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Author Harvey, Peter, 1951 May 8- author.

Title A guide to English language usage for non-native speakers / Peter Harvey ; illustrations by Alison Litherland.

Publication Info. Barcelona : Lavengro Books, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 Central Library - Circulating Collection  PE1128.A2 H37 2016    Available
Edition Fourth edition.
Description xviii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary "A Guide to English Language Usage How do you pronounce Keynes? * Is a barrister the same as a lawyer? * What are the names of the books of the Bible in English? * ‘Have you got a car?’ ‘Do you have a car?’ ‘Have you a car?’ Which is right? * What’s half a crown? * What are articles and when do I use them? * Where is Ruritania? / Is it night or nigth, lenght or length? / Why is a private school called a public school in English? / How do modal verbs work? / How do I talk about the future in English? / Can you help me understand how to make conditional sentences? * Why does writing have one t but written has two? * Is Wales part of England or of the UK? * How do I start and end a letter in English? * Is it advice or advise? * When the cowboy drew his gun, did he use charcoal or crayons? / How old is the English language? / What is the adjective from Puerto Rico? / Gleam, glimmer, glitter, gloam, gloom, glance, glimpse – what do they all mean? * What are the words for talking about music in English? / When is s voiced and when is it unvoiced?"-- Provided by
Subject English language -- Errors of usage.
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- Spanish.
Added Author Litherland, Alison, illustrator.
ISBN 9788461779390 (pbk.)
8461779398 (pbk.)
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