1275 books (64 pages) in this category
A history of using other people's words
by Elizabeth Knowles
<p>Quotations are an essential part of the fabric of the language. In And I quote, Elizabeth Knowles draws on her experience editing the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and employs a wide repertoire of examples, ranging from the classical canon ...eBook
by Adrian Holliday, Pamela Aboshiha & Anne Swan
<p>The book addresses the issue of native-speakerism, an ideology based on the assumption that 'native speakers' of English have a special claim to the language itself, through critical qualitative studies of the lived experiences of practising ...eBook
Peter Brooks "Mahabharata" and Ariane Mnouchkines "Les Atrides"
by Dominic Glynn
<p>Peter Brook and Ariane Mnouchkine are among the most important directors in recent theatre history.<br /> This book focuses on two of their landmark productions, <em>Mahabharata</em> (1985) and <em>Les Atrides</em> (1992–1994) respectively, ...eBook
Linguistic and Cultural Issues across Genres
by Paola Attolino, Linda Barone, Mikaela Cordisco & others
<p>This collection of essays addresses translation as an evolving thread that metaphorically represents the essence of contemporary society. As translation is the main tool for global information flow, the constant necessity of negotiating ...eBook
Torah in the Fifth Book of the Psalter
by Michael Kodzo Mensah
<p>Scholars have described Psalm 119 as the «<em>crux criticorum</em>» of the Fifth Book of the Psalter (Pss 107-150). While the length of the psalm and its insistence on the question of YHWH’s Torah are basic indices pointing to its importance ...eBook
Parallel Texts with Notes and Wordlists
by Harumi Tanabe & John Scahill
<p>This volume completes the first uniform edition of the Early Middle English <em>Ancrene Wisse</em> Group. It contains <em>Sawles Warde</em> from the Katherine Group, and the Wooing Group of lyrical meditations. These works, originally writteneBook
An Interpretation of Selected Novels
by Rita Oghia-Codsi
<p>This book analyses one of the many levels of complexity not readily apparent to the reader of Zola’s fiction: the question of the author’s family secrets. The novels addressed here present a variety of sub-textual issues highlighting Zola’s ...eBook
by Noelia Alcarazo Lopez & López Nuria
<p><em>¿De acuerdo? 20 Simulaciones para la clase de español</em> es el manual perfecto para estudiantes de español de nivel intermedio y avanzado que quieren desarrollar su destreza oral.</p> <p>El libro presenta 20 simulaciones que ...eBook
by Nick Rennison
<p>Novels which transform our ideas about human possibilities, biographies which celebrate the achievements of extraordinary individuals, polemical works of non-fiction which oblige us to alter our views of the world or of human society: all of ...eBook
by Nick Rennison & Stephen E. Andrews
<p><strong>"A reliable guide to what science fiction is" Christopher Priest, award-winning science fiction author</strong></p> <p><strong>"A really good introduction to the genre" SFX ...eBook
Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life
by Joshua Prager
by Joseph Piercy
<p>The Oxford English Dictionary contains 175,000 words in common usage and yet linguists estimate that a vocabulary of 3,000 is sufficient to cover ninety-five per cent of common usage in speech and print. Where have all those other words gone?eBook
by HEATHER MCCOY
More than 1,000 basic phrases for fast, effective communication include expressions for dining, shopping, transportation, and other situations. Designed for quick reference and easy study. A phonetic pronunciation guide accompanies each phrase. ...
by PH.D., M. CHARLOTTE WOLF
This up-to-date reference incorporates terms related to modern technology, along with slang and other 21st-century vernacular. Handy sections on grammar and pronunciation, plus quick charts of numbers, times, dates, and more. The perfect ...
by MARCO NATOLI
Completely up to date with terms for everything from technology to current slang, this easy-to-use phrase book covers cell phones, computers, transportation, shopping, dining, and much more. Includes sections on grammar and pronunciation. The ...
by PABLO GARCIA LOAEZA
More than 1,000 basic phrases for fast, effective communication include expressions for dining, shopping, transportation, and other common situations. Designed for quick reference and easy study. Phonetic pronunciation guide for each phrase. ...
by HEATHER MCCOY
This practical, up-to-date compilation of common terms includes the French word, its definition, a sentence in French to demonstrate proper usage, and an English translation, plus a quick reference section of everyday words. The ideal travel ...
by JOSEPH W MOSER
This dictionary-format reference presents the German word, its definition, a sentence in German to show context, and the English translation. Quick reference charts offer tips on vocabulary and grammar and common expressions. The ideal travel ...
by GIOVANNI DETTORI
Easy to use and up to date, this convenient reference presents the Italian word, its definition, a sentence in Italian to show context, and the English translation. Includes tips on grammar and vocabulary. The ideal travel companion and at-home
by PABLO GARCIA LOAEZA
Perfect for traveling, this volume features over 2,000 common Spanish words, each accompanied by a sentence demonstrating proper usage. Entirely up to date, with complete coverage of terms related to technology and consumer electronics. The ...