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Vocabulary

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  • SAT Vocabulary Expressby Jacqueline Byrne; Michael Ashley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 16.00

    A fun way to build vocabulary and boost SAT scores Word puzzles are a proven tool for building vocabulary. They nudge the puzzler gently toward shades of meaning, synonym recognition, contextual interpretation, and making educated guesses--all the mental tricks needed to do well on the SAT verbal section. In SAT Vocabulary Express, a top... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Weird Word Originsby Paul McFedries

    DK Publishing 2008; US$ 14.95

    Get ready to chew the fat. This engaging, humorous new book explains the not-so-common origins of such commonly used phrases as "apple-pie order," "chew the fat," and "hat trick." Presented in a fun, easy-to-read style, it provides entertaining insight on metaphorical phrases, weird words, and strange expressions and takes readers on a journey through... more...

  • Terms to Make You Squirmby Chambers

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2009; US$ 11.99

    200 words that shouldn?t be used, split into four sections: misuse, overuse, clichés and confusables. Squirm-free alternatives given for each word more...

  • English Grammar Drillsby Mark Lester

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 14.00

    When it comes to learning English grammar, the best way is to JUST DO IT! For learning grammar, you'll find the most success in retaining your skills through drills, drills, and more drills. English Grammar Drills reinforces your knowledge and enhances your ability to read, write, and speak in English. Each chapter deals with only one... more...

  • The Unofficial Harry Potter Vocabulary Builderby Sayre Van Young

    Ulysses Press 2009; US$ 16.95

    ENJOY EVERY WORD OF HARRY?S ADVENTURE LEARN 1,000s OF NEW VOCABULARY WORDS The Harry Potter series takes readers on the greatest literary adventure of all time. However, as young readers tear through the seven books, they encounter thousands of new words. What should they do when facing an unknown word? Skip over it and miss that bit of the... more...

  • Virtual Wordsby Jonathon Keats

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99

    The technological realm provides an unusually active laboratory not only for new ideas and products but also for the remarkable linguistic innovations that accompany and describe them. How else would words like qubit (a unit of quantum information), crowdsourcing (outsourcing to the masses), or in vitro meat (chicken and beef grown in an industrial... more...

  • I Love It When You Talk Retroby Ralph Keyes

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 19.99

    An entertaining and informative book about the fashion and fads of language Today?s 18-year-olds may not know who Mrs. Robinson is, where the term ?stuck in a groove? comes from, why 1984 was a year unlike any other, how big a bread box is, how to get to Peyton Place, or what the term Watergate refers to. I Love It When You Talk Retro discusses... more...

  • Flying by the Seat of Your Pantsby Harry Oliver

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 13.95

    Let's "cut to the chase" and "make no bones about it"-this book will have you "pleased as punch." Sowing your wild oats, throwing in the towel, painting the town red...Harry Oliver reveals the fascinating stories behind these and other strange turns of phrase steeped in the weird and wonderful history and traditions of everyday life. From quirky... more...

  • Alphabet Juiceby Roy Blount Jr.

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 14.99

    Ali G: How many words does you know? Noam Chomsky: Normally, humans, by maturity, have tens of thousands of them. Ali G: What is some of 'em? ?Da Ali G Show   Did you know that both mammal and matter derive from baby talk? Have you noticed how wince makes you wince? Ever wonder why so many h-words have to do with breath?  ... more...

  • Grammar Girl's 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Knowby Mignon Fogarty

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 6.99

    Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 30 million times. Now she's turning her attention to improving our vocabulary?one word at a time?with Grammar Girl's 101 Words Every High School Graduate Needs to Know . Not sure... more...