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A to Z of almost Everything: A Compendium of General Knowledge
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2020
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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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Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities: A Yearbook of Forgotten Words
Beautiful and intriguing: a word for every day of the year
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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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Let's Sign Dictionary: Everyday BSL for Learners
Let's Sign for Work: BSL Guide for Service Providers
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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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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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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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Let's Sign Pocket Dictionary: BSL Concise Beginner's Guide
God's Acre Beautiful; Or, the Cemeteries of the Future
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Copyeditor's Workbook: Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment
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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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Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds
A powerful guide to public speaking, based on scientific analysis of hundreds of TED presentations and interviews with TED speakers.
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Poems from the Edge of Extinction: The Beautiful New Treasury of Poetry in Endangered Languages, in Assocation 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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Elements of Eloquence: How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase
Mark Forsyth's `sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph) and idiosyncratically brilliant third book.
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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
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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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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Elements of Style
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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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Concise Oxford English Dictionary: Main edition
This centenary edition of the world-famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary presents the most accurate picture of English today.
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Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style: The UK Edition
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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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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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Horologicon: A Day's Jaunt Through the Lost Words of the English Language
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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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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 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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Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
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Into The Woods: How Stories Work and Why We Tell Them
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.
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Welsh-English Dictionary, English-Welsh Dictionary
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.
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Collins Gem School Dictionary & Thesaurus: Trusted Support for Learning, in a Mini-Format
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.
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How to Write About Contemporary Art
The essential handbook for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers on contemporary art.
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Pocket Oxford English Dictionary
"Based on the New Oxford dictionary of English"--Preface.
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Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
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Now You're Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial Intelligence
`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.
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Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus
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.
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Writing Better Lyrics
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.