The Write Start: Sentences to Paragraphs with Professional and Student Readings, 4th Edition
Clear, simple, and straightforward, this developmental writing book includes thorough coverage of the writing process, numerous opportunities for grammar practice, a variety of writing opportunities, and contemporary, interesting readings. Title: The Write Start: Sentences to Paragraphs with Professional and Student Readings, 4th EditionAuthor: Gayle Feng-Checkett, Lawrence Checkett Length: 504 pages Edition: 4 Language: English Publisher:Wadsworth Publishing Publication Date: 2009-02-02...
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Introducing English Grammar, 2nd Edition
Answering key questions such as "Why study grammar?" and "What is standard English?" Introducing English Grammar guides readers through the practical analysis of the syntax of English sentences. With all special terms carefully explained as they are introduced, the book is written for readers with no previous experience of grammatical analysis. It is ideal for all those beginning their study of linguistics, English Language, or speech pathology, as well as students with primarily literary...
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The Words You Should Know to Sound Smart
This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as ?disestablishmentarianism,? ?descant,? and ?autodidactic? ?words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality and sophistication of their speech and writing, this is the book to keep on the nightstand. Title: The Words You Should Know to Sound...
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How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One
Some appreciate fine art; others appreciate fine wines. Stanley Fish appreciates fine sentences. The New York Times columnist and world-class professor has long been an aficionado of language. Like a seasoned sportscaster, Fish marvels at the adeptness of finely crafted sentences and breaks them down into digestible morsels, giving readers an instant play-by-play. In this entertaining and erudite gem, Fish offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure, skills invaluable to any writer (or...
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English Grammar: Understanding the Basics
This text is designed to help readers learn about English grammar in as simple and straightforward a way as possible. The authors use a friendly and encouraging tone and easy to understand language with a minimum of terminology, helping readers to overcome "grammar phobia." The book can be used alone or as part of a course. It assumes no prior knowledge of grammar. Using a workbook approach, the present information in small steps, with objective techniques to help readers apply new concepts....
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Merriam-Webster`s Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition
This version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition, is burgundy leather-look, and thumb-notched. For this new edition, AmericaÂ’s largest staff of lexicographers made more than 100,000 changes and added more than 10,000 new words and senses, such as 'convergence', 'Frankenfood', 'phat', 'psyops', and 'vermiculture'. The Eleventh Edition, with over 225,000 definitions, also features more than 40,000 usage examples Â— more than ever before Â— which clarify confused or...
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Understanding Syntax, 3rd Edition
Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, Understanding Syntax, Third Edition, discusses and illustrates the major terms and concepts essential to the study of sentence structure in the world's languages. Word classes such as 'noun' and 'verb' are explained, and the properties of these categories are discussed. You will discover what is meant by the terms 'subject' and 'object', what a finite verb is, and what relative clauses look like. Concepts such as 'gender', 'case', and 'subordination'...
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Grammatical Inference: Learning Automata and Grammars
The problem of inducing, learning or inferring grammars has been studied for decades, but only in recent years has grammatical inference emerged as an independent field with connections to many scientific disciplines, including bio-informatics, computational linguistics and pattern recognition. This book meets the need for a comprehensive and unified summary of the basic techniques and results, suitable for researchers working in these various areas. In Part I, the objects of use for...
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Grammar for English Language Teachers, 2nd Edition
An invaluable resource helping teachers at all levels of experience to develop their understanding of English grammar. Grammar for English Language Teachers is designed to help practising and trainee teachers to develop their knowledge of English grammar systems. It encourages teachers to appreciate factors that affect grammatical choices, and evaluates the 'rules of thumb' presented to learners in course materials. Consolidation exercises provide an opportunity for teachers to test these rules...
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English as a Contact Language
English as a Contact Language (Studies in English Language) Recent developments in contact linguistics suggest considerable overlap of branches such as historical linguistics, variationist sociolinguistics, pidgin/creole linguistics, language acquisition, etc. This book highlights the complexity of contact-induced language change throughout the history of English by bringing together cutting-edge research from these fields. Special focus is on recent debates surrounding substratal influence in...
