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Lonely Planet's English Language & Culture series goes behind the scenes of languages you thought you knew. Get into the culture and humor behind common - and not so common - English expressions and learn about the local languages that inspired them.
Explores Indian English's history and its place in society. Full of humorous and quirky expressions, slang, jargon and common language misunderstandings. Will help travelers speak like locals with Hinglish terms for food, sports and entertainment
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'Indian English' is India's informal and colourful take on the English language, a mash up of American and British English poured over the Indian tongue. Bollywood jargon, Hinglish slang, you know you want to talk that talk
- Guide to pronunciation and grammar
- Handy word finder
- Slang and sayings
- Coverage of official Indian languages
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