1 edition of How to Be an Alien (PENG) found in the catalog.
How to Be an Alien (PENG)
February 28, 2000
Written in English
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How to be an Alien is the funniest book you will read about the English! Why are English people so different from Europeans? George Mikes' book tries to explain the strange things the English do and say, and his descriptions will make you laugh and laugh! I read this years ago, and decided to order it so I could re-read it. I can count the number of books I have ever wanted to read a second time, 10 max, but George Mikes 'English Humour for Beginners' and 'How to be an Alien' are both well and truly on the list/5(49).
alien'. I am an alien. I have been an alien all rny life. I first understood that I rvas an alien when I was twenry-six years oid. In my country, Hungary. everybody was an alien so I did not think I was very different or unusual. Then I came to England and learned that I . This book tries to explain the strange things that the English do and say. "Penguin Readers" is a series of simplified novels, film novelizations and original titles that introduce students at all levels to the pleasures of reading in English.
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I read this years ago, and decided to order it so I could re-read it. I can count the number of books I have ever wanted to read a second time, 10 max, but George Mikes 'English Humour for Beginners' and 'How to be an Alien' are both well and truly on the by: George Mikes was an alien. He wrote the book in to show the British how he felt about them.
He is funny, rude and mocks them as often as possible/5. How To Be An Alien [George Mikes, Nicolas Bentley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. How To Be An Alien5/5(4). This book is aimed for children of 6+ years and is about a little boy who has always wanted to become an alien.
During a visit to his local space centre his dream becomes a. The title of this book, “How to be an Alien”, consequently expresses more than it should. How to be an alien. One should not be an alien at all.
There are certain rules, however, which have to be followed if you want to make yourself as acceptable and civilised as. He wrote How to be an Alien in He did not want to write an amusing book, but thousands of English people bought it and found it very funny.
He wrote many other books about foreigners and English people. The story of his life, How to be Seventy, went on sale in bookshops on his seventieth birthday in He died in ivFile Size: 1MB. Really nice little book.
Both funny and witty, full of interesting insight into the life of The English. I myself have been living in England as an alien for over 5 years now, and I must admit, I have found myself smiling over and relating to many stories mentioned in the book/5.
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This book is aimed for children of 6+ years and is about a little boy who has always wanted to become an alien. During a visit to his local space centre his dream becomes a reality.
Join Johnny on his first adventure. Cover illustration drawn by the author. Category: Adventure stories How To Be An Alien.
How to be an Alien has remained Mikes’s most famous book, although he wrote 44 books in total. Most of his works are humorous, and several others, such as English Humour for Beginners and How to be a Brit are also about Britain. The following teacher-led activities cover the same sections of text as the exercises at the back of the reader,File Size: 61KB.
This is the funniest book that you will read about English people. Why are the English different from Europeans. George Mikes' book describes the strange things the English do and say. And the English don't get angry when they read the book. They love it. You will too. How to Create Your Own Alien Species.
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Alien as an anti-British tract, the Central Office of Information rang me up here in London and asked me to allow the book to be translated into Polish for the benefit of those many Polish refugees who were then settling in this country. HOW TO BE AN ALIEN. By George Mikes. TABLE OF CONTENTS * “How to be an Alien” begins with a little description of the author's life, whose name is George Mikes, and his vast work.
We will talk about him at the next point. Secondly, we can see some pages where the author talks about his impression of the book when it was published and the way he thought it was going to be accepted.
Penguin Books, - England - 41 pages 4 Reviews This level 3, pre-intermediate Penguin Reader contains words and is a humorous description of what it means to be English and the strange things that English people do and say/5(4).
The Hungarian-born British writer George Mikes (15 February – 30 August ) is best known (if he is remembered at all) for his gently humorous foreigner’s-eye view of the English, How to Be an Alien.
First published init went into innumerable printings (my copy is the 23rd impression, from March ). How to Be a Brit: Includes the Classic Bestseller How to Be an Alien by George Mikes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
The title of this book, "How to be an Alien", consequently expresses more than it should. How to be an alien? One should not be an alien at all.
There are certain rules, however, which have to be followed if you want to make yourself as acceptable and civilised as. So much of How to Be an Alien I could relate to.
His chapter, “Introduction,” is not an introduction to the book but includes this observation: “The aim of introduction is to conceal a person’s identity.” Ah yes, the art of not giving one’s name, as I observe in my chapter “What’s in a Name” in Finding Myself in Britain. We.How to be an Alien c Pearson Education Limited How to be an Alien - Answer keys of 2 Answer keys LEVEL 3 PENGUIN READERS Teacher Support Programme Book key 1 a Hungary b He has lived in England most of his life.
2 a alien b hypocrite, lawyer, So-and-so c sphinx d cricket 3 a accent b queue c manners d army e compromise 4 a 3 b 3 c 7 d 3 e 7 5 a always b a foreigner c more 6 a sad.