Most popular Language: reference & general books
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An easy-to-use dictionary containing 90,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
But what makes James's daily LBC show such essential listening - and has made James a standout social media star - is the incisive way he punctures their assumptions and dismantles their arguments live on air, every single morning.
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.
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 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.
Beautiful and intriguing: a word for every day of the year
A weird and wonderful word and its meaning for every day of the year.
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.
Let's Sign for Work: BSL Guide for Service Providers
A Super Quick guide to planning an academic essay, from setting your structure and developing an argument to staying on topic.
A modern Spanish Dictionary offering excellent coverage of today's Spanish language, culture and usage. The clear presentation makes it easy to use and its handy format and durability make it your ideal companion at home, school or on your travels.
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.
God's Acre Beautiful; Or, the Cemeteries of the Future
Snowflake, elite, expert . . . What are today's 'bad words' and what do they say about us, both as individuals and as a society?
A powerful guide to public speaking, based on scientific analysis of hundreds of TED presentations and interviews with TED speakers.
According to Unesco, of the 7,000 languages spoken in the world, more than half are endangered, with one disappearing every two weeks. This collection of 50 poems celebrates and preserves these unique voices and takes the reader on a global journey of discovery.
Mark Forsyth's `sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph) and idiosyncratically brilliant third book.
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.
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.
You may be fluent in many languages but sometimes you could find yourself "off the beaten track" where you can't communicate. "Point it", with 1300 items to point at, is the answer. Everyone in the world will understand you. This passport-sized assistant is the result of the author's extensive travels in the five continents.
Whether you're on business, holiday or just learning French at your own pace, this Collins French to English and English to French Pocket Dictionary is designed to give you all the information you need in a handy, compact format.
This centenary edition of the world-famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary presents the most accurate picture of English today.
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.
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.
Become skilled and confident at critical reading and writing, developing a more thorough critical approach to improve your research and writing.
written with style and wit.' Mishal HusainMost books about public speaking don't tell you what to do when you open your mouth and nothing comes out.
A handy Turkish to English and English to Turkish dictionary. Offering learners at home, school and in the office extensive and up-to-date coverage of Turkish and English in a compact, portable format.
Takes us on a journey to the heart of storytelling, revealing that there truly is a unifying shape to narrative forms - one that echoes the fairytale journey into the woods and, like any great art, comes from deep within.
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.
The perfect English reference for all students aged 11 and above. A combined dictionary and thesaurus, in the best-selling Gem format, it has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for both school work and homework.
The essential handbook for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers on contemporary art.
"Based on the New Oxford dictionary of English"--Preface.
`A lively, intelligent and persuasive history of speech...Expertly and patiently explained' The TimesWhy are human beings the only animals that can speak? We judge others - and whether we trust them - not just by their words but by the way they talk: their intonation, their pitch, their accent.
With dictionary and thesaurus entries combined for ease of use, and a fresh, clear design, the Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides quick solutions to everyday language queries.
Writing Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and function of a song, to fine-tuning lyrics.