From Near and Far: Short Fiction for ESL by John Sivell

By John Sivell

From close to and much is a reproducible intermediate point ESL reader for top institution and grownup scholars. From close to and much beneficial properties 16 unique, illustrated tales set in cultural and geographical contexts from all over the world. This revised and enlarged variation of From close to and much builds at the very good points that made scholars, academics and reviewers so captivated with the 1st variation. It offers rigorously designed actions in practical, convinced examining for teen-aged and grownup readers at an intermediate point. From close to and much contains: complete aid for considerate and contextualized in depth examining: jigsaw reading/discussion fabrics as develop organizers prior to every one set of 4 tales; extension actions and non-fiction readings to stick to up; and forty-eight beautiful illustrations. improvement of inter-textual analyzing abilities, via repeated possibilities to check and distinction a few fiction and non-fiction passages on similar own and cultural subject matters. imperative specialise in narrative, a well-known style by which intermediate readers can such a lot easily method fairly difficult tasks...leading towards extra non-fiction readings for accelerated serious talents and self belief. wide selection of built-in actions, from vocabulary learn and sentence-building the entire manner as much as interpretation, own reaction, and out-of-class program; and together with loads of tables, charts, puzzles and dialogue questions. complete, transparent directions on all questions and workouts, and an intensive resolution key. Informative creation with useful recommendation on how the textual content works, and on how you can adapt the fabrics to the wishes of specific teams.

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Stress the words in bold (usually with an extra strong stress at the end of each chunk) 3. put no stress on unimportant words like to, at, of, a and the Which extract sounds more fluent? Which sounds more emphatic? Which do you prefer? m TASK 2 Break the following presentation extract first into small chunks, then into larger ones. Read each version aloud. Which version do you think sounds better? I have two 'golden rules'. First, I make sure that departments interfere as little as possible in each other's Try mixing large and small chunks.

The loss of 4% of our business to the Austrians isn't a serious matter, but it's serious enough to demand our attention this morning - so, what's going on? Read the extracts aloud until you are happy with the way you sound. The cassette provides a good model for you. Use it to check your answers after you have done the exercise. 2 busic techniques Emphasis 2 m TASK Read the following presentation extracts. First, decide where you could add extra emphasis. Then write in the intensifiers given at the end of the sentence.

Well, we certainly don't . . . . . any money on it, I'm ............ 9. We've come out of this pretty badly. -> Well, we certainly haven't come out of it very . . . . . , and there's no .......... denying it. I 10. How long can things continue to get worse? > Well, they certainly won't get . . . . . overnight, and I can't . . . . . that they will. Notice in the examples above how the presenter rephrases each negative remark in a positive way. Underline all the fixed expressions in each diplomatic response.

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