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Compelling American Conversations
Compelling American Conversations: Questions and Quotations for Intermediate American English Language Learners explicitly emphasizes American language, culture, and democratic values.
The primary audience is newcomers to the United States, recent and not-so-recent immigrants, who may be studying at an American high school, adult school, community college, or university. Focused on the needs and aspirations of intermediate English language learners, the text shows a variety of ways to create and sustain authentic conversations with a developing English vocabulary. Compelling American Conversations challenges intermediate English language learners to reflect and speak about their lives and experiences on 15 topics in class and in English. Knowing English should include the ability to speak English.