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Speak Like a Native.

Speak Like A Native

Michael D. Janich

Paladin Press

7077 Winchester Cir., Boulder, CO 80301

1581604521 $19.00 1-800-392-2400

Knowledgeably written by Michael D. Janich (an expert interpreter trained by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center), Speak Like A Native: Professional Secrets For Mastering Foreign Languages is a straightforward, "user friendly" guide which is filled from cover to cover with rules, tips, tricks, and techniques for mastering any language. These are concepts and practices which are applied by professional linguists in various U.S. and foreign government agencies. Offering strategies directly applicable to learning any language, Speak Like A Native includes 10 basic rules for learning a foreign language; a 12-step process for working toward linguistic fluency; 50 proven tricks of the trade, and much more. An excellent resource offering helpful advice for honing one's competency regardless of one's linguistic background and experience Speak Like A Native is a superbly organized and deftly presented addition to any language studies reference collection or supplemental reading list.
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Date:Nov 1, 2004
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