Oddities in English: For Anytone Wanting to Speak English Fluently But Perplexed By All of the Oddities in English Grammar & Pronunciation

Oddities in English: For Anytone Wanting to Speak English Fluently But Perplexed By All of the Oddities in English Grammar & Pronunciation

by Jesus Nunez Romay

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Overview

One of the reasons why English can be such a hard language to learn is because of its many oddities: its many exception to rules and its varied phonetic pronunciations. This book gives the reader tools to make sense these "Oddities of the English Language" and become fluent speakers of the language in doing so. Subjects covered are: Special Difficulties; Misleading Blends; Idioms; Hints on Pronunciation; False Cognates; Compounds; Shortenings & Blendings; Prepositions; Nominal Verbs; Word Order in English; Acronyms American English and British English: Any Difference?; Shift of Meaning; and Poetry. Oddities in English also has special sections for Spanish Speakers. Oddities in English - The book for anyone wanting to speak English fluently, but perplexed by all of the ODDITIES in English Grammar & Pronunciation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784902837261
Publisher: Aoishima Research Institute
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 156
File size: 113 KB

About the Author

Dr. Núñez Romay is Professor of English at the University of Havana.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Special Difficulties & Common Errors in English
Chapter 2: Misleading Words
Chapter 3: Idioms
Chapter 4: Hints on Pronounciation
Chapter 5: False Cognates
Chapter 6: Compounds
Chapter 7: Shortenings and Blendings
Chapter 8: Prepositions
Chapter 9: Nominals Verbs
Chpater 10: Word Order in English
Chapter 11: The Order of Adjectives in English
Chapter 12: Acronyms
Chapter 13: American English & British English:
Any Difference?
Chapter 14: Poetry (Including Shift of Meaning)
Bibliography

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