Description : This is an ESL book and audio CD for native Chinese speakers learning English. It is meant for the intermediate to advanced ESL learner and is perfect for self-study.
Description : This book includes over 350 of today's most common American English business idioms and expressions; more than 30 exercises help you master the material; and everyday conversations on topics like how to run a meeting, how to discuss a difficult decision, how to conduct a performance review, and many more business situations. The accompanying compact disc features all of the dialogues with the voices of eight native speakers of English.--
Description : Presents and explains American English expressions to non-English speakers, including such phrases as "you're pulling my leg," "toot your own horn," and "different strokes for different folks."
Description : This book is a lively; lighthearted look at American figures of speech; customs; and humor; perfect for those unfamiliar with American slang. --
Description : A comprehensive accent reduction guide for self-study, including a book, an interactive CD-ROM, and 4 audio CDs. With a hard plastic media case.
Description : Book DescriptionIn this book, I am talking about "how to speak like a Native American in just one week, short and simple. Therefore, if you wish to speak clear and confident English like an American even without visiting the United States, you'll be able to achieve this by following the simple steps that are explained in detail in this book. The goal of this book is for you to be understood and confident while you speak. You have spent years and years studying and practicing the English language. You are fluent in English but if your pronunciation is unclear then your message will not be heard or understood. For you to be effective in your English pronunciation, you must learn to speak English in a way that others will easily understand you. I firmly believe that anyone can learn to use fluent English pronunciation no matter your age or whether you live in the United States or in another country. If you follow this book step by step, you will be able to speak like a native American.These days English is taught increasingly as an international language. To use English as an international language, the only real issues are those that affect intelligibility. The important thing is to be able to communicate with others, be they native or non-native speakers. Everybody has an accent, although, if you think that a person doesn't have an accent, this could be because they have the same accent as you. A person's accent is part of their history and their identity. If you are working for any US client, you might be in trouble, if you don't speak like a native American.American accent is the most popular accent in the world. Spread around the world by American cinema, music, television etc, this is the easiest accent for most people to understand, whether native speakers or non-native speakers. This is understood by most people worldwide. Most people expect to hear the accent they're familiar with. Anything else stands out. Speak English Like A Native American Will Help You in your career advancement look more professional boost your career tremendously Who This Book Is ForIf you are in the management role, English clearly is important so that you don't feel hesitant to speak up or ask questions. Otherwise, you will feel like a bit of a 'second-class citizen' if you don't have a good accent.If you are managing international meetings, and need to be understood by a lot of different nationalities in the meetings. If you are misunderstood by people around you, and it's frustrating to have to repeat yourself again and again.If you want to move to Australia/England/ the U.S.This book will take your English to the next level. You can start real conversations with native English speakers. You have studied English for years and yet you still do not speak well. When you speak English, you make grammar mistakes. Your pronunciation is not clear. Worst of all, you feel nervous and shy when you try to speak English. You read English well, but after all these years you still cannot speak well. The problem is we learn traditional grammar in schools/colleges. With traditional grammar, you can become a good writer but not a good fluent speaker. You can read but still, you feel shy to speak English. English is not just a list of words and grammar rules. Speaking fluent English is usually just about knowing the right thing to say in any given situation.This book will tell you how to feel stronger, calmer, and more powerful when speaking English. You may find it difficult to learn and speak English in the absence of right guidance. This book provides a blueprint to practice everyday conversation.Is it possible to learn a new language? Can it be possible for you to speak like a true native American? Of course the answer is "yes!" And I will show you how, enjoy