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

    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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  • Polish For Dummies by Daria Gabryanczyk
    Polish For Dummies (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    The ultimate quick and easy guide to learning Polish Polish can be a difficult language to master. It is pronounced phonetically and has several unique characters in its alphabet, but with Polish For Dummies in hand, you'll find yourself speaking like a local in no time.

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  • Spanish All-in-One For Dummies by Consumer Dummies
    Spanish All-in-One For Dummies (English, Paperback)

    A value-packed guide to speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish Spanish All-in-One For Dummies is the first Dummies All-in-One title in the foreign language category--nearly 800 pages of expert instruction to help people master Spanish basics and beyond.

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

    A step-by-step guide to writing and managing the writer's life covers each portion of a written project, addresses such concerns as writer's block and getting published, and offers awareness and survival tips

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  • The Penguin Guide to Punctuation by R. L. Trask
    The Penguin Guide to Punctuation (English, Paperback)

    Effective and easy to follow, this step-by-step guide aims to dispel the mysteries of punctuation and prove a useful aid to writing clear English.

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  • Language Myths by Laurie Bauer
    Language Myths (English, Paperback)

    A collection of original essays by 21 of the world's leading linguists. It discusses topics on some of the popular myths about language: the media are ruining English; children can't speak or write properly anymore; and, America is ruining the English language.

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  • The Maamtrasna Murders by Margaret Kelleher
    The Maamtrasna Murders (English, Paperback)

    The Maamtrasna Murders provides a cultural history of the events and subsequent impact of the renowned Maamtrasna murders from the perspective of language change in late nineteenth-century Ireland. Uncovering archival materials not previously consulted, this work moves Maamtrasna's violation of human rights from a local to a global stage.

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  • Lonely Planet Fast Talk Italian
    Lonely Planet Fast Talk Italian (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    You can get by in Italy's major cities without speaking Italian, but just a few phrases will go a long way in making friends, inviting service with a smile, and ensuring a rich and rewarding travel experience.

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  • A Lover's Discourse by Roland Barthes
    A Lover's Discourse (English, Paperback)

    `May be the most detailed, painstaking anatomy of desire that we are ever likely to see or need again... An ecstatic celebration of love and language' Washington Post The language we use when we are in love is not a language we speak.

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  • Spanish For Dummies Audio Set by Jessica Langemeier
    Spanish For Dummies Audio Set (Multiple languages)

    3 hours of lessons on 3 CDs! The fun and easy way to communicate effectively in a new language! Want to speak Spanish? Don't have a lot of time? This practical audio set is designed to help you learn quickly and easily at home or on the road.

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  • Oxford Beginner's Japanese Dictionary by Oxford Dictionaries
    Oxford Beginner's Japanese Dictionary (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    A new easy-to-use Japanese dictionary, specifically suited to adult beginner level, offering all the words and phrases you'll need as a beginner, plus a complete learning and lifestyle kit with a list of the words you really need to know, grammar help, verb tables, social survival tips and cultural information, dates for your diary, and a phrasefinder.

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  • Sounds Appealing by David Crystal
    Sounds Appealing (English, Paperback)

    It's not what you say, it's the way that you say it ... ...

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  • Brilliant Activities for Reading Comprehension, Year 4 (2nd Ed) by Charlotte Makhlouf
    Brilliant Activities for Reading Comprehension, Year 4 (2nd Ed) (English, Paperback)

    Brilliant Activities for Reading Comprehension Year 4 provides a variety of engaging, enjoyable texts that will grab pupils' attention, all linked to the 2014 National Curriculum. Activities range from simple factual recall and vocabulary work to more open-ended questions enabling the reader to provide a more personal response.

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  • Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Philosophical Investigations (English, Paperback)

    In this definitive new en face German-English edition, Wittgenstein experts Peter Hacker and Joachim Schulte have incorporated significant editorial changes to earlier editions of Philosophical Investigations in order to reflect more closely Wittgenstein's original intentions.

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  • The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker
    The Sense of Style (English, Paperback)

    What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? This book tells about the modern art of writing, and shows us why we all need a sense of style.

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  • Origin of the German Trauerspiel by Walter Benjamin
    Origin of the German Trauerspiel (English, Paperback)

    Focusing on the 17th-century play of mourning, Walter Benjamin identifies allegory as the constitutive trope of modernity, bespeaking a haunted, bedeviled world of mutability and eternal transience. In this rigorous elegant translation, history as trauerspiel is the condition as well as subject of modern allegory in its inscription of the abyssal.

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  • Linguistics For Dummies by Rose-Marie Dechaine
    Linguistics For Dummies (English, 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.

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  • Four Words for Friend by Marek Kohn
    Four Words for Friend (English, Hardback)

    A compelling argument about the importance of using more than one language in today's world

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  • Lonely Planet Fast Talk French by Lonely Planet
    Lonely Planet Fast Talk French (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Many visitors to France get around without speaking a word of French, but just a few phrases go a long way in making friends, inviting service with a smile, and ensuring a rich and rewarding travel experience.

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  • Beat Dyslexia: Bk. 2 by Elizabeth Franks
    Beat Dyslexia: Bk. 2

    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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