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101 American Customs : Understanding Language and Culture through Common Practices / Edition 1
     

101 American Customs : Understanding Language and Culture through Common Practices / Edition 1

by Harry Collis, Joe Kohl
 

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ISBN-10: 0844224073

ISBN-13: 9780844224077

Pub. Date: 10/01/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

What is sold at garage sales? Why does no one get wet at a bridal shower? For non-native speakers, here's a humorous approach to understanding common American customs and the expressions related to them. Customs are explained, one to a page, with conversational examples and whimsical cartoons. Topics range from age-old traditions, such as shaking hands and bachelor

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What is sold at garage sales? Why does no one get wet at a bridal shower? For non-native speakers, here's a humorous approach to understanding common American customs and the expressions related to them. Customs are explained, one to a page, with conversational examples and whimsical cartoons. Topics range from age-old traditions, such as shaking hands and bachelor parties, to more modern American practices--coupon clipping, TV dinners, and tailgate parties.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780844224077
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Series:
101... Language Series
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
635,895
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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