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5 edition of Watching my language found in the catalog.

Watching my language

adventures in the word trade

by William Safire

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

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    StatementWilliam Safire ; illustrations by Peter Kuper and Terry Allen
    LC ClassificationsPE1421 .S2337 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 317 p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24750568M
    ISBN 100679423877, 0965085325
    ISBN 109780679423874, 9780965085328
    LC Control Number95003800

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Films are not usually created for English language learners – they are made for native English speakers. Therefore, the language is exactly how you hear it in real life – it is spoken quickly, with native accents and pronunciation.

The only time films really worked for me was once I was already quite proficient in a language and could read the subtitles in the original language rather than my native language. One might argue that watching foreign-language films is a way to immerse yourself in a language when the real environment is unavailable.

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I recommend the news as a language tool for students for many reasons. In "Watching The English" anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. She puts the English national character under her anthropological microscope, and finds a strange and fascinating culture, governed by complex sets of unspoken rules and byzantine codes of behaviour.

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