ERIC Number: ED181735
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Speakeasy: A Text for Speaking, Volume 1. English for Special Purposes Series: Autobody Repair.
Peet, William, Jr.
This is the first of two volumes devoted to dialogs designed for classroom use by adult students of English as a second language. Survival skills are emphasized. The dialogs are grouped under the following titles: (1) "Time," (2) "Getting to Know You," (3) "Eating Out," (4) "Opening a Savings Account," (5) "Asking and Giving Directions," (6) "Buying Work Items," (7) "Finding Out About Tools," (8) "Getting a Haircut," (9) "Apartment Hunting," (10) "Using the Right Tools for the Job and Making the Patch Fit the Hole," (11) "Buying Food and Household Items," (12) "Measuring the Apartment for Furniture," (13) "Using Power Tools," and (14) "Buying a Used Car." Illustrations include clock faces, a menu, and a street map. Dialogs are followed by questions that ask students to describe aspects of a pictured situation. Each unit ends with an exercise in which students are required to improvise dialog. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Honolulu City and County Office of Human Resources, HI.; Honolulu Community Coll., HI.