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Speaking naturally : communication skills in American English

Author: Bruce Tillitt; Mary Newton Bruder
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Student's Book focuses on a language function-such as requesting information, thanking, complimenting, and inviting-while readings explain the cultural "rules" students need to know to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Problems and exercises
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Tillitt; Mary Newton Bruder
ISBN: 0521271304 9780521271301 0521250072 9780521250078
OCLC Number: 10606067
Description: xi, 115 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 audiocassette (analog)
Contents: Openings and closings --
Introductions and address systems --
Invitations --
Thanking people and replying to thanks --
Apologizing --
Expressing anger and resolving conflict --
Giving compliments and replying to compliments --
Getting people's attention and interrupting --
Agreeing and disagreeing --
Controlling the conversation --
Getting information.
Responsibility: Bruce Tillitt, Mary Newton Bruder.
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' ... presents useful information for helping students learn the situational use of language. Explanations are clear ... and easily understood. The dialogues are well constructed ... and the tapes Read more...

 
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