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ESL Conversation
Instructor: Lizz Caplan-Carbin, Ph.D.
Second Language Acquisition
Curriculum and Instructional Technology
Germanic Language and Literature (A.B.D.) Ph.D.
English native speaker (North American)
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Skype: LizzCap
 
Section 1 | Section 2 | Section 3

Section 1

Vocabulary

Idioms, Expressions, and Phrasal Verbs
http://a4esl.org/q/h/idioms.html

Phrasal verbs: Speaking

Count
| Come | Keep / Keep / Bring

 
 

Section 2

Conversation

Discussion Topics
http://www.btinternet.com/~ted.power/discuss.html

09 Fashion

* Odd Man Out Vocabulary Exercise
* Short Text for Dictation
* Dialogue for Pronunciation & Techniques
* Discussion Questions

Listening

Streamlining and Fashion
http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi1029.htm

Reading

Trend Report: http://www.style.com/trends/trend_report/011408

Quotations about fashion
http://www.bartleby.com/cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=colQuotations&query=fashion&x=10&y=13

Speaking

Pronunciation

    • Intonation
      http://www.americanaccent.com/intonation.html
    • Liason
      http://www.americanaccent.com/liaisons.html
    • Pronunciation
      http://www.americanaccent.com/pronunciation.html
 

Section 3

Conversation

English in Focus
http://www.focusenglish.com/enginfocus/enginfocusindex.html

Listening

Amerigo Vespucci
http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi43.htm
Mercury Theater
http://www.mercurytheatre.info/
Funny Answering Machine Messages
http://www.ahajokes.com/funny_audio.html

Reading

Short Stories about the States
http://www.americanfolklore.net/esl-reading.html#1

Speaking

Everyday English in Conversation
http://www.focusenglish.com/dialogues/conversation.html

Settlements in North America - 1776
http://www.history.com/maps.do?type=view&catId=0&letter=F&mapId=1147

Video

Garden State Movie Clip
http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/eslvideo/esl_movieclip2.html

Royal Tenenbaums Movie Clip
http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/eslvideo/esl_movieclip13.html

 

Section 4

Conversation

Dave's ESL Cafe Speaking Ideas
http://www.eslcafe.com/idea/index.cgi?Speaking:

Listening

Homographs
http://evaeaston.com/pr/stress-pat-2syl-homo.html
List of English Homographs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_English_homographs
Homographs
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/wordscape/wordlist/homogrph.html

Pronunciation

Word Stress - changes in meaning
http://esl.about.com/b/2008/10/28/pronunciation-word-stress-changes-in-meaning.htm (by vasilis at testsforge)
Word Stress
http://www.englishclub.com/pronunciation/word-stress.htm
Pronunciation Workpage
http://www.e-pron.com/
 

Reading

Homonym Jokes
http://www.firstschoolyears.com/literacy/word/other/homonyms/
resources/homonym%20jokes.pdf

Video

Jackie and Brian's Homograph Video
http://smashbeats.com/v1003/homographs_-jackie_and_brain

Speaking

English-at-home
http://www.english-at-home.com/speaking/

Homograph practice