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Fatima
Looking for a book that can help me improve my knowledge about the spoken English, can you help me?
Oct 27, 2017 3:05 PM
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Hello Fatima, I would suggest the books by Sophie Kinsella. They light, fun and all take place in the here and now. They will help you learn colloquial English!
October 27, 2017
I liked Mastering the American Accent, by Lisa Mosjin M.A., with audio material.
October 28, 2017
You are right. I have thought of that but I need a book about "the spoken language rules"; for example, when I can stress a sound. The book you suggested seems interesting, I will look for it. Thank you
October 28, 2017
The trouble is a book is not spoken, it is written, so I suspect you are on a "fools errand". But, you might like "Scoop by Evelyn Waugh " which has some wonderful dialogue, where, as a native speaker, I have to read each phrase a few times to understand what the author is really trying to say...."up to a point" for instance is used to agree with a wealthy boss, when the speaker is really disagreeing with him.
October 27, 2017
Fatima
Language Skills
Arabic (Maghrebi), Arabic (Modern Standard), English, French, Spanish, Berber (Tamazight), Turkish
Learning Language
French, Spanish, Turkish