12 American Voices: An Authentic Listening and by Maurice Cogan Hauck

By Maurice Cogan Hauck

Designed for non-native audio system of English, Twelve American Voices provides a sequence of pleasing and culturally wealthy radio documentaries by means of award-winning manufacturer David Isay. those tales, that have been first broadcast on nationwide Public Radio, specialize in more than a few contributors dwelling and dealing in modern the US, from an immigrant chinese language eating place proprietor in ny urban to an African-American waitress within the South, from the landlord of a marriage chapel to a retired couple who've develop into disc jockeys. As scholars take heed to those tales, they listen various nearby and ethnic 'Englishes' and are brought to a few corners of yank tradition which are hardly visible within the media. as well as transcripts of the documentaries, the booklet contains thought-provoking routines that inspire scholars to examine the language within the tales and to reply in either oral and written shape. A CD of the pronounces in incorporated. additionally to be had are an instructor's handbook and a cassette for language labs (both free).

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Stewardess ___________________ 4. salesman ______________________ _____________________ 5. cleaning lady__________________ 7. housewife _____________________ 6. chairman_____________________ 8. businessman __________________ B. Identify the instance of sexism in each of the following sentences and then rewrite each sentence in a nonsexist way. In some cases there is more than one way to revise the sentence. 1. Every man has a responsibility to contribute to society. ________________ ______________________________________________________________ 2.

_________________ ______________________________________________________________ 5. How does Meyer get people to keep dancing once they start? ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ 6. What kind of equipment do the Shurrs use? ________________________ ______________________________________________________________ 7. What do the Shurrs think of today’s pop music? Do they always agree? ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ 8.

34 Chained Girl Prepositions can be difficult to use correctly because there are often few clues for which is the right one for a given situation. Most prepositions, however, typically are used with certain nouns, verbs, or adjectives. ” Note the verb plus preposition combination “keep from” in the following sentence. The Marreros wanted to keep their daughter from harm. In some cases, a form of the verb “to be” is also part of the “verb plus preposition” combination. Read the following sentences adapted from the broadcast and decide which preposition combination from the box fits into each blank space.

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