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Paperback Oxford English Dictionary
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.
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Lonely Planet Costa Rican Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary
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.
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Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Essential Tasks and Skills
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.
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How To Be Right: ... in a world gone wrong
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.
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Oxford Paperback Thesaurus
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.
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Oxford English Mini Dictionary
An easy-to-use dictionary containing 90,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions.
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Let's Sign Dictionary: Everyday BSL for Learners
Let's Sign for Work: BSL Guide for Service Providers
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Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus
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.
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Word Drops: A Sprinkling of Linguistic Curiosities
A beautiful and irresistible collection of trivia for wordsmiths and lovers of language
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Accidental Dictionary: The Remarkable Twists and Turns of English Words
A rich resource of etymological fascination and a delightful, dip-able gift book
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Let's Sign Pocket Dictionary: BSL Concise Beginner's Guide
God's Acre Beautiful; Or, the Cemeteries of the Future
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Ever After: Create Fairy Tale-Inspired Mixed-Media Art Projects to Develop Your Personal Artistic Style
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.
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Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus
An easy-to-use integrated dictionary and thesaurus containing 40,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms and antonyms.
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Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2020
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Hero
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
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Word for Every Day of the Year
A weird and wonderful word and its meaning for every day of the year.
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Collins English Pocket Dictionary: The Perfect Portable Dictionary
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.
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Words You Should Know to Sound Smart 2020 Daily Calendar
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Plan Your Essay
A Super Quick guide to planning an academic essay, from setting your structure and developing an argument to staying on topic.
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Bumper Book of Storytelling into Writing: Key Stage 2
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Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self
The international bestseller which has helped millions recover their creativity reissued in a beautiful new edition.
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Signs of Civilisation: How punctuation changed history
Signs of Civilisation provides an account of the rich cultural history of punctuation.
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Copyeditor's Workbook: Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment
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How to Write Effective Business English: Your Guide to Excellent Professional Communication
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.
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Bad Words: And What They Say About Us
Snowflake, elite, expert . . . What are today's 'bad words' and what do they say about us, both as individuals and as a society?
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Collins French Pocket Dictionary: The Perfect Portable Dictionary
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.
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Collins French Gem Dictionary: The World's Favourite Mini Dictionaries
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.
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Oxford Essential Arabic Dictionary
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.
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Save the Cat!: The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
Save the Cat!
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How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking
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.
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Collins Spanish Pocket Dictionary: The Perfect Portable Dictionary
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.
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Elements of Style
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Long Live Latin: The Pleasures of a Useless Language
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Have You Eaten Grandma?
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Collins English Gem Dictionary
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.
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Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus Essential
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.
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Collins English Gem Dictionary and Thesaurus
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.
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Collins English Thesaurus Essential: All the Words You Need, Every Day
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.
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Point it: Traveller's Language Kit - The Original Picture Dictionary
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.
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Mrs J Rocks: A Self-help English Book: Warning May Make English Seem Easy
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Collins English Gem Thesaurus: The World's Favourite Mini Thesaurus
This new edition is part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling mini dictionaries and thesauruses. This new edition is fully up-to-date, with the newest words to enter the English language, with thousands of synonyms and antonyms.
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Writing Theology Well 2nd Edition: A Rhetoric for Theological and Biblical Writers
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.
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Collins English Dictionary Essential: All the Words You Need, Every Day
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.
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Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates
Become skilled and confident at critical reading and writing, developing a more thorough critical approach to improve your research and writing.
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Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
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Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities: A Yearbook of Forgotten Words
Beautiful and intriguing: a word for every day of the year
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Poems from the Edge of Extinction: The Beautiful New Treasury of Poetry in Endangered Languages, in Association with the National Poetry Library
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.
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Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language
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Collins Turkish Gem Dictionary: The World's Favourite Mini Dictionaries
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.
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Collins French School Gem Dictionary: Trusted Support for Learning, in a Mini-Format
The ideal handy French reference for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is modern, up-to-date, clear and easy to use. Developed for home study, and to be used in the classroom.