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Talk a Lot is a new conversation series for young adult and adult learners of the English language. Understanding that speaking is often the most daunting aspect of acquiring a language, Talk a Lot has been carefully constructed to ease students into each topic before they begin speaking. Topics are fun and stimulating, as well as being engaging and relevant to the learners. Group and pair-work encourages lively student interaction, and ensures that every student is involved.
Talk a Lot takes students from intermediate to upper-intermediate level, building their ability and confidence step by step.. Students using this series will be sure to talk a lot!

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  1. 1. OverviewKey FeaturesTalk a Lot SeriesStudent BookWalkthroughOnline SupplementsWrap Upwww.compasspub.com/TAL
  2. 2. Talk a Lot Overview: Talk a Lot is a new conversation series for young adult and adult learners of theEnglish language. Understanding that speaking is often the most daunting aspect of acquiring alanguage, Talk a Lot has been carefully constructed to ease students into each topicbefore they begin speaking. Topics are fun and stimulating, as well as being engaging and relevant to the learners.Group and pair-work encourages lively student interaction, and ensures that everystudent is involved.Talk a Lot takes students from intermediate to upper-intermediate level, building theirability and confidence step by step.. Students using this series will be sure to talk a lot!Designed for youngadult and adultlearners!www.compasspub.com/TAL
  3. 3. Talk a Lot Key Features: Distinctive elements of real-life spoken English used and explained Useful vocabulary introduced in each unit Brief and clear grammar points introduced with useful examples Listening exercises present key words and practical phrases Reading and writing sections help consolidate key skills Fun games and activities engage students of all levels Bright and appealing photographs and illustrations stimulate learning Interesting topics promote open-ended discussionswww.compasspub.com/TAL
  4. 4. Warm-Up: Use of largephotographs andsimple activitiesto ease studentsinto the new unitModel Dialog: A conversation writtenand designed tointroduce the unit’svocabulary andgrammar for a naturalsituationTalking About: Directs students tothe focus of thelessonStudent Bookwww.compasspub.com/TALSpeaking Success!: Teaches elements ofeveryday spokenEnglish to improvestudents’understanding andflow
  5. 5. Language Focus: Explains keygrammar andlanguageelements that willbe useful in therest of the unit.Vocabulary: Sectionsintroduce keyvocabulary forthe unit, andactivitiesencouragestudents to usethese wordsright away.Student Bookwww.compasspub.com/TAL
  6. 6. Student Bookwww.compasspub.com/TALListening: Section featuresnative speakerstalking aboutthemselves, allowingstudent to improvetheir listeningcomprehension skillsto build fluency andconfidence, exampleresponses areprovided withspeaking activities.
  7. 7. Student Bookwww.compasspub.com/TALInterview/Survey: Sections introducespeaking moreprominently, encouragingstudents to speak to othermembers of their class. Students are encouragedto work together to talkabout what they havelearned. Students are asked towrite down what they learnfrom speaking to theirclassmates.
  8. 8. Partner-Up: Asks students to work witha partner in a range ofspeaking activities. Working with a partnerhelps to improve students’speaking and confidencelevels.Student Bookwww.compasspub.com/TAL
  9. 9. Integrated Learning: Concludes each unit, checkingand expanding upon the skillslearned throughout the unit. More key skills are called upon,featuring reading and writing inaddition to listening andspeaking.Student Book
  10. 10. Online Resources: Our homepage includes anumber of free onlineresources for teachers Visit our homepage, log-in,and download. It’s easy! Reading Lamp offers thefollowing supplementarymaterials: Answer Key Audio Tracks Sample Unit AvailableDownloadableContentClick here tosee a sampleunit!Online Resources
  11. 11. Flip through ouronline sample!Free Preview: Users can preview samplepages online to make surethis book is suitableSample UnitPreview
  12. 12. Answer Key: An answer key is availableto ensure the accuracy ofstudents’ answersMP3 Audio Files: No need to worry about a lost CD, a freeMP3 file is available for downloadOnline Resourceswww.compasspub.com/TAL
  13. 13. Thank you for your interest in Talk a Lot.Compass Media is pleased to have published this high-qualityeducation material to support worldwide English Languageeducation. To learn more about our products please visit ourwebsite at www.compasspub.com/english.For more information on this product or to purchase please seewww.compasspub.com/TAL or contact our global sales office.General Inquiries:info@compasspub.comSales & Rights Inquiries:James Hall, International Sales & Marketingjameshall@compasspub.comGio Panizzon, International Sales & Marketinggiopanizzon@compasspub.comF r o m t h e A u t h o r :“Talk a Lot takes students from intermediate to upper-intermediate level,building their ability and confidence step by step.. Students using thisseries will be sure to talk a lot!~ David F. Martinwww.compasspub.com/TAL
  14. 14. Thank you!

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