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This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words.The Factfinder centre section gives quick-reference entries on topics including famous people, countries, and science.
Lonely Planet's Costa Rican Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Costa Rican Spanish phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs.
This brand-new edition of the Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus is a great value product, combining a dictionary and thesaurus integrated in one volume, making it an ideal reference tool for all your language needs.
The voice of reason in a world that won't shut up. The Sunday Times BestsellerEvery day, James O'Brien listens to people blaming hard-working immigrants for stealing their jobs while scrounging benefits, and pointing their fingers at the EU and feminists for destroying Britain.
Let's Sign for Work: BSL Guide for Service Providers
This up-to-date, general purpose thesaurus offers over 300,000 synonyms and antonyms.Includes a centre section containing thematic lists, for example of animals, games, and tools, designed to help you broaden your vocabulary, improve your general knowledge, and solve quizzes and puzzles.
An easy-to-use dictionary containing 90,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions.
Coverage includes understanding the intended audience, and academic genres; the use of task-based methodology, analytic group discussion, and genre consciousness-raising; how to write summaries and critiques; and helping students position themselves as junior scholars in their academic communities.
God's Acre Beautiful; Or, the Cemeteries of the Future
A beautiful and irresistible collection of trivia for wordsmiths and lovers of language
A rich resource of etymological fascination and a delightful, dip-able gift book
From celebrated mixed-media artist and author of Create Your Life Book, Tamara Laporte's Ever After is a rich collection of fairy tale-inspired step-by-step mixed-media art projects designed to help artists at all skill levels explore storytelling in their work and focus on developing their own artistic style.
This compact, paperback edition is the presentable and best-selling Welsh-English dictionary. It is a fully up-to-date, comprehensive and clear compact dictionary that is the ideal reference aid for learners and speakers of Welsh. It contains over 20,000 headwords, and irregular forms of adjectives, verbs and plural nouns are included.
An easy-to-use integrated dictionary and thesaurus containing 40,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms and antonyms.
A Super Quick guide to planning an academic essay, from setting your structure and developing an argument to staying on topic.
Express yourself clearly and confidently at work with this practical guide to written business English and global business English, for native and non-native speakers alike.
Did you know that the Japanese have a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or, that there's a Swedish word that means a traveller's particular sense of anticipation before a trip? This book includes a collection full of surprises that will make you savour the elusive, untranslatable words that make up a language.
The most up-to-date and information-packed dictionary of its size available. With spelling, grammar and pronunciation help, plus a practical writing guide, the Pocket Dictionary gives you all the everyday words you need - at your fingertips.
"Based on the New Oxford dictionary of English"--Preface.
Snowflake, elite, expert . . . What are today's 'bad words' and what do they say about us, both as individuals and as a society?
Signs of Civilisation provides an account of the rich cultural history of punctuation.
This is an indispensable guide to the English language. Part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling mini dictionaries - it provides dictionary definitions and thesaurus synonyms on the same page for incomparable quick and easy reference.
With 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations packed into this Collins Gem French to English and English to French dictionary, you'll have everything you need to know on the go.
WHAT MAKES A HERO? WHO BETTER TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION THAN LEE CHILD... 'It's Lee Child. Why would you not read it?' Karin Slaughter 'I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page' The Times
A modern classic - a funny and practical guide to being a writer by the New York Times bestseller
A brand-new dictionary designed for easy and quick look-up of modern Arabic-English and English-Arabic, including contemporary vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation help at an affordable price.
This new dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of essential Spanish and English, and extra help with Spanish and English verbs and pronunciation, all in a compact and affordable format.
The perfect word reference for daily use with 300,000 synonyms and antonyms. Contains practical usage notes, and a fantastic crossword-solving supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your language use and knowledge further.
All the words you need, every day: this Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus is the perfect word reference tool to broaden your knowledge of English.
A working guide for students conducting theological writing and research on theology and biblical studies courses, this book integrates the disciplines of writing, rhetoric, and theology, to provide a standard text for the teaching and mentoring of writing across the theological curriculum.As a theological rhetoric, it also encourages excellence in theological writing in the public domain by helping to equip students for their wider vocations as writers, preachers, and communicators in a variety of ministerial and professional contexts. This 2nd Edition includes new chapters on 'Writing Theology in a New Language', which explores the linguistic and cultural challenges of writing theology well in a non-native language, and 'Writing and Learning Theology in an Electronic Age', addressed to distance learning students learning to write theology well from online courses, and dealing with the technologies necessary to do so.
This handy little dictionary offers clear definitions for all the words you need on a daily basis, providing spelling and pronunciations tips for the trickiest words. As an additional feature there is a detailedand practical writing guide for emails, social media and more formal communication.
This is the leading guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism, covering everything from understanding plagiarism and identifying sources to setting out quotations and creating a reference list.
This is a book about Scouse, the language of Liverpool and how it evolved. It goes back to early times looking at the different groups of people who have contributed to Liverpool's rich speech and culture and examines the features that make Scouse so unique.
An easy-to-use thesaurus containing over 120,000 synonyms and antonyms.
The perfect dictionary reference with 200,000 words and phrases for daily use. Language usage notes help you choose the right word and the easy-to-use layout allows you to find what you're looking for quickly and easily.
A powerful guide to public speaking, based on scientific analysis of hundreds of TED presentations and interviews with TED speakers.
The perfect dictionary reference for daily use, with 200,000 words and phrases in a durable format. Language notes help you choose the right word and the easy-to-use layout allows you to find what you're looking for quickly. .
A weird and wonderful word and its meaning for every day of the year.
From the way Michelle Obama projects 'happy high status', and the power of J.K.Rowling's understated speaking style, to Virginia Woolf's leisurely pacing and Oprah Winfrey's mastery of inner conviction, what is it that our heroines do to make us sit up and listen - really listen - to their every word?
The Travel Writer's Way: Turn Your Travels into Stories - Inspirational and expert advice and tuition on turning your travel experiences into beautifully crafted stories, including interactive exercises, a writing road map and writing skills; how to publish your work as blogs, books or articles; and interviews with today's finest travel writers.
With 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations packed into this Collins Gem Spanish to English and English to Spanish dictionary, you'll have everything you need to know on the go.