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  • 250 Essential Japanese Kanji Characters Volume 1 Revisedby Kanji Text Research Group University of Tokyo

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 22.95

    "This is the best kanji book available today. Designed for beginners with a basic knowledge of Japanese to use in the classroom on for self?study."? Modern Language Journal Everyday tasks like finding a street address or buying a train ticket can be an ordeal in Japan if you don't read kanji?the system of Japanese writing based on Chinese characters.... more...

  • Vocabulary & Spelling Success in 20 Minutes a Dayby LearningExpress LLC Editors

    LearningExpress, LLC 2013; US$ 5.99

    This book is part of the Success in 20 minutes a Day series, a proven program, now revamped, with an eye-catching, modern design and updates throughout.This invaluable skill-building guide features:a pretest, pinpointing strengths and weaknesses; hundreds of exercises in test format for essential practice, including lessons on definitions, spelling,... more...

  • Typology of Writing Systemsby Susanne R. Borgwaldt; Terry Joyce

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 128.00

    This paper aims at determining the relationship between writing in chats and features from different writing systems. Although net users do not realise it, they recreate features mainly from morphographic systems and consonantal scripts and, consequently, they seem to be searching for a more economical way of conveying meaning through writing. When... more...

  • Collins Quite Brilliant: A celebration of British Englishby Collins

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available

    A jubilant celebration of British English?s most wonderful moments (and of the island nations that came up with them). more...

  • English Spelling (Collins Webster?s Easy Learning)by Collins

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available

    Collins Webster?s Easy Learning Spelling is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their spelling and write more accurately and impressively. By describing the important features of English spelling, rules to use, and pitfalls to avoid, this e-book makes spelling easy. more...

  • Many a True Wordby Richard Anthony Baker

    Headline 2013; US$ 19.91

    What are the top one hundred words we use the most? How should anchovy, chastisement and tryst be pronounced? How good are you at spelling the most commonly misspelt words and names? For the answers to these andquestions and much more, sit back and let Richard Anthony Baker take you on a journey through the English language. Marvel at the... more...

  • Many a True Wordby Richard Anthony Baker

    Headline 2013; Not Available

    What are the top one hundred words we use the most? How should anchovy, chastisement and tryst be pronounced? How good are you at spelling the most commonly misspelt words and names? For the answers to these andquestions and much more, sit back and let Richard Anthony Baker take you on a journey through the English language. Marvel at the... more...

  • Dog Days and Dandelionsby Martha Barnette

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 8.99

    From apian (like a bee) to zodiac (little-animals circle), a word book that spots the animal origins of words and names There are mice in your muscles , and blackbirds in your merlot . Behind adulation is a dog's wagging tail. Peculiar houses a herd of cattle. Grubby is crawling with bugs. Wordhound Martha Barnette collects more than... more...

  • Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathon Green

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    George Orwell coined the term ?Newspeak? for his novel 1984 , the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries ? selected from the slangs and specific vocabularies of trades, professions and interests... more...

  • Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathon Green

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak ( Routledge Revivals , 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and includes extensive coverage of both British and U.S.... more...