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And, I am praising him not because I got a chance to get associated with this book, but mnaish, I got an opportunity of a lifetime to delve into an ever-growing and eternally-important language. Lists with This Book.

About how he came from a vernacular background, how he changes maish city, how he gets a friend, how they together start working in development of their language, how his grades start falling down, how then he faces interviews, gets job etc. Share your thoughts with other customers. Manish Gupta has given a very good idea to all the future authors and the current ones too.

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englih The journey is scribed in the book with pinch of humor, satire, a englieh of emotions, all on a strong base of reality and is adorned with apt comic sketches and a lot of amusing trivia. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Moving forward when it came to college I had to opt for English Hons as my major. It may even help you love the English language a little more! Word Power Made Easy. Getting to Grips with the Basics. And a lot of examples he has quoted from his first encounters with many things will ring a bell in many hearts and minds. But as mentioned above, give time to this book. While deleting this aspect would make the book lose its charm, I would propose that the author write the story on one-page and reserve the glossary for the other.

He has thus invented a fun englisg of helping those with the least interest or perceived aptitude for English, to start taking interest and find it more and more easy and do-able as they flip through the butes. I completed this book in a week or so but I am surely going to give it another read once again. It m English Bites!


Feb 24, Vivek Tejuja rated it liked it. It prances along happily and occasionally throws across a wonderfully delicious word that the reader can savour at his own pace. Sep 24, Shilpa Garg rated it it was amazing. Siddharth Bhavsar marked it as to-read Jan 28, Aug 21, Bookish Indulgenges englush b00k r3vi3ws rated it really liked it Shelves: Deepika Sana marked it as to-read Apr 11, I have been subscribed to his mailing list for more than a decade now and still enjoy reading it every day.

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Being a guy who is born and brought up in Trivandrum, I can identify myself with Manish in the book as the narrative is quite autobiographical.

It is a measure of education, class, and accessibility to many things. He started his career in the financial sector with Citibank, and later became the Head of Sales and Managing Director of a major bank. Words are the air we breathe through our mouths.

English Bites! By Manish Gupta – Book Review – Anu Reviews

The incidents are hilarious, keeps the read light and enjoyable. There is learning and unlearning at the same time, though this definitely has a very niche audience and definitely not for every reader. Saying that this book is an autobiography would not be wrong but Gupta is not acting a narcissist here. Thank you team for all the marvellous deals over the years.

These stories coupled with his experiences in life help to add a lot of humour to the text. There are two ways in which you can learn any new language — classroom method and immersion method. Akhilesh Kumar Certified Buyer 15 Jan, There is a serious intent to explore the origins, meanings, usages, and any other modern or new-age connotations that interesting words might have… all woven into stories, incidents, and anecdotes. Apr 05, Sourab rated it really liked it Recommended to Sourab by: Having said all of this, I would only recommend this book to people who want to know more about how to master the language for whatever academic purposes.


The book tells us the tale of a man who was once a tongue-tied boy in his school and now a successfully English speaking banker.

Coming to the things that could have improved, at times I felt as if there were too many words on a page and I also felt that some of the topics were slightly getting dragged but it is okay as the essence of the book is to teach new words and help the reader. While I can’t say that I am overly fond of the footnotes as it does hamper bitew reading a bit, they do help you when you are stuck with englih meaning of a particular word.

Punctuation marks and wrong sentence structure were major among them. There was no internet and no online forums there to help me with my dilemma.

Ytyyy added it Mar 03, And the best part was I never had to study for those three sections too. Hope English Bites grows, evolves and endears to one and all just like the language! At some point this book is mesmerizing. The so-called self-help books make me run a mile and never look back in that direction.

Of course, my last read, Wise Enough to be Foolish by Gauri Jayaram, was a non-fiction, but it was a story, while this book is a researched non-fiction on English language, trying and improving the readers’ vocabulary.

The book covers not only words but also tips and tricks that help learn and remember words and usage. If you didn’t get it. Through his dedication and hard work, he gets into the prestigious management institute, XLRI. No, this book is NOT a dictionary and is NOT a dull and dry collection of facts… the protagonist goes around talking about his battles, bouts and experiences with words that are connected.

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