Following the success of their original games, creators Louise Howland and Keith Lamb have adapted the concept to offer new angles and avenues to think, and talk, about books.
TAOC® comes with 300 starter questions plus a 32-page guidebook that includes informative and comprehensive endnotes.
Carefully developed and researched by the creators, with the assistance of well-respected literature teacher Leila Bryant, there’s plenty of scope to come up with your own questions. Like all TAOC editions, it’s not a quiz – it’s not about who knows the most; it is a communication tool that draws on your own experiences, thoughts and reactions to facilitate fascinating discussions
Even reluctant readers will be drawn in! Readers of all stages and ages will find themselves being educated, all in the name of fun.
Ideal for book clubs, but can also be adapted to friends, family, workmates, students or even solitary readers.
Covers all genres – fiction, poetry, drama, biography, autobiography, science fiction, fantasy, crime, romance, historical writing - essentially, the whole bookshop!
Other TAOC packs:
The Art of Conversation cards - Original
The Art of Conversation cards - Christian
The Art of Conversation cards - Children
The Art of Conversation cards - Food
The Art of Conversation cards - Literary
The Art of Conversation cards - Travel
The Art of Conversation cards - Couples
The Art of Conversation cards - Rock “n” Roll
Photolanguage: Enhancing communication through photographs Published Australia, 2012 (3rd edition) Photolanguage is a means of communication designed to facilitate personal expression and interaction in small groups. The method is an innovative process using black and white photographs which have been specially chosen for their aesthetic qualities, their capacity to stimulate the imagination, the memory and the emotions, and their ability to challenge the viewer to thoughtful reflection. Since its inception in 1986 for the international year of peace by the Catholic Education Office The Photolanguage Cards have found their ways into... More info
Quotes and comments about good friends—the friends who stand by us, put up with us, and let us be ourselves. A whole lotta friendship in one little jar Use your in a jar® cards for: Conversations and discussion starters Warm-ups and ice-breakers Learning games Brain teasers Life lessons Positive affirmations Writing and storytelling prompts Thought or activity of the day Learning interesting facts Challenging and creative thinking Reinforcing learning Daily insights and support for positive personal development Fun at home, in school, at the office, and on long... More info
The Art of Conversation for Children is the perfect way for children to become great communicators, learn about other people, better understand themselves, all as they enjoy great times and strengthen bonds with family and friends. Everyone wins! *Examples:* What is something fun to do that doesn’t cost any money? How can you help make another person’s life happier? What would be a wonderful day out? What is the best thing about being a child? *TAOC helps children:* Make friends and be friends. Speak well and with confidence. Listen... More info