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Author(s): Tina Kasloff Carver , Sandra Douglas Fotinos-Riggs, Sarah Lynn

This series presents a student-centered method for developing conversation fluency. It combines a picture-dictionary approach with a variety of learning activities based on familiar every day themes.

Series Editor(s): Michael Rost

Now in a fourth edition, Contemporary Topics expands on its highly respected approach to developing academic listening and study skills.

Author(s): Ellen Kisslinger, Todd Beuckens, Jill Robbins, Andrew MacNeill, Kenton Harsch, Kate Wolfe-Quintero
Series Editor(s): Michael Rost

Impact Listening offers a clear, four-step methodology to make all learners better listeners. The theme-based units provide high-interest and relevant contexts for engaging listening practice.

Author(s): Donna Brinton , Linda Jensen , Lyn Repath-Martos, Jan Frodesen , Christine Holten

Using a content-based approach, this two-level series uses authentic readings and university lectures across the curriculum to help students meet the demands of academic English.

Author(s): Carol Numrich

This academic listening and speaking series uses original National Public Radio broadcasts to provide a context for listening comprehension and discussion.Students develop listening strategies and critical thinking skills, as they also learn to integrate grammar and vocabulary activities into their everyday speech and writing.

Author(s): Ken Beatty

This three-level program (Intermediate, High-Intermediate, and Advanced) delivers a flexible, discrete skills approach that uses high-interest international content to prepare students for the academic world.

Author(s): Roni S. Lebauer

Learn to Listen. Listen to Learn series prepares students for the rigors of academic classwork, helping them acquire the listening-comprehension and note-taking skills necessary for success.

Author(s): Bruce Rogers, Dorothy Zemach, David Bohlke, Tammy LeRoi Gilbert

Using a variety of materials - from short conversations to longer lectures and clips from radio and TV - this listening series targets the listening skills that students need inside and outside the classroom.

Author(s): Michael Rost, Marjorie Fuchs

Pearson English Interactive is an online four-level video-based, integrated-skills program that helps busy adults build their English for international communication. The program includes over 100 hours of online practice and instruction and helps learners set personal learning objectives and engage with English in a safe, structured environment -- anytime, anywhere.

Author(s): Lida Baker, Judy Tanka

Real Talk helps students break away from structured classroom English and enter the world of authentic English. Each of the book

Author(s): Irene E. Schoenberg, Robin Mills

These two books stimulate lively conversation about personaland cultural beliefs, while developing language and critical thinking skills.

Author(s): Brana Rish West , Harlan West

This text features targeted questions on high-interest topics that are used as conversational springboards.The process is simple, yet effective; students draw on their own life experiences.

Author(s): Irene E. Schoenberg

These two books take readers on a journey from the straightforward to the highly imaginative, using topics such as childhood memories, jazz, laughter,and photography to enhance communication skills.

Author(s): Christina Cavage
Series Editor(s): Robyn Brinks Lockwood

University Success Oral Communication is one strand of a three-strand developmental course designed for English language learners transitioning to mainstream academic environments.

Author(s): Nina Weinstein

This easy-to-use listening book introduces students to the most common reduced forms of spoken English - fully contextualized in conversations both practical and entertaining.

Author(s): Milada Broukal

What A World Listening uses high-interest topics to help build students' English communication skills. Students listen and respond to engaging stories about different people, animals, places, customs, and organizations.

Author(s): Elizabeth Boettcher, Mary Ward

Based on National Public Radio's "This I Believe" series, this two-book series features the unique voices of individuals from all walks of life who share the personal philosophies, encouraging students to explore, discuss and write about their own core values and beliefs.