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  • The Glamour of Grammarby Roy Peter Clark

    Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 9.99

    Early in the history of English, the words "grammar" and "glamour" meant the same thing: the power to charm. Roy Peter Clark, author of Writing Tools, aims to put the glamour back in grammar with this fun, engaging alternative to stuffy instructionals. In this practical guide, readers will learn everything from the different parts of speech to why... more...

  • 2010by

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    Up-to-date information on more than 8,000 institutions and some 14,000 persons in public life in North Rhine-Westphalia: authorities and departments of local, state and federal administration jurisdiction syndicates and other organizations from politics, business, academic life, the arts etc. notaries, church offices, schools, universities, museums,... more...

  • Drama Techniquesby Alan Maley; Alan Duff

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 27.00

    The fully revised edition of this 'classic' helps teachers give their learners the tools they need to express themselves through a range of stimulating drama contexts. more...

  • The Miracle of Languageby Richard Lederer

    Pocket Books 2010; US$ 17.95

    Master verbalist Richard Lederer, America's "Wizard of Idiom" (Denver Post), presents a love letter to the most glorious of human achievements... Welcome to Richard Lederer's beguiling celebration of language -- of our ability to utter, write, and receive words. No purists need stop here. Mr. Lederer is no linguistic sheriff organizing posses... more...

  • On Speaking Wellby Peggy Noonan

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    For anyone who fears the thought of writing and giving a speech--be it to business associates, or at a wedding--help is at hand. Acclaimed presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan shares her secrets to becoming a confidence, persuasive speaker demystifying topics including: Finding you own authentic voice Developing a text that interest you... more...

  • The Grammar Devotionalby Mignon Fogarty

    Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 16.99

    Millions of fans around the globe punctuate properly and communicate clearly thanks to Mignon Fogarty's practical and easy-to-remember advice about writing style and word usage. Her first book, Grammar Girl?s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing , hit the New York Times bestseller list, and her weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more... more...

  • The Bride of Anguished Englishby Richard Lederer

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 18.99

    For years wordsmith and punster Richard Lederer has charmed and delighted fans with his bestselling "Anguished English" series. In his funniest book yet, readers will again cherish the author's latest chronicle of the goofs and gaffes and fluffs and flubs of our anguished language. And the best part? Everything in here actually occurred! Nothing... more...

  • Sleeping Dogs Don't Layby Richard Lederer; Richard Dowis; Jim McLean

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 17.99

    For years Richard Lederer has enthralled fans of the English language with his keen insights, commonsense advice, and witty presentation. Now Lederer has teamed up with Richard Dowis to take readers on another journey through the world's most wonderful, albeit perplexing, language. How many times have we all heard the word viable used in company meetings?... more...

  • Translation Studies: An Interdisciplineby Mary Snell-Hornby; Franz Pöchhacker; Klaus Kaindl

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 195.00

    A selection of 44 papers out of the 163 presented at the Translation Studies Congress, which was held in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Institut für Dolmetscher und Übersetzer Ausbildung in Vienna, shows how translation studies is moving away from purely linguistic analysis into LSP, psychology, cognition, and cultural orientations.... more...

  • Libraries and Information Centres in Hong Kongby Julia L.Y. Chan; Angela S.W. Yan; Lai-bing Kan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1996; US$ 112.00

    The main body of the directory consists of a single alphabetic sequence of entries for the various institutions, with a classified section at the end. Each entry contains detailed information such as the address, person in charge, opening hours, services provided, funds available, stock, loan and reader statistics, catalogue type, and extension activities... more...