Grammar! For many of us, the word triggers memories of finger-wagging schoolteachers, and of wrestling with the ambiguous and complicated rules of using formal language. But what is grammar? In fact, it's the integral basis of how we speak and write. As such, a refined awareness of grammar opens a world of possibilities for both your pleasure in the English language and your skill in using it, in both speech and the written word.
The Official IELTS Prep Speaking Strategies audiobook has everything you need to prepare and excel on the speaking section of the IELTS! This powerful audio course was created by expert IELTS tutors and teachers who know the test and all its variations inside and out.
Whether your goals are social or professional, Accent: American will effectively teach you how to articulate Standard American English clearly and confidently. American English may be difficult, but I've done my best with this book to make it simple, easy, and fun for everyone.
In this cutting-edge program, 30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary, personal development expert and English enthusiast Dan Strutzel will instruct, enlighten, and inspire you with a concentrated 30-day program that will teach you over 500 words. But, more than teaching you these words, the uniquely designed morning and evening review sessions will ensure that these words become a habit-knit part of your life - and with minimal effort on your part.
IELTS is the most popular English exam in the world today. It is also the ideal way to perfect the English language from a basic to advanced level. In this series you will be escorted through the course with Richard Aspinall, a teacher who has a proven track record in teaching the IELTS curriculum successfully all over the world, he will take you through this "easy to follow" step by step guide where you will be represented by a student and you will learn everything you need to know to improve your English.
"Who is the man with the roses in his hand?" thinks Anna. "I want to meet him." ’’Who is the girl with the guitar?’ thinks Will. "I like her. I want to meet her." But they do not meet. "There are lots of men!" says Anna’s friend Vicki, but Anna cannot forget Will. And then, one rainy day....
Stephen Fry hosts four programmes on the joys of the English language - as heard on BBC Radio 4, including Current Puns. Why does our language groan with the weight of puns? What exactly is a pun? And who, or what, is the Thief of Bad Gags?
The job was too good. There had to be a problem - and there was. John Duncan was an honest man, but he needed money. He had children to look after. He was ready to do anything, and his bosses knew it. They gave him the job because he couldn’t say no; he couldn’t afford to be honest. And the job was like a poison inside him. It changed him and blinded him, so that he couldn’t see the real poison - until it was too late. An Oxford Bookworms Library reader for learners of English.
Do you want to master the vocabulary required to conduct conversations freely in various situations? Listen to "English Vocabulary Master - 150 Phrasal Verbs". This audio course on an intermediate/advanced level is aimed to teach and consolidate knowledge of more than 150 phrasal verbs that occur most frequently in everyday conversations and written texts. Learning takes place through the association of meanings in contexts.
After years of teaching intermediate students who never seemed to improve, I decided to find out what the problem was. Essentially, intermediate students get stuck because learning at this stage is a different type of learning than at the beginner stage. You have mastered the grammar and the basic vocabulary, but most textbooks just carry on like nothing has changed. However, what you need at the intermediate stage is not just more dry grammar and lists of vocabulary.
A clear, concise and easy to understand guide to English grammar, punctuation and usage, this book includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage. Appropriate for all ages, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and enjoyable. This book is fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar.
This audio is the new and expanded third edition of American Accent Training, with four all-new chapters that cover the psychology of accent acquisition, American voice quality, a pronunciation overview, and an ESL instructor's guide. The audio features professional male and female voices that have been carefully selected to represent that perfect American accent.
Improve your English, learn more vocabulary, and have fun with these eight exciting English short stories.
The main aim of the courses is to teach the most popular irregular verbs, idioms and phrasal verbs that occur most frequently in everyday conversations. Learning takes place through the association of meanings in contexts. The exercises in each lesson allow the learner to master and consolidate the expressions quickly. This is effective learning, easy and accessible to everyone! "Irregular Verbs Part 1" and "Irregular Verbs Part 2" introduce 100 popular irregular verbs and teach how to use them in the appropriate tenses and grammatical forms. Idioms Part 1 & 2 teaches more than 300 idiomatic phrases that appear in typical situations.
IELTS is the most popular English exam in the world today. It is also the ideal way to perfect the English language from a basic to advanced level. In this series, you will be escorted through the course with Richard Aspinall, a teacher who has a proven track record in teaching the IELTS curriculum successfully all over the world. He will take you through this "easy to follow" step-by-step guide where you will be represented by a student and you will learn everything you need to know to improve your English.
Introducing IELTS Vocabulary 3000: The most comprehensive audio course for IELTS Vocabulary on the market. There are three levels (Easy, Medium, Difficult) that each consist of 10 powerful exercises covering 100 words each. You'll discover high-frequency words that have appeared in previous IELTS exams, increasing your chance for better test results!
