This is the most up-to-date Guide to British and American culture that gives you an insight into what's important in both countries today, what's popular, and what people feel strongly about. It's written for learners of English, in language that's easy to understand.
10,000 entries, colour photos and maps, and special entries with extra vocabulary on topics such as advertising, football and soap operas all help you learn much more about both cultures.
Up-to-the-minute help in your travels and studies:
- Discover the facts and figures about Britain and America in the 21st century
- Explore the rich, the famous and infamous, history legends, festivals, music, food, shopping, and attitudes
- Look up famous quotations and find out who said what
- Get ideas of what to read - choose from lists of books that won the Booker, Pullitzer and other prizes plus suggestions for further reading