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  • The Words Came Down!by Emelie Parker; Tess Pardini

    Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 24.99

    As teachers everywhere find more and more students with limited English in their classes, many are asking: How can I include ELL students in every aspect of the day?? Beginning with designing a classroom that welcomes students and creates appropriate conditions for learning, Emelie Parker and Tess Pardini go on to detail a workshop format for reading,... more...

  • Queen's Englishby Bernard C. Lamb

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    Shows how the English language, used properly, has power to instruct, move and entertain people, but used incorrectly, can lead to a lack of clarity and confusion. This book informs readers how to use the basics of grammar, punctuation and spelling, and teaches the tips and tricks of style, rhetoric, vocabulary and the use of foreign phrases. more...

  • Eish, but is it English?by Rajend Mesthrie

    Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00

    "What makes South African English different? Have you ever wondered where the words ?gogga?, ?tsotsi? and ?larney? come from? Did you know that the first sentence uttered by a South African in English may have been spoken by a Khoikhoi man in 1613? South African English is unique and is made up of several varieties. This entertaining and informative... more...

  • Harvey Wallbangers and Tam O'Shantersby Martin Hannan

    John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 1.44

    Did you know that Maria Ann Smith was genuinely a grandmother who died not knowing that she had given the world one of the best varieties of apple? Or that the word tawdry, meaning tacky or tasteless, has its origins in the fate of a seventh-century Saxon princess, Etheldreda, who was canonised and became St Audrey? Or that when we say Fanny Adams,... more...

  • Le Bumper Book of Franglaisby Miles Kington; Wendy Hoile

    Old Street Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74

    Franglais is the ultimate invented language. A source of unending delight to anyone who did French at school, it is the creation of the great English humorist Miles Kington. This new collection brings together the best pieces written in the two-and-a-half decades up to the author's tragic death in 2008. Each appears in paperback for the first time,... more...

  • Lost Englishby Chris Roberts

    Michael O'Mara 2012; US$ 2.99

    In the last thirty years or so a large number of once commonplace words, phrases and expressions have disappeared without trace from common usage. And with them, too, have gone a number of goods, services and everyday objects that were once an important part of our everyday lives. Where did they go and why? Lost English takes a look at how our language... more...

  • 2012 Romance Writer's Marketby Robert Lee Brewer

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.91

    From the editors at Writer's Digest, this fantastic resource for romance writers details hundreds of magazine and book publishers who are interested in acquiring and publishing new romantic fiction. Each market listing provides information on where the publisher is located, what they're looking for, who to contact, how to reach them, and what their... more...

  • 2012 Guide to Writing Competitionsby Robert Lee Brewer

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.91

    Are you competitive? Do you believe that your writing stands above that of your peers? If so, then look inside and you'll find all the information you need to enter every major writing competition in the Unitied States. Hundreds of opportunities are listed, with each entry providing information on when and how to submit your work, what it costs (if... more...

  • 2012 Horror Writer's Marketby Robert Lee Brewer

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.91

    From the editors at Writer's Digest, this fantastic resource for horro writers details hundreds of magazine and book publishers who are interested in acquiring and publishing new frightful fiction. Each market listing provides information on where the publisher is located, what they're looking for, who to contact, how to reach them, and what their... more...

  • Writingby Facts On File

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95

    Writing covers 20 writing careers for anyone interested in having their work appear in books, magazines, newspapers, advertisements, radio, film, television, or online. more...