Between Friends series is for teachers and
students who believe speaking is best developed
through conversation with friends. Friends talk
about what is meaningful to them, not what a
textbook tells them to talk about. They listen
to each other, not CDs, and they donít read
their friendsí questions before answering.
Students, thus, take turns answering with their
questions and activities in these books are
intended to bring students to a level where they
can hold extended conversations. To be able to
do this students need to know how to
* ask for
appropriate follow-up questions.
framework in place, even if their answers are
short and imperfect, students have a method by
which they can apply and build on the hidden
vocabulary and grammar they learnt in school.
addition to the questions and activities, Book
1 contains a series of varied and
graded exercises to develop studentsí ability to
find out what their friends do, think, and feel
and there is extensive guidance on what to do
when the conversation breaks down.
include: Introductions - Hobbies - Days Off -
Clothes - Animals - Travel - Anime and Manga -
University Life - Shopping - Friends - Cooking -
Seasons, Weather, and Nature - Celebrities -
Films - Reading and Writing
Use this book for: