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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 7.50
Engagingly written and illustrated with scores of telling examples, this plainspoken how-to book for college writers identifies those qualities that most typically distinguish good writing from bad and provides practical measures for avoiding pitfalls. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 11.95
Now available together as a set for a discounted price: Writing A Successful Research Paper: A Simple Approach , by Stanley Chodorow, and Writing with Sources, (Second Edition): A Guide for Students , by Gordon Harvey. Writing A Successful Research Paper is a brief, practical guide that offers a clear and comprehensive strategy for conceptualizing,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 8.50
A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This widely popular primer?translated into eight languages?remains the first choice in all disciplines for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to assess... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Strategies from a noted educational consultant on how to ease the pressure, ace the essay, and gain admission into your top-choice school Getting into college has become fiercely competitive, which makes the personal-essay part of the application process even more important?and stressful. But stop worrying! In Write Your College Essay in Less Than... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 17.00
With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their classic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
The 21st century is awash with ever more mixed and remixed images, writing, layout, sound, gesture, speech, and 3D objects. Multimodality looks beyond language and examines these multiple modes of communication and meaning making. Multimodality: A Social Semiotic Approach to Contemporary Communication represents a long-awaited and much anticipated... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 47.00
Written for students without prior knowledge of linguistics, this is an accessible and systematic toolkit for doing language and image analysis. Using case studies and examples from a range of media, it enables students to analyze and understand the relationship between language, discourse and social practices. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
Discourses in Place is essential reading for anyone with an interest in language and the way we communicate. Written by leaders in the field, this text argues that we can only interpret the meaning of public texts like road signs, notices and brand logos by considering the social and physical world that surrounds them. Drawing on a wide range of... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
Improve communication, resolve conflicts, and avoid the most common conversational disasters through simple, easily remembered strategies that deflect and redirect negative behaviour. Verbal Judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter. Listen and speak more effectively, engage... more...
- Hyperion 2009; US$ 9.99
Public speaking is one of the most intimidating and important aspects of many jobs. As a one-time speechwriter for President Johnson, and in his position as president of the Motion Picture Association of America, Jack Valenti wrote and delivered speeches in all kinds of settings. Originally published in 1982, Speak Up with Confidence is... more...