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Idioms in American life

Author: Julie Howard
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text helps students understand and use 100 high-frequency American idioms in various grammatical and situational contexts.-- Twenty self-contained lessons move from highly controlled to less-controlled use of idioms.-- Provides intensive practice in exercises designed for fluency attainment as well as comprehension.-- Each lesson features a seven-part dialogue that introduces the idioms, with usage notes,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Textbooks
Problems, exercises, etc
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Howard
ISBN: 0134502078 9780134502076 3125384400 9783125384408
OCLC Number: 13581523
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 138 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Julie Howard ; illustrations by Pawel Bodytko.

Abstract:

This text helps students understand and use 100 high-frequency American idioms in various grammatical and situational contexts.-- Twenty self-contained lessons move from highly controlled to less-controlled use of idioms.-- Provides intensive practice in exercises designed for fluency attainment as well as comprehension.-- Each lesson features a seven-part dialogue that introduces the idioms, with usage notes, structure practice, and comprehension exercises.

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