Do you make these mistakes in English? the story of Sherwin Cody's famous language school

Linguist Edwin Battistella tells the story of Sherwin Cody and his famous English course, situating both the man and the course in early-20th century cultural history. The author shows how Cody became a grammatical entrepreneur and mass-marketer whose ads asked 'Is Good English Worth 25 Cents t...

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Main Author: Battistella, Edwin L.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2008, 2008
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Linguist Edwin Battistella tells the story of Sherwin Cody and his famous English course, situating both the man and the course in early-20th century cultural history. The author shows how Cody became a grammatical entrepreneur and mass-marketer whose ads asked 'Is Good English Worth 25 Cents to You?'
Physical Description:x, 214 p. ill
ISBN:9780199867356
0199867356