Most books teach classroom English. When it comes to everyday life, this can seem unreal. And make you seem unreal. Our emphasis is on helping you talk, sound, and think like a native speaker. We also help you pick up more native English from movies and TV, newspapers, books, and the Internet. More Speak English Like an American helps you recognize and understand idioms whenever you see or hear them. Have some fun! Try these idioms out on your colleagues, friends, and family members. And show your native-English speaking friends that you love English. It's your language, too. Idioms include head honcho- by hook or by crook- make headway- on the dating scene- packed to the rafters- naysayer- party pooper- pick someone's brain- stuffed shirt- $64,000 question- touchy subject- PO'ed ...and hundreds more!