"She? That’s Little Dorrit. She’s nothing. She’s just a whim.’ Poor Little Dorrit. Her future looks as bleak as her past and her present. Born and brought up in a debtors’ prison, she relies on her sewing skills to help support her father. Little does she know that her sewing will soon present an opportunity for change. When change arrives in the form of Arthur Clennam, it is accompanied by secrets and dangers. Who is he? What are his motives for wanting to help Little Dorrit?
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!
Lots of intermediate English speakers tend to get trapped using the same vocabulary over and over again. They often only speak about subjects they know the words for and avoid anything outside of their ‘comfort zone’. The problem with this is that even though they sound okay, they never really get any better. If you really want to improve, you need to be able to speak about a wide range of topics. For this, you will need to learn the special vocabulary connected to these topics.
Learn essential American and British English in this complete beginner audio course. Get Talking English in Ten Days maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.- Practise the words and phrases you need for meeting colleagues and friends, booking a hotel, making plans, shopping and more- Progress in your understanding of naturally-paced conversations- Use the learning plus sections to extend your vocabulary- Personalize the language with interactive role-plays
Learn more essential American and British English in this beginner audio course. Keep Talking English in Ten Days maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages.- Practise the words and phrases you need for socialising, going for a job interview, making a complaint, visiting a colleague's home and more.- Progress in your understanding of naturally-paced conversations- Use the learning plus sections to extend your vocabulary.
A bonzer (p. 288) discussion of the strange but dinkum (p. 289) pedigree (p. 224) of the naughty (p. 202), nice (p. 212), and, sometimes, obscene (p. 217) English language. We live in a torrent of words — from radio and television, books and newspapers, and now from the internet. But, as Julian Burnside reminds us in this new edition of the bestselling Wordwatching, words are a source both of pleasure and power, and can be deployed for good or for ill.
In Business Spotlight Audio 1/2015 für Januar/Februar gibt es zwei Spezialthemen. Zunächst geht es darum, wie Sie kurze, zufällige Gespräche nutzen, um Kontakte zu Geschäftspartnern aufzubauen. Der zweite Schwerpunkt befasst sich mit dem kanadischen Astronauten Chris Hadfield, der durch seine musikalische Einlage an Bord der Raumstation ISS zu Weltruhm gelangte. In der Rubrik Easy English geht es um die Präsentation von Informationen.
Our unique audioteach method features the voice of a real tutor, Chris Sykes. He will guide you through your course with over seven hours of audio material, giving you tips and advice based on his many years of teaching and writing experience and helping you to avoid common mistakes and pitfalls. This course takes you from complete beginner or committed amateur to the point where you've completed, edited and redrafted your work and are ready for publication.
Every time you express yourself more clearly, more concisely, more forcefully, more convincingly, more powerfully - you rise above your competition.
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"
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.
"GREAT!!!! I learned and was entertained."
Be more effective on the job! Communicate like a native speaker of English! American English speakers use many phrases and expressions on the job. If you don’t know these expressions, you’re left out of the conversation. You’re out of it...and nothing makes you feel so much like a foreigner. Speak Business English Like an American will help you speak Business English like an American - quickly and confidently. You’ll hear the idioms & expressions used in everyday speech in American workplaces.
This audiobook is a leading accent reduction toolkit with practical exercises to master General American accent. It contains explanation on how to form correct English sounds. The audiobook provides extensive practice with words, sentences, and funny verses. It should be used in conjunction with its audible book.
Add some kick to your characters with some quick and simple Scottish dialect training. Paul Meier has been training actors for over 25 years and now offers his experience to the casual pretender in this entertaining presentation. You will find accent tips, colloquialisms, and charismatic character concepts that will add to your storytelling, roleplaying, or cosplay.
"Nothing but an informercial"
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.
Get Rid of Your Accent is a speech training manual for mastering British English pronunciation. The book is based on a tried and trusted method used in London drama schools for British people with provincial accents to learn standard British English. It includes humourous sentences, tongue twisters, period verses, rhyme exercises, period pictures. Relevant subjects are received pronunciation, elocution and phonetics.
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"
Easy American Idioms cuts through the confusion and teaches natural-sounding conversational English. This set contains a 64-page book and four 60-minute audio sections. It focuses on everyday situations: meeting people, expressing likes and dislikes, working, shopping, socializing, sports, television, going out and more.
"Functional and fun"
This book builds vocabulary by presenting the fascinating histories behind those words we need for more effective communication and comprehension. Focusing on a core of 100 words and their background stories, the author links these words with hundreds of synonyms and antonyms. Greek and Latin word parts introduce additional words. Informative and amusing exercises reinforce the vocabulary entries.
Useful tips to help achieve a more professional level of speech. Our speech and voice can say as much about us as the clothes we wear, the car we drive, or even the newspapers and magazines we read.
"Fun & Practical"
Six things this book will help you with: Make your English speech connected and fluent within one month. Develop English intonation and sentence stress. Use pauses effectively to create impact with your speech. Get working knowledge of voice modulation to make your speech interesting to listen to. Clarify difficult speech patterns. Learn over 100 colloquialisms and idioms to make you sound like a native English speaker.
Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these four programmes, as heard on BBC Radio 4. 'The Trial of Qwerty' The ‘Qwerty’ keyboard faces charges of conspiracy to obstruct the English language. But who was Mr Qwerty? 'He Said, She Said' Do men and women really say what they mean? Also Stephen investigates sex, domination, gender, power, and sex changes (as only he can).
Learn the right way to say what you mean in dozens of daily situations. You already speak English. With Speak English Around Town, you'll learn to speak it better...and to express yourself more like a native speaker of English.
Add some kick to your characters with some quick and simple dialect training. Paul Meier has been training actors for over 25 years and now offers his experience to the casual pretender in these entertaining presentations. You will find accent tips, colloquialisms, and charismatic character concepts that will add to your storytelling, roleplaying, or cosplay.
"Worth the price but don't expect actual training"
The study of grammar is a process through which learners will acquire the necessary skills for all kinds of activities. The New English Grammar was designed to elaborate on the three major grammatical divisions related to learning and usage of English as a modern language. The first part. called 'Phonetics', will teach learners the formation of words - the written and the spoken word in correlation with the letters of the alphabet and their phonetic values.
Four audio courses at intermediate level, which quickly and effectively increase vocabulary, and develop the skills of speaking and listening comprehension. “A Month in Brighton” and “Holiday Travels” present the subjects of everyday conversations, teach typical expressions used when travelling and going abroad. “Business English” broadens vocabulary used at work and when seeking new employment.