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Welche typischen Fehler machen die Deutschen, wenn sie Englisch sprechen? Das weiß der Hawaiianer Eric T. Hansen nur zu genau - schließlich lebt er seit 25 Jahren in Deutschland. Auf lustige und unterhaltsame Art hilft sein Buch allen Deutschen dabe, ihr Englisch zu verbessern.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 2011 by Langenscheidt

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Stephanie  from Books Paradise
Warum solche Eins-zu-eins-Übersetzungen nur dazu führen, dass man sich den Magen an der Speisekarte verdirbt, erklärt der Hawaiianer und Sprachwissenschaftler Eric T. Hansen. In seinen unterhaltsamen und witzigen Essays beschreibt er die typischen Fehler der Deutschen beim Englischsprechen. Und weshalb eine englische Unterhaltung manchmal wesentlich verständlicher wäre, wenn man von seinem Gegenüber ein "Hä?" ernten würde.
Um auf der nächsten England- oder Amerikareise erfolgreich jedes Fettnäpfc
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Karen Rutland
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Shelves: german, non-fiction
Oviously written fromanAmerican's point of view but unfortunately some of the statements made seem to apply to all English-speakers, or incorrect information is given about British English usage.

Otherwise interesting, especially how the way the German mind works in terms of the information provided and structure of sentences.
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