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Vocabulary

  • A to Zby Sengupta Abhijit

    Hachette India 2017; Not Available

    Why do we need good ?or better ? EnglishJust 26 letters ? five vowels and 21 consonants ? have createdperhaps the largest lexicon in the world and made Englishglobally the most widely used language today for interactionin international trade, world sports and global politics, not toforget education.A to Z explores, letter by letter, how the English... more...

  • Grammarby Joanne Adams

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2015; US$ 5.99

    This fun yet informative book ? including common misspellings, how to use punctuation correctly, applying the right tense and good sentence construction ? will turn you from a logophobe to a grammarphile in no time! more...

  • Let's Eat Grandmaby Joanne Adams

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 4.99

    Do you sometimes mix up your ?affects? and ?effects?? Do you know when to use ?less? or ?fewer?? And what about punctuation ? would you like to feel sure about semicolons? Grammar can be tricky, but this book will stop you from making embarrassing slip-ups, and the bite-sized tips are sure to make your writing instantly more impressive. more...

  • In Praise of Profanityby Michael Adams

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 11.99

    In In Praise of Profanity , Michael Adams offers a provocative, unapologetic defense of profanity, arguing that we consistently fail to appreciate it as a legitimate means of expressing ourselves. more...

  • Slayer Slangby Michael Adams

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    In its seven years on television, Buffy the Vampire Slayer has earned critical acclaim and a massive cult following among teen viewers. One of the most distinguishing features of the program is the innovative way the show's writers play with language: fabricating new words, morphing existing ones, and throwing usage on its head. The result has been... more...

  • Slayer Slangby Michael Adams

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99

    In its seven years on television, Buffy the Vampire Slayer has earned critical acclaim and a massive cult following among teen viewers. One of the most distinguishing features of the program is the innovative way the show's writers play with language: fabricating new words, morphing existing ones, and throwing usage on its head. The result has been... more...

  • French Grammar You Really Need To Know: Teach Yourselfby Robin Adamson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 13.99

    Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. French Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need... more...

  • Ugetsu Monogatari or Tales of Moonlight and Rain (Routledge Revivals)by Ueda Akinari

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Ugetsu Monogatari , or Tales of Moonlight and Rain numbers among the best-loved Japanese classics. These nine illustrated tales of the supernatural from eighteenth-century Osaka combine popular appeal with a high literary standard. The author expressed his complex views on human life and society in simple yet poetic language. Akinari questioned... more...

  • Teaching and Learning Terminologyby Amparo Alcina

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 128.00

    This volume, which was originally published in Terminology 15:1 (2009), presents and reflects on experiences dealing with terminology training, from a theoretical, practical and professional perspective. Terminology is part of the programmes of several (post)graduate courses, such as Translating and Interpreting, Applied Languages, Information Science... more...

  • Inside Wordsby Janet Allen

    Stenhouse Publishers 2007; US$ 24.99

    We've learned a lot in recent years about the important role vocabulary plays in making meaning, yet many teachers still struggle with vocabulary instruction that goes beyond weekly word lists. Effective vocabulary instruction is particularly vital in the content areas, where the specialized language used by ?insiders? often creates a barrier to... more...