Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Do You Speak American? - 05 edition

Do You Speak American? (ISBN10: 0156032880; ISBN13: 9780156032889)
ISBN13: 978-0156032889
ISBN10: 0156032880

Summary: Is the growing influence of Spanish threatening to displace English in the United States? Are America's grammatical standards in serious decline? Has the media saturation of our culture homogenized our speech?

These and other questions catapulted Robert MacNeil and William Cran, coauthors of the language classic The Story of English, on a journey that took them around the country in search of answers. Do You Speak American?, the companion volume to a PBS s ...show morepecial, is the tale of the surprising discoveries they made while interviewing a host of native speakers and observing everyday verbal interactions across the country. Examining the histories and controversies surrounding both written and spoken American English, MacNeil and Cran address highly emotional anxieties and assumptions about our language-and offer some unpredictable responses.

With insight and wit, MacNeil and Cran bring us a compelling follow-up to The Story of English that is at once a celebration and a potent study of our singular language. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Harvest Books
Published: 11/01/2005
International: No



List Price: $15.95
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Rental
Save $5.96 (37%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $5.00

17 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Do You Speak American?
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (17)  |  New (9)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (2)  |  Good (5)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$12.58
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$16.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SUPER BOOKS
Fort Mill, SC
Seller Rating: 3.77
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
$19.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Russell Books
Victoria, BC
Seller Rating: 4.32
PAPERBACK New 0156032880 Special order direct from the distributor.
Page:   < Previous   |     1     2  
Close
Close
Close