American Accent Training (Book and Audio CD)

The second edition of the highly acclaimed American Accent Training, now on 5 audio CDs, is for foreign-born students and business people working, traveling or studying in the United States and Canada. Through extensive intonation and pronunciation exercises, students learn how to speak with a standard American Accent. At the same time, listening comprehension improves dramatically. Supplementary materials included detailed

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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation, Tenth Edition “Designed to answer the most pressing grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and usage questions . . . In this revised and updated tenth edition of her best-selling book, Jane Straus adds a new section on Confusing Words and Homonyms with hundreds of the trickiest words defined and explained. Hailed as ‘a masterpiece of

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Vocabulary Power 3: Practicing Essential Words (Paperback)

Acquiring a strong vocabulary doesn’t have to be difficult. Vocabulary Power uses the latest research on memory to make this process simple, effective, and enjoyable. A three-book series, Vocabulary Power: teaches the most important words from the General Service List (500 words) and Academic Word List (400 words) presents each word in eight different contexts to help students learn and

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Common American Phrases in Everyday Contexts

With more than 200 new entries, this updated edition boasts almost 2,000 common phrases and colloquial expressions used in contemporary American English. From greetings and good-byes to everyday small talk, each entry is presented in a realistic context. Special attention to the needs of nonnative speakers includes usage restrictions and cautions as well as a phrase-finder index for on-the-spot reference.

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