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  • 1. Authenticity in the Adult ESOL Classroom and Beyond By CELIA ROBERTS & MELANIE COOKE King’s College London London, England
  • 2.
    • TESOL QUARTERLY Volume 43, Number 4 December 2009
    • Authors : CELIA ROBERTS & MELANIE COOKE King’s College London
    • London, England
    • Page : 620 – 632
  • 3. This article consider the question of what counts as authenticity in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages ( ESOL ) , both in term of content and the interactional environment of the classroom. Authenticity in the Adult ESOL Classroom and Beyond
  • 4. Conclusion
    • focus on in this article: first, the opportunity to develop the voice ( or voices ) needed for authentic self-expression in social and interpersonal encounters.
  • 5.
    • Second, the opportunity to close the gap between fleeting asymmetrical encounters and the ability to manage the extended institution interaction required to negotiate welfare, medical, and work-related communication.
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  • 8. convention
  • 9. amenities
  • 10. let + object + infinitive Like make, see and hear, let is followed by object + bare infinitive . It cannot be followed by verb-ing Structure How to use “Let”
  • 11. - Let me carry that box of papers for you. It's very heavy. - Why don't you let him walk home by himself from school now? He's eleven years old after all. For example
  • 12.  
  • 13. Guest: Hi. I have a reservation for tonight. Hotel Clerk: And your name? Guest: It's Nelson. Charles Nelson. Hotel Clerk: Okay. Mr. Nelson. That's a room for five, and . . . Guest: Excuse me? You mean a room for five dollars? I didn't know the special was so good. conversation
  • 14. Hotel Clerk: No, no, no. According to our records, a room for five guests was booked under your name. Guest: No. No. Hold on. There must be some mistake. Hotel Clerk: Okay. Let's check this again. Okay, Mr. Charles C. Nelson for tonight . . . Guest: Ah. There's the problem. My name is Charles Nelson, not Charles C. Nelson. [Uhh] You must have two guests under the name.
  • 15. Hotel Clerk: Okay. Let me check this again. Oh. Okay. Here we are. Guest: Yeah. Hotel Clerk: Charles Nelson. A room for one for the 19th . . . Guest: Wait, wait! It was for tonight. Not tomorrow night.
  • 16. Hotel Clerk: Hum. Hum. I don't think we have any rooms for tonight. There's a convention going on in town, and uh, let's see. Yeah, no rooms. Guest: Ah come on! You must have something. Anything. Hotel Clerk: Well. We do have some rooms under renovation with just a roll-a-way bed. [U-hh] None of the normal amenities like a TV or working shower or toilet.
  • 17. Guest: Ah man. Come on. There must be something else. Hotel Clerk: Well. Let, let me check my computer here. Ah! Guest: What? Hotel Clerk: There has been a cancellation for this evening. A honeymoon suite is now available. Guest: Great. I'll take it.
  • 18. Hotel Clerk: But I'll have to charge you two hundred fifty dollars for the night. Guest: Ah. Man. I should get a discount for the inconvenience. Hotel Clerk: Well. The best I can give you is a ten percent discount plus a ticket for a free continental breakfast.
  • 19. Guest: Hey. Isn't the breakfast free anyway? Hotel Clerk: Well, only on weekends. Guest: I want to talk to the manager. Hotel Clerk: Wait, wait, wait Mr. Nelson. I think I can give you an additional 15 discount and I'll throw in a free room for the next time you visit us. Guest: That I'll be a long time.
  • 20. Activity1 Make a group of four, try to remember a conversation about hotel check-In. Then sent two competitors in your group to competition. Try to touch material on the table. The one who touch a telephone act as receptionist and the one who touch a suitcase act as customer.
  • 21. For example :
    • Hotel Clerk: Hello. Welcome to AC Hotel.
    • May I help you ?
    • Guest: Yes, I want a single room.
    • Hotel Clerk : let me check my computer here.
  • 22. customer receptionist