A Conversation Book 1: English in Everyday Life, by Tina Kasloff Carver and Sandra D. Fotinos-Riggs, helps beginning level students to develop conversation fluency. The student-centered text and audio teach the vocabulary and life skills necessary for natural communication. Each of the ten units focuses on an essential aspect of daily life such as food, shopping, and work. Activities ranging from role plays to group surveys promise a lively class and help students achieve the language competencies needed to succeed at school and work. With chants by Carolyn Graham. New to this edition: *Easy-to-follow unit structure includes a Preview page, six 2-page lessons, Listening Practice, Review, and Assessment wrap-up.*Picture Dictionary openers introduce and contextualize the vocabulary of each lesson.*Model Conversations and Partner Interviews offer students opportunities to talk about their own lives.*Conversation Chants help students acquire the sounds, rhythms, and intonation of conversational English.*The Scope and Sequence highlights correlations to CASAS and state curricula.