Letas face it: Thereas no time like the present to learn English. Itas the worldas most widely spoken language. It permeates nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Mastering pronunciation, figures of speech, and idioms are just a few of the challenges students may face. Even so, learning to actually use American English comfortably isnat among the easiest of tasks, Author Jeannie Yang hopes to help with that. Numbered lessons and regimented exercises only serve to make an already daunting task seem impossible. They donat help, so they arenat welcome in this book. Professor Jeannie Yang has takes a new approach to learning conversational Englishainviting you to the conversation! Written in the form of a movie screenplay, these fictional scenarios innovatively invite you to actively engage in conversations on a variety of subjects and in a variety of settings. As you speak their words, you can imagine that you are one of the charactersaand youall be learning at the same time. Youall meet Mi Heeaa sweet and spunky young woman from Korea who dreams of studying at an American university Kennyaan intellectual from Hong Kong whoas lived and studied in the United States for years RoyaKennyas best friend, whose liberal use of slang is in stark contrast to Kennyas esoteric vocabulary Whether you are going on a cruise or heading for a job interview, this book serves as a practical and entertaining guide to getting more comfortable with conversational American English.They donat help, so they arenat welcome in this book. Professor Jeannie Yang has takes a new approach to learning conversational Englishainviting you to the conversation!
|Title||:||My Guide to American English|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2012-02-15|