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Assignment 2: Formal Telephone English

Read/Watch ENG 099 Conversational American English MOOC (Dec. 2012) Lecture 2: Formal Telephone English

  1. Publish your notes from the Formal Telphone English Recommended Video (2.1) and Readings (2.2).
  2. Follow the example from Language Talk (3.0) “Take a thread, put one end between your teeth, hold the other in your fingers, draw it tight and strike it, and you will understand how voice is made.” put a picture of yourself holding a string from your mouth and write 2 to 3 sentences about the experience.
  3. Write a paragraph describing your apartment, try to use the same style as O. Henry (4.0) in section focus on descriptive details.

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