Improve Your English: English in Everyday Life (DVD w/ Book) Hear and see how English is actually spoken--from real-life speakers

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2008-10-03
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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A revolutionary new DVD that teaches you practical English using real conversations .Improve Your English: English in Everyday Lifecombines the video advantages of DVDs with the educational benefits of fluent American English speakers in unscripted interviews. You will benefit from hearing real people--men and women from various regions and backgrounds--having spontaneous conversations about themselves and their daily lives. The DVD also has a transcript and workbook designed to refine your listening and speaking skills. .Includes one 120-minute DVD. .

Author Biography

Stephen Brown serves as production assistant for these products--he has already served that role for the above-mentioned series in Japanese, Arabic, and Irish products. He is a senior physicist at the Applied Physics Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University and a registered nurse.

Ceil Lucas is a sociolinguist and professor of linguistics at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC, where she has also been a teacher of Italian since 1973. She is the series editor for the same kind of materials for Italian, Spanish, French, Japanese and Arabic for the Yale University Press Conversations with Native Speakers series and the coordinator for the An Gaeilge Bheo/Living Irish materials published by McGraw-Hill.

Table of Contents

English in Everyday LifeDVD
Life in America
The Family
The Home
The Role of Women
Recreation and Entertainment
The Use of Language (Part I)
The Use of Language (Part II)
SportsBooklet with transcript, vocabulary, cultural notes, discussion questions
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