Speaking : A2

Develop key speaking skills and become more confident when speaking in English.

To improve your speaking skills you need to learn how to get your message across in the right way and make sure people understand what you say. With Collins Speaking (A2) you will learn what to say and how to say it, by practising the right words, phrases and pronunciation.

Includes practice on:
* meeting new people * buying and ordering things * speaking on the phone * apologizing * asking for and giving opinions * making a complaint * agreeing and disagreeing *

Twenty units with a clear design in full colour.
Downloadable audio recordings of both native and non-native speakers of English, covering a wide variety of accents from around the world.
Appendices contain detailed advice targeting specific speaking skills.
Mini-dictionary with definitions of the most difficult words in each unit, taken from the Collins COBUILD dictionary.
Answer key.

Collins Speaking (A2) is part of the English for Life series. It is suitable for self-study and classroom use, and can help towards Cambridge ESOL KET preparation. Suitable for pre-intermediate learners of English (CEF level A2).

The English for Life series uses authentic material from the Collins Corpus. The 4.5-billion-word Collins Corpus is the world's largest database of the English language and is updated every month.

Also available in the Collins English for Life series:

For Pre-Intermediate (A2) learners:
Reading * Writing * Listening

For Intermediate (B1+) learners:
Reading * Writing * Listening * Speaking

  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 189 x 246 x 9mm | 350g
  • Publication date: 04 Jun 2013
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Imprint: COLLINS
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: w. col. ill.
  • ISBN13: 9780007497775
  • Bestsellers rank: 123,265

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Demystifying Public Speaking
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Categories: Public speaking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-25 - Publisher:

Don't think public speaking is for you? It is--whether you're bracing for a conference talk or a team meeting. Lara Hogan helps you identify your fears and effe
Great Speeches For Better Speaking
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Michael E Eidenmuller
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-25 - Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

Master the art of persuasion with lessons from the best speakers of our time. Throughout history, they have moved us. They have enlightened and inspired us. The
How to Develop Self-Confidence and Influence People by Public Speaking
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Dale Carnegie
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-04 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Drawing on Dale Carnegie's years of experience as a business trainer this book will show you how to overcome the natural fear of public speaking, to become a su
Speaking of Book Art
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Cathy Courtney
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Anderson-Lovelace Publishers

Power Speaking
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Pages: 256
Authors: Achim Nowak
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-10 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Integrating key concepts and ideas about public speaking into a clear, step-by-step, transformational method, Power Speaking teaches emerging speakers how to gr
TED TALKS: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Chris J. Anderson
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-09 - Publisher: Collins

From the head of TED and based on expertise drawn from the best TED Talks, an entertaining and practical guide to speaking, pitching and telling stories, filled
Plain Speaking
Language: en
Pages: 484
Authors: Merle Miller
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-24 - Publisher: Rosetta Books

“Never has a President of the United States, or any head of state for that matter, been so totally revealed, so completely documented” (Robert A. Arthur). P
Speaking of Summer
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Kalisha Buckhanon
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-07 - Publisher: Catapult

“Powerful.” —The Washington Post “Fiercely astute.” —Tayari Jones, O, The Oprah Magazine “A voice for the invisible.” —Essence A sister seeks
Language: en
Pages: 588
Authors: Willem J. M. Levelt
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-08-26 - Publisher: MIT Press

In Speaking, Willem "Pim" Levelt, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Psycholinguistik, accomplishes the formidable task of covering the entire process of
Silence Is a Sense
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Layla AlAmmar
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-16 - Publisher: Hachette UK

"This is not just good storytelling, but a blueprint for survival." —The New York Times Book Review A transfixing and beautifully rendered novel about a refug