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  • The Complete Eh, Goondu!by Sylvia Toh Paik Choo

    Marshall Cavendish 2010; US$ 12.99

    The Complete Eh, Goondu! combines in one volume two of Singapore’s best-selling humour titles Eh, Goondu! and Lagi Goondu. Eh, Goondu published in 1982 was the first book on Singlish. It compiled in print a collection of local patois which combined English with vernacular dialects and languages to form what is now called Singlish. It was the first... more...

  • Sounds and Sins of Singlish And other nonsenseby Rex Shelley

    Marshall Cavendish 2009; US$ 8.99

    Feel like a goondu when you ask for a cuppa in a kopitiam? Wish you could charm everyone from the chattering aunties in the crowded streets of Chinatown to the beaming makcik in the Gelang Serai soto mee store? Or perhaps buaya that seksy girl with witty rapport? SOS of Singlish reveals our language sins against English and is stuffed with trivia,... more...

  • Slangby Eric Partridge

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1933, this book explores both contemporary and historical slang, focusing on the characteristics and quirks of the English and American languages. As well as looking at commonly used slang, there are sections that give the reader insight into more unusual areas such as Cockney slang, slang in journalism and slang in commerce, as... more...

  • Pre?cis Writingby Eric Partridge

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1940, this book was designed by Eric Partridge to equip students, studying for final exams at school, with the tools they needed to become successful précis-ers. The selection of literary pieces is more diverse than other preěcis books of the time and Partridge?s background as a schoolmaster, a lecturer and a publisher sets him... more...

  • Meetings auf Englisch für Dummiesby Lars M. Bl?hdorn; Denise Hodgson-M?ckel

    Wiley 2015; US$ 6.50 US$ 4.55

    Sie wollen oder müssen Meetings mit internationalen Geschäftspartnern organisieren und fragen sich, wie das auf Englisch aussehen sollte? ?Meetings auf Englisch für Dummies? hilft Ihnen, Besprechungen in englischer Sprache erfolgreich vorzubereiten und durchzuführen und dabei Kommunikationsklippen gekonnt zu umschiffen. Lars Blöhdorn... more...

  • Korrespondenz auf Englisch für Dummies Das Pocketbuchby Lars M. Bl?hdorn; Denise Hodgson-M?ckel

    Wiley 2015; US$ 6.50 US$ 4.55

    Haben Sie häufiger mit englischsprachigen Kunden oder Kollegen zu tun? Oder wollen sich auf Englisch bewerben? Lars M. Blöhdorn und Denise Hodgson-Möckel geben Ihnen die wichtigsten Wörter und Formulierungen an die Hand. Von der richtigen Anrede und dem korrekten Aufbau von Angeboten, Reklamationen oder Einladungen über E-Mail-Etikette... more...

  • Grammatical Gender in Englishby Charles Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1988, this book explores the grammatical loss of gender in English. It demonstrates that from the end of the Old English period, there was a considerable time period, of about three hundred years, during which there existed "echoes" of the gender classification of nouns. The study records the best known conclusions concerning the... more...

  • The Elements of Englishby William Branford

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1967, this book was based on new descriptions of English emerging from recent research. It provides an introduction to the study of the English language for the first-year university student. It will also be invaluable to all those concerned with the teaching and learning of English as a foreign or second language, particularly... more...

  • A Structural Atlas of the English Dialectsby Peter Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987, this atlas identifies structural patterns which exist in the sound systems of the dialects of England. It regards variation, not as something to be ignored or avoided, but as a central and essential feature of dialect, which must be accounted for in a systematic way. The study identifies some of the more prominent structural... more...

  • Syllable-Based Generalizations in English Phonologyby Daniel Kahn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This dissertation, first published in 1980, is concerned with the role of the syllable in generative grammar. Kahn argues that the syllable is a necessary element in phonological descriptions by identifying aspects of phonology that seem to call for analysis in terms of syllabic structure and demonstrating the superiority of syllabic analyses over... more...