Stories of My Life
Odiléa Rocha Erkaya
An Integrated Skills Book for ESL/EFL Learners
Stories of My Life: An Integrated Skills Book for ESL/EFL Learners contains ten short stories written by the author of the textbook.Each short story deals with a different topic appropriate for teenage and older learners of English. The textbook is for intermediate to high-intermediate learners of ESL/EFL.
The textbook was designed in a way that there is an emphasis on the four skills and consists of ten units. Each unit is comprised of a short story with six parts. In addition to eight units, itincludes a glossary of terms, bibliography, and sources for instructors. All units are organized the same way.
Part I – Before You Read
Part II – Focus on Comprehension and Discussion
Part III – Focus on Literary Elements
Part IV – Focus on Role Play Part V – Focus on Language
Part VI – Focus on Writing
Stories of My Life: An Integrated Skills Book for ESL/EFL Learners helps students to listen to and understand their instructor and peers; participate in discussions; and practice speaking, reading, and writing the language. It will also help them to speak and write better. As far as critical thinking is concerned, our students must be trained to be critical thinkers because critical thinking is an essential skill.