McGraw Hill s Conversational American English

Author: Richard Spears
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071741321
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Learn more than 3,000 English expressions and speak and understand the language easily As a new speaker of English, you may hear some expressions in your daily conversations that you do not understand--yet. McGraw-Hill's Conversational American English will help you learn these expressions, so not only do you know what a person is saying to you, but that you can use the expression yourself! More than 3,000 expressions are organized by theme, so you can find what you are looking for quickly. And each topic is illustrated to further help you understand context. The book features: Common expressions are batched into 350 themes, ranging from general greetings and asking how someone is, to the more specific needs, like showing disbelief, asking someone’s intentions, and expressions for a forgotten word or name A comprehensive thematic glossary provides an additional means for the learner to locate expressions by key words and concepts Topics include: Basic Social Encounters, Greetings, Small Talk, Introductions, Ending a Conversation, Good-Byes, Agreeing, Disagreeing Conversational Encounters, Focusing Attention, Launching the Conversation, Making Friends, Complex Matters, Disputes, Discussion and Resolution, Polite Encounters, Prefaces, Communication Barriers

McGraw Hill s Conversational American English The Illustrated Guide to Everyday Expressions of American English

Author: Richard Spears
Publisher: Mcgraw-hill
ISBN: 9780071741316
Format: PDF, ePub
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Learn more than 3,000 English expressions and speak and understand the language easily As a new speaker of English, you may hear some expressions in your daily conversations that you do not understand--yet. McGraw-Hill's Conversational American English will help you learn these expressions, so not only do you know what a person is saying to you, but that you can use the expression yourself! More than 3,000 expressions are organized by theme, so you can find what you are looking for quickly. And each topic is illustrated to further help you understand context. The book features: Common expressions are batched into 350 themes, ranging from general greetings and asking how someone is, to the more specific needs, like showing disbelief, asking someone’s intentions, and expressions for a forgotten word or name A comprehensive thematic glossary provides an additional means for the learner to locate expressions by key words and concepts Topics include: Basic Social Encounters, Greetings, Small Talk, Introductions, Ending a Conversation, Good-Byes, Agreeing, Disagreeing Conversational Encounters, Focusing Attention, Launching the Conversation, Making Friends, Complex Matters, Disputes, Discussion and Resolution, Polite Encounters, Prefaces, Communication Barriers

NTC s Dictionary of Everyday American English Expressions

Author: Richard Spears
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071783547
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With more than 7,000 up-to-date phrases, this dictionary covers situations from talking to a doctor to ordering a meal, and helps learners communicate personal feelings, and make small talk.

Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts

Author: Richard A. Spears
Publisher: Kesaint Blanc
ISBN: 9795937111
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American English Idiomatic Expressions in 52 Weeks

Author: John Holleman
Publisher: Chinese University Press
ISBN: 9789629962814
Format: PDF, Docs
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In this era of globalization and the world-wide web, the ability to communicate accurately and effectively using English idioms is more important than ever. This week-by-week calendar for systematically studying these idiomatic expressions is designed with the above goal in mind. Some unique features of this book are as follows: over 3,200 idiomatic expressions in American English; easy to understand, week-by-week methodology in which to learn idioms; unique classification system of 32 functional categories to help in understanding idioms; concise and simple definitions and explanations in plain, everyday English; lively and authentic illustrations of the language; and a thorough index for easy reference.

Say it Better in English

Author: Marianna Pascal
Publisher: Language Success Press
ISBN: 0972530088
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This new self-study ESL book will help you speak better English at work, on the phone, at the store, with friends, at parties, with your co-workers. The new method in this ESL book makes it easy to improve your English. You learn phrases one by one so you can study for as little as two minutes a day! This new method will help you speak better English at work, on the phone, at the store, with friends, at parties, with your co-workers. The English you need everyday is yours! This new method makes it easy to improve your English. You learn useful phrases that people use in everyday situations. You learn phrases one by one so you can study for as little as two minutes a day. Give this book two minutes a day. Or more if you want to improve your English even faster. There's 368 pages packed full of the American English you need to know! This new method uses the tools you need to learn: - You learn over 300 useful phrases one by one - Cartoons show the phrases in real-life situations - Lots of lively examples help you remember - Exercises help you check your new knowledge

Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts 3rd Edition

Author: Richard Spears
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071776079
Format: PDF, Docs
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A useful guide to everyday American English to help you understand meanings and avoid difficulty in translation In this new edition of Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts, noted lexicographer Richard A. Spears shares with you 1,900 of the most common phrases and colloquial expressions used in contemporary American English. Here you will discover the greetings, good-byes, and everyday small talk that Americans use daily. All entries have been selected with the special needs of you, the nonnative speaker of English, in mind! Inside you'll find: Examples or short dialogues with each entry that illustrate how the phrase is used in everyday speaking Usage restrictions or warnings for those situations when a phrase may be inappropriate Shortened or abbreviated expressions cross-referenced to their complete forms A Phrase-Finder Index to help quick and easy reference

Essential American Idioms

Author: Richard A. Spears
Publisher: Ntc Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780844204673
Format: PDF, Docs
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Among the special features of this book are the following: each entry has at least two example sentences illustrating how the idiom is used in context in natural American English; and a new Phrase-Finder Index enables users to locate a particular idiom quickly by looking up any of its major words.

McGraw Hill s Essential American Slang

Author: Richard A. Spears
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071589341
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Better understand American English by mastering its slang This authoritative reference offers thousands of American English slang expressions. Entries include definitions and examples of slang used in context. With help from McGraw-Hill's Essential American Slang Dictionary, you will become familiar with English as it is used in the media, at work, around the house, and in everyday conversations. This knowledge will help you comprehend English as it is spoken in the United States and add variety to your word usage. Inside you will find: 2,500 entries and more than 5,000 examples The latest slang used in the American lexicon Fun illustrations to further increase your grasp of each entry's meaning