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Word Hoard 2ND Edition an Introduction To Old English
Word Hoard 2ND Edition an Introduction To Old English
by Stephen A Barney
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Designed for introductory courses in Old English, Word-Hoard offers a vocabulary of some 2000 words drawn from the poems that beginning students normally read. Exploiting the natural curiosity we feel about our own language, Stephen Barney draws... (read more)

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Advocacy and Opposition (7TH 12 Edition)
Advocacy and Opposition (7TH 12 Edition)
by Karyn C. Rybacki
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Advocacy and Opposition: An Introduction to Argumentation presents a comprehensive and practical approach to argumentation and critical thinking for the beginner who needs to construct and present arguments on questions of fact, value, and policy... (read more)

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Contemporary American Poetry (8TH 06 Edition)
Contemporary American Poetry (8TH 06 Edition)
by A. Poulin
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This highly respected anthology presents the works of 70 poets who have shaped the contours and direction of mainstream American poetry from 1960 to the present. Designed to provide a rich reading experience for both undergrad and graduate courses, more... (read more)

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More Reading Power 3 (3RD 12 Edition)
More Reading Power 3 (3RD 12 Edition)
by Linda Jeffries
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The new edition of Reading Power 3 is enhanced by research-based methods and activities for learning vocabulary. Longer reading passages and new study-reading activities, including outlining and text marking, prepare students to enter the world of... (read more)

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Understanding Morphology (Hodder Arnold Publication)
Understanding Morphology (Hodder Arnold Publication)
by Andrea Sims
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This new edition of Understanding Morphology has been fully revised in line with the latest research. It now includes 'big picture' questions to highlight central themes in morphology as well as research exercises for each chapter. Understanding... (read more)

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2107 Curious Word Origins, Sayings & Expressions: From White Elephants to Song & Dance
2107 Curious Word Origins, Sayings & Expressions: From White Elephants to Song & Dance
by Charles Earle Funk
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Why do people "take 40 winks" and not 50...or 60, or 70? Did someone literally "let the cat out of the bag" at one point in time? Has anyone actually "gone on a wild goose chase"? Find out the answers to these questions and many more in this enormous... (read more)

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Words Words Words
Words Words Words
by David Crystal
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"Lexicography is not just an exercise in linguistic accounting," writes preeminent English language scholar David Crystal in this exceptionally lively and erudite little book. "It is a voyage of lexical exploration and discovery." In Words, Words, Words,... (read more)

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The Brief Wadsworth Handbook
The Brief Wadsworth Handbook
by Laurie G. Kirszner
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THE BRIEF WADSWORTH HANDBOOK, Seventh Edition, provides students with extensive coverage of rhetorical concerns, the writing and research process, writing and researching with computers, and other topics essential for twenty-first-century student writers.... (read more)

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Mcguffey Readers (98 Edition)
Mcguffey Readers (98 Edition)
by Elliot J. Gorn
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The most influential books in the history of American education, The McGuffey Readers not only taught reading skills and classic literature but also imparted idealized middle class virtues to millions of schoolchildren. This anthology organizes more than... (read more)

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Phonetic Readings of Songs and Arias
Phonetic Readings of Songs and Arias
by Berton Coffin
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Since the publication of the first edition in 1964, Phonetic Readings of Songs and Arias has served singers, teachers of singing, and students of lyric diction as a guide to the correct pronunciation of songs in foreign languages.... (read more)

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For Your Information 2 : Reading and Vocabulary Skills (2ND 07 Edition)
For Your Information 2 : Reading and Vocabulary Skills (2ND 07 Edition)
by Karen Lourie Blanchard
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The new edition of For Your Information 2, by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, helps high-beginning students become engaged, thoughtful, and confident readers of English. Each thematic unit features high-interest readings and an assortment of... (read more)

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The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms)
The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms)
by Chris Baldick
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From Jacques Derridas différance to Henry Jamess ficelle, the vocabulary of literary theory and criticism can seem difficult if not opaque. To help remedy the average readers bafflement, this new Third Edition of Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms... (read more)

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From Children's Literature to Readers Theatre
From Children's Literature to Readers Theatre
by Elizabeth A. Poe
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Poes book helps youth services librarians get students out from behind their desks and onto the stage by writing their own scripts based on children's literature.... (read more)

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Swahili Complete Course for Beginners (World Languages)
Swahili Complete Course for Beginners (World Languages)
by Living Language
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A Commonsense Guide to Grammar and Usage
A Commonsense Guide to Grammar and Usage
by Larry Beason
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A Commonsense Guide to Grammar and Usage is just what its name suggests: a straightforward, student-friendly grammar guide. The texts modular lessons break down complex grammatical concepts with plain-language explanations, handy tips, and visual... (read more)

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Becoming a Professional Reading Teacher
Becoming a Professional Reading Teacher
by P. G. Aaron
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Answering the call for a comprehensive textbook on what reading teachers really need to know, this is the book that arms educators with not just the what and the how, but also the why that other texts don't cover. Two prominent literacy experts team with... (read more)

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Longman Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English
Longman Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English
by Douglas Biber
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This grammar reference is written for the advanced student. It combines explanations of English grammar with information on how, when and why we use different structures. It shows the differences between spoken and written grammar and includes frequency... (read more)

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Thingamajigs and Whatchamacallits: Unfamiliar Terms for Familiar Things
Thingamajigs and Whatchamacallits: Unfamiliar Terms for Familiar Things
by Rod L Evans
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Have you been guilty of catachresis* at work? Have you defenestrated* your dictionary in frustration? Do you have phloem bundles* stuck in your diastema*? Scratching your occiput* now? Rod L. Evans's Thingamajigs and Whatchamacallits will help take the... (read more)

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Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet: New Essays
Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet: New Essays
by Karen Hellekson
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From Star Trek to Harry Potter, the essays in this volume explore the world of fan fiction -- its purposes, how it is created, how the fan experiences it. Grouped by subject matter, essays cover topics such as genre intersection, sexual relationships... (read more)

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Language Instinct: the New Science of Language and Mind
Language Instinct: the New Science of Language and Mind
by Steven Pinker
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In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples... (read more)

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