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English as she is spoke

JosГ© da Fonseca

English as she is spoke

the new guide of the conversation in Portuguese and English

by JosГ© da Fonseca

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Errors and blunders, Literary,
  • English language -- Conversation and phrase books -- Portuguese

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Pedro Carolino [and] José da Fonseca. With an introd. by Mark Twain.
    ContributionsCarolino, Pedro, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6231.B8 F6 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 114 p.
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5067345M
    ISBN 100486223299
    LC Control Number74075099
    OCLC/WorldCa16708


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Under the brilliant title of English as She is Spoke. A different abridgement was published the same year in the USA with an introduction by Mark Twain. This Ex-classics edition has been prepared by combining these two editions. It is still abridged; there is a lot in the original book not in File Size: KB.

If you like languages, words, or just hilariously misguided (but genuine) how-to books, English As She Is Spoke is for you. I got my first copy in college, and would keep my roommate up as I giggled in the lower bunk at the ridiculous sample sentences and structures the book presents as gospel by: 7.

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The sound board features a corresponding portrait and a sound clip so you can hear their words as they spoke Reviews:   “ E English as she is spoke book FUNNY,” says The World, is “English as she is Spoke, or a Jest in Sober thought.” “ E VERY one who loves a laugh,” says Fun, “should either buy, beg, borrow, or—we had almost said steal—this book; for in sober earnest we aver that it is not given to every one to ‘jest so.’”.

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“English as She Is Spoke: The New Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English,” by Pedro Carolino, first published in America inwith an introduction by Mark Twain. As Twain puts it, “Nobody can add to the absurdity of this book,” and indeed it is ridiculous — a guide to English written by someone who had not the.

- Ch.1 - Introduction and Preface - Ch.2 - Vocabulary and Familiar Phrases - Ch.3 - Familiar Dialogues - Ch.4 - Familiar Letters. The book, which is called The New Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English was recently reprinted as English as She is Spoke.

Including the famous expression, The dog than bark no bite. The interesting thing is that the inventor did not actually have a dictionary that translated Portuguese to English. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the English As She Is Spoke by Jose de Fonseca & Carolino at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be : Start Publishing LLC. — Mark Twain on English As She Is Spoke. We’re pleased to announce that English As She Is Spoke has arrived at the McSweeney’s store in Brooklyn, and will be made available through the McSweeney’s online store.

It is the first volume in The Collins Library, a series by McSweeney’s Books of unusual out-of-print literary works. English as She Is Spoke | Originally conceived as a Portuguese-English phrase book, this literary curiosity was written by an author who, remarkably, spoke no English. With the help of a pair of dictionaries, Pedro Carolino translated a series of expressions from his native Portuguese into French and from French into : Dover Publications.

This literary curiosity takes the form of a Portuguese-English phrase book written by an author who spoke no English. With the help of a pair of dictionaries, Pedro Carolino translated a series of expressions from his native Portuguese into French and from French into English.

The result is a volume of unintentional hilarity, praised by Mark Twain in his appreciative Introduction for its ". by Pedro Carolino and José da Fonseca Complete facsimile () at the latter half of this page Introduction to the U.S. edition by Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) "In this world of uncertainties, there is, at any rate, one thing which may be pretty confidently set down as a certainty: and that is, that this celebrated little phrase-book will never die while the English language lasts.

English as She Is Spoke: The Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English View larger image. By: Mark Twain and Pedro Carolino. Read Now. Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool.

Pages:   NPR's Scott Simon talks with Paul Collins who found and reprinted an Portuguese-to-English phrase book called English As She Is Spoke. The book. The phrase English as she is spoke designates broken English, i.e., English spoken falteringly and with many mistakes, as by a foreigner.

This phrase refers to English As She is Spoke: or A Jest in Sober Earnest (London: Field & Tuer, ), the title given to a book intended as a Portuguese-English conversational guide. The publication of this book was announced in February ; for. LibriVox recording of English as She is Spoke by Pedro Carolino.

Read in English by J A Carter; Elsie Selwyn English as She is Spoke is a 19th century Portuguese-to-English phrasebook that has become a classic of absurdist humor, owing chiefly to the apparent fact that its writer had absolutely no knowledge of English.

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In a little book was published in Paris to little notice -- a Portuguese/English phrase book. It was nearly thirty years before it was discovered to contain a rich deposit of pure hilarity. The column in Portuguese which runs throughout the original work is omitted, and only a sufficient number of the English extracts are culled to enable the reader to form a just idea of the unintentionally humorous style that an author may fall into who attempts to follow the intricacies of "English as she is spoke" by the aid of a French.

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Get this from a library. English as she is spoke. [José da Fonseca] -- Inwhen Jose da Fonseca and Pedro Carolino wrote an English phrasebook for Portuguese students, they faced just one problem: they didn't know any English.

Even worse, they didn't own an. English as She Is Spoke: Or, A Jest in Sober Earnest, Carolino added Fonseca's name to the byline to lend some credibility to his own book.). English as She Is Spoke (and Texted) By Meredith Blak e. Aug called “Evolving English: One Language, Many Voices,” aims to.

Idioms - English As She Is Spoke. An idiom is a form of words characteristic of a language. They are most common, though not limited to, colloquial language. So while English uses "tip toes" French uses the idiom "a pas de loup" or, on the feet of a wolf.

In truth we say that foolishness has never looked more fashionable than after reading “English as She Is Spoke”, the famous 19th century Portuguese-English phrasebook that Mark Twain once simply dismissed by saying: “IT IS PERFECT.” (“Nobody can add to the absurdity of this book, nobody can imitate it successfully, nobody can hope to.

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