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Teaching English as a second language : giving new learners an everyday grammar

Author: Richard G McGarry
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland & Co., 2012.
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"Focusing on the grammar of conversational speech, this book considers the cultural differences in language use and the neuroscience of speech patterns. With 23 illustrations, an annotated bibliography and list of online resources, a glossary, and end-of-chapter exercises, this book equips instructors and advanced students to explain everyday language choices that stymie non-native speakers"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard G McGarry
ISBN: 9780786470624 0786470623
OCLC Number: 770876314
Description: viii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Richard McGarry.

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"Focusing on the grammar of conversational speech, this book considers the cultural differences in language use and the neuroscience of speech patterns. With 23 illustrations, an annotated bibliography and list of online resources, a glossary, and end-of-chapter exercises, this book equips instructors and advanced students to explain everyday language choices that stymie non-native speakers"--

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This guide examines the concepts that most often confound ESL students, whose confusion can generally be reduced to one very basic question: Why does English work that way? Focusing on the grammar of conversational speech, the book goes beyond simple description of the parts of...
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