Just Joking (book+audio CD) Created by the author of the best-selling True Stories series, Just Joking is a low-level listening and discussion text based on humorous classroom-tested jokes and passages that have universal appeal. Each unit in Just Joking is based on a joke that has universal appeal;that is, it is a story that almost anyone,almost anywhere in the word ,would find funny. The jokes are suitable for adolescent ,young adults and adults who are at the high-beginning level of English language learning. Just Joking is ideal for use in a listening/speaking course but can be used in any class to motivate and relax learners and add variety to the class. ▶ Pre-listening exercises that introduce the story's content and vocabulary. ▶ Drawings that illustrate the story in comic-strip style. ▶ Engaging writing exercises, including dictation and retelling. ▶ Spin-off discussion activities that get students talking about the theme of the units.