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  • 365 New Words-A-Year Page-A-Day Calendar
    365 New Words-A-Year Page-A-Day Calendar (English, Calendar) Merriam-Webster

    Spruce up your vocabulary day by day with obscure sports terms (sclaff), words derived from other languages (frisson), contemporary buzz words (freegan), highbrow lingo that will impress your most bookish friends (Apollonian), and words that are just plain fun to say (hoity- toity). In addition to pronunciation and definition, each entry provides a fascinating word history and a sample sentence....

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  • Easy Learning Spanish Conversation
    Easy Learning Spanish Conversation (Multiple languages, Paperback) Collins Dictionaries

    A unique guide to communicating in Spanish. It will help you to find out more about Spanish culture and to practise your spoken Spanish with a free downloadable audio file.

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  • Passing the Literacy Skills Test
    Passing the Literacy Skills Test (English, Paperback) Jim Johnson, Bruce Bond

    Written by authors of the test itself, this Fourth Edition provides guidance and practice questions to help students pass the QTS literacy skills test first time.

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  • Eats, Shoots and Leaves
    Eats, Shoots and Leaves (Paperback) Lynne Truss

    Anxious about the apostrophe? Confused by the comma? Stumped by the semicolon? Join Lynne Truss on a hilarious tour through the rules of punctuation that is sure to sort the dashes from the hyphens.

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  • Easy Learning French Conversation
    Easy Learning French Conversation (Multiple languages, Paperback) Collins Dictionaries

    A unique guide to communicating in French. It will help you to find out more about French culture and to practise your spoken French with a free downloadable audio file.

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  • Concise Oxford English-Arabic Dictionary of Current Usage
    Concise Oxford English-Arabic Dictionary of Current Usage (Multiple languages, Hardback) N. S. Doniach

    A shortened and updated version of the "Oxford English-Arabic Dictionary", designed to meet the needs of the Arabic speaker learning English. It records the different levels of usage met with in newspapers, radio and TV as well as films.

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  • Dictionary of Idioms and Their Origins
    Dictionary of Idioms and Their Origins (English, Paperback) Linda Flavell, Roger Flavell

    The English language contains a great store of idioms that can be used in creative and forceful ways. Dictionary of Idioms examines over 400 such phrases, tracing each one's source and history through a rich supply of examples.

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  • Fucking Apostrophes
    Fucking Apostrophes (English, Hardback) Simon Griffin

    A hilarious, furious and profoundly useful short guide to the most maddening punctuation in English.

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  • Story Genius
    Story Genius (English, Paperback) Lisa Cron

    Offers a guide to writing fiction that takes into account the types of stories that human brains are wired to find compelling, while avoiding traditional techniques of winging it or focusing on an external plot.

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  • Easy Learning French Idioms
    Easy Learning French Idioms (Paperback) Collins Dictionaries

    A unique guide to communicating in French. It will help learners discover expressions and idioms to make their French more natural and fluent, while developing an awareness of French culture.

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  • New Oxford Style Manual
    New Oxford Style Manual (English, Hardback)

    Combining the recently updated editions of New Hart's Rules and the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors in a single volume, the New Oxford Style Manual is the ultimate authority on written style, copy, and spelling, making it an indispensable handbook for all writers and editors and anyone who works with words.

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  • Easy Learning Grammar and Punctuation
    Easy Learning Grammar and Punctuation (English, Paperback)

    Collins Easy Learning Grammar and Punctuation is an accessible guide to English grammar and punctuation. With clear, concise explanations on everything from adverbs to word order, and from apostrophes to semicolons, this book is indispensable for understanding correct usage.

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  • My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?)
    My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?) (English, Paperback) Caroline Taggart, J. A. Wines

    My Grammar and I offers amusing examples of awful grammar, while steering you in the direction of grammatical greatness. Refreshing everything you should have learnt at school and more, My Grammar and I is informative yet entertaining - an ideal buy for any English language enthusiast.

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  • Plain Words
    Plain Words (English, Paperback) Rebecca Gowers, Ernest Gowers

    Presents a fresh edition Plain Words, that was intended simply as a guide to the proper use of English for the Civil Service. This guide reflects numerous changes that took place in English usage. It features a private archive.

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

    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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  • Practice Makes Perfect Exploring Vocabulary
    Practice Makes Perfect Exploring Vocabulary (English, Paperback) Gary Robert Muschla

    Helpful instruction and plenty of practice for your child to understand the basics of vocabularyUnderstanding vocabulary is essential for your child to read and write with confidence.

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  • Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation
    Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation (English, Paperback) John Seely

    This handy guide provides the basic information about grammar and punctuation that people need on a daily basis. Arranged in an A-Z format, the book contains entries for standard grammatical terms and deals with specific questions of usage such as the difference between 'may' and 'might' or 'that' and 'which'.

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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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  • A Murmuration of Starlings
    A Murmuration of Starlings (English, Hardback) Steve Palin $12.76
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  • Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
    Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms (Multiple languages, Paperback) John Ayto

    Get stuck into this authoritative and entertaining dictionary of English idioms. Packed with over 6,000 entries from the whole of the English-speaking world, including figurative expressions, similes, sayings, and proverbs, it really is the bee's knees. Ideal for students, learners, or anyone interested in the English language.

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