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500 Beautiful Words You Should Know

CRESTFALLEN at CHICANERY and CIRCUMLOCUTION? Have no TRUCK with TOMFOOLERY and TRUMPERY? Or OMNISCIENT about OBLOQUIES and OPSIMATHS? Whether you've answered yes, no or 'sorry, I didn't catch th..

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Awkword Moments: A Lively Guide to the 100 Terms Smart People Should Know

Your boss makes a joke about Schrodinger's cat--which is something you've heard of but you're a little vague about what exactly happened (or didn't happen) with that cat. Or you're reading a New Yorke..

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Curious English Words and Phrases: The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use

Have you ever wondered where terms like `end of your tether', `gets my goat' or `letting ones hair down' come from? Or why we call some people `geezers', `sugar daddies' or `lounge lizards'? Or where ..

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Describing Morphosyntax: A Guide for Field Linguists

This book is a guide for linguistic fieldworkers who wish to write a description of the morphology and syntax of one of the world's many underdocumented languages. It offers readers who work through i..

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Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE ETYMOLOGICON Mark Forsyth presents the secret of writing unforgettable phrases, uncovering the techniques that have made immortal such lin..

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Every Dog Has Its Day:  Thousand Things You Didn't Know About Man's Best Friend

Why has Fido become a generic term for all dogs? Why did hundreds of people collect dog faeces - and sell it? Dogs never eat other dogs, so why is it a dog-eat-dog world? Did any dogs survive the 'Tit..

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Humble Pie and Cold Turkey: English Expressions and Their Origins

'Caroline Taggart has carved out a niche for herself in user-friendly, wittily written factual books.' - Yorkshire Post In this highly entertaining book, language enthusiast and Sunday Times best..

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I Saw the Dog: How Language Works

Every language in the world shares a few common features: we can ask a question, say something belongs to us, and tell someone what to do. But beyond that, our languages are richly and almost infinite..

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Introductory Phonology

## Please check Price and availability before ordering, thank you ## Accessible, succinct, and including numerous student-friendly features, this introductory textbook offers an exceptional foun..

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Language, Society and Power: An Introduction 5E

Language, Society and Power is an accessible introduction to studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences the way we vi..

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Languages Are Good For Us

A celebration of the huge linguistic diversity that is open to all of us at birth, and that has inspired and fascinated humans since the invention of speech. A celebration of the huge ling..

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Planning Lessons and Courses: Designing Sequences of Work for the Language Classroom

This book deals with the kinds of everyday questions working teachers face as they plan lessons and courses. Each chapter contains an analysis of the issue under discussion, as well as practical princ..

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Practice of English Language Teaching 5E

The highly acclaimed Practice of English Language Teaching is the essential guide for teachers of English in a wide range of contexts. The fifth edition has been revised to reflect new developments in..

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Preposterous Proverbs: Why Fine Words Butter No Parsnips
Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy 4e

Teaching by Principles is a widely acclaimed methodology test used in language teacher education programs around the world. In this fourth edition, Dr. H. Douglas Brown and Dr. Heekyeong Lee offer a c..

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Understanding Second Language Acquisition (1st Edition, 2008)

Whether we grow up with one, two, or several languages during our early years of life, many of us will learn a second, foreign, or heritage language in later years. The field of Second language acquis..

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Wild Words: How language engages with nature

A collection of international words that describe a natural phenomenon. The book showcases 75 beautiful words evocative of the wild, from all around the world, that describe natural happenings i..

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Word to the Wise: Untangling the mix-ups, misuse and myths of language

Even the best wordsmiths can find themselves tripping over words that are commonly misused, mixed up or misspelled. Most of us have suffered the embarrassment of suddenly discovering that they have be..

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