English As a Second Language
A Workbook for Mastering Adjective Phrases, Noun Phrases, Prepositional Phrases and Verb Phrases
Paperback ISBN: 0844223948
Practice Makes Perfect: Idiomatic English contains selections from all four of the volumes of Mastering Idiomatic English. This overview volume introduces language relevant for daily life, including family, business, and shopping.
Improve Your American English Accent
Compact Disc ISBN: 0071428097
Improve Your American English Accent offers language learners an easy and enjoyable way to master the most challenging American English speech characteristics. Focusing exclusively on the core features that have the greatest impact on understanding American English speakers and being understood by them, it comprises six 35-minute lessons on three CDs, and a booklet containing written pronunciation guidelines and transcriptions of the sounds, words, and sentences introduced on the recording. Each lesson is short enough to be completed at one sitting and is presented in a friendly and lively manner that the learner will find engaging.
Painless English for Speakers of Other Languages
Paperback ISBN: 0764135627
This book will be of special value to middle school students and high school students growing up in families where English is not the first language. Like other titles in BarronÂ’s Painless series, the approach to learning is informal and user-friendly. The authors take students step by step through all parts of speechÂ—nouns, pronouns, verbs, modifiers, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Next they offer advice for improving vocabulary, spelling, and American English pronunciation, emphasizing the importance of active listening, and learning vowel sounds and R sounds, and recognizing silent letters and homophones. The bookÂ’s final three chapters concentrate on written English, advancing from correct punctuation and sentence structure to writing essays and stories. The bookÂ’s gradual, step-by-step approach makes the mastery of English a truly painless process for students whose first language is other than English.
Free Audio Website and App
Paperback ISBN: 1465480404
Ideal for anyone who wants to learn English to native-speaker standard and prepare for major English exams including IELTS, TOEIC, and TOEFL, this fun and engaging visual guide to the most common and useful English idioms and phrases will help you understand and remember English idiomatic expressions and their meanings, making your English more fluent and natural. English for Everyone: English Idioms combines an innovative visual teaching method with the best of DK design to make one of the most difficult aspects of learning English as a foreign language incredibly easy. Hundreds of expressions are presented in context, with crystal-clear definitions and attractive illustrations that show each idiom's literal and idiomatic meaning. The book also covers English collocations and commonly confused words, helping you avoid the kind of mistakes that native English speakers would never make. Each teaching module is followed by tightly focused practice exercises to help you remember what you have learned. Extensive supporting audio is integrated throughout the course, with every expression in the context of its sample sentence recorded by native English speakers. The audio is free and available online, and can be played, paused, and repeated as often as you like, to help you perfect your pronunciation of each expression. Suitable for learners at all levels, English for Everyone: English Idioms is an exciting and intuitive guide to improving your understanding of English and the style of your written and spoken English.
English Problem Solver
Paperback ISBN: 0071791248
Tackle head-on all the hurdles that you find hard about learning English as an ESL student Practice Makes Perfect: English Problem Solver doesn't pretend that learning English is easy. Instead of covering the entirety of the language, it hones in on those areas where you might have difficulty--areas such as definite vs. indefinite articles, little vs. few, using get, and restrictive and non-restrictive relative clauses. Features: - A variety of extensive exercises for practice - Practical and high-frequency vocabulary - Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback Don't sweat those troublesome grammar areas any more! Practice Makes Perfect: English Problem Solver is your perfect learning tool for ironing out your troubles.