Idiomatic American English

  • Barbara K. Gaines
Idiomatic American English

Size: 278×214 mm, 350 g
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
glossary
ISBN10: 1-56836-458-X
ISBN13: 978-1-56836-458-2
Release date: Oct. 5, 2012

List price: $16.95

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Are you familiar with American idioms? 


Do you understand such common expressions as “On the ball,” “hold your horses,” “once in a blue moon,” and “spitting image”?

Now you can learn this kind of informal, idiomatic language—English the way Americans really speak it.

Idiomatic American English gives you:

  • An easy way to learn everyday American expressions: spend just an hour a day with this book, and your vocabulary will grow rapidly day by day.
  • 900 idioms in 100 lessons—with clear definitions, typical conversations, and many exercises to practice your new vocabulary.
  • Answers to all the exercises, so you can correct your mistakes immediately for faster learning.
  • A complete Glossary listing all 900 idioms—a valuable reference for all students of American English.

Americans have a rich vocabulary of idioms, The more you learn, the easier it will be for you to speak, and enjoy, the English language. Start today!



About the Author


BARBARA K. GAINES has taught English as a Second Language for more than twelve years. She currently teaches at Montclair State College in Upper Montclair, New Jersey.