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- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 14.00
Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2007; US$ 19.35
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 understanding... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 15.99
Someone just called you captious. Should you be flattered? Considering your extreme lactose intolerance, is it a good idea to order veau au béchamel from a French menu? Calumny is to slander as obloquy is to a) flattery, b) sermon, or c) invective? You’ve just heard that your new boss is a real martinet, should you be worried or excited... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 38.00
This clear and practical book on academic grammar shows students how to avoid common mistakes and how to quickly apply this to their essays. It is unique in its focus on English grammar for academic purposes across a range of disciplines. more...
- Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 10.00
Packed with useful tips and information; Explanation of why English words are spelt the way they are; The basic rules of English spelling and their notable exceptions Memory prompts to help you remember how to spell the trickiest words. Better Spelling will help you to improve your spelling and so gain confidence for any writing task you have to perform.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 16.00
Harness the power of suffixes and prefixes while adding more than 4,000 words to your French vocabulary! How do you turn Scotland into a Scottish citizen? Or change your brother into a colleague?* It isn't magic, it's suffixes and prefixes. When attached to base words, they have the ability to change meanings to indicate quantity, profession, gender,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 16.00
Harness the power of suffixes while adding more than 4,000 words to your Spanish vocabulary! How do you turn a boat into a boatload in Spanish? Or change bread into a baker?* It isn't magic, it's suffixes. When attached to base terms, they have the ability to change meanings to indicate quantity, profession, gender, size, status, relationship,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2014; US$ 17.69
Half the world?s population speaks a language that has evolved from a single, prehistoric mother tongue. A mother tongue first spoken in Stone Age times, on the steppes of central Eurasia 6,500 years ago. It was so effective that it flourished for two thousand years. It was a language that spread from the shores of the Black Sea across almost all... more...
- Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 22.00
Letters are tangible language. Joining together in endless combinations to actually show speech, letters convey our messages and tell our stories. While we encounter these tiny shapes hundreds of times a day, we take for granted the long, fascinating history behind one of the most fundamental of human inventions -- the alphabet. The heart of the book... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 7.95
For 1500 years English has built new words or taken them from other languages and changed their form and often their meaning to make them the words we use today. When we explore the journeys, arrivals and changes of these words, they present us with some extraordinary stories. School for example, comes indirectly from the Greek word for leisure, and... more...