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Title: Exploring Spoken English
Written By: Ronald Carter
Michael McCarthy
Description:

Exploring Spoken English is a practical guide to the features of natural
spoken English, designed for teachers and advanced learners of English for
use in groups and for self-study.The material consists of 20 varied
extracts of authentic spoken English drawn from the Cambridge University
Press and University of Nottingham corpus of spoken English. All the
extracts are on an accompanying cassette.Each unit contains an activity for
the reader and a line-by-line commentary offerin g new insights into
grammar, vocabulary and discourse patterns in the text.The accompanying
cassette contains all the extracts, some re-recorded for the purposes of
clarity.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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