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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.
Contains French words and phrases for travellers. This book includes basic grammar, a pronunciation guide and additional vocabulary.
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.
Features a Russian language course for beginners. This book is designed to provide the student with an excellent command of basic Russian (the equivalent of A level standard). It features thirty lessons punctuated by revision exercises. It places an emphasis on acquiring vocabulary, experiencing conversational language and learning useful grammar.
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.
A practical guide to having more honest and constructive arguments, featuring whimsical illustrations and real-world examples of arguments-gone-wrong
An easy-to-use integrated dictionary and thesaurus containing 40,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms and antonyms.
An expertly written Spanish B course now updated for first examination 2020, providing students with thought-provoking materials to help them develop strong language skills and solid critical thinking.
A Super Quick guide to planning an academic essay, from setting your structure and developing an argument to staying on topic.
Russian: From Intermediate to Advanced is a vibrant and modern course designed to help students achieve advanced proficiency in Russian. Offering a flexible modular approach structured around contemporary themes, the course further develops reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills while also expanding the student's cultural literacy. Key features include: * Structured chapters presenting a wide assortment of readings that include blogs, forums and surveys as well as opinion pieces and commentaries., Each text is accompanied by assignments with increasing levels of difficulty. * Authentic and up-to-date readings, video and audio excerpts covering a range of relevant social and cultural topics, including Demography, Youth Culture, Politics and Society, Economics and Globalization. * Video clips from news programs that are used not only to develop listening comprehension but also introduce students to contemporary Russian society., * Particular attention to helping students acquire advanced vocabulary and the ability to converse, discuss and argue about issues with extended paragraph-length discourse. * Special focus on the development of strong listening and reading comprehension skills, ensuring that students understand the ideas and supporting details in narrative and descriptive texts and connected discourse. * A free companion website at http://www.russian.ucla.edu/AdvancedRussian/ offering student and instructor video and audio resources, sample syllabi and tests as well as additional materials., Written by a highly experienced author team that has co-authored the first year Russian textbook Beginner's Russian (2010) and the second-year textbook V Puti (2005). Russian: From Intermediate to Advanced will be an essential resource for undergraduate students in their third and fourth year of Russian language study. It is also suitable for heritage learners of Russian who have mastered literacy and are familiar with the grammatical structure of Russian.
Authorized by Hanban, HSK Standard Course is developed under the joint efforts of Beijing Language and Culture University Press and Chinese Testing International (CTI). With HSK test papers as its primary source, HSK Standard Course is characterized by a humorous style, familiar topics and a scientific course design. Matching the HSK test in all aspects, from the content, form to the levels, it is a series of new-type course books embodying the idea of 'combining testing and teaching, and promoting learning and teaching by testing'. It is suitable for the Confucius Institutes in different countries as well as other Chinese teaching institutions and self-taught learners. The whole series is divided into six levels matching the HSK test, with one volume for each of Levels 1-3 and two volumes for each of Levels 4-6, totaling nine volumes. With a textbook, a workbook and a teacher?s book in each volume, there are altogether 27 books. This is Textbook 3, which includes 20 lessons and covers 600 words and language points required by the HSK Level 3 test. Upon finishing this book, students will be able to pass the HSK Level 3 test and their Chinese proficiency will reach the corresponding level.
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.
Authorized by Hanban, HSK Standard Course is developed under the joint efforts of Beijing Language and Culture University Press and Chinese Testing International (CTI). With HSK test papers as its primary source, HSK Standard Course is characterized by a humorous style, familiar topics and a scientific course design. Matching the HSK test in all aspects, from the content, form to the levels, it is a series of new-type course books embodying the idea of 'combining testing and teaching, and promoting learning and teaching by testing'. It is suitable for the Confucius Institutes in different countries as well as other Chinese teaching institutions and self-taught learners. The whole series is divided into six levels matching the HSK test, with one volume for each of Levels 1-3 and two volumes for each of Levels 4-6, totaling nine volumes. With a textbook, a workbook and a teacher?s book in each volume, there are altogether 27 books. This is Textbook 1, which includes 15 lessons and covers 150 words and 45 language points required by the HSK Level 1 test. Upon finishing this book, students will be able to 'understand and use a few simple Chinese words and sentences to meet their specific needs in communication and to prepare themselves for further learning'. The book is illustrated with photos match the style of the test and is printed in full color. An audio CD comes with the book.
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.
Since its appearance in 2002, 'New Practical Chinese Reader' has been well received by teachers and students alike. The series describes the activities of a number of foreign students at Chinese universities, their interaction and friendship with teachers, and issues that come up when they express themselves in Chinese. Level 1 Textbook and Workbook have now been published in a new Second Edition. This incorporates a number of improvements, particularly the addition of notes immediately following the main dialogues. The main framework and key vocabulary remains largely unchanged. An MP3 is included that covers the dialogues, new vocabulary, pronunciation and listening exercises.
"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.
A Word a Day contains 365 carefully selected words that will enhance and expand your vocabulary, along with their meanings, origins and sample usage and fascinating word-related facts and trivia.
Packed full of interactive activities, this print and enhanced online Course Book pack has been developed in cooperation with the IB to fully reflect all aspects of the new language acquisition syllabus, for first teaching in September 2018.
Our bestselling AQA A Level French course has been updated for 2016. The course offers brand new content, equipping students with the grammar and structures required to manipulate language confidently for the exam. The blend facilitates co-teaching and includes AS and A Level Student Books and online resources delivered via Kerboodle.
A guide to Gaelic, each lesson in this book contains some essential points of grammar explained and illustrated, exercises, a list of vocabulary, and an item of conversation.
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.
A fascinating and philosophical exploration of animal intelligence and the way animals communicate with each other, and us.
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
Caution! No English version! Polish release.