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  • Day by Dayby Ruth Ayres; Stacey Shubitz

    Stenhouse Publishers 2010; US$ 32.99

    Have you ever wanted your own personal writing coach to help improve your teaching of writing? How about two personal writing coaches? In Day by Day, Stacey Shubitz and Ruth Ayres, creators of the popular blog Two Writing Teachers, guide you through the trials and tribulations of a whole year of writing workshop. more...

  • The Words Came Down!by Emelie Parker; Tess Pardini

    Stenhouse Publishers 2006; US$ 24.99

    As teachers everywhere find more and more students with limited English in their classes, many are asking: How can I include ELL students in every aspect of the day?? Beginning with designing a classroom that welcomes students and creates appropriate conditions for learning, Emelie Parker and Tess Pardini go on to detail a workshop format for reading,... more...

  • The Rise of the To-Infinitiveby Bettelou Los

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47

    This book describes the historical emergence and spread of the to-infinitive in English. The exposition is clear and does not assume an up-to-date knowledge of generative theory. The book will appeal to the wide spectrum of scholars interested in the transformation of Old to Middle English as well as to those studying the processes and causes of syntactic... more...

  • Bildungsungleichheit revisitedby Heinz-Hermann Krüger; Ursula Rabe-Kleberg; Rolf-Torsten Kramer; Juergen Budde

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 21.03

    ?Bildungsungleichheit revisited? greift die in den letzten Jahren wieder verstärkten Bemühungen einer empirischen Analyse und theoretischen Erklärung von sozialen Ungleichheiten auf. In den Beiträgen wird nach Phänomenen der sozialen Ungleichheit in allen wichtigen Bildungsbereichen entlang des Lebenslaufes ? also vom Kindergarten bis zur Hochschule... more...

  • Queen's Englishby Bernard C. Lamb

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    Shows how the English language, used properly, has power to instruct, move and entertain people, but used incorrectly, can lead to a lack of clarity and confusion. This book informs readers how to use the basics of grammar, punctuation and spelling, and teaches the tips and tricks of style, rhetoric, vocabulary and the use of foreign phrases. more...

  • Eish, but is it English?by Rajend Mesthrie

    Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00

    "What makes South African English different? Have you ever wondered where the words ?gogga?, ?tsotsi? and ?larney? come from? Did you know that the first sentence uttered by a South African in English may have been spoken by a Khoikhoi man in 1613? South African English is unique and is made up of several varieties. This entertaining and informative... more...

  • Harvey Wallbangers and Tam O'Shantersby Martin Hannan

    John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 1.44

    Did you know that Maria Ann Smith was genuinely a grandmother who died not knowing that she had given the world one of the best varieties of apple? Or that the word tawdry, meaning tacky or tasteless, has its origins in the fate of a seventh-century Saxon princess, Etheldreda, who was canonised and became St Audrey? Or that when we say Fanny Adams,... more...

  • A Dictionary of Hong Kong Englishby Patrick J. Cummings; Hans-Georg Wolf

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 15.00

    This book is the first dictionary of Hong Kong English and one of the few non-native variety dictionaries of English. It includes only words and word senses that are particular to this variety or have a specific reference to Hong Kong, and thus contributes to legitimizing Hong Kong English as a variety in its own right. more...

  • Lost Englishby Chris Roberts

    Michael O'Mara 2012; US$ 2.99

    In the last thirty years or so a large number of once commonplace words, phrases and expressions have disappeared without trace from common usage. And with them, too, have gone a number of goods, services and everyday objects that were once an important part of our everyday lives. Where did they go and why? Lost English takes a look at how our language... more...

  • 2012 Romance Writer's Marketby Robert Lee Brewer

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.91

    From the editors at Writer's Digest, this fantastic resource for romance writers details hundreds of magazine and book publishers who are interested in acquiring and publishing new romantic fiction. Each market listing provides information on where the publisher is located, what they're looking for, who to contact, how to reach them, and what their... more...