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Vocabulary

  • SAT Power Vocab, 2nd Editionby Princeton Review

    Random House Children's Books 2017; US$ 12.99

    THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS! Tackle the test with confidence with a complete guide to vocabulary skills and strategies for the SAT.   Prepping for the SAT may no longer mean memorizing long word lists, but a strong vocabulary is still essential to scoring well on the exam! SAT Power Vocab give you practical advice for understanding and... more...

  • New Insights into the Semantics of Legal Concepts and the Legal Dictionaryby Martina Bajcic

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 135.00

    This book focuses on legal concepts from the dual perspective of law and terminology. While legal concepts frame legal knowledge and take center stage in law, the discipline of terminology has traditionally been about concept description. Exploring topics common to both disciplines such as meaning, conceptualization and specialized knowledge transfer,... 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...

  • ETYMA Twoby Cecelia Eaton Luschnig; Lance J. Luschnig

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 38.99

    ETYMA II is an undergraduate or advanced high school textbook for English vocabulary-building. It is divided into three parts, beginning with a brief history of foreign words in English, including information on families of languages, the Indo-European relations of English, and the development of the language. more...

  • Word by Wordby Kory Stamper

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 26.95

    Do you have strong feelings about the word ?irregardless?? Have you ever tried to define the word ?is?? Brimming with intelligence and personality, this vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made is a must-read for word mavens. Many of us take dictionaries for granted, and few may realize that the process of writing dictionaries is,... more...

  • Summary and Analysis of The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionaryby Worth Books

    Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Professor and the Madman tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Simon Winchester?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.   This short summary and analysis of The... more...

  • Deutsche Orthografieby Peter Eisenberg; Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 17.99

    Das vorgelegte Buch beruht auf jahrelangen Erfahrungen, die der Autor in der Auseinandersetzung mit der Neuregelung der Orthografie von 1996 und insbesondere als Vertreter der Deutschen Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung im Rat für deutsche Rechtschreibung gesammelt hat. Im Ergebnis dieser Tätigkeiten wird ein vollständiges orthografisches Regelwerk... more...

  • Hong Kong Englishby May Wong

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 46.85

    This book systematically examines the linguistic features and socio-cultural issues of ?Hong Kong English?. The author focuses on authentic data taken from the International Corpus of English (the Hong Kong component) and the Corpus of Global Web-based English to track the ways in which the English language in Hong Kong has been adapted by its users.... more...

  • Controlling Language in Industryby Stephen Crabbe

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.98

    This book provides an in-depth study of controlled languages used in technical documents from both a theoretical and practical perspective. It first explores the history of controlled languages employed by the manufacturing industry to shape and constrain the information in technical documents. The author then offers a comparative analysis of existing... more...

  • Comprehending and Speaking about Motion in L2 Spanishby Samuel A. Navarro Ortega

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 87.16

    This book presents a novel analysis of the learning of motion event descriptions by Anglophone students of Spanish. The author examines cross-linguistic differences between English and Spanish, focusing on the verbal patterns of motion events, to explore how learners overcome an entrenched first-language preference to move toward the lexicalization... more...