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Author Abrahams, Della Jean, creator.

Title Communication beginnings : an introductory listening and speaking text for English language learners / by Della Jean Abrahams.

Publication Info. Portland, OR : Portland State University Library, 2017-
Minneapolis : Open Textbook Library

Item Status

Description 1 online resource : colour illustrations, maps (some colour) + 27 supplemental sound files
Current Frequency Updated irregularly.
Description text file
Open educational resources
Series Open textbook library
Open Textbook Library.
Note This publication was made possible by PDXOpen publishing initiative.
Sound files are linked from within the text and also available for individual download.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Chapter 1. Learning how to speak and listen in English -- Chapter 2. Introductions -- Chapter 3. Talking about travel and experiences -- Chapter 4. Discussing food and eating -- Chapter 5. Describing places around town -- Chapter 6. Communicating about hobbies and routines -- Chapter 7. Discussing jobs and university majors.
Access Unrestricted online access
Summary "This textbook is designed for beginning-intermediate English language learners. It is composed of 7 chapters, each of which covers specific speaking and listening learning objectives and includes dialogues, interviews, discussions and conversation activities. Each chapter includes listening and speaking components such as dialogues, interviews, discussions and conversation activities. Each chapter also focuses on 10 target words from the New General Service List of English vocabulary. The textbook includes an audio component that consists of recorded conversations of native and non-native English speakers, as well as links to additional listening resources on the web."--Open Textbook Library.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Terms Of Use "Communication beginnings" by Della Jean Abrahams is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. CC BY-NC 4.0
Note This work is licensed under the reative Commons Atribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Local Note Open Educational Resources (OER). Open Textbooks
Open Textbook Library
Subject English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
English language -- Spoken English -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Listening -- Problems, exercises, etc.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
English language.
English language -- Spoken English.
Indexed Term OER.
Genre/Form Open educational resources.
Problems and exercises.
Textbooks -- for foreign speakers.
Added Author Open Textbook Library, distributor.
ISBN 9781387268634