Author(s): Cheryl Pelteret
Do you want to sound more like a native speaker of English? You need the key phrases and the conversational tools native speakers use to get their message across. Collins Speaking will help you become a confident and fluent speaker of English by choosing the right words, pronunciation and tone. Learn how to start up conversations, keep conversations going and deal with difficult situations. Includes practice on: * starting conversations * interrupting * making suggestions * giving and receiving compliments * asking for and giving opinions * saying no politely Collins Speaking is part of the new English for Life series and uses authentic material from the Collins Corpus, the world's largest database of the English language. It is suitable for self-study and classroom use, and can help towards Cambridge FCE preparation. Suitable for Intermediate learners of English (CEF level B1+).
Cheryl Pelteret has been involved in English language teaching for the past 30 years -- as a teacher, editor and writer. After completing her degree at the University of Cape Town she obtained her RSA Diploma in TEFL and taught students of all ages and levels in the UK and in Turkey. Since then, she has worked as an editor and writer of ELT materials, writing several course books and a range of supplementary materials for adults, teenagers and young learners. She has a particular interest in helping students achieve fluency in speaking. She has a Post-graduate Certificate in Teaching ESOL, and divides her time between writing and teaching ESOL to adults.