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101 American English Idioms w/Audio CD: Learn to speak Like an American Straight from the Horse's Mouth

101 AMERICAN ENGLISH IDIOMS W/AUDIO CD: LEARN TO SPEAK LIKE AN AMERICAN STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE'S MOUTH

by: Harry Collis
Format: Paperback

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Product Description This book makes American English phrases “duck soup.” 101 American English Idioms takes the mystery out of these common U.S. expressions and explains their meanings in context. On the audio CD, native speakers read each of the 101 idioms, so you can hear how American English sounds and practice what you have learned. What Americans really mean when they say . . . Drive someone up a wall--annoy someone greatly Raise a stink--protest strongly Pull someone's leg--fool someone All thumbs--clumsy Shoot the breeze--chat informally Feel like a million dollars--feel wonderful Duck soup--easy, effortless From the Publisher Harry Collis is an experienced teacher of English as a second language, as well as author of books on American English idioms, proverbs, riddles, superstitions, and customs. From the Back Cover This book makes American English phrases ?duck soup.? If you ?take the bull by the horns? are you taking decisive action or running for your life? When you ?smell a rat? are you sensing something's wrong or calling an exterminator? 101 American English Idioms takes the mystery out of these common U.S. expressions and explains their meanings in context. On the audio CD, native speakers read each of the 101 idioms, so you can hear how American English sounds and practice what you have learned. What Americans really mean when they say . . . Drive someone up a wall--annoy someone greatly Raise a stink--protest strongly Pull someone's leg--fool someone All thumbs--clumsy Shoot the breeze--chat informally Feel like a million dollars--feel wonderful Duck soup--easy, effortless About the Author Harry Collis is an experienced teacher of English as a second language, as well as author of books on American English idioms, proverbs, riddles, superstitions, and customs.

Details

Product Code: 9780071487726
ISBN: 0071487727
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2007-03-05
Number of Pages: 128 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 2
Dimension: 5.91 x 0.47 x 8.82 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.44 pounds