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Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Public Speaking, 5th Edition
Packed with sample speeches illustrating what to do, as well as plenty of examples detailing what not to do this value-priced public speaking text equips you with the essential skills and theories needed to become an effective public speaker. ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING delivers abundant practical advice and also offers intriguing discussions on the role of ethics in public speaking as well as up-to-date coverage on effectively using technology in speech development and delivery. A strong...
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Confident Public Speaking, 2nd Edition
Previously titled PUBLIC SPEAKING: A PROCESS APPROACH, Deanna Sellnow's CONFIDENT PUBLIC SPEAKING, SECOND EDITION distinguishes itself as the introductory text that most effectively presents the process of public speaking and the strategies students can use to become confident public speakers. Student-oriented and reader-friendly, the book offers unique coverage of learning styles as an aspect of audience diversity, as well as its extensive, integrated coverage of overcoming communication...
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The Art of Public Speaking, 10th Edition
By far the leading speech textbook of our time, The Art of Public Speaking has defined the art of being the best for more than 10 million students and instructors. Whether a novice or an experienced speaker, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations of classical and contemporary theory and thorough coverage of practical applications. The new edition offers a revolutionary digital experience--McGraw-Hill Connect Lucas and Connect Lucas Plus. The...
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Public Speaking: The Evolving Art, 2nd Edition
PUBLIC SPEAKING: THE EVOLVING ART is the first book and integrated technology package to meet the expectations of today's students while both preserving and offering innovative variations on the well-respected traditions of public speaking instruction. Throughout the text, readers benefit from the examples of four peer mentors--real people who have successfully completed the public speaking course--via short video segments designed to bring concepts and strategies to life. PUBLIC SPEAKING: THE...
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Public Speaking Success in 20 Minutes a Day
Public speaking is considered one of the highest causes of fear and stress for most people, yet it is practically unavoidable over the course of a lifetime. Weddings, religious occasions, funerals, banquets, sales presentations-these are just a few of the situations which require people to share words with a large group. This guide, a new addition to LearningExpress's best-selling 20 Minutes a Day series, is geared toward college students with course requirements to fulfill, recent graduates...
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Communication Skills For Dummies
The key to perfecting your communication strategy Great communication skills can make all the difference in your personal and professional life, and expert author Elizabeth Kuhnke shares with you her top tips for successful communication in any situation. Packed with advice on active listening, building rapport with people, verbal and non-verbal communication, communicating using modern technology, and lots more, Communication Skills For Dummies is a comprehensive communication resource no...
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Japanese For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Learn to speak Japanese—the fast and easy way Japanese is the gateway to the rich culture of the exciting and complex island nation of Japan. Some people get intimidated by the prospect of speaking Japanese—worried that it's just too complex and different—but these fears are unfounded. While you can devote a lifetime to the study of this or any language, picking up the basics of Japanese doesn't require any more than an interest and a willingness to try something new. Japanese For Dummies has...
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Gruber`s Complete GRE Guide 2015, 4th Edition
Gruber's GRE Guide provides an edge in graduate school preparation The GRE can be a daunting prospect, even for the most successful college student. Gruber's Complete GRE Guide offers potential graduate students the resources and methods needed to improve their GRE test scores so they can pursue their post-graduate program of choice.
Gruber's exclusive GRE-style quiz offers students immediate feedback and a focused study plan. Each explanatory answer is linked directly to a Gruber strategy...
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Grammar: 1,001 Practice Questions For Dummies
Practice makes perfect - and helps deepen your understanding of English grammar Establishing good grammar habits will set you up for success. From English class to writing your college essay, from cooperate communications, to updating your social media sites, good grammar is essential and now you have 1,001 ways to deepen your understanding and practice your skills. 1,001 Grammar Practice Problems For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction offered in a typical English grammar course and...
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English Grammar: A University Course, 3rd Edition
This best-selling comprehensive descriptive grammar forms a complete course, ideal for all students studying English Language ,whether on a course or for self-study. Broadly based on Hallidayan systemic-functional grammar but also drawing on cognitive linguistics and discourse analysis, English Grammar is accessible, avoiding overly theoretical or technical explanations. Divided into 12 self-contained chapters based around language functions, each chapter is divided into units of class-length...
