Let's Talk is a three-level speaking and listening series that takes students from a high-beginning to a high-intermediate level.This speaking and listening course in American English is designed to develop oral communication skills and increased fluency. The series includes a variety of interesting and innovative topics that encourage students to express their feelings, ideas, and opinions. In Student's Book 1, a high-beginning to low-intermediate text, students discuss a variety of topics such as hobbies, personality, money and shopping, food and health, foreign customs, and the future. The Student's Book contains 16 four-page thematic units divided into two-page lessons. Review puzzles after every four units recycle key vocabulary. Activities are accompanied by full-color photographs and illustrations. This level provides between 40 and 60 hours of class instruction. A special Self-study section, including a Self-study Audio CD packaged with the book, assists students who want additional practice.Jones, Leo is the author of 'Let's Talk 1 Student's Book' with ISBN 9780521776950 and ISBN 0521776953.