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  • Essential Linguisticsby David E. Freeman; Yvonne S. Freeman

    Heinemann 2004; US$ 37.50

    With increased emphasis on phonemic awareness and phonics, teachers need to know how language works. Basic linguistic concepts can help them make decisions about how to teach reading, spelling, phonics, and grammar to all students, including English language learners. The Freemans explain essential linguistic concepts in a thorough but manageable manner,... more...

  • Oxford Guide to Plain Englishby Martin Cutts

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 9.99

    Completely revised and updated, this new edition of the Oxford Guide to Plain English is an essential tool for clear communication. It provides authoritative help on how to get your message across effectively. In 25 easy-to-follow chapters, it covers straightforward language, punctuation, grammar, writing emails, and much more. more...

  • Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writingby Mignon Fogarty

    Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 11.19

    Are you stumped by split infinitives? Do you avoid the words "lay" and "lie" altogether? Grammar Girl is here to help! more...

  • A Reference Grammar of Spanishby R. E. Batchelor; Miguel Ángel San José

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 72.00

    A comprehensive handbook on the structure of the Spanish language; ideal for students and teachers. more...

  • The Word Lover's Delightby Editors of Captivate Network

    Kensington 2009; US$ 12.99

    Word Up! From amusia to xerophagy, from the ephemeral to the vituperative, The Word Lover's Delight is chockablock with words that are not only fascinating and unusual but that you can use in your everyday speech--to jaw-dropping effect. With a wide range of words, from the moderately difficult to the somewhat ostentatious, The Word... more...

  • The Europa Directory of Literary Awards and Prizesby Susan Leckey

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 313.66

    A complete guide to the major awards and prizes of the literary world. * An invaluable source of information on awards and prizes world-wide * Covers over 1,000 awards and prizes * Comprehensive background information on each award * Extensive contact details. Contents * Includes internationally awarded prizes along with prestigious national awards... more...

  • Research and Perspectives on Processing Instructionby James F. Lee; Alessandro G. Benati

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Language acquisition is a human endeavor par excellence. As children, all human beings learn to understand and speak at least one language: their mother tongue. It is a process that seems to take place without any obvious effort. Second language learning, particularly among adults, causes more difficulty. The purpose of this series is... more...

  • Reflexive Languageby John A. Lucy

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 158.00

    These innovative essays represent a critique of those researchers in the humanities and social sciences who fail to take language seriously. more...

  • The Language Warsby Henry Hitchings

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 13.99

    The English language is a battlefield. Since the age of Shakespeare, arguments over correct usage have been acrimonious, and those involved have always really been contesting values - to do with morality, politics and class. THE LANGUAGE WARS examines the present state of the conflict, its history and its future. Above all, it uses the past as a... more...

  • The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematicsby David Nelson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 18.32

    The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics takes in all branches of pure and applied mathematics, from algebra to mechanics and from number theory to statistics. Invaluable for students at all levels, it is also a useful and versatile source book for economists, business people, engineers, technicians and scientists of all kinds who use mathematics in the... more...