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Writing, Reading, and Research, 9th Edition
Broadening the traditional notion of undergraduate research, WRITING, READING, AND RESEARCH thoroughly covers the essential skills for developing a research paper: analytical reading, synthesizing, paraphrasing, and summarizing. Presenting the process of research in a practical sequence, including separate chapters on finding, analyzing, and integrating sources, the authors illustrate each stage of the process with examples of student and professional writing. Using a flexible and goal-oriented...
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Latin Grammar You Really Need to Know: A Teach Yourself Guide
Master Latin grammar, quickly and easily In Latin Grammar You Really Need to Know, you will find every integral grammar concept simply explained, each illustrated with lots of examples. Even if you do not know the grammatical term in question, the book is structured so that you can look up language forms according to what you want to say. With this comprehensive resource, you will gain the confidence to communicate comfortably in Latin.Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips...
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The Bedford Handbook, 9th Edition
What habits are common among good college writers? Good college writers are curious, engaged, reflective, and responsible. They read critically. They write with purpose. They tune into their audience. They collaborate and seek feedback. They know credible evidence makes them credible researchers. They revise. The Bedford Handbook, based on surveys with more than 1,000 first-year college students, fosters these habits and offers more support than ever before for college reading and writing. New...
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Phonetics For Dummies
The clear and easy way to understand the science behind speech Phonetics is the scientific study of speech sounds, and deals with how people produce speech and hear specific speech features. Phonetics is a required course for all speech language pathologists and linguists, and is also taken by students of English, Language teaching, Theatre, Voice Acting, Telecommunication, and Forensics. Phonetics For Dummies covers everything students need to succeed in this challenging course.From the...
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English Brushup, 5th Edition
The fifth edition of English Brushup offers your student a brief and inexpensive guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills they need most. The latest edition of English Brushup offers expanded coverage of Parts of Speech. This section has now been moved to the front of the text to aid students in reviewing the basics.Table of ContentsPART ONE: SIXTEEN BASIC SKILLS
Chapter 1: Subjects and Verbs
Chapter 2: More about Verbs
Chapter 3: Subject-Verb Agreement
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Key Terms in Second Language Acquisition, 2nd Edition
The new edition of Key Terms in Second Language Acquisition defines the key terminology within second language acquisition, and also provides accessible summaries of the key issues within this complex area of study. The final section presents a list of key readings in second language acquisition that signposts the reader towards classic articles and also provides a springboard to further study. The whole book has been updated and expanded to take into account a wider range of theories and...
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Cambridge IGCSE® English as a Second Language Teacher`s Book, 4th Edition
Cambridge IGCSE® English as a Second Language Teacher's Book is part of the series of resources matched to the revised Cambridge International Examinations 0510 and 0511 syllabuses. The series is written by an experienced IGCSE teacher and trainer. This Teacher's Book accompanies the Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language Coursebook and Workbook. The Teacher's Book includes answers to all of the exercises in the Coursebook, Advice and Top Tips to help teachers with the IGCSE course, and...
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English The Language of Love
Falling in love is easy, if you meet the right person…
But what if Mr or Ms Right doesn’t speak your language?
From asking someone out and going on a date
To falling in love, romance and more
This book gives you all the English you need to speak the Language of LoveTable of ContentsEnglish The Language of Love
About the book
To J and S
Meeting Mr or Ms Right
Asking someone out
Going on a date
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Netymology: From Apps to Zombies: A Linguistic Celebration of the Digital World
Composed of 100 bite-sized entries of 400 to 600 words each, Netymology weaves together stories, etymologies and analyses around digital culture's transformation and vocabulary. Chatfield presents a kaleidoscopic, thought-provoking tour through the buried roots of the symbols, speech, and mannerisms we have inherited from the digital age: from the @ and Apple symbols, to HTML and Trojan horses, to the twisted histories of new forms of slang, memes, text messages and gaming terms; how language...
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The St. Martin`s Guide to Writing, 11th Edition
Whether you have years of experience as a teacher or are new to the classroom, you and your students can count on The St. Martin’s Guide to Writing to provide the support you need in first-year composition, with a rhetoric, an array of engaging readings, a research manual, and a handbook, all in a single book — and available online. Thousands of instructors and their students rely on the Guide’s proven approach because it works: the Guide’s acclaimed step-by-step writing...
