Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English

By Eric Partridge

This dictionary supplies the origins of a few 20,000 goods from the fashionable English vocabulary, discussing them in teams that clarify the connections among phrases derived by means of numerous routes from initially universal inventory. in addition to giving the solutions to questions on the derivation of person phrases, it's a interesting booklet to flick through, because each web page issues out hyperlinks with different entries. you possibly can pursue such trails because the longer articles are written as non-stop prose basically divided up via numbered paragraphs and subheadings, and there's a cautious procedure of cross-references. as well as the most A-Z directory, there are large lists of prefixes, suffixes, and parts utilized in the construction of recent vocabulary.

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The Hunger Trace

By Edward Hogan

The surprising demise of David Bryant, the charismatic proprietor of a rambling Derbyshire natural world park, leaves an indelible mark on 3 very diverse humans. David's younger widow, Maggie, struggles to maintain the park and to forge friendships untainted by means of the suspicions of others. His previous good friend Louisa, a falconer who lives at the grounds, simply desires to be left on my own together with her hawks and the darkish mystery she has shared with David in view that their early life. in the meantime, Christopher, David's eccentric teenage son from an previous marriage, strives for a lifestyles past the park and trawls the net for a girl who stocks his relations values. With the arriving of a stranger, and unexpected catastrophe amid the worst rains for 100 years, the loyalties of Maggie, Louisa and Christopher could be stretched to brink, and every needs to face the selections in an effort to outline them...

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Say It Right the First Time

Get what you will have at paintings the 1st time and each time

Being a company specialist is all approximately handling, motivating, and best, or, in different phrases, getting humans to do what you will want. And, a long way and away, an important device for reaching this goal is language.

Written by means of an the world over well-known professional on enterprise communications, this booklet bargains managers deep insights into the ability of language and the way to wield it successfully in any organization.

Loretta Malandro fingers readers with greater than two hundred strength phrases and words designed to aid readers turn into greater managers, leaders, and coaches. She additionally finds communique secrets and techniques reminiscent of emotional triggers, sufferer as opposed to possession language, break out words, in addition to language for "softening the edges," reframing, responsibility, and improving from verbal exchange gaffes.

Malandro additionally provides:

  • Invaluable insights into the emotional strength of phrases
  • Priceless concepts to connect to and stream an viewers
  • Tips on spotting "killer phrases" and overcoming the difficulty they could reason
  • An arsenal of thoughts, scripts, paintings sheets, and self-tests for gauging present communique abilities and pinpointing weaknesses

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Oxford-Duden Pictorial English Dictionary with English-Arabic Index

From the regularly occurring to the hugely really expert, Oxford-Duden Pictorial Dictionaries provide accomplished assurance of millions of gadgets. they're widely recognized and valued during the international for his or her transparent and straightforward presentation of advanced and specified goods within the technical, clinical, and flora and fauna. This new name within the sequence has a complete Arabic-English index, which interprets over 28,000 vocabulary goods.

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Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English

By Eric Partridge

This dictionary offers the origins of a few 20,000 goods from the trendy English vocabulary, discussing them in teams that clarify the connections among phrases derived by means of numerous routes from initially universal inventory. in addition to giving the solutions to questions on the derivation of person phrases, it's a interesting booklet to flick through, on account that each web page issues out hyperlinks with different entries. you'll be able to pursue such trails because the longer articles are written as non-stop prose truly divided up through numbered paragraphs and subheadings, and there's a cautious method of cross-references. as well as the most A-Z directory, there are huge lists of prefixes, suffixes, and parts utilized in the construction of recent vocabulary.

