Great Writing 2: Great Paragraphs, 3rd Edition
The Great Writing series uses clear explanations and extensive practical activities to help students write great sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Each book contains a wide variety of writing models in carefully selected rhetorical styles that provide practice in working with the writing process to develop a final piece of writing.Great Writing 2 _ great paragraphs introduces the process of paragraph development and teaches how to generate ideas and write within a variety of rhetorical...
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How to Say It: Choice Words, Phrases, Sentences, and Paragraphs for Every Situation, 3rd Edition
The best-selling How to Say It is now better than ever. The second edition of this one-of-a-kind book has been updated with ten new chapters-that‘s fifty chapters in all-offering readers even more material for quickly and effortlessly constructing original, effective letters.How to Say It provides short lists of what to say, and sometimes more importantly, what not to say when writing business or personal letters. It begins with examples of why and when certain letters are appropriate,...
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Paragraphs and Essays with Integrated Readings, 11th Edition
PARAGRAPHS AND ESSAYS is the higher-level companion to SENTENCES, PARAGRAPHS, AND BEYOND in the popular two-book Brandon series. Written in an informal, engaging tone, this easy-to-use text takes students through all the stages of the writing process as they transition from simple to complex writing assignments. Sample student paragraphs and essays with stages exemplify the patterns of writing, while clear reading instruction offers students the opportunity to analyze readings and to practice...
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Secrets to Writing Great Papers
Secrets to Writing Great Papers illustrates how to work with ideas—develop them, hone them, and transform them into words. It provides techniques and exercises for brainstorming, choosing the right approach, working with an unknown or boring assigned topic, overcoming writer’s block, and selecting the best point of view. Title: Secrets to Writing Great PapersAuthor: Franklynn Peterson, Judi Kesselman-Turkel Length: 96 pages Edition: 1 Language: English Publisher:University of...
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THE STUDY SMART SERIES, designed for students from junior high school through lifelong learning programs, teaches skills for research and note-taking, provides exercises to improve grammar, and reveals secrets for putting these skills together in great essays.
Millions of people want to learn to spell correctly, but they fear the task will be tedious and painful. Now, with the unique, logical approach presented in Spelling Simplified, anyone can become a skilled speller quickly and easily....
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Top 20: Great Grammar for Great Writing, 2nd Edition
By providing instruction and practice of the 20 most troublesome grammar points, Top 20 helps students master the essential grammar they need to produce great writing at the intermediate to advanced levels. Title: Top 20: Great Grammar for Great Writing, 2nd EditionAuthor: Barbara Smith-Palinkas, Elena Vestri Solomon, Keith Folse Length: 320 pages Edition: 2nd Language: English Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Co Publication Date: 2007-07-23 ISBN-10: 0618789677 ISBN-13: 9780618789672 FilePi: ...
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The Big Book of Words You Should Know: Over 3,000 Words Every Person Should be Able to Use
Do you know what "quatrefoil" and "impolitic" mean? What about "halcyon" or "narcolepsy"? This book is a handy, easy-to-read reference guide to the proper parlance for any situation. In this book you will find: Words You Absolutely Should Know (covert, exonerate, perimeter); Words You Should Know But Probably Don't (dour, incendiary, scintilla); Words Most People Don't Know (schlimazel, thaumaturgy, epergne); Words You Should Know to Sound Overeducated (ad infinitum, nugatory, garrulity); Words...
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The Writing Experiment: Strategies for Innovative Creative Writing
This demystifying guide to creative writing shows that successful work arises not from talent or inspiration alone but from several stages of development within a systematic strategy. Recommending an exploratory approach to writing, this book offers practical exercises that bring exceptional creative writing within reach. Each chapter is illustrated with extensive examples of student work and published writing including fiction, poetry, plays, performance, and new media. Title: The Writing...
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Inside Writing, Form A, 7th Edition
The first text to effectively integrate grammar instruction with writing practice, INSIDE WRITING, now in its seventh edition, continues to provide students with extensive writing exercises specifically designed to support and reinforce the rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics. Using engaging allusions and humorous examples and exercises throughout the text, ranging in topics from Karl Marx to THE SIMPSONS, INSIDE WRITING encourages students to look beyond the simple mechanics of writing as...
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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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