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The Art of Public Speaking, 12th Edition
The Art of Public Speaking personalizes learning for every student no matter whom they are or where they are, ensuring that they come to your public speaking class confident, prepared with the principle foundations, and ready to participate in your teaching and coaching.Table of ContentsPART ONE SPEAKING AND LISTENING
Chapter 1 Speaking in Public
Chapter 2 Ethics and Public Speaking
Chapter 3 Listening
Chapter 4 Giving Your First Speech PART TWO SPEECH PREPARATION: GETTING...
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Successful College Writing, Brief Edition with 2016 MLA Update, 6th Edition
THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN.Kathleen T. McWhorter’s unique visual approach, with support for both reading and writing, helps students at any level of preparedness become successful college writers. The sixth edition of Successful College...
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Read & Think Italian, Premium 2nd Edition
A first-class ticket to building key Italian language skills From the bestselling Read & Think series, this fully-illustrated guide brings the Italian language to life! In addition to introducing, developing, and growing key vocabulary, this book gives you an insider’s look at Italian life―from Italy’s coffee culture to regional festivals, and from biographies of famous Italians (from Leonardo to Sophia Loren) to articles on the history and gastronomy of the country. Including more...
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Read & Think Spanish, Premium 3rd Edition
Your first-class ticket to building key Spanish language skills From the bestselling Read & Think series, this fully-illustrated third edition of Read & Think Spanish brings the Spanish language to life! In addition to introducing, developing, and growing key vocabulary, this book gives you an insider’s look at the enchanting diversity of Hispanic life and culture―from the art of eating tapas in Spain to a walk along Cuba’s white sand beaches, and from biographies on luminaries such...
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Carolina Basketball: A Century of Excellence
This is the must-have book for Tar Heel fans and college basketball lovers everywhere. Boasting six national championships and scores of Hall of Fame coaches and players, Carolina Basketball has come a long way from the first season--when the campus newspaper published a notice asking an unknown culprit to return the team's basketball. These pages are packed with little-known stories from the program's earliest days and new insights into its best-loved moments. All the greats are here, from...
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Bigger Faster Stronger – 2nd Edition
Bigger Faster Stronger is now bigger and better than ever! This second edition presents the most popular strength training system for today's high school and college athletes. Establish the solid foundation you need to compete successfully and advance your athletic career. With the second edition of Bigger Faster Stronger, a program that has led teams to over 320 high school state championships, you will -learn the fundamental exercise techniques and drills necessary for developing strength,...
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Super Bowl Monday: From the Persian Gulf to the Shores of West Florida: The New York Giants, the Buffalo Bills, and Super Bowl XXV
Super Bowl Monday is a thorough retelling of Super Bowl XXV, the epic January 1991 showdown between the New York Giants and the Buffalo Bills. Great characters and a gripping finish to the closest episode in Super Bowl history made for a wonderful conclusion to the game's Silver Anniversary. But what establishes that day as a special moment in American sports history was the cloud of war hanging over the game and the nation. Ten days before the Giants defeated the Bills 20-19 in Tampa Stadium,...
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The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation
November 1958: the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Into the rarefied atmosphere of wealth and tradition comes the most unlikely of horses—a drab white former plow horse named Snowman—and his rider, Harry de Leyer. They were the longest of all longshots—and their win was the stuff of legend. Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a bleak winter afternoon between the slats of a rickety truck bound for the slaughterhouse. He recognized the spark...
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NC State Basketball: 100 Years of Innovation
In this fascinating official history of the first 100 years of the North Carolina State University men's basketball program, Tim Peeler and Roger Winstead recount the traditions and innovations that have shaped Wolfpack basketball as well as the history and customs of college basketball itself. In a nation once dominated by football and baseball, visionary coaches from NC State--Gus Tebell, Everett Case, Norm Sloan, and Jim Valvano--helped push basketball to the forefront of the national...
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The Beckham Experiment: How the World`s Most Famous Athlete Tried to Conquer America
In 2007, David Beckham, the golden boy of soccer, shocked the international sports world when he signed a five-year contract with an American team, the Los Angeles Galaxy. Under the direction of his manager, Simon Fuller, the mastermind behind American Idol and the Spice Girls, Beckham was ready for a monumental challenge and a risky adventure–ready, as Fuller put it, to earn his stripes Stateside. Could he pull off what no player had ever accomplished (including Pelé in the 1970s) and...
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