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Oxford Learner's Bookshelf | e-books for learning EnglishReading can open your mind to brilliant new worlds and take you to a new level of English language learning. Adopting English books as learning tools can help you reach English fluency faster than ever before. Take a trip to your local library and see what a difference a few good books can make! As any English-speaking child can tell you, there is no denying Dr. To get started, there are some excellent novels written in English that are not too difficult to understand. How else are you going to improve in English? Being able to read a novel in another language and understand it is a huge achievement.
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Benjamin Dreyer sees language the way an epicure sees food. And he finds sloppiness everywhere he looks. By Sarah Lyall. With his finely tuned editing ear, Benjamin Dreyer often encounters things so personally horrifying that they register as a kind of torture, the way you might feel if you were an epicure and saw someone standing over the sink, slurping mayonnaise directly from the jar. Dreyer, 60, was born in Queens and raised in Albertson, Long Island. He did not set out to be a writing guru; he set out to be an actor, but actually became a waiter. He loved the job, and the job loved him.
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Smirnoff may have been making a joke , but he had a good point—laughter and emotions are something that all cultures share. Laughter might be universal, but humor is not. What makes you laugh might not be funny to everyone. More importantly, though, something funny in your language might not be funny to a non-native speaker. Humor is everywhere. Learning English from funny books gives you a chance to take your time go slowly or speed through it, and to find the kind of humor that you really enjoy.
It was quite a consolation to finish Kate Fox's analysis of Englishness in the departure lounge of Heraklion airport, where, in what resembled some mass audition for Wifeswap, a few hundred English people were unselfconsciously squabbling and cursing and barging into one another. For Fox says we are not like that at all. She holds this congenital awkwardness responsible for everything from our "obsession with privacy" to our celebrated courtesy, famous reserve and infinite capacity for embarrassment. Fox's curiosity about English behaviour, which she attempts to reduce, in this prodigously long investigation, into key constituent parts, is matched only by her regret that we are not a more free and easy nationality. For instance, we say "sorry" when someone else bumps into us, and take too much notice of queueing while pretending not to. But then, as well as being almost deranged with embarrassment, we are also "hypocrites". We are, in fact, "the most repressed and inhibited people on earth".