Compelling Conversations (book)‏‎

Teaching Materials

Author:Eric H. Roth ; Toni Aberson
Publisher:BookSurge Publishing/ Chimayo Press
Details:Paperback; 164 pages; Pub.2007

Suitable for Upper Intermediate to Advanced Students, this book provides questions and quotations on timeless topics. Designed for non-native English speakers with a sophisticated worldview and still evolving language skills, the book includes 45 thematic chapters, 1,350 questions, and over 500 quotations and proverbs.

It is jammed packed with authentic language and conversation starters that can be used to facilitate and promote conversation with your students, either in a classroom setting or one to one lessons.

Each of the 45 thematic chapters poses 25 or so questions and shares a dozen fun quotes, from Socrates to Shaw and from Picasso to Pete Rose!

The inclusion of global proverbs and classic quotations also provides larger cultural contexts to inspire deeper conversations – or writing assignments.

A great resource for adult education teachers, university instructors, and private tutors looking for self-contained and engaging conversation lessons.

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