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  • From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generationsby Allan Metcalf

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    From baby boomers with 'groovy' and 'yuppie,' to Generation X with 'whatever' and 'like,' each generation inevitably comes to use certain words that are particular to its unique time in history. Those words not only tell us a great deal about the people in those generations, but highlight their differences with other... more...

  • The Handy English Grammar Answer Bookby Christine A. Hult

    Visible Ink Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    Whether it?s for a professional document, a school paper, an Internet blog, or something more personal, effective communication depends on clear, concise, and grammatically correct writing. Punctuation, spelling, and grammar rules can trip up anyone, while organization and word choice can make writing memorableor banal. Whether you are writing a... more...

  • The Great American Speechby Stephen Fender

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 20.00

    The land of the free and home of the brave, America is also the country in which this truth is supposedly self-evident: that we are all equal. It may not seem so at first, but there is a startling gap between these two visions of America, one more evident in today?s fiercely partisan politics that pit free enterprise against social justice. In this... more...

  • Basic English Grammar For Dummiesby Geraldine Woods

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.50 US$ 21.20

    The easy way to brush up on your English skills Is it good or well? There, their, or they're? Some people don't have to think twice about using proper English, but for the rest of us it can get tricky and confusing. Whether you're writing or speaking, it's all too easy to fall prey to simple mistakes that will represent you in a less-than-desirable... more...

  • Inventing Englishby Seth Lerer

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    Seth Lerer tells a masterful history of the English language from the age of Beowulf to the rap of Eminem. Many have written about the evolution of grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary, but only Lerer situates these developments within the larger history of English, America, and literature. This edition features a new chapter on the influence of... more...

  • Schüler schreiben Geschichteby Josef Memminger

    Wochenschau Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Kreative Schreibformen können im Fach Geschichte zur Wiederholung und Vertiefung von Inhalten dienen, für Multiperspektivität von Geschichte sensibilisieren, historisches Denken ermöglichen und zur Vermittlung von Gattungskompetenz beitragen.   Inhaltsverzeichnis DANK ZUR ZITATION PROLOG A EINLEITUNG UND THEORIE 1. Einleitung 1.1 Kreatives... more...

  • English as a Scientific and Research Languageby Ramón Plo Alastrué; Carmen Pérez-Llantada

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume examines the role of English in academic and research settings in Europe and provides recommendations on the challenges posed by the dominance of English over national languages as languages of science and research dissemination; the need for language support for academics that need to disseminate their research in English;... more...

  • Introducing English Languageby Louise Mullany; Peter Stockwell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings ? all in the same volume. The innovative and flexible... more...

  • History of Englishby Jonathan Culpeper

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject using ?hands-on? language analysis, equipping them with the basic... more...

  • Attitudes towards English in Europeby Andrew Linn; Neil Bermel; Gibson Ferguson

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The status of English in Europe is changing, and this book offers a series of studies of attitudes to English today. Until recently English was often seen as an opportunity for Europeans to take part in the global market, but increasingly English is viewed as a threat to the national languages of Europe, and the idea that Europeans are... more...