Based on the Speech Plasma Method, this collection of stories on 50 topics will help foreign students of English go through the most vulnerable period of learning - pre-intermediate level. At this stage students do not see their progress clearly enough and often feel increasingly anxious and frustrated. All the 50 stories are accounts of Julia's everyday life.
Konzentrieren Sie sich auf die meist genutzten Adverbien. Lernen sie 100 Adverbien die sie im täglichen Leben brauchen. Einer der typischen Fehler beim Lernen einer Fremdsprache ist es, sich keine Prioritäten zu setzen. Alle unbekannten Adverbien kriegen die gleiche Aufmerksamkeit. Um zu kommunizieren brauchen Sie eigentlich nur 100 Adverbien. Die meist benutzten nämlich. In diesem Buch finden sie eine Liste dazu.
The book is designed to teach students to speak English at an intermediate level. The volume contains 20 short stories and special training drills based on the speech plasma method. This volume will enable foreign students of English to feel more comfortable with the language at an advanced level. The book is a collection of stories told by people in an everyday conversational manner. The stories are accounts of incidents or ideas that the people interviewed consider interesting or entertaining.
This book is all three volumes of the very popular Master English in 12 Topics series. Once you master the vocabulary in this book, you will have a very good foundation for speaking fluently about 36 everyday topics. This book is the ultimate stepping stone from intermediate to advanced English.
Lernen Sie in diesem englischen Schnellkurs die gängigsten Vokabeln und Redewendungen, die Sie kennen sollten, wenn Sie formelle oder formlose Einladungen schreiben wollen. In nur 15 Minuten ist dieser Englisch-Schnellkurs von Spotlight express abgeschlossen. Die Lektionen und Dialoge werden von englischen Muttersprachlern gesprochen, wodurch Sie nicht nur Ihre Sprache trainieren, sondern auch Ihr Hörverständnis auf Vordermann bringen.
This book is the first in a series of short stories aimed at helping you improve your comprehension of the English language. My Childhood Dream tells the story of a young boy and his adventures growing up in a countryside village in Brazil.
Do you wish you could speak American English like it is your first language? There are so many fun expressions and colloquial terms in American English that can jazz up the way you talk. Even for native English speakers from different parts of the world, understanding all those terms and using those in everyday language may be difficult. Then again, if your way of talking is completely different from your American peers, you may feel left out in conversations. What's the solution to this problem?
Conjunctions, prepositions, interjections and articles are explained in simple terms with example sentences for easy comprehension.
Danes speak wonderful English, yet they make a few common mistakes over and over. Whether it's thinking "competent" is a compliment, directly translating stuffy words like "derfor" and "hermed" or using "already" to describe a future event, this short book offers up a list of easy-to-fix mistakes to help Danes make their spoken and written English even more smooth and impressive.
This audiobook presents 500 difficult English words for students to study and master.
This book presents the most important elements of English grammar in a clear and simple manner. The book addresses all those who want to learn English, regardless of age, offering, through clear explanations and algorithms, a better and faster understanding of English grammar. Each lesson is accompanied by examples and exercises. The book contains 900 exercises.
You have studied English, yet you still don't speak English well. You've tried many methods and you still make grammar mistakes, you still can't speak English fluently, and you still can't pronounce English words correctly. You can read English, but you feel too nervous or too shy to speak English. The good news is, this is very normal. You have simply used ineffective methods to learn to speak English.
If you are a German speaker and want to improve your English, this book is for you. Focus your English learning on the most frequently used adverbs. Learn just the 100 adverbs you need for everyday life.
Want to take your business English to the next level? Most textbooks teach the same things; presentations, speaking on the phone etc. This is great at the beginning, but if you are going to succeed, you'll need more. You need to be able to walk into any business situation and feel seriously confident. That is why I wrote this book, to help you go from good to great. To really master business English.
If you speak Italian and want to improve your English, this book is for you. Focus your English learning on the most frequently used verbs. Learn just the 100 verbs you need for everyday life to talk about the past, the present and the future.
As you improve your English skills and your grammar understanding advances, you will discover that building your vocabulary is the key to becoming an excellent speaker of English. This book will help you improve your vocabulary. A strong vocabulary not only helps you express your ideas, but helps you impress people around you with your understanding of the language.
Focus your English learning on the most frequently used adverbs. Learn just the 100 adverbs you need for everyday life to talk about the past, the present and the future. One of the usual mistakes when learning a foreign language is that the student has no priorities. All the unknown adverbs get the same attention. Actually, to communicate you only need 100 adverbs in any language. These adverbs are the most frequently used and can be defined using an algorithm that provides the ranking. In this book you will find the list.
Focus your English learning on the most frequently used adverbs. Learn just the 100 adverbs you need for everyday life. One of the usual mistakes when learning a foreign language is that the student has no priorities. All the unknown adverbs get the same attention. Actually, to communicate you only need 100 adverbs in any language.