Thank you Manish Gupta for contacting me and sending me copy of your wonderful debut book for review. I wish you all the best for your next book venture.
Title – English Bites – My Fullproof English Learning Formula
Author – Manish Gupta
Publisher – Penguin Books India Ltd.
Genre – Non Fiction/Self Help
Pages – 334
Price – 250 INR
About the Author: Manish Gupta is banking professional. When not crunching numbers he is busy engaging with and examining the vagaries and idiosyncrasies of the English language. He also likes trivia, travelling, adventure sports, delving into human psychology, and giving professorial discourses to colleagues, family and friends, and practically anyone who can give him a patient hearing. An engineering graduate from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh and an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur, he lives in Mumbai with his wife Deepali, a medical professional, and daughters Tamanna and Prakriti.
Review: Touchwood I never had any problem with English language. It is one my favourite languages and it is actually the language in which I converse at home apart from Hindi. People who have had problems with speaking English or want to improve their English or want to learn English, this book – English Bites! My Fullproof of English Learning Formula will be of great help. Though being a capable in the language, through this book I have learnt many new words and have increased my word reservoir drastically. To understand the language in a better way, the author has taken the route of explaining/teaching it via jokes and anecdotes. The book tells us the tale of a man once a tongue-tied in school and now a successfully English speaking banker. The book contains private adventures and disasters, of the author with the English language. For me, I liked reading each page of this book. Not only did it provide me with good read, but also it expanded my terminology and gave me a range to make my verbal skills better. I definitely suggest this book to all.
I write a lot, which keeps me off the streets and out of trouble. There is always something to write about, always a new story to craft. Not writing, for me, is like trying to hold back a sneeze. Learning to write was the most powerful influence in my life. I can still remember the awe I felt when I realized I could put real words onto paper and tell out a story. From that first ‘a-ha’ moment I knew I wanted to write.
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