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  • Verborgen, unsichtbar, unlesbar ? zur Problematik restringierter Schriftpräsenzby Tobias Frese; Wilfried E. Keil; Kristina Krüger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    From the perspective of early modernity, the presence of writing is linked to its visibility and legibility. This may be a questionable assumption, and it was especially problematic for writers in the premodern era, for whom concealment and veiling played such an important role. The aim of this book is to critically examine the category... more...

  • Eats, Shites & Leavesby A. Parody

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 2.99

    Featuring a plethora of examples that show how to get the worst out of the world's most commonly spoken language, Eats, Shites and Leaves is a wittily informative insight into how the English language can be used and abused in the twenty-first century more...

  • A Student Handbook of Greek and English Grammarby Robert Mondi; Peter L. Corrigan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 13.50

    The study of classical languages by earlier generations of English-speaking students was greatly facilitated by the study of English grammar in the schools, a tradition now out of favor but one that emphasized precisely the concepts, terms, and constructions needed for the study of Greek and Latin. Recent classical language textbooks, while presuming... more...

  • Leaves on the Lineby Simon Toseland

    Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 7.99

    In every walk of life, from relationships, to work, to politics, sport and the news, our everyday use of English harbours duplicities of meaning. We say 'I'm sorry' when we mean 'absolute nonsense', and write 'Yours faithfully' when we're thinking 'Sod you!' Jealousy, rage, love, affection we're equally good at disguising them all. Leaves on the Line... 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 preìcis 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...

  • A History of Englishby Barbara M. H. Strang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    A History of English , first published in 1970, is a book for beginners in linguistic history. This title examines the changes in English language speech and writing over a period of almost 2000 years, whilst also exploring more recent changes within the author?s living memory. This title aims to raise countless issues for enquiry and discussion,... 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...

  • 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...