By Maurice Cogan Hauck
Designed for non-native audio system of English, Twelve American Voices provides a sequence of unique and culturally wealthy radio documentaries by way of award-winning manufacturer David Isay. those tales, that have been first broadcast on nationwide Public Radio, specialize in quite a number members residing and dealing in modern the US, from an immigrant chinese language eating place proprietor in big apple urban to an African-American waitress within the South, from the landlord of a marriage chapel to a retired couple who've develop into disc jockeys. As scholars hearken to those tales, they pay attention numerous local and ethnic 'Englishes' and are brought to a couple corners of yank tradition which are hardly visible within the media. as well as transcripts of the documentaries, the e-book contains thought-provoking routines that inspire scholars to examine the language within the tales and to reply in either oral and written shape. A CD of the announces in integrated. additionally to be had are an instructor's guide and a cassette for language labs (both free).
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12 American Voices: An Authentic Listening and Integrated-Skills Textbook by Maurice Cogan Hauck