This book is a guide to speaking and prouncing American English. It is appropriate for anyone who speaks English as a second language and wants to improve fluency. It explains the sounds, structures, organization, and speech patterns of conversational English as it is used by native speakers. Its emphasis is on the development of correctness. As a result, you will learn to understand others and they will understand you more easily. This will help you achieve greater success and satisfaction in your personal and professional activities.
Steve Vogel is an Adjunct Professor who teaches college-level ESL and Communications courses. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from CUNY's Lehman College and a Master of Education degree specializing in Language Education from Rutgers University. He is certified by the New Jersey Department of Education to teach both English and English as a Second Language. He pioneered Distance Learning and created many innovative training solutions for various corporate entities in the telecommunications industry. He is also the author of the Directory of Employment Opportunities in the Federal Government.