Speaking like an American

Speaking like an American
What's the secret to speaking English fluently? It's mastery of those tricky idioms and phrases that are so common in English. And learning these idioms and phrases will not only help you speak English better, it'll help you understand Americans better! Idioms are presented in 25 lively dialogues which tell the entertaining story of an American family, complete with illustrations. The book comes with an audio CD of all of the dialogues and contains dozens of helpful exercises & six crossword puzzles to reinforce the material, with convenient answer key for self-study.

About the Author
Amy Gillett has taught ESL (English as a Second Language) in both the United States and Europe. She holds a BA degree in literature from Stanford University, an MA from Stanford in Russian & East European Studies, and an MBA from Cornell. She speaks several foreign languages. Her writing has appeared in many national magazines and newspapers, including MAD Magazine, Family Circle, and the San Francisco Chronicle.