Speak American: A Survival Guide to the Language and Culture of the U.S.A.

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Imagine that you're from England, or India, or Hong Kong, and your English is impeccable. But when you travel to America, you get a funny look when you tell a colleague, " I'll knock you up tomorrow at half-eight." And you can't find bangers on a single restaurant menu. You feel like you speak a foreign language-because you do! You need to know how to survive in American English, and this book will help you do it. This user-friendly guide focuses on the vocabulary that newcomers to the U.S. really need to know. Arranged by ...

Speak American: A Survival Guide to the Language and Culture of the U.S.A. 2000, Random House Reference Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375704680

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