Join Sparky the alien as he learns English in Japan! With over 10 years of development, Conversation Time is perfect for Japanese learners of all ages who have a basic familiarity with English.
The 24-chapter course consists of loads of fun conversational games, quizzes, and partner activities that bring students together to talk about topics that interest them. Every page is hilariously illustrated and full of modern local references, and a full teacher's guide with supplementary activities is included.
In this text, students join the alien "Sparky" from the planet Bobo while he learns English in Japan. This conversation book is suitable for students of all ages who have a basic familiarity with English. The course consists of numerous activities that bring students together speaking English and having fun.
conversation time 2nd edition Sparky
The second edition is printed in full colour and has 8 new chapters, comprising 30 extra pages of content.
The students get to know the main character, Sparky, throughout the book, and learn English with him. It's packed full of funny, entertaining illustrations on every page showing Sparky in countless situations, poses and costumes, which along with the original activities and games, make it really fun to use. The philosophy of the book is that English is learned by actively doing, so is designed to get students speaking as much as possible, often in pairs. Students may enjoy drawing, so there are several drawing exercises as well, that lead into conversation exercises. There are language targets in each chapter, which broaden students' understanding of grammar and increase their vocabulary. Conversation Time focusses on FUN CONVERSATION to motivate students and help teachers.