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This is a complete drama course in one book. 'The Magic of Drama' is a reproducible integrated oral skills textbook. The book is intended to be used by high school and college ESL students at the high intermediate to advanced levels. As a main or supplementary text, it can be used in a variety of classes, including: speaking and listening; oral communication skills for international teaching assistants; public speaking, drama; film or literature; any class in which drama, film, or literature is used as a medium for learning. 'The Magic of Drama' uses movies, plays, songs, news, short stories, poetry, proverbs, props and pictures as resources for: activities, discussions, debates, interviews, impromptu speaking, improvisations, original dramas, video-taped performances, skills, fluency, thinking on your feet, clear pronunciation, vocabulary development, listening comprehension, grammatical accuracy and making presentations. Also includes a supplement which provides activities for a selection of plays and movies. The supplement includes activities for these plays, which have also been made into movies: The Heiress, The Best Man, Harvey, Inherit The Wind, Liliom/Carousel, Romeo and Juliet/West Side Story. The supplement also includes activities for these movies: Parenthood, 1776, South Pacific, Field of Dreams, Stanley and Iris and Mr. Holland's Opus. After engaging in the activities in this text, students are more confident and successful communicators who look forward to the next opportunity to converse, present and perform.