English Idioms in Use Advanced

60 units of vocabulary reference and practice. Self-study and classroom use.

Auteur(s) :
Langue cible :
Anglais
Langue source :
Niveau :
Affaires, Avancé, B2, C1, C2, Confirmé, Intermédiaire, Perfectionnement
Editeur :
Marque & Collection :
9780521744294
0-521-74429-6
Dimensions :
19.5 x 26.5 x 1.2 cm
Poids :
478 g
Support :
Livre
Etat :
new

25,34 €

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This reference and practice book looks at the most colourful and fun area of English vocabulary - idioms. This book will appeal to students at advanced level who want to understand and use the English really used by native speakers, and students preparing for higher level exams, such as CAE, CPE and IELTS. Over 1,000 of the most useful and frequent idioms, which learners are likely to encounter are presented and practised in typical contexts, so that learners using this book will have hundreds of idioms 'at their fingertips'. The book is informed by the Cambridge International Corpus, to ensure idioms are presented in authentic and natural contexts and the Cambridge Learner Corpus to ensure common learner errors in advanced exams are covered.

Key Features of this Title

  • Self-study reference and practice text for advanced learners, which can also be used for classroom work and exam preparation.
  • Presents and explains over 1000 idioms in typical contexts using tables, charts, short texts and dialogues on left-hand pages. These are practised through a variety of exercises on right-hand pages.
  • Includes error warnings, learning tips and follow-up tasks to encourage learner autonomy and provide strategy training.
  • Informed by the Cambridge International Corpus, to ensure idioms are presented in authentic and natural contexts and the Cambridge Learner Corpus to ensure common learner errors in advanced exams are covered.
  • Includes a comprehensive answer key and index.

O'DELL Felicity

Felicity O'Dell is a teacher and writer with over twenty years of experience in assessment, mainly in ESOL but also in modern languages. She took an MA TESOL online in the mid 1990s and since then has been enthusiastic about the potential of online learning. She has several years of experience of online tutoring for the Institute of Education in London.
Dr. Felicity O'Dell has written a number of titles for learners, including English Panorama, CAE Writing Skills, English Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate (with Michael McCarthy), Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate (with Michael McCarthy and Ellen Shaw), as well as English Vocabulary in Use Elementary (with Michael McCarthy).
She has also worked on a number of projects for a range of organisations including the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, Pitman Examinations Institute, the Institute of Education, University of London and the BBC. These projects included devising the BBC's core curriculum (with Paul Meara) and writing an interactive video disc test. Interests include: vocabulary learning, self-access, advanced classes, exam preparation, computers in language learning, Russia.
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MCCARTHY Michael

MCCARTHY MichaelMIchael McCarthy is Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is also Adjunct Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Pennsylvania State University and at the University of Limerick, Ireland. He is the author of many titles of interest to teachers, including Spoken Language and Applied Linguistics. Well known as an expert on the teaching and learning of vocabulary, he is a co-author of the basic and upper-intermediate levels of Vocabulary in Use, and is also Academic Consultant to the Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs and the Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms. He is co-author of the 2 latest successful corpus-informed publications by Cambridge University Press: Touchstone and Cambridge Grammar of English.
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