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For Here or To Go?: An ESL Reader

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | For Here or To Go?: An ESL Reader.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    John de Szendeffy(Author)

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One English as a second language student writes about not understanding a fast-food worker's meaning in "for here or to go?" while another writes about her disillusionment with America on her first visit. For Here or To Go? is a collection of engaging stories written in first person and adapted from ideas expressed in short compositions and personal essays of ESL learners from a variety of cultures, languages, and backgrounds.
This beginning- to intermediate-level text contains authentic and mature stories written in simple prose, well within the grasp of early ESL learners and ideal for the adult student. All represent real experiences about learning a new language in a new country and have been proven to generate interest, reflection, and debate in class among learners in a variety of educational settings, even self-study.
For Here or To Go? provides active models of native fluency to demonstrate vocabulary, mechanics, and rhetorical patterns of the English language. Stories are arranged according to the book's three themes--Shocking Culture, First Words, and Understanding a New People. Each chapter in For Here or To Go? concentrates on one story and is supported by pre- and postreading activities.

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Book details

  • PDF | 152 pages
  • John de Szendeffy(Author)
  • University of Michigan Press/ESL (October 15, 1997)
  • English
  • 5
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  • By Guest on March 28, 2000

    I like this textbook because it is quite different from other textbooks for ESL students. This textbook is full of cultural information. In each chapter there is a story that is written in first-person form, like "When I first came to the United States, ...". I find this style very good because students will be really involved in it. The author of this book really knows how ESL students will feel in various situations.The story itself is interesting as well as instructive. After the story, there are some questions about its main idea and details. Also, there are multiple choice questions concerning the story. Next, some questions are presented for students to discuss. In the end, some vocabulary and grammar exercise.If you are an ESL teacher, you will surely feel inclined to use it at your class. At all events you must buy this one. There is no alternative to this.

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