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- F+W Media 2012; US$ 13.95 US$ 11.44
Dazzle with your command of belle-lettres! Like a true sophisticate, you'd like to toss out casual bon mots to enliven your conversation. You'd like to float through cocktail parties offering your guests crudités and hors d'oeuvres , toasting to the prevailing Weltgeist and speculating on who's having an affaire de coeur . But first... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19
Oxford Modern English Grammar is Oxford's brand new and definitive guide to English grammar. This book has been written by a leading expert in the field, covers both British and American English, and makes use of authentic spoken and written examples. Arranged in four clear parts for ease of use, its comprehensive coverage ranges from the very... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17
Lynne Truss's 'Eats, Shoots and Leaves' injected new life into the long-standing arguments over rights and wrongs in English usage. Now David Crystal brings together his own distinctive style and unique expertise to provide the first thorough-going assessment of the ongoing debate. With a lively, humorous, and accessible approach, Crystal... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 17.99
These are interesting times for word nerds. We ate, shot and left, bonding over a joke about a panda and some rants about greengrocers who abuse apostrophes. We can go on Facebook and vow to judge people when they use poor grammar. The fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Elements of Style inspired sentimental reveries. Grammar Girl's... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 10.99
'My first English lesson was grammar with the terrifying Mrs Petrie. She spent the entire time marching up and down the classroom, thwacking various items of school furniture with a ruler while she banged on about the ING part of the verb. I sat there, vibrating with fear, desperately trying to figure out what on earth she could mean. Irregular Negative... more...
- Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 29.99
The ultimate guide to getting published: an all-access pass from the industry's top agent. Writers, agents, and editors agree that Jeff Herman's Guide is the most-trusted reference for anyone who wants to get their book past the slush pile and into the hands of those who have the power to publish it. This comprehensive guide is filled with details... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 40.58
Die meisten Beiträge dieses Bandes sind aus Vorträgen hervorgegangen, die bei einer von Claudia Maria Schmidt und mir organisierten AG der 15. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft vom 3. -5. März 1993 in Jena gehalten und diskutiert wurden. Ergänzt wird die Sammlung durch Beiträge von Linguisten, die aus verschiedenen Gründen... more...
- Bernan Press 2013; US$ 279.99
The next time you need to find out who is the most effective person to advocate your cause, turn to the Almanac of the Unelected for all the answers. The Almanac of the Unelected contains in-depth profiles on key congressional staff members that you will not find elsewhere. The information provided on these personnel gives you not only the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 75.00
Hands-on science centers are one of America's newest and most popular types of museums. Beginning with a history of the science center movement in the United States, this book then presents detailed entries on more than 260 museums and sites where the visiting public can touch, handle, and interact with exhibits or objects in entertaining and educational... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.95
Prepared by U.S. linguists, this dictionary uses idioms, phrases and sentences as basic units ? not single words. English-Spanish and Spanish-English sections contain modern equivalents for over 18,000 sentences. more...