Relaxed learners are more able learners. And what better way to relax students than through humor? Classroom-tested for universal appeal, the humorous passages inJust Jokingare guaranteed to bring a smile to students'faces, using topics such as skydiving, marriage, memory, and a new job. Created by Sandra Heyer, author of the best-sellingTrue Storiesseries, each story serves as the centerpiece of a unit that develops listening and speaking skills through: Pre-listening exercisesthat introduce the story's content and vocabulary. Drawingsthat illustrate the story in comic-strip style. A variety ofcomprehension exercises. Engagingwriting exercises, including dictation. Spin-offdiscussion activitiesthat involve students in the story's topic. The book includes an audio CD.Heyer, Sandra is the author of 'Just Joking Stories For Listening And Discussion', published 2005 under ISBN 9780131930223 and ISBN 0131930222.