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    Default Learning English with Ian Fleming

    Hello, I like Ian Fleming's series of books about special agent James Bond. So, I
    was wondering, is it good for learning English? Does its language seem natural for today's British,
    or it is obsolete? All books were written in the 50-60s.

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    Default Re: Learning English with Ian Fleming

    The books will be fine for helping your comprehension but I wouldn't suggest "learning" English from them. Study English in the usual way and read lots of different newspapers, magazines and books for practice.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Learning English with Ian Fleming

    I read them over thirty years ago and can still remember quite a bit, so they're well written.

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    Default Re: Learning English with Ian Fleming

    They are very well written. The language [unlike me] hasn't aged at all, and remains quite natural for today's British.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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