English is Not Easy: A Guide to the Language by Luci Gutierrez

By Luci Gutierrez

A quirkily illustrated, brilliantly risqué, yet completely useful, consultant to the peculiarities of 1 of the trickiest languages on the earth, for (strictly grownup) scholars of English as a international language and local audio system alike

Do you recognize while to exploit whether against if? For exampIe, i'm wondering whether I must have further a bit extra poison to his tea? Or the place to put the comma in a conditional sentence? English isn't really Easy offers the intricacies of the English language in a whimsically illustrated advisor that's beautiful even to the grammar averse.

If all different language and grammar publications go away you noisily snoring, glance no extra. English isn't Easy doesn’t provide run-of-the-mill words approximately severe activities and atmospheric stipulations that you’ll study in a regular English textbook. This ebook bargains vocabulary for events the reader will truly locate themselves in. desire an insult? these are the following, too, and imbecile is the kindest of the bunch.

From ‘to be’ to complex verb tenses and doubtless nonsensical idioms, Luci’s characters, cheeky discussion, and playful sentences carry the vocabulary, grammar and utilization to lifestyles. in case you haven’t brushed up on grammar given that fundamental college or non-native English audio system trying to increase dialog, English isn't really Easy is a clean and infectious advisor to revisiting the principles with notable illustrative event alongside the way.

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