Grammar! For many of us, the word triggers memories of finger-wagging schoolteachers, and of wrestling with the ambiguous and complicated rules of using formal language. But what is grammar? In fact, it's the integral basis of how we speak and write. As such, a refined awareness of grammar opens a world of possibilities for both your pleasure in the English language and your skill in using it, in both speech and the written word.
In this cutting-edge program, 30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary, personal development expert and English enthusiast Dan Strutzel will instruct, enlighten, and inspire you with a concentrated 30-day program that will teach you over 500 words. But, more than teaching you these words, the uniquely designed morning and evening review sessions will ensure that these words become a habit-knit part of your life - and with minimal effort on your part.
"I expected different benefits from the book"
This book is especially written for advanced students of the English language who wish to improve their English fluency to the next level, but seems to have hit a plateau. Regardless of what actions are taken, progression is slow or limited. This book is essential for you to break through and not only improve your spoken skills, but develop them so well that you can speak like a native English speaker. Armed with the proven tips, tricks, and techniques in this book, you'll discover that you'll be soaring to an entirely new and exciting level of learning within days.
"Horrible... This is a self-motivation audiobook."
You have studied English for years, yet you still don't speak English well. You've tried many methods and you still make grammar mistakes, you still can't speak English fluently, and you still can't pronounce English words correctly. You can read English, but you feel too nervous or too shy to speak English.
Are you looking to improve your English pronunciation or the way that your English sounds to others? No matter what your level of English is - or if you are simply trying to lessen a strong regional accent - this program will help you sound more natural and communicate with greater ease and confidence.
"This is incomplete without reference material"
Whether your goals are social or professional, Accent: American will effectively teach you how to articulate Standard American English clearly and confidently. American English may be difficult, but I've done my best with this book to make it simple, easy, and fun for everyone.
"Fun story with practical exercises..."
Every time you express yourself more clearly, more concisely, more forcefully, more convincingly, more powerfully - you rise above your competition.
"I wish they had a PDF file as a supplement"
You have studied English, yet you still don't speak English well. You've tried many methods and you still make grammar mistakes, you still can't speak English fluently, and you still can't pronounce English words correctly. You can read English, but you feel too nervous or too shy to speak English. The good news is, this is very normal. You have simply used ineffective methods to learn to speak English.
"Great lesson and straight to the point."
You'll discover high-frequency words that have appeared in previous TOEFL tests, increasing your chance for better test results! All audio is carefully narrated by two professional voiceover artists for easy listening and quick learning. If you're preparing for the TOEFL, and want to get on the fast track to better results, then this audio course is for you!
"A couple of misspelled words but great"
Since others judge you by the way you speak, the intricacies of grammar, in fact, should not be relegated to the realm of fussy "guardians of the language," but are rather essential clues all can employ to communicate more exactly. In such a light, this course forms an invaluable guide for everyone from all fields of interest.
"Enjoyable & Informative"
A clear, concise and easy to understand guide to English grammar, punctuation and usage, this book includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage. Appropriate for all ages, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and enjoyable. This book is fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar.
"A mere review."
Introducing IELTS Vocabulary 3000: The most comprehensive audio course for IELTS Vocabulary on the market. There are three levels (Easy, Medium, Difficult) that each consist of 10 powerful exercises covering 100 words each. You'll discover high-frequency words that have appeared in previous IELTS exams, increasing your chance for better test results!
Learn to speak English in a few months, not years, with these 69 simple techniques! Do you want to speak English fluently like a native speaker? Would you like to speak confidently and easily, impressing people with how quickly you learned to speak English well? Would you like to remember new words and pronunciation quickly and permanently? If so, then Learn English 300% Faster: 69 Tips to Speak English Like a Native English Speaker! is the book for you!
This audiobook is a leading accent-reduction toolkit with practical exercises to master a general American accent. It contains explanations on how-to form correct English sounds. The audiobook provides extensive practice with words, sentences, and funny verses. This audiobook is compact and easy to use with its 44 short lessons, each devoted to a single phoneme.
"Way too fast to listen too"
"I highly doubt his method will work"
Now you can listen your way to a top score with this new TOEFL Course. This course covers everything from leading test taking skills and strategies to a high-yield review of Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing portions of the TOEFL. This course is packed with main takeaways that are easy to remember and are key concepts for the TOEFL. This powerful TOEFL Course was created by expert TOEFL tutors and teachers who know the test and all its variations inside and out. The authors also know and share the very best ways to prepare for the test.
Start speaking English in minutes, and grasp the language, culture and customs in just minutes more with Ultimate Getting Started with English Box Set, a completely new way to learn English with ease! Ultimate Getting Started with English Box Set will have you speaking with proper pronunciation from the very first lesson and arm you with cultural insight and other information to utterly shock and amaze your American friends.
Idioms are an essential part of the English language. It's easy to get lost in translation if you do not know the meanings of these everyday phrases. Inspired By English brings you a collective work about 117 of the most commonly used English idioms and phrasal verbs. This guide provides a short and memorable meaning for each common phrase along with three real world examples of how they are used. Many examples also focus on only one common phrasal meaning at a time so that you learn faster and more efficiently.
