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101 American Customs : Understanding Language and Culture Through Common… (edition 1999)

by Harry Collis, Joe Kohl

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What is sold at garage sales? Why does no one get wet at a bridal shower? For non-native speakers, here's a humorous approach to understanding common American customs and the expressions related to them. Customs are explained, one to a page, with conversational examples and whimsical cartoons. Topics range from age-old traditions, such as shaking hands and bachelor parties, to more modern American practices--coupon clipping, TV dinners, and tailgate parties.… (more)
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Title:101 American Customs : Understanding Language and Culture Through Common Practices
Authors:Harry Collis
Other authors:Joe Kohl
Info:McGraw-Hill (1999), Edition: 1, Paperback, 144 pages
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What is sold at garage sales? Why does no one get wet at a bridal shower? For non-native speakers, here's a humorous approach to understanding common American customs and the expressions related to them. Customs are explained, one to a page, with conversational examples and whimsical cartoons. Topics range from age-old traditions, such as shaking hands and bachelor parties, to more modern American practices--coupon clipping, TV dinners, and tailgate parties.

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