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The Cambridge Guide to Women's Writing in English

By Lorna Sage

This advisor to women's writing in English goals to consolidate and epitomize the rereading of women's writing that has long gone on some time past twenty-five years. There are entries on writers, on person texts, and on basic phrases, genres and pursuits, all published in one alphabetical series. The earliest written records in medieval English (the visionary writings of Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe) are lined in an historic and geographical sweep that takes us as much as the current. The entries mirror the unfold of literacy, the background of colonization, and the advance of postcolonial cultures utilizing and altering the English language. The participants are selected from all of the nations round the world--and signify lecturers, novelists, poets, critics, men and women. the result's a piece of reference with a suppose for the energy, wealth and variety of women's writing. Lorna Sage is Professor of English Literature on the college of East Anglia. She can also be a literary journalist whose articles have seemed in such periodicals because the occasions Literary complement, the London overview of Books and the recent York instances publication assessment

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Methodology in Language Teaching: An Anthology of Current Practice

By Jack C. Richards

This assortment presents an summary of present techniques, matters, and practices within the instructing of English to audio system of different languages. This e-book offers an outline of present ways, matters, and practices within the instructing of English to audio system of different languages. The anthology deals a complete evaluate to the educating of English and illustrates the complexity underlying a few of the functional making plans and educational actions it comprises. prepared into sixteen sections, the publication includes forty-one seminal articles through recognized instructor running shoes and researchers. additionally integrated are units of dialogue questions - a pre-reading history set and a post-reading mirrored image set. This anthology serves as a tremendous source for lecturers wishing to layout a simple path in technique.

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The A to Z of Correct English

By Angela Burt

The A–Z of right English is a reference booklet which has been
written for the scholar and the overall reader. It goals to take on the
basic questions on spelling, punctuation, grammar and note usage
that the coed and the overall reader tend to ask.
Throughout the publication there are transparent reasons, and exemplar
sentences the place they're wanted. while it’s worthy to draw
attention to spelling ideas and styles, those are given in order that the
reader is additional empowered to house hundreds of thousands of comparable words.
The goal regularly has been to make the reader extra confident and
increasingly self-reliant.
This is a fast-track reference e-book. it isn't a dictionary although,
like a dictionary, it really is prepared alphabetically. It concentrates on
problem parts; it anticipates problems; it invitations cross-references. By
exploring punctuation, for instance, and paragraphing, it is going far
beyond a dictionary’s phrases of reference. it's not meant to
replace a dictionary; it really vitamins it.

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Lessons

By Naomi Alderman

Granta most sensible is a tender British novelist. Naomi Alderman's the teachings displays the fact that the teachings lifestyles teaches frequently come too past due. Hidden away in an Oxford again highway is a crumbling Georgian mansion, unknown to any however the few who own a key to its unassuming entrance gate. Its proprietor is the mercurial, charismatic Mark Winters, whose rackety trust-fund upbringing has left him as bothered and unpredictable as he's wildly promiscuous. Mark gathers round him an impressionable crew of scholars: glamorous Emmanuella, who continually has a brand new boyfriend in tow; Franny and Simon, top acquaintances and low fans; musician Jess, whose calm external hides passionate depths. And James, already broken through Oxford and seeking out a bunch to belong to. For a time they reside in a charmed global of studying and events and amorous affairs. yet collage is not any grounding for grownup existence, and whilst, years later, tragedy moves they're completely unprepared. "Sharp, humorous and poignant". (Hilary Mantel). "Funny, delicate and insightful". (Maureen Lipman, Guardian). Naomi Alderman grew up within the Orthodox Jewish group in northwest London. Her first novel, Disobedience, used to be released in 10 languages and gained the Orange Award for brand spanking new Writers and the Sunday occasions younger author of the 12 months prize. Like her moment novel, the teachings, it used to be broadcast as Radio 4's booklet at Bedtime. She is a widespread radio broadcaster and she or he is a standard contributor to a number of guides together with the mother or father and Prospect. She lives in London.

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The Briefest English Grammar and Punctuation Guide Ever!

With first-class examples and easy-to-follow principles, this concise and sensible consultant covers the fundamentals of English grammar and punctuation. excellent for English audio system who weren’t taught right grammar within the school room in addition to for basic readers who're doubtful approximately punctuation marks in sure events, this instruction manual sheds mild at the commonest questions, together with Where may still commas cross? while should still a hyphen be used? and What is the variation among an adjective and an adverb?

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