English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language

ESL 251 High-Intermediate Listening/Speaking

Updated 11/14/11

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**Note to all: None of the texts contain presentation skills. They must be supplemented.

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Title: Lecture Ready 2

Author: Sarosy, Peg and Kathy Sherak

ISBN-13: 978-0194309684

Title: Lecture Ready 2 DVD

ISBN-13: 978-0194417112

Title: Lecture Ready 2 CD

ISBN-13: 978-0194309691

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Must supplement pronunciation section.

Title: Northstar Listening and Speaking 3 

Author: Solórzano, Helen and Jennifer Schmidt

ISBN-13: 978-0136133131

Title: Northstar Listening and Speaking 3 CD

ISBN-13: 978-0136133155 

Publisher: Pearson Longman

Some are too difficult, others possibly to simple so listen to all before picking which to include.

There is an online component.

The scripts are in the back of the book which can be benefital and drawback.

Title: Academic Listening Encounter: Life in Society

Author: X 0-

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Comes bundled with online component. It’s a bit more costly than other options. 

Title: Talk it Through! 

Author: Kozyrev, Joann Rishel and Marni Baker

ISBN-13: 978-0395960721

Publisher: Heinle ELT

 

Title: English Interactive 4

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Title: Mosaic 1

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Highly recommended by Alex, but not very academic according to Drew.

 

REMOVED:

College Oral Communication 2 – too dense

Contemporary Topics 2 – too simple, not academic enough

Face the Issues – copy unavailable, can be addressed again in the future and evaluated

Four Points 1 – too dense

Tapestry 3 L/S -  copy unavailable (went missing from library), can be addressed again in the future

 









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Last Updated: 12/29/11