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  • British Sign Language For Dummies
    British Sign Language For Dummies (English, Paperback) City Lit Centre for the Deaf (London, England)

    BSL is the language used by the Deaf Community in the UK and is an officially recognised language in its own right. It has its own grammar and syntax, which are completely different from the grammatical rules of English.

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  • An Unkindness of Ravens
    An Unkindness of Ravens (English, Hardback) Chloe Rhodes

    Collective nouns are one of the most charming oddities of the English language. This absorbing book tells the stories of these evocative phrases, many of which have stood the test of time and are still in use today. Entertaining, informative and fascinating, An Unkindness of Ravens is perfect for any history or language buff.

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  • Unflattening
    Unflattening (English, Paperback) Nick Sousanis

    The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked in meaning-making? In this experiment in visual thinking, drawn in comics, Nick Sousanis defies conventional discourse to offer readers a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.

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  • The Unfolding Of Language
    The Unfolding Of Language (English, Paperback) Guy Deutscher

    'Language is mankind's greatest invention - except of course, that it was never invented.' So begins Guy Deutscher's fascinating investigation into the evolution of language.

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  • TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies
    TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies (English, Paperback) Michelle M. Maxom

    Instant English lessons - learn in a flash! TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies is a ready-made course manual for TEFL teachers. With fully fleshed-out lessons, activities, tools, games, and resources, this book contains what is essentially an instant TEFL course.

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  • Bird By Bird
    Bird By Bird (English, Paperback) Anne Lamott

    "A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer's world and its treacherous swamps." --Los Angeles Times...

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  • Verbal Judo
    Verbal Judo (English, Paperback) George Thompson

    Verbal Judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter. Listen and speak more effectively, engage people through empathy (the most powerful word in the English language), avoid the most common conversational disasters, and use proven strategies that allow you to successfully communicate your point of view and take the upper hand...

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  • Beat Dyslexia: Bk. 2
    Beat Dyslexia: Bk. 2 (Paperback) Elizabeth Franks, Myra Nicholson

    Intended to support those students struggling to read, write or spell, this book presents a comprehensive programme that helps to develop literacy skills by combining successful phonological approaches with the very best of conventional, multi-sensory and structured teaching methods.

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  • Korean for Dummies
    Korean for Dummies (Multiple languages, Paperback) Jungwook Hong

    There are 42 million native Korean speakers, including more than 1 million in the U.S. , and knowledge of Korean is increasingly in demand due to South Korea's growing economic influence and North Korea's continuing international security issues. This fun and easy guide helps people pick up basic skills in this challenging language.

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  • The Uses of Literacy
    The Uses of Literacy (Paperback) Richard Hoggart

    When a society becomes more affluent, does it lose other values? Are the skills that education and literacy gave millions wasted on consuming pop culture? Do the media coerce us into a world of the superficial and the material - or can they be a force for good? This book asks these questions.

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  • The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology
    The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology (English, Hardback) C. T. Onions

    This book provides a brief account of the origins, history, and sense-development of more than 38,000 words.

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  • Dirty Italian
    Dirty Italian (Multiple languages, Paperback) Gabrielle Euvino

    A guide that reveals the contemporary colloquial language Italians actually speak. It presents cool things to say for all casual situations: shopping, parties, nightclubs, sporting events, and even romance and sex.

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  • How Language Works
    How Language Works (Paperback) David Crystal

    Features a survey of everything from how sounds become speech to how names work. This work also talks about eyebrow flashes, whistling languages, how parents teach their children to speak, how politeness travels across languages and how the way we talk show not just how old we are but where we're from and even who we want to be.

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  • Metaphors We Live by
    Metaphors We Live by (English, Paperback) George Lakoff, Mark Johnson

    George Lakoff and Mark Johnson suggest that basic metaphors used in everyday speech not only affect the way we communicate ideas, but actually structure our perceptions and understandings from the beginning.

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  • Australian Sign Language (Auslan)
    Australian Sign Language (Auslan) (English, Paperback) Trevor Johnston, Adam Schembri

    The first comprehensive introduction to Auslan, exploring key aspects of its structure and use.

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  • Image Music Text
    Image Music Text (Paperback) Roland Barthes $14.69 $15.81
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  • Not Enough Room to Swing a Cat
    Not Enough Room to Swing a Cat (Hardback) Martin Robson

    'As the crow flies","cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey"- many terms like these are used in everyday English language conversation and writing.

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  • What Kind of Creatures Are We?
    What Kind of Creatures Are We? (English, Hardback) Noam Chomsky

    Addressing the most fundamental themes defining our humanity: the uniquely human capacity for language, the nature and limits of the human mind, and the possibilities for the common good in human society and politics.

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  • Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage
    Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (English, Hardback) Jeremy Butterfield

    This renowned reference work offers clear, practical guidance on controversial or disputed language usage, including questions of grammar, spelling, style, and word choice. This new edition has been comprehensively updated and is a trustworthy guide for anyone seeking authoritative advice on the correct use of English.

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  • Linguistics for Dummies
    Linguistics for Dummies (English, Paperback) Rose-Marie Dechaine, Strang Burton

    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.

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