"personal favorite in my esl teaching toolbox"
After years of teaching intermediate students who never seemed to improve, I decided to find out what the problem was. Essentially, intermediate students get stuck because learning at this stage is a different type of learning than at the beginner stage. You have mastered the grammar and the basic vocabulary, but most textbooks just carry on like nothing has changed. However, what you need at the intermediate stage is not just more dry grammar and lists of vocabulary.
"unfortunately the narrator is annoying"
Experience Othello as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds. To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world.
Most textbooks teach the same things; presentations, speaking on the phone etc. This is great at the beginning, but if you are going to succeed, you'll need more. You need to be able to walk into any business situation and feel seriously confident. That is why I wrote this book; to help you go from good to great. To really master business English.
Even though business is basically a very interesting subject, the majority of business English textbooks cover the same stuff over and over again in a very boring manner. It doesn't make sense, they take an interesting subject and make it boring! The Master Business English series is different. In book one we focused on 90 essential business terms that you will not find in regular textbooks. In this book, you will gain a deeper knowledge of all the vocabulary from book one through listening to 14 interesting business related articles.
Lernen Sie in diesem englischen Schnellkurs die gängigsten Vokabeln und Redewendungen, die Sie für die Empfehlung eines Restaurants benötigen. In nur 15 Minuten ist dieser Englisch-Schnellkurs von Spotlight express abgeschlossen. Die Lektionen und Dialoge werden von englischen Muttersprachlern gesprochen, wodurch Sie nicht nur Ihre Sprache trainieren, sondern auch Ihr Hörverständnis auf Vordermann bringen. Fangen Sie jetzt mit diesem Expresskurs an und lassen Sie sich von den schnell erreichbaren Ergebnissen überzeugen!
Anyone who has experienced learning English as a second language knows the many challenges that conversational English presents. Just when you think that you have learned nearly perfect English you find that conversational English is about as far from perfect as it gets.
Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's great tragedies, and in this study guide we analyse the key meanings and subtleties within the play. We discuss the main protagonists, the key themes and the context and break down the core scenes so that you have all the necessary facts and arguments at your disposal. Written by Catherine Hartley and Stella Vassiliou, both of whom have master's degrees in English literature from Cambridge and Oxford Universities respectively.
This is the English you'll never learn in a textbook. Do you know the must-know American Superstitions? With this quick audiobook, you'll learn American culture and the English language at the same time.
Lernen Sie in diesem englischen Schnellkurs die gängigsten Vokabeln und Redewendungen, um über Probleme zu berichten, die Sie am Flughafen hatten. In nur 15 Minuten ist dieser Englisch-Schnellkurs von Spotlight express abgeschlossen. Die Lektionen und Dialoge werden von englischen Muttersprachlern gesprochen, wodurch Sie nicht nur Ihre Sprache trainieren, sondern auch Ihr Hörverständnis auf Vordermann bringen.
An Inspector Calls has an enduring appeal and still resonates today. The Audiopi GCSE English Literature audio guide for JB Priestley’s play will give you invaluable insight for your coursework and help you prepare for your exams at the end of the school year. Each chapter looks in detail at different elements of the book, including analysing the genre, structure and plot; the context of the play; and how it was a voice for Priestley’s beliefs.
You've probably spent years trying to learn how to speak English. You've taken a class, maybe an online course, read a book, and studied online; and yet, you still cannot speak English and sound like a native speaker. If you've been struggling and would like your speech to sound more natural, then you have come to the right place! This book will help you sound exactly like a native speaker. It will teach you everything from the best techniques to the most common words and phrases that are used in the English language.
One of the usual mistakes when learning a foreign language is that the student has no priorities. All the unknown adjectives get the same attention. Actually, to communicate you only need 100 adjectives in any language. These adjectives are the most frequently used and can be defined using an algorithm that provides the ranking. In this book you'll find the list.
Before you take that trip to the UK, get a solid foundation of English! Start speaking English in minutes, and learn key vocabulary, phrases, and grammar in just minutes more with Introduction to British English. Our native English hosts break down all the sentences, grammar, and more in a simple, easily understandable way!
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is arguably one of the world's finest example of Gothic literature. This guide, written especially for those studying English literature, takes you through everything you need to know about this great novel. Not only does the series discuss each chapter in detail, there are specific tutorials that cover the genre, themes, context, characters, structure and form and key quotations to ensure that you have the necessary knowledge to succeed in both your coursework and your exams.
Lernen Sie in diesem englischen Schnellkurs die gängigsten Vokabeln und Redewendungen, die Sie kennen sollten, wenn Sie formelle oder formlose Einladungen schreiben wollen. In nur 15 Minuten ist dieser Englisch-Schnellkurs von Spotlight express abgeschlossen. Die Lektionen und Dialoge werden von englischen Muttersprachlern gesprochen, wodurch Sie nicht nur Ihre Sprache trainieren, sondern auch Ihr Hörverständnis auf Vordermann bringen.
This book is the first in a series of short stories aimed at helping you improve your comprehension of the English language. My Childhood Dream tells the story of a young boy and his adventures growing up in a countryside village in Brazil.