The Slangman Guide to Street Speak 3: The Complete Course in American Slang and Idioms

The Slangman Guide to Street Speak 3: The Complete Course in American Slang and Idioms

by David Burke
     
 

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This self-teaching guide to the colorful world of popular American slang and idioms offers reading exercises, writing drills, and examples of dialogue to help nonnative speakers of American English. Reading, writing, listening, and speaking exercises create an entire slang language course. Expressions and slang terms that are heard on the radio, in television shows,… See more details below

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This self-teaching guide to the colorful world of popular American slang and idioms offers reading exercises, writing drills, and examples of dialogue to help nonnative speakers of American English. Reading, writing, listening, and speaking exercises create an entire slang language course. Expressions and slang terms that are heard on the radio, in television shows, and in movies are grouped into categories such as popular comedies, dramas, police shows, and weather and traffic reports. Puzzles, true-or-false exercises, word games, and hundreds of illustrations demonstrate how to use slang in a variety of situations.

Author Biography: David Burke is the author of more than 20 language books including the popular Street Talk and Biz Talk series. He has a radio program that broadcasts six times a month on the Voice of America. He lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781891888229
Publisher:
Slangman Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
Slangman Guide To Ser.
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
1,444,696
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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