Editorial Reviews. Review. “One of those rare smart and funny books.” ―Penn Jillette Buy Watch Your F*cking Language: How to swear effectively, explained in explicit detail and enhanced by numerous examples taken from everyday life. English as a Second F*cking Language has ratings and 44 reviews. Roland said: A thin book, this covers the seven words you can’t say on television. English as a Second F*cking Language. How to Swear Effectively, Explained in Detail with Numerous Examples Taken From Everyday Life. Sterling Johnson.
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Where else can one find all the various expressions derived from “piss” in one place? I was hoping for more May 04, Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies marked it as to-read. Don’t have a Kindle? May 15, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Quotes from English as a Seco Let the squeamish beware! Nov 22, Frank rated it liked it Shelves: Just peppering your language with expletives is not big and it is not clever; you need to be economical and select the right word for the situation.
It shows you how to use them to your advantage — and have fun doing so.
I read this a couple of years ago and nearly wet myself Mar 10, Michael marked it as to-read. Notify me of new comments via email. Jul 09, Leo rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s detailed outlines provide a treasure chest of writing devices for the more than status quo fucking writer. His cartoons under the name “Roka” accompanied his weekly humor column in the Monterey Peninsula Herald.
English as a second f*cking language
But the section on the word “fuck” is worth the price of admission. This was a fun bathroom book to read. Simply send them to: Refresh and try again. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
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You can utterly respect the author’s intent of sincerity, and in fact, covers the topic at hand effectively. In the English language, swearing is essential to effective communication. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Through numerous examples, it puts the real language of real people into context: World-renowned for his innovative lectures and workshops, Professor Sterling Johnson has cjing teaching English as a second language for over twenty years.
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Has anyone actually been called a “boob” since the advent of color television? Would you like to tell us about a lower price? With plenty of dialogues and cross-referencing, this book is both easy to use and educational. Lists with This Book.
Jul 25, Steve Mitchell rated it liked it. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Think how funny this would be if it actually served as a language immersion book for ESL folk. Author Lxnguage Johnson, a professor who has been teaching English as a second language for over twenty years, brings us a complete breakdown of swearing in the English language: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
A section on idioms is included, as well as a quiz where the reader is presented with a stressful situation and three possible responses. A Curious book with many useful and unknown expressions: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.