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Do's and Taboos of Using English Around the World ELT TEFL Cross Culture

Ensues when certain English words and phrases are used outside their country of origin Axtell provides simple rules and practical advice to avoid these mix ups when dealing with people around the worl. A light read with a lot fun anecdotes to illustrate particular points Very rudimentary discussion of cultural differences that influence communication

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The New Yorker calls Roger Axtell the international Emily Post His entertaining manual on American English is packed with helpful and witty information Amusing anecdotes illustrate the confusion that. I wasn t impressed Some of the things were interesting but most of it was outdated and even sometimes offensive to the cultures mentioned Even some things that weren t outwardly offensive were stereotypical thoughts that could be construed as offensive Also and this is just something that bothers me when you teach me a word in another language don t just write it phonetically show me what it looks like spelled properly

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D primarily in business situations A reference glossary lists useful phrases and dangerous cognates written phonetically for Spanish French German Japanese Italian Arabic Portuguese Chinese and Russia. you know I really pondered whether to keep this book or give it away I went back and forth throwing pros and con s out on one hand I enjoyed the humor and I thought wouldn t this type of book always contain valuable information on the other hand I couldn t help thinking it was dated after an additional read through the other hand one out


6 thoughts on “Do's and Taboos of Using English Around the World ELT TEFL Cross Culture

  1. says:

    I wasn't impressed Some of the things were interesting but most of it was outdated and even sometimes offensive to the cultures mentioned Eve

  2. says:

    A light read with a lot fun anecdotes to illustrate particular points Very rudimentary discussion of cultural differences th

  3. says:

    you know I really pondered whether to keep this book or give it away I went back and forth throwing pros and con's out on one hand I enjoyed the humor and I thought wouldn't this type of book always contain valuable information? on the other

  4. says:

    I really enjoyed this one It's both a humorous and an informative account of the difficulties that people all over the world have the English language particularly the American dialects

  5. says:

    fgh

  6. says:

    useful stuff though not an indepth study

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