The books is just a wasteful exercise. It just doesn't let the reader get to understand grammar, rather keeps on telling funny stories. Too Bad!!
Early in the history of English, glamour and grammar were the same word, linked to enchantment and magical spells. Now grammar brings to mind language bullies and bored-out-of-their-skulls students. Roy Peter Clark, one of America’s most influential writing teachers, wants to change that by putting the glamour back into grammar.
Introducing TOEIC Vocabulary 3000: The most comprehensive audio course for TOEIC Vocabulary on the market. Learn how to master proper spelling, pronunciation, definitions, synonyms/antonyms through the use of these unique audio exercises.
Based on the Speech Plasma Method, this collection of stories on 50 topics will help foreign students of English go through the most vulnerable period of learning - pre-intermediate level. At this stage students do not see their progress clearly enough and often feel increasingly anxious and frustrated. All the 50 stories are accounts of Julia's everyday life.
The book is designed to teach students to speak English at an intermediate level. The volume contains 20 short stories and special training drills based on the speech plasma method. This volume will enable foreign students of English to feel more comfortable with the language at an advanced level. The book is a collection of stories told by people in an everyday conversational manner. The stories are accounts of incidents or ideas that the people interviewed consider interesting or entertaining.
This volume has proved to be virtually indispensable for fluency practice at upper-intermediate level, helping foreign students of English master the language in the shortest possible time. A musician discusses the most common examination topics (19 main topics and more than 50 subtopics) used by schools and universities throughout the world. Narrating personal stories he gives opinions and explains his views on a variety of subjects.
A learning-to-speak-English tool: Read in Lithuanian, listen in English, and learn to speak with the correct pronunciation. Improve your English skills and be more confident when speaking aloud.
Based on the speech plasma method, this audiobook has proven to be virtually indispensable for fluency practice at an intermediate level, helping foreign students of English master the language in the shortest possible time.
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. Practice 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.
Need to swot up on your Shakespeare? If you’ve always felt a bit embarrassed at your precarious grasp on the plot of Othello, or you haven’t a clue what a petard - as in ‘hoist with his own petard’ - actually is, then fear not, because this, at last, is the perfect guide to bring you up to speed. From the authors of the number-one bestselling Homework for Grown-ups, Shakespeare for Grown-ups is the essential book for anyone keen to deepen their knowledge of the Bard’s key plays and sonnets.
"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
Every time you express yourself more clearly, more concisely, more forcefully, more convincingly, more powerfully - you rise above your competition.
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.
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"
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.
"The Perfect Gift"
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"
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.
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.
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.
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"
"Worth the price but don't expect actual training"
From minding your Ps and Qs to wondering why X should mark the spot, Alphabetical is a book for everyone who loves words and language. Whether it's how letters are arranged on keyboards or Viking runes, textspeak or zip codes, this book will change the way you think about letters forever. How on earth did we fix upon our 26 letters? What do they really mean? And how did we come to write them down in the first place? Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in 26 vivid chapters, fizzing with personal anecdotes and fascinating facts.
"Enjoyable - and the PDF file is indeed available"
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"
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"
This audiobook covers 120 phrasal verbs in everyday use in English. Each of the twenty units contains short passages read at two different speeds. This will help ESL students understand the phrasal verbs, in different contexts, and improve their listening comprehension.
Drive Time English is an intermediate-advanced level ESL program that will help you master English vocabulary, English grammar, English pronunciation and English conversation without a book! This innovative, simple English course includes exercises, clear explanations, examples, and real conversational practice you can use to learn and improve your English.
’Please, Mr Murdstone! Don’t beat me! I’ve tried to learn my lessons, really I have, sir!’ sobs David. Although he is only eight years old, Mr Murdstone does beat him, and David is so frightened that he bites his cruel stepfather’s hand. For that, he is kept locked in his room for five days and nights, and nobody is allowed to speak to him. As David grows up, he learns that life is full of trouble and misery and cruelty. But he also finds laughter and kindness, trust and friendship . . . and love.
Your AudioLearn purchase will contain 3 CDs. You can study TOEFL Vocabulary words at the gym, review spelling and sentence usage in the car and memorize new words before you sleep at night. With its convenient format, AudioLearn fits your busy lifestyle, enabling you to study anywhere, anytime. Best of all, you'll significantly increase learning and retention with AudioLearn's proven study format.
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.
This course consists of lessons centered on an audio blog that is completely in English. These audio blogs take you around English-speaking countries and introduce you to many different aspects of these countries, including culture, history, folklore, arts, and more. These blogs will also teach you all about many different cities and what they are famous for. Along the way, you'll pick up sophisticated expressions and advanced grammar.
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