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Publisher:  Lulul Press ISBN-10:  18475397779781847539779 Type: 
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220

Copyright:  February 10, 2007 ISBN-13:  9781847539779
Non-Fiction

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A guide to connectors, verbs, expressions, and vocabulary for the ESL student

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Ideal for the intermediate to advanced ESL classroom, this guide helps students make sense of "media English" as found online, in newspapers, and in magazines.

Nearly 200 reference entries:
- Connectors ("in the event of", "provided that", "on the other hand")
- Phrasal verbs ("to brush aside", "to pull out of", "to put into")
- Idiomatic verb-phrases ("to mark a new chapter in", "to sink in")
- Everyday expressions ("an eyesore", "cause for alarm", "off the cuff")

Mini-quizzes after each section, and a comprehensive final exam

Plus practice tips on reading "media English":
- Computer-related vocabulary
- Popular English-language news, sports, and finance websites
- Practice with registration forms
- Overview of news article structure
- Features of headlines (with suggestions for reading strategies)
- Overview of financial websites (key vocabulary, elements of financial
advice, understanding financial predictions)
- The basics of sports websites (key vocabulary, writing style, elements
of sports articles and features)

English online is difficult. Let this easy-to-use guide help boost your learning curve.





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