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Online resources will soon include listening and speaking exercises for every dialogue in the handbook. Double-click on any word on any page to look it up in TheFreeDictionary.com.

Complete Victoria section from the 1st edition of the handbook

Internet Links to Vancouver Attractions


Introduction
Introduction
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
How to Use This Book
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria


Chapter 1: General Information
Weather and Clothing
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
Short History of BC and Its People
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria


Chapter 2: Before You Come
Arrival Checklist
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Chapter 3: Arriving in Vancouver
Your Passport Please.
   (Listening and Speaking)
Asking Directions
   (Listening, Reading, and Speaking)
How Do I Get to Broadway?
   (Listening and Speaking)
I'll Pay Cash.
   (Listening and Speaking)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Chapter 4: Living in Vancouver
Using the Bus, SkyTrain, and SeaBus
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
Buses
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
SkyTrain
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
SeaBus
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
Zones and Peak Times
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
Bus Pass
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
Enjoy Your First Day At School.
   (Listening, Speaking)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Chapter 5: At your Homestay and Finding an Apartment
How Do You Like the Special Food I Made Tonight?
   (Listening and Speaking)
I'm Going To Miss Dinner.
   (Listening and Speaking)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Chapter 6: At Your School
At Your School
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
English Only
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Chapter 7: Tips on Learning English Faster
Read This Book
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
Can I get a library card please?
   (Listening and Speaking)
Are You a Good Language Learner?
   (Speaking: do this questionnaire with a friend)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Chapter 8: Talking to Canadians
How Are You Doing?
   (Listening and Speaking)
Did You Say. . .
   (Listening and Speaking)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Chapter 9: In and Around Vancouver
Internet Links to Attractions Described in the Handbook
   (Free or Almost Free, Daytrips, and Not Far From Vancouver)
What Do You Want to Do on Saturday?
   (Listening and Speaking)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Chapter 10: Entertainment and Shopping
I'm Looking For a Notebook.
   (Listening and Speaking)
Just Looking.
   (Listening and Speaking)
I'm Looking For Some Jeans.
   (Listening and Speaking)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Chapter 11: Language Notes
Can I borrow your MP3 Player?
   (Listening and Speaking)
What They Really Say: Th'Sownduvinglish
   (Listening, Reading and Speaking)
Pronunciation Exercises
   (The essentials of good pronunciation: listen to the models, record your voice and compare.)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Chapter 12: When Words Fail
Point and Smile
   (Guess the Meanings of the Pictures)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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Index to the Book
   (Pages 164 and 165)

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Important Numbers and Addresses
   (Includes Links)


Victoria BC
(Complete Section from the Vancouver Handbook 1st edition)

General Information, Weather and Clothing
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
A Short History of Victoria
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
Buses in Victoria
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking)
In and Around Victoria
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking plus Information and Links)
Downtown and Inner Harbour
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking plus Information and Links)
Victoria and Area
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking plus Information and Links
Daytrips from Victoria
   (Listening, Reading, Speaking plus Information and Links
Important Numbers and Addresses in Victoria
   (Information and Links)

Intro Ch 1 Ch 2 Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 5 Ch 6 Ch 7 Ch 8 Ch 9 Ch 10 Ch 11 Ch 12 Index Numb./Addr. Victoria

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