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ESL: The Easy Way!

A quick and simplified guide to assist learners with English as a Second Language (ESL)

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Authors: Peggy M. Houghton and Timothy J. Houghton

Paperback: 82 pages

ISBN: 978-1-73300-794-8

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About the Book

This book is designed for the millions of people trying to learn English as a second language. It concentrates on basic words and phrases and focuses on how to use these in daily conversation. Houghton & Houghton emphasize communication in everyday life. Once these basics have been mastered, the reader will be able to communicate thoughts, ideas, and aspirations to other English-speaking people. This foundation allows for a better understanding of more complex and technical English words and phrases that are encountered over time. Millions of people have learned to speak and write English as a second language. You can also do it… and this book gives you everything you need to get started!

Education is one of the best investments you will ever make…and our books maximize that investment! (Houghton & Houghton)


About the Authors

Peggy M. Houghton is Professor of Doctoral Studies at Baker College. She has been Chair of the Leadership Studies Division and Dean of Business Administration and has taught in both traditional and non-traditional educational environments.

Timothy J. Houghton teaches courses in leadership and business communication at Baker College. He is also a director of technical services in the food processing industry and has written numerous programs, policies, and procedures pertaining to plant operations.


Table of Contents

  • Part One: Punctuation
  • Part Two: Parts of Speech and Grammar
  • Part Three: Numbers
  • Part Four: Homonyms, Idioms and Expressions, Day-to-Day Words, and Academic Words
  • Part Five: Writing
  • Part Six: Nonverbal Communication, Listening Skills, and Note-Taking Skills