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

    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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  • Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student by Edward P. J. Corbett
    Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student (English, Hardback) Edward P. J. Corbett, Robert J. Connors

    Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student is the most widely assigned text on rhetoric for courses in advanced rhetoric and composition. It consists of six chapters that cover the elements of rhetoric.

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  • Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red by Andrew Thompson
    Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red (English, Paperback) Andrew Thompson

    400 intriguing, entertaining, and often hilarious etymological journies...

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

    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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  • Stylish Academic Writing by Helen Sword
    Stylish Academic Writing (English, Hardback) Helen Sword

    Elegant ideas deserve elegant expression. Sword dispels the myth that you can't get published without writing wordy, impersonal prose. For scholars frustrated with disciplinary conventions or eager to write for a larger audience, here are imaginative, practical, witty pointers that show how to make articles and books enjoyable to read-and to write.

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  • Writing Workbook Ages 3-5: New Edition by Collins Easy Learning
    Writing Workbook Ages 3-5: New Edition (English, Paperback) Collins Easy Learning

    Level: EYFS Subject: English An engaging Writing activity book to really help boost your child's progress at every stage of their learning! Fully in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage, this English book provides reassurance whilst supporting your child's learning at home.

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

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

    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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  • An Unkindness of Ravens by Chloe Rhodes
    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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  • Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Philosophical Investigations (English, Paperback) Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

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

    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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  • Korean Stories For Language Learners by Julie Damron
    Korean Stories For Language Learners (Multiple languages, Mixed media product) Julie Damron, EunSun You

    The most enjoyable way to learn about an unfamiliar culture is through its stories especially when they're told in two languages!

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  • Unflattening by Nick Sousanis
    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 Translation Studies Reader by Lawrence Venuti
    The Translation Studies Reader (English, Paperback) Lawrence Venuti

    The Translation Studies Reader provides a definitive survey of the most important and influential developments in translation theory and research, with an emphasis on twentieth-century developments. With introductory essays prefacing each section, the book places a wide range of seminal and innovative readings within their thematic, cultural and historical contexts....

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  • New Oxford Spelling Dictionary
    New Oxford Spelling Dictionary (Multiple languages, Hardback)

    This dictionary is both a quick reference for spelling and an authoritative guide to recommended word breaks, whether on paper or in electronic form. Based on Oxford Dictionaries' research, it gives unambiguous guidance on spelling and form, including capitalization, hyphenation, UK and US spelling, and irregular inflections.

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  • Film History: An Introduction by Kristin Thompson
    Film History: An Introduction (English, Paperback) Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell

    Written by two of the leading scholars in film studies, Film History: An Introduction 4e is a comprehensive, global survey of the medium that covers the development of every genre in film, from drama and comedy to documentary and experimental. Concepts and events are illustrated with frame enlargements taken from the original sources, giving students more realistic points of reference.

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  • The New Penguin Russian Course by Nicholas J. Brown
    The New Penguin Russian Course (English, Paperback) Nicholas J. Brown

    Features a Russian language course for beginners. This book is designed to provide the student with an excellent command of basic Russian (the equivalent of A level standard). It features thirty lessons punctuated by revision exercises. It places an emphasis on acquiring vocabulary, experiencing conversational language and learning useful grammar.

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  • Wordcrime by John Olsson
    Wordcrime (English, Paperback) John Olsson

    Rarely is a crime committed without there being some evidence in the form of language. This title features a series of chapters where gripping cases are described - involving murder, sexual assault, hate mail, suspicious death, code deciphering, arson and even genocide. It details how forensic linguistics helps the law beat the criminals.

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