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    Description"Conversation Gambits" is specially designed to teach the language of conversation and discussion. Through their careful choice of language, the authors predict the words and phrases students will require to take part in the conversation activities effectively. "Conversation Gambits" is the ideal material for a conversation course or conversation option.


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    Title
    Conversation Gambits
    Subtitle
    Real English Conversation Practices
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eric Keller, By (author) Sylvia Taba Warner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 154 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780906717592
    ISBN 10: 0906717590
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: ELT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.1T
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 428.24
    BIC subject category V2: EL
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
    Libri: I-LF
    Abridged Dewey: 428
    LC classification: PE
    DC22: 428
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 18600
    BISAC V2.8: LAN000000
    BIC subject category V2: ELXD
    BISAC V2.8: FOR007000
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    Thema V1.0: CJCK
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    Cengage ELT BRE
    Publication date
    01 April 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Hove
    Review quote
    1. Asking for Information 2. Breaking in 3. Interrupting Game 4. Getting Information on the Phone 5. Actions in Order 6. Telling a Story 7. Listing Excuses 8. The Main Thing 9. The Main Problem 10. A Surprising Fact 11. Surprising News 12. An Unpleasant Thought 13. The Hidden Truth 14. Changing the Subject 15. Current Affairs 16. Guessing 17. A Conviction 18. Personal Opinions 19. How Something Affects You 20. Sharing a Confidence 21. How to get the Money 22. Offering a Suggestion 23. The Great Escape 24. Plan and Counterplan 25. Thinking about a Problem 26. Emphasizing a Point 27. Adding Things 28. Give a Reason 29. Have you got a Good Reason? 30. Thinking Ahead 31. Correcting Yourself 32. Putting the Record Straight 33. Popular Misconceptions 34. We Take It For Granted 35. Saying 'no' Tactfully 36. Door To Door Salespeople 37. Demanding Explanations 38. Expressing Your Reservations 39. Taking Things Into Consideration 40. Arguments and Counter Arguments 41. Seeing the Good Side 42. Generalizing 43. Exceptions 44. The Generalization Game 45. Illustrating Your Point 46. What You Really Mean 47. Finish Your Story 48. Right or wrong 49. Crowd Reactions 50. Getting To Know Someone 51. Can I Help You? 52. The Love Test 53. I haven't a Clue! 54. It Serves You Right! 55. Analyze Your Handwriting 56. Inkblots 57. Being Sympathetic 58. The Interview 59. Showing Interest 60. Are You Following Me? 61. Communication Problems 62. Accepting a Compliment 63. Mini-Conversations
    Table of contents
    1. Asking for Information 2. Breaking in 3. Interrupting Game 4. Getting Information on the Phone 5. Actions in Order 6. Telling a Story 7. Listing Excuses 8. The Main Thing 9. The Main Problem 10. A Surprising Fact 11. Surprising News 12. An Unpleasant Thought 13. The Hidden Truth 14. Changing the Subject 15. Current Affairs 16. Guessing 17. A Conviction 18. Personal Opinions 19. How Something Affects You 20. Sharing a Confidence 21. How to get the Money 22. Offering a Suggestion 23. The Great Escape 24. Plan and Counterplan 25. Thinking about a Problem 26. Emphasizing a Point 27. Adding Things 28. Give a Reason 29. Have you got a Good Reason? 30. Thinking Ahead 31. Correcting Yourself 32. Putting the Record Straight 33. Popular Misconceptions 34. We Take It For Granted 35. Saying 'no' Tactfully 36. Door To Door Salespeople 37. Demanding Explanations 38. Expressing Your Reservations 39. Taking Things Into Consideration 40. Arguments and Counter Arguments 41. Seeing the Good Side 42. Generalizing 43. Exceptions 44. The Generalization Game 45. Illustrating Your Point 46. What You Really Mean 47. Finish Your Story 48. Right or wrong 49. Crowd Reactions 50. Getting To Know Someone 51. Can I Help You? 52. The Love Test 53. I haven't a Clue! 54. It Serves You Right! 55. Analyze Your Handwriting 56. Inkblots 57. Being Sympathetic 58. The Interview 59. Showing Interest 60. Are You Following Me? 61. Communication Problems 62. Accepting a Compliment 63. Mini-Conversations