English for New Americans: Everyday Life (ESL)

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9781400021222: English for New Americans: Everyday Life (ESL)

Basic English skills are essential for U.S. immigrants. In this multimedia audio, video, and print package, Living Language utilizes a proven 1-2-3 approach for learning to speak, read, and write in English. The series consists of three thematic programs.

Everyday Life teaches basic communication skills, from asking for directions to opening a bank account.

Health, Home, and Community focuses on personal security, health, and community issues.

Work and School includes lessons on the job search, interviewing, enrolling children in school, getting a driver’s license, and more!

Each package includes four integrated components: a one-hour video (available on VHS and DVD), student workbook, one-hour audio (available on cassette and CD), and audio script.

A great value at just $35.95!

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glish for New Americans program uses an immersion approach, thus enabling students to use English much as they would in real life while providing them with the tools and support they need to understand and participate in everyday situations. This approach also makes the program accessible to learners of any language background.

Teaches "real" language necessary to participate in important everyday situations.

The medium of video provides an added dimension to learning. Learners see the language being spoken. Through gestures, expressions, and context, learners can readily comprehend and imitate.

Accessible to native speakers of any language. As ideal for Spanish speakers as it is for speakers of Korean, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, etc.

Includes many interviews with real people who discuss their lives and habits in the United States.

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"There are so many, many immigrants that simply cannot spare the time or expense for formal English instruction. Whenever I have encountered them,...I have wished for a practical and affordable self-study program that I could recommend to them."

- Amy Wong Powers
ESL Teacher
"A product like English for New Americans is exactly what my students need. The topics covered are real situations that my students encounter on a daily basis. It's not just about learning English in isolation -- it's about learning life-skills in the United States."

- Robert Allen
Adult Education Coordinator,
(Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition)
Philadelphia, PA

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