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  • English - One Tongue, Many Voicesby Jan Svartvik; Professor Geoffrey Leech

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 44.00

    This readable yet scholarly book tells the fascinating story of the English language in three ways. It traces its history from obscure beginnings over 1500 years ago. It shows the geographical spread of the language in increasing diversity. It looks at the present state of English as a global language and the uncertainties of its future. It argues... more...

  • The Adventure of Englishby Melvyn Bragg

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    Here is the riveting story of the English language, from its humble beginnings as a regional dialect to its current preeminence as the one global language, spoken by more than two billion people worldwide. In this groundbreaking book, Melvyn Bragg shows how English conquered the world. It is a magnificent adventure, full of jealousy, intrigue, and... more...

  • You Talkin' To Me?by Sam Leith

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98

    Rhetoric is what gives words power. It's nothing to be afraid of. It isn't the exclusive preserve of politicians: it's everywhere, from your argument with the insurance company to your plea to the waitress for a table near the window. It convicts criminals (and then frees them on appeal). It causes governments to rise and fall, best men to be shunned... more...

  • Qualitative Inquiry in Tesolby Dr Keith Richards

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 46.00

    Graduate and professional TESOL students will welcome this research methods textbook for undertaking qualitative, naturalistic and action research projects. Uniquely, the book offers a three-level structured progression, suited both to novice and intermediate students with a focus on development as classroom teachers of English, and to advanced students... more...

  • My Grammar and I (Or Should That be 'Me'?)by J. A. Wines; Caroline Taggart

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    Takes you on a tour of the English language, through rules and conditions for the grammatically unaware. This book highlights the common pitfalls that English language user faces on a day to day basis. more...

  • Practice Tests for the TOEFL iBTby Bruce Stirling

    Nova Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Practice Tests for the TOEFL iBT contains four TOEFL tests, with answer keys. Perfect for self-study and classrooms. Each TOEFL iBT Practice Test...* reflects the design of the official TOEFL internet-based test* tests academic English-language proficiency expected of university students in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland,... more...

  • Defining New Moonby Brian Leaf

    Wiley 2010; US$ 9.99

    "Brian Leaf has done it again! Just as Defining Twilight did, Defining New Moon continues to help students improve their vocabulary while reading Stephenie Meyer's New Moon." — Peter Facinelli (Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the Twilight saga movies) Why is Bella desolate and haggard? Will Jacob win her over with his infectious affability? Can Edward... more...

  • The Nuts and Bolts of College Writingby Michael Harvey

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 8.95

    This "worthy successor to Strunk and White"* now features an expanded style guide covering a wider range of citation cases, complete with up-to-date formats for Chicago, MLA, and APA styles. "Highly recommended." --P. Finley, Choice * more...

  • How to Speak and Write Correctlyby Joseph Devlin; Theodore Waters

    The Floating Press 1910; US$ 7.95

    In the preparation of this little work the writer has kept one end in view, viz.: To make it serviceable for those for whom it is intended, that is, for those who have neither the time nor the opportunity, the learning nor the inclination, to peruse elaborate and abstruse treatises on Rhetoric, Grammar, and Composition. To them such works are as gold... more...

  • The Story of Australian Englishby Kel Richards

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 12.99

    The English language arrived in Australia with the first motley bunch of European settlers on 26 January 1788. Today there is clearly a distinctive Australian regional dialect with its own place among the global family of ‘Englishes’. How did this come about? Where did the distinctive pattern, accent, and verbal inventions that make up Aussie... more...