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Etymological Dictionary Modern English Volume 2
Etymological Dictionary Modern English Volume 2
by Ernest Weekley
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Volume 2 of 2. Classic contains most of the more common words, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, and common foreign words. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed and colloquial usages and alternate spellings... (read more)

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What I Believe 2: Listening and Speaking about What Really Matters
What I Believe 2: Listening and Speaking about What Really Matters
by Mary E Ward
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   What I Believe 2: Listening and Speaking about What Really Matters , by Mary E. Ward, is based on the public radio series This I Believe. What I Believe 2 features the unique voices of individuals from all walks of life who share... (read more)

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Issues in Clinical and Cognitive Neuropsychology #2: The Invention of Middle English: An Anthology of Primary Sources
Issues in Clinical and Cognitive Neuropsychology #2: The Invention of Middle English: An Anthology of Primary Sources
by David Matthews
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At a time when medieval studies is increasingly concerned with historicizing and theorizing its own origins and history, the development of the study of Middle English has been relatively neglected. The Invention of Middle English collects for the first... (read more)

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Linkages : a Content-based Integrated Skills Text (93 Edition)
Linkages : a Content-based Integrated Skills Text (93 Edition)
by Patrice Connerton
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Linkages is a content-based, integrated skills text for high-intermediate ESL students who plan to study at an American college or university. The readings in the text form the base for the presentation of content. For the most part, they are authentic... (read more)

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Blooming English: Observations on the Roots, Cultivation and Hybrids of the English Language
Blooming English: Observations on the Roots, Cultivation and Hybrids of the English Language
by Kate Burridge
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A fascinating and well-crafted look at the quirks of the English language, past and present.... (read more)

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Grammar to Go, Level 1
Grammar to Go, Level 1
by Robert J. Dixson
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Grammar to Go 1 offers beginning students focused, streamlined practice of the fundamentals of English grammar. With its classic present-and-practice format, Grammar to Go 1 is the perfect self-study workbook, course supplement, or handy reference... (read more)

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Corpus and Discourse #52: Academic Vocabulary in Learner Writing: From Extraction to Analysis
Corpus and Discourse #52: Academic Vocabulary in Learner Writing: From Extraction to Analysis
by Magali Paquot
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Academic vocabulary is in fashion, as witnessed by the increasing number of books published on the topic. In the first part of this book, Magali Paquot scrutinizes the concept of 'academic vocabulary' and proposes a corpus-driven procedure based on the... (read more)

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Ascent of the A-word: Assholism, the First Sixty Years (13 Edition)
Ascent of the A-word: Assholism, the First Sixty Years (13 Edition)
by Geoffrey Nunberg
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It first surfaced in the gripes of GIs during World War II and was captured early on by the typewriter of a young Norman Mailer. Within a generation it had become a basic notion of our everyday moral life, replacing older reproaches like lout and heel... (read more)

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New Keywords: A Revised Vocabulary of Culture and Society
New Keywords: A Revised Vocabulary of Culture and Society
by Tony (edt) Bennett
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Over 25 years ago, Raymond Williams’ Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society set the standard for how we understand and use the language of culture and society. Now, three luminaries in the field of cultural studies have assembled a volume... (read more)

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English Words from Latin and Greek Elements
English Words from Latin and Greek Elements
by Donald Ayers
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Since 1965, Donald Ayers' English Words from Latin and Greek Elements has helped thousands of students to a broader vocabulary by showing them how to recognize classical roots in modern English words. Its second edition, published in 1986, has confirmed... (read more)

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Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas (10 Edition)
Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas (10 Edition)
by Judie Haynes
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Taking off from the ideas in our best-selling book, Getting Started with English Language Learners, here's a book that helps teachers in every subject area become expert teachers of English language learners (ELL). Using classroom scenarios that depict... (read more)

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Black Sheep and Lame Ducks: The Origins of Even More Phrases We Use Every Day
Black Sheep and Lame Ducks: The Origins of Even More Phrases We Use Every Day
by Albert Jack
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Have you heard the one about… • Walt Disneys frozen body? • Coca-Cola owning Santa Claus? • Alligators living in New York City sewers? We all love a good story. But where do the urban legends, conspiracy theories, and old wives tales... (read more)

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Real Talk 2 (07 Edition)
Real Talk 2 (07 Edition)
by Lida R. Baker
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Real Talk 2 , by Lida Baker and Judith Tanka, helps teachers transport high-intermediate to advanced students out of the language classroom and into the world of authentic English. Each of the book’s eight thematic chapters has four parts: In... (read more)

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Analyzing English Grammar
Analyzing English Grammar
by Thomas P. Klammer
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This advanced grammar text encourages students to think critically about grammar and exposes them to a variety of linguistic theories as it prepares them to become K-12 English teachers.... (read more)

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Euphemania: Our Love Affair with Euphemisms
Euphemania: Our Love Affair with Euphemisms
by Ralph Keyes
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How did die become kick the bucket, underwear become unmentionables, and having an affair become hiking the Appalachian trail? Originally used to avoid blasphemy, honor taboos, and make nice, euphemisms have become embedded in the fabric of our language.... (read more)

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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots
The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots
by Joseph Twadell Shipley
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There are no direct records of the original Indo-European speech. By comparing the vocabularies of its various descendants, however, it is possible to reconstruct the basic Indo-European roots with considerable confidence. In The Origins of English Words,... (read more)

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Introduction To English Sentence Structure (09 Edition)
Introduction To English Sentence Structure (09 Edition)
by Andrew Radford
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This outstanding resource for students offers a step-by-step, practical introduction to English syntax and syntactic principles, as developed by Chomsky over the past 15 years. Assuming little or no prior background in syntax, Andrew Radford outlines the... (read more)

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Northstar, Listening and Speaking 1 (Student Book Alone)
Northstar, Listening and Speaking 1 (Student Book Alone)
by Polly Merdinger
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Northstar, now in a new edition, motivates students to succeed in their academic as well as personal language goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands – Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking – provide a fully integrated... (read more)

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Studies in Germanic, Indo-European and Indo-Uralic.
Studies in Germanic, Indo-European and Indo-Uralic.
by Frederik Kortlandt
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The red thread which runs through this book is a quest for relative chronology of linguistic developments. The probability of a reconstruction can be judged against the background of the transitions which it implies for the linguistic system as a whole... (read more)

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Northstar, Reading and Writing 4
Northstar, Reading and Writing 4
by Andrew K. English
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    Northstar, now in a new edition, motivates students to succeed in their academic as well as personal language goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands – Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking – provide a fully... (read more)

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