101 American English Proverbs: Enrich Your English Conversation with Colorful Everyday Sayings

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The grass IS greener with this proverb book, enhanced with mini-conversations on an MP3 disc

Adding proverbs to your language skills opens up a whole new way for you to express yourself. But to translate commonly known proverbs word-for-word from your own language into another doesn't work and may even change meaning all together. 101 American English Proverbs with MP3 Disc presents their translations and explains how to use them. Humorous illustrations help you remember the ...

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Overview

The grass IS greener with this proverb book, enhanced with mini-conversations on an MP3 disc

Adding proverbs to your language skills opens up a whole new way for you to express yourself. But to translate commonly known proverbs word-for-word from your own language into another doesn't work and may even change meaning all together. 101 American English Proverbs with MP3 Disc presents their translations and explains how to use them. Humorous illustrations help you remember the meaning of the proverbs. This enhanced edition contains a 90-minute MP3 disc with 101 dialogues, spoken by native speakers, so you can hear how these are used and practice your own use of these colorful sayings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071615884
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/23/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 784,757
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Harry Collis is an experienced teacher of English as a second language, as well as author of books on American English idioms, proverbs, riddles, superstitions, and customs.
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Table of Contents

1 All Together Now
2 Try This
3 Watch Out!
4 Getting Ahead
5 It Never Works
6 It’s Human Nature
7 Friend or Foe?
8 Words to Live By
9 Some Things Never Change
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