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Vocabulary

  • Orthographieby Ina Karg

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00

    This textbook presents orthography from the perspectives of the public interest, linguistics, written language acquisition, and communication. It examines this multi-faceted element of language from a historical and critical viewpoint. The book is oriented to practice and addresses the needs of prospective and practicing students and teachers... more...

  • Wörterbuch historischer Berufsbezeichnungenby Jakob Ebner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    This dictionary is a compilation of historical occupational titles in the German language drawn from diverse economic sectors and regions, presented in a linguistic context with definitions, expert references, etymologies, as well as family names. It will thus be a key source in cultural and linguistic history and an essential tool for... more...

  • Corpus Linguistics for Grammarby Christian Jones; Daniel Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Corpus Linguistics for Grammar provides an accessible and practical introduction to the use of corpus linguistics to analyse grammar, demonstrating the wider application of corpus data and providing readers with all the skills and information they need to carry out their own corpus-based research. This book: explores the kinds of corpora available... more...

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Termsby Chris Baldick

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    The bestselling Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides clear and concise definitions of the most troublesome literary terms, from abjection to zeugma. It is an essential reference tool for students of literature in any language. Now expanded and in its fourth edition, it includes increased coverage of new terms from modern critical and theoretical... more...

  • A Lexicon of Social Well-Beingby Luigino Bruni

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    We must quickly learn how to live well in the world as it is today, including the realm of work. We need to learn a new vocabulary of economics and markets that is more suitable to understand the present world and that is likely to offer us the tools to act, and perhaps improve it as well. more...

  • Developing International EFL/ESL Scholarly Writersby Donna Bain Butler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This text provides a research-based approach for developing EFL/ESL writers in disciplinary/professional context. Research results disclose the interplay among strategies, skills, quality assessment, and stages (a) defining strategic competence for participants, and (b) acting as catalyst for increasing writing proficiency in a legal research... more...

  • German Vocabulary Drillsby David Stillman; Daniele Godor; Ronni Gordon

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 13.00

    What you need to build your German lexicon as well as your confidence in communicating in the language German Vocabulary Drills provides a thematic approach by presenting clusters of essential terms. These terms are reinforced by a variety of written exercises, from fill-in the blank to translations to matching games. In addition, unlike other... more...

  • Alphabeticalby Michael Rosen

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 25.00

    How on Earth did we fix upon our twenty-six letters, what do they really mean, and how did we come to write them down in the first place? Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in twenty-six vivid chapters, fizzing with personal anecdotes and fascinating facts. Starting with the mysterious Phoenicians... more...

  • Selected Features of Bactrian Grammarby Saloumeh Gholami

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 62.73

    Bactrian, the only Iranian language written in the Greek alphabet, was spoken in ancient Bactria in northern Afghanistan. It is an intermediary Middle Iranian language, possessing the characters of both Eastern and Western Iranian groups, and thus playing a very important role in the dialectology of Iranian Languages. Saloumeh Gholami?s study deals... more...

  • Italian Vocabulary Drillsby David Stillman; Tiziano Cherubini; Ronni Gordon

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 13.00

    Practice your way to a bigger vocabulary and better Italian skills If you want to expand your language skills, Italian Vocabulary Drills is filled with the information and practice you need to reach optimum results. This book features essential Italian words grouped into similar themes such as daily life, food, house and home, travel, holidays,... more...