Publisher description for Getting ahead in the U.S. / written by Barbara Raifsnider ; edited by Christopher A. Warnasch, Shaina Malkin.

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Mastering a new language and navigating an unfamiliar culture can be tough. Getting Ahead in the U.S. is an essential course for immigrants that provides instruction in vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar, as well as critical advice about day-to-day life in the U.S.

Getting Ahead in the U.S. features clear step-by-step instructions for finding a job, asking for a raise, buying a home, enrolling a child in school, doing taxes, getting health insurance, and much more. The course also provides indispensable cultural information on such topics as time, communication styles, and gift-giving.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
English language -- Spoken English -- Problems, exercises, etc.