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- Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99
An essential volume for all lovers of weird and wonderful wordage WHISTLING BREECHES n.19th century. Noisy trousers, specifically corduroys, for the sound they make when the wearer walks. TO PUT THE DEVIL INTO HELL. v. 19th century. To have sex, the 'devil' being the penis, and 'hell' being the vagina. Banter like a bowsered giflurt... more...
- Pitchstone Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
Swearing, cussing, or cursing, out of anger, excitement, or just because, is something most of us do, at least to some degree. Turn on the television or open a magazine, and there it is. Damn! is an insightful and entertaining look at our evolving use of profanity over the last half-century or so, from a time when Gone with the Wind came under... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
The age for early language learning has dropped dramatically in the past decade to include children under 6 years old, yet very little published research exists to support the implementation of such programmes. Drawing on a synthesis of theory, research and practice, this edited volume makes an innovative contribution to literature concerning language... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
Bring the English language to life with this valuable new resource! Some say that learning a second language is like drinking water from a fire hose. But teaching it does not have to be like standing under Niagara Falls. This is the fundamental message of Jerry Jesness? new quick-start guide Teaching English Language Learners K-12. In our climate,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
This article proposes a classification of speech functions of variable tag questions in British English conversations. Based on intonational, conversational and formal criteria the analysis shows that tag questions can not only function as questions and statements, but also as responses, commands and offers. A large group of tag questions cannot be... more...
- Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 37.16
Wenn Sie im Controlling überzeugen auf Englisch kommunizieren und präsentieren wollen, benötigen Sie dafür spezielle Vokabeln, Vorlagen und Textbausteine. Dieses Buch vermittelt Ihnen das gesamte Know-how. Im Buch finden Sie Fachvokabular ebenso wie Präsentationen und Gesprächsleitfäden - von der Gewinn- und Verlustrechnung bis zum Jahresbericht. Inhalte:Umfangreiches... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
This innovative grammar text is an ideal resource for writers, language students, and current and future classroom teachers who need an accessible "refresher" in a step-by-step guide to essential grammar. Rather than becoming mired in overly detailed linguistic definitions, Nancy Sullivan helps writers and students understand and apply grammatical... more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00
In view of recent debates on the global spread of English and its international lingua franca role, what pronunciation models are appropriate for millions of EFL learners? Which aspects of English phonetics should be taught to foreign students and which can be neglected with little loss to successful communication? How can English pronunciation be... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 14.99
An essential handbook for righting grammatical errors! Was the computer affected by a virus or effected by it? Did you see two deers in the woods or two deer? Should the lab report be sent to Tom and me or Tom and I? If I Was You... provides the tools you need to correct the grammatical mistakes you've been making. Each entry includes sample... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 68.50
In welchem Verhältnis stehen Texte, die wir gemeinhin als fiktionale bezeichnen, zur Wirklichkeit ihrer Rezipienten? Vor dem Hintergrund einer Auseinandersetzung mit der Poetik des Renaissancedichters Torquato Tasso (1544?1595) greift Katharina Kerl diese in der Literaturtheorie viel diskutierte Frage auf und beantwortet sie mit der These einer 'doppelten... more...