
Series:
ESL
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.31 x 1.36 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , English for the Real World includes a 224-page book and three 60-minute CDs that work together to boost your conversational and listening skills. The book features realistic dialogues, thorough explanations of grammar that go beyond the basics, and vocabulary sections that include the most commonly used idiomatic expressions. Plenty of exercises, both in the book and on the recordings, will help you improve your English, become more fluent, and get ahead on the job and everywhere else. Accomplish your real-life goals with English for the Real World.
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