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  • A Cache of Jewels, Paperback
    ?Highly informative and lushly?illustrated. An unbeatable combination for pleasure and learning.? --Children's Book Review Service?The illustrations and the vocabulary will delight small eyes and ears.? --School Library Journal Q&A - Ruth Heller - A Paperstar Profile Ruth Heller - ProfileHow did you..
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  • A Dictionary of Symbols, Paperback
    Humans, it's said, are symbolizing animals. At every stage of civilization, people have relied on symbolic expression, and advances in science and technology have only increased our dependence on symbols. The language of symbols is considered a science, and this informative volume offers an indispen..
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  • A Key Into the Language of America, Paperback
    A discourse on the languages of Native Americans encountered by the early settlers written by Roger Williams, who was forced to leave Massachusetts and established Rhode Island. This early linguistic treatise gives rare insight into the early contact between Europeans and Native Americans. NUME CART..
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  • American and British English: Divided by a Common Language?, Paperback
    Is British English becoming more like American English? If so, why, and in what ways? This book compares examples of American and British language data from the 1930s, 1960s, 1990s and 2000s, to track the most important ways that both varieties are changing over time, and compares the extent to whic..
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  • Better Sentence Writing in 30 Minutes a Day, Paperback
    Do your sentences run longer than a page? Or do they hang in the air, waiting for a subject, an object or some punctuation to finish them off? This easy-to-use guide to sentence writing not only teaches you how to overcome run-ons and sentence fragments, but also all of the sentence construction obs..
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  • Cambridge Igcse English First Language 3ed + CD, Paperback
    Endorsed for the latest (2015) syllabus to help your students prepare for their examination and enhance their enjoyment of English.This title has been written for the latest Cambridge IGCSE First Language English (0500 and 0522) syllabuses, for first teaching from 2013 and examinations from 2015, - ..
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  • Chinese Script: History, Characters, Calligraphy, Paperback
    In this brisk and accessible history, sinologist Thomas O. Hollmann explains the development of the Chinese writing system and its importance in literature, religion, art, and other aspects of culture. Spanning the earliest epigraphs and oracle bones to writing and texting on computers and mobile ph..
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  • Dirty Sign Language: Everyday Slang from ``What's Up?`` to ``F*%# Off!``, Paperback
    GET D RTY Next time you're signing with your friends, drop the ASL textbook formality and start flashing the signs they don't teach in any classroom, including: - cool slang- funny insults- explicit sex terms- raw swear words Dirty Sign Language teaches casual everyday words and expressions like: -..
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  • Elementary Grammar and Composition, Paperback
    This textbook can be used in grades 4 to 6. A language study done in three parts with composition woven throughout, this text begins with words, moves to simple sentences and later to complex sentences, easing the child into grammar along the way. The eight parts of speech are studied as well as pun..
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  • Enticing Hard-To-Reach Writers, Paperback
    In this moving, personal book, Ruth Ayres weaves together her experience as a mother, teacher, and writer. She explores the power of stories to heal children from troubled backgrounds and offers up strategies for helping students discover and write about their own stories of strength and survival. S..
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  • Harveys Elementary Grammar 4-6, Hardcover
    This textbook can be used in grades 4 to 6. A language study done in three parts with composition woven throughout, this text begins with words, moves to simple sentences and later to complex sentences, easing the child into grammar along the way. The eight parts of speech are studied as well as pun..
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  • Holistic Discourse Analysis, Second Edition, Paperback
    The central idea of this volume is the insistence that the structure of a part of a text must be explained in light of the structure of the whole. This needs to be repeated anew to every generation of linguistics students as a warning against analytic nearsightedness-the fixation on parts of a text ..
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  • In Translation, Paperback
    The most comprehensive collection of perspectives on translation to date, this anthology features essays by some of the world's most skillful writers and translators, including Haruki Murakami, Alice Kaplan, Peter Cole, Eliot Weinberger, Forrest Gander, Clare Cavanagh, David Bellos, and Jose Manuel ..
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  • Inventing English: A Portable History of the Language, Paperback
    Seth Lerer tells a masterful history of the English language from the age of Beowulf to the rap of Eminem. Many have written about the evolution of grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary, but only Lerer situates these developments within the larger history of English, America, and literature. This e..
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  • Language Death, Paperback
    The rapid endangerment and death of many minority languages across the world is a matter of widespread concern, not only among linguists and anthropologists but among all concerned with issues of cultural identity in an increasingly globalized culture. By some counts, only 600 of the 6,000 or so lan..
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  • Language in Immigrant America, Paperback
    Exploring the complex relationship between language and immigration in the United States, this timely book challenges mainstream, historically established assumptions about American citizenship and identity. Set within both a historical and a current political context, this book covers hotly debated..
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  • Linguistic Formula, Paperback
    David Europa was born in Mexico City the 29th of November 1972. He is claiming the legitimate propriety of the territory of Mexico as is in books, documentaries, pictures or cartography. All the business generating capital utilizing the word ``Mexico`` and everything related to it such as recipes, ..
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  • Linguistics for Dummies, Paperback
    The fascinating, fun, and friendly way to understand the science behind human language Linguistics is the scientific study of human language. Linguistics students study how languages are constructed, how they function, how they affect society, and how humans learn language. From understanding other ..
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  • Phasal Analysis, Paperback
    'Phasal Analysis' offers an easily accessible specific methodology for describing the nuances of spoken and written texts. NUME CARTE: Phasal Analysis, PaperbackISBN: 1441145400PRET EDITURA: 274.99AUTOR(i): Karen MalcolmEDITURA: Bloomsbury Publishing PLCCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2010..
