American English Idiomatic Expressions in 52 Weeks: An Easy Way to Understand English Expressions & Improve Speaking

HOLLEMAN John [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9789629962814

Chinese University Press 2006 1st Edition

AU $55.00
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In this era of globalisation and the world-wide web, the ability to communicate accurately and effectively using English idioms is more important than ever. As such, daily American idiomatic expressions have emerged to be the most forceful lingua franca in the global media, in the fields of science and technology and in the areas of business and finance. The ability to grasp the sound and usage of these everyday idiomatic expressions is the key to business success for every second language speaker of English. This systematic week-by-week calendar for studying these idiomatic expressions is designed with the above goals in mind. Some unique features of this book are: >Over 3200 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 >Thorough index for easy reference 'Native speakers are often unaware of the idioms they use in speech and writing, and this can pose difficulty for their non-native listeners and readers. With the globalisation of English, we welcome the publication of this book to help us all to communicate better and to gain insight into the American language and the people around the world who use it' - Dr. Glenn Shive, Director, The Hong Kong-America Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Dr. John Holleman serves as the Director of MBA Program Administration at the University of Mississippi. He completed an M.A. in ESL/TESOL from the University of Mississippi, Ed.S. from the University of Memphis, M.S. and Doctoral degrees from Texas A&M University at Commerce. Dr. Holleman also serves as an English language testing professional at the Educational Testing Service, which administers both TOEFL and TOEIC. He has also been appointed by the U.S. State Department to serve as an English Language Specialist in the Office of English Language Programs.

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