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What Do You Mean?: Communication Isn't Easy
     

What Do You Mean?: Communication Isn't Easy

by Mary Atkinson
 

The English language is dynamic, in flux through both time and space. The modern reader struggles with Chaucer, and finds Old English incomprehensible without training. Each new generation differentiates itself with a new vocabulary of slang. New technologies such as text messaging create radically new forms of shorthand. And the accents and idioms of different

Overview

The English language is dynamic, in flux through both time and space. The modern reader struggles with Chaucer, and finds Old English incomprehensible without training. Each new generation differentiates itself with a new vocabulary of slang. New technologies such as text messaging create radically new forms of shorthand. And the accents and idioms of different English-speaking countries can vary drastically, as this humorous book will show.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531175712
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
Shockwave: People and Communities Series
Edition description:
Library Edition
Pages:
36
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
IG730L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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