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From pronunciation tips and classroom behavior expectations to suggestions about what to bring and wear to a party, this guide will provide you with must have information!

Do you speak English but still have challenges being understood in the U.S.?

Do you plan to study in America but worry about communicating in all academic and social situations?

Excuse Me, Can You Repeat That? explores the most commonly misunderstood aspects of communication in the U.S.    The rules of communication are not universal – they are specific to particular cultures.


What the Guide is About….

Excuse Me, Can You Repeat That? is packed with tips and suggestions that afford the international student an inside look on how to successfully navigate verbal and nonverbal communication while pursuing studies and life in the United States. It goes beyond simply teaching students and U.S. visitors how to speak English. It delves into manners and the meaning of American English as it pertains to a variety of situations such as grocery shopping, attending a social gathering, eating at a restaurant, and attending classes.

It explains how intonation patterns, pronunciation, and nonverbal language cues can completely change the meaning of the spoken word and demonstrates how to communicate in a way that will ensure speakers are clearly understood. Diagrams, charts and words to practice are an added value to this comprehensive English communication guide.

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Coming to the U.S. to study from abroad?
Be prepared.
Read this book.
Knowledge is power.

Author: Cathryn Cushner Edelstein MA
Publisher: Five Star Publications, Inc.
P.O. Box 6698, Chandler, AZ 85246-6698
480-940-8182, 866-471-0777
Price: $14.95 U.S.
Softbound / Nonfiction

Price: $7.99 U.S. eBook
ISBN (Soft): 978-1-58985-256-3
ISBN (eBook): 978-1-58985-257-0