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Learner English: a teacher's guide to interference and other problems

Learner English: a teacher's guide to interference and other problems

Smith, Bernard, 1937-; Swan, Michael

This updated edition is a practical reference guide which compares the relevant features of a student's own language with English, helping teachers to predict and understand the problems their students have. Learner English has chapters focusing on major problems of pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary and other errors as well as new chapters covering Korean, Malay/Indonesian and Polish language backgrounds

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2nd ed.
Published Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001

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Statement of responsibility: [edited by] Michael Swan and Bernard Smith
ISBN: 0521000246, 9780521000246
EAN: 9780521000246
Note: Compact disc
Physical Description: 1 sound disc (72 min.)
Other Number: 9780521000246
Series: Cambridge handbooks for language teachers
Subject: Interference (Linguistics); English language Study and teaching Foreign speakers.


  1. Dutch speakers
  2. Speakers of Scandinavian languages
  3. German speakers
  4. French speakers
  5. Italian speakers
  6. Spanish/Catalan speakers
  7. Portuguese speakers
  8. Greek speakers
  9. Russian speakers
  10. Polish speakers
  11. Farsi speakers
  12. Arabic speakers
  13. Turkish speakers
  14. Speakers of Indian languages
  15. Speakers of Dravidian languages
  16. Speakers of West African languages
  17. Swahili speakers
  18. Malay/Indonesian speakers
  19. Japanese speakers
  20. Chinese speakers
  21. Korean speakers
  22. Thai speakers.