Conversation Inspirations Contents

Introduction vii
Procedure for Monitored Conversation viii
Mistake/Correction Cards ix
Mistake Correction x
Mistake Card Fun: 3 Card Games xi
How to Prepare Topic Cards xii

Role Plays 1
Procedures for Role Plays 2
Advice 3
Complaints 6
Conflict 8
Cultural Misunderstandings 11
Dating 13
Descriptions 16
Directions ( Getting) 18
Directions (Giving) 19
Emotions/Feelings 20
Explanations 22
Famous People 24
Health 25
Introductions 29
Invitations 30
Jobs (Getting a Job) 32
Jobs (On the Job) 34
Parent-Child Interactions 35
Restaurants 39
Roommates 41
School (Student's View) 44
School (Teacher's View) 45
Spouses 46
Telephone 49
Thank You and Farewell 52
Travel 53
Interviews 56
Procedures for Interviews 57
The Arts 58
The Environment 59
Family 60
Foreign Countries and Foreign Languages 61
Health 62
Interviewing for a Job 64
Law and Justice 65
Men, Women, and Relationships 67
Minorities 69
Native Country 70
People 71
Personal Data 72
Personal Values 73
Personal Experience 74
Politics 75
School 75
Sports 77
Technology 78
Television 79
What If ? 80
Work 81
Talks 82
Procedures for Talks 83
Comparisons 84
Hopes and Fears for the Future 85
Personal Experiences 86
Self-Description 87
Time Travel: Twenty-Five Years from Now 88
Truth or Lies 89
Group Creativity 91
Procedures for Proverbs and Superstitions 92
Proverbs 93
Superstitions 96
Procedures for Chain Stories 97
Chain Stories 98
Procedures for Find Out 100
Find Out 101
Procedures for Get Your Partner 102
Get Your Partner 103
Discussions 104
Procedures for Discussions 105
Opinions 106
Philosophical Issues 108
Social Issues 109
World Issues 111
Postscript 112
Resources for Developing Conversation Skills 113

 

 


 



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