Compelling American Conversations, includes 15 in-depth, thematic chapters with fluency-focused speaking exercises and short writing tasks. It makes “flipping” classrooms easy with engaging online activities where students “search and share” information from the internet with their classmates. Recommended for high school, college, and adult American immigrants studying English to improve their speaking skills. Teaches students how to write questions, paraphrase proverbs, and support statements while expanding their working vocabulary. This conversation textbook combines speaking, vocabulary expansion, American sayings, and critical thinking skills to better prepare intermediate English language learners for mainstream academic courses.