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    'alive English' is right expression?

    Hi teachers!

    I found a book named "alive English'. Is it right expression? As far as I'm concerned, adjective 'alive' can not be used before noun. What do you think about the title?

    Thank you very much in advance

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    Book titles do not always follow the normal conventions,

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    Re: 'alive English' is right expression?

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    Book titles do not always follow the normal conventions.
    That's right, and neither do film titles.

    Consider Inglourious Basterds (Both words are spelt wrong).

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    Re: 'alive English' is right expression?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eureka View Post
    What do you think about the title?
    I agree with what Fivejedjon said, but I think it's an ugly title.

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    Re: 'alive English' is right expression?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eureka View Post
    Hi teachers!

    I found a book named "alive English'. Is it right expression? As far as I'm concerned, adjective 'alive' can not be used before noun. What do you think about the title?

    Thank you very much in advance

    REMINDER: NOT A TEACHER


    (1) May I most respectfully ask whether that book was written by a native

    speaker?

    (2) Many years ago a gentleman who was not a native speaker decided to

    write an English grammar book for his fellow countrymen. He called his

    book: English as She is Spoke.

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