New ESL Resources Appearing on Library Shelves

Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2013 by Reading_Program

In the past few weeks, I have been spotting lots of new ESL materials, books as well as media, on the shelves in the libraries. These materials can be found in the English as a Second Language section or in the English Language Learning section. If you are not sure where to find these collections in your library, be sure to ask a librarian.

This week, I selected two books to help building speaking and listening skills. This is a common request from ESL students, and students learn best by role playing real-life situations.

Speak English Around Town

Conduct Everyday Conversations with Confidence!

By Gillett, Amy 428.34 GILLETT

This book includes sample dialogues for these day-to-day scenarios…

  • Going shopping
  • Negotiating a purchase
  • Ordering at a restaurant
  • Making a doctor’s appointment and visiting the doctor
  • Making introductions
  • Reacting to bad news

 Speak English for SuccessSpeak English for Success

 ESL Conversations, Topics and Dialogues

 By Gorea, Lucia 428.24 GOREA

 This book includes fabulous conversation
 questions about these topics…

  • Dating and relationships
  • Jobs and employment
  • Pets
  • Music

I also created a fabulous display in the lobby at the Milpitas Library with new books as well as media. Be sure to check it out if you are in the neighborhood!

Here are some other fabulous items in the catalog...



Tagged: Book Blog, Reading Program News, English as a Second Language, English Language Learners, ESL

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