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  • Post-Truth Rhetoric and Composition, Paperback
    Post-Truth Rhetoric and Composition is a timely exploration of the increasingly widespread and disturbing effect of ``post-truth`` on public discourse in the United States. Bruce McComiskey analyzes the instances of bullshit, fake news, feigned ethos, hyperbole, and other forms of post-truth rhetori..
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  • Rhetoric: A Very Short Introduction, Paperback
    Rhetoric was once an essential part of western education. Aristotle wrote an important treatise on it and Demosthenes remains famous to this day for his skills as a rhetorician. But skill with rhetoric today is no longer admired. Rhetoric is often seen as a synonym for shallow, deceptive language-em..
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  • Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion, Hardcover
    When is it better to use an analogy rather than a simile or a metaphor? Can you tell the difference between a synecdoche and a metonymy? What are the secret tricks used every day by professional persuaders? In this learned little volume, Adina Arvatu and Andrew Aberdein demonstrate the principles of..
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  • Sengoidelc: Old Irish for Beginners, Paperback
    David Stifter's Sengoidelc (Shan-goy-delth) provides a comprehensive introduction to Old Irish grammar and metrics. Ideally suited for use as a course text and as a guide for the independent learner, this exhaustive handbook is also an invaluable reference work for students of Indo-European philolog..
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  • Sign Language Made Simple, Paperback
    Sign Language Made Simple will include five Parts: Part One: an introduction, how to use this book, a brief history of signing and an explanation of how signing is different from other languages, including its use of non-manual markers (the use of brow, mouth, etc in signing.)Part Two: Fingerspellin..
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  • Sociolinguistics: An Introduction to Language and Society, Paperback
    This is a classic book on a fascinating subject. Peter Trudgill examines the close link between language and society and the many factors that influence the way we speak. These range from gender, environment, age, race, class, region and politics. Trudgill's book surveys languages and societies from..
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  • Studies in Words, Paperback
    Language - in its communicative and playful functions, its literary formations and its shifting meanings - is a perennially fascinating topic. C. S. Lewis's Studies in Words explores this fascination by taking a series of words and teasing out their connotations using examples from a vast range of E..
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  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: An Introduction, Paperback
    David Nunan's dynamic learner-centered teaching style has informed and inspired countless TESOL educators around the world. In this fresh, straightforward introduction to teaching English to speakers of other languages he presents teaching techniques and procedures along with the underlying theory a..
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  • The Accidental Dictionary: The Remarkable Twists and Turns of English Words, Hardcover
    Busking, for instance, originally meant piracy. Grin meant to snarl. A bimbo was a man; nice meant ignorant; glamor was magic, and a cupboard was a table. Buxom used to mean obedient; a cloud was a rock; raunchy originally meant dirty. Focusing on one hundred surprising threads in the evolution of E..
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  • The Comprehensive Signed English Dictionary, Hardcover
    ``The Comprehensive Signed English Dictionary`` is the premier volume of the Signed English series. This complete dictionary contains more than 3,100 signs, including signs reflecting lively, contemporary vocabulary. The American Manual Alphabet, numbers, and sign markers all are located in the fro..
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  • The English Language, Paperback
    This bestselling text by Charles Barber, with updating contributions from Joan C. Beal and Philip A. Shaw, recounts the history of the English language from its remote ancestry to the present day. Using dozens of familiar texts, including the English of King Alfred, Shakespeare and Chaucer, the Engl..
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  • The Everything Sign Language Book: American Sign Language Made Easy, Paperback
    The appeal of American Sign Language (ASL) has extended beyond the Deaf community into the mainstream--it's even popular as a class in high school and college. You are guided through the basics of ASL with clear instruction and more than 300 illustrations. With a minimum of time and effort, you will..
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  • The Language of Light: A History of Silent Voices, Hardcover
    A comprehensive history of deafness, signed languages, and the unresolved struggles of the Deaf to be taught in their unspoken tongue Partially deaf due to a childhood illness, Gerald Shea is no stranger to the search for communicative grace and clarity. In this eloquent and thoroughly researched bo..
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  • The Middle School Writing Toolkit: Differentiated Instruction Across the Content Areas, Paperback
    Designed specifically for all middle-school teachers, The Middle School Writing Toolkit has everything needed to get your writer's workshop up and running?whether you're a language arts teacher looking for new writing workshop ideas or a subject-area teacher who wants to improve the quality of stude..
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  • The New Balanced Literacy School: Implementing Common Core, Paperback
    Create a new approach to balanced literacy grounded in research-based best practices. This book infuses best practices of the new balanced literacy model through the lens of Common Core, with support on read-alouds, guided reading, language and literacy centers, word walls to language walls, indepen..
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  • The Story of Spanish, Paperback
    Just how did a dialect spoken by a handful of shepherds in Northern Spain become the world's second most spoken language, the official language of twenty-one countries on two continents, and the unofficial second language of the United States? Jean-Benoit Nadeau and Julie Barlow, the husband-and-wif..
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  • What Kind of Creatures Are We?, Hardcover
    Noam Chomsky is widely known and deeply admired for being the founder of modern linguistics, one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, and perhaps the most avidly read political theorist and commentator of our time. In these lectures, he presents a lifetime of philosophical reflection o..
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  • Words on the Move: Why English Won't - And Can't - Sit Still (Like, Literally), Paperback
    Language is always changing, but the way English is spoken today rubs many of us the wrong way. Whether it's the use of literally to mean ``figuratively,`` or the way young people use LOL or business jargon like What's the ask?--it often seems as if the language is deteriorating before our eyes.But ..
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