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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 129.95
This book brings together seemingly unrelated Eastern and Western languages and finds common Celtic roots and reference points within them. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
This text provides a single-volume, single-author general introduction to the Celtic languages. The first half of the book considers the historical background of the language group as a whole. There follows a discussion of the two main sub-groups of Celtic, Goidelic (comprising Irish, Scottish, Gaelic and Manx) and Brittonic (Welsh, Cornish and Breton)... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 6.99
Features hundreds of ridiculous examples of the misadventures in English discovered all over the world - from hotel signs to baffling advertisements, such as the German beauty product offering a 'Cream shower for pretentious skin' or the Japanese bar that boasts 'Special cocktails for ladies with nuts'. more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
Tales of fairies at the bottom of the garden are usually dismissed as fantasy, but many ordinary people claim to have encountered them. Fairy lore has a long history, deeply ingrained in the folk memory of many different peoples and cultures. Janet Bord's fascinating investigation of this unexplored aspect of the supernatural reveals where you might... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
Designed to complement Learning to Teach Modern Foreign Languages in the Secondary School , this book focuses specifically on the skills and processes of teaching MFL at A and A/S level in schools and colleges. The book is divided into three sections: the changing nature of A and A/S level courses; bridging the gap between GCSE and A level; and planning,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95
This comprehensive volume describes in depth all the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives, with individual chapters on Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish. Organized for ease of reference, The Celtic Languages is arranged in four parts. The first, Historical Aspects , covers the origin... more...
- Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 6.99
A concise but comprehensive collection of Scottish words and phrases. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95
Basic Irish: A Grammar and Workbook provides a jargon-free introduction to the most commonly used grammatical structures within the Irish language. Focusing on the repeated use of grammatical patterns, this Workbook develops an understanding of the structures presented, making the forms familiar and automatic for learners. This user-friendly... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 196.00
The essays in this volume, dating from 1991 onwards, focus on highly characteristic constructionsof English, Romance languages, and German. The self-contained essays on classic generative debates can all be read separately. They are rich in empirical documentation, and yet in all of them, solutions are constructed around a coherent, relatively simple... more...