An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions / Edition 2

An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions / Edition 2

by Ian Stuart-Hamilton
     
 

This revised and expanded edition adds over 300 new expressions that help unlock the meaning of everyday expressions. Both informative and entertaining, the book addresses an important aspect of social communication for people with Asperger Syndrome, who use direct, precise language and 'take things literally'. This dictionary aims to dispel any confusion that

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This revised and expanded edition adds over 300 new expressions that help unlock the meaning of everyday expressions. Both informative and entertaining, the book addresses an important aspect of social communication for people with Asperger Syndrome, who use direct, precise language and 'take things literally'. This dictionary aims to dispel any confusion that arises from the misinterpretation of language. It provides explanations of over 5000 idiomatic expressions and a useful guide to their politeness level. Each expression is accompanied by a clear explanation of its meaning and when and how it might be used. The expressions are taken from British and American English, with some Australian expressions included as well. Although the book is primarily intended for people with Asperger Syndrome, it will be useful for anyone who has problems understanding idiomatic and colloquial English. An essential resource and an informative read; this dictionary will assist in a wide range of situations.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843105183
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
11/15/2006
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.54(d)

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