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Gwynne's Grammar: The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English

by N.M. Gwynne

Anxious about apostrophes?

 

In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?

 

Fear not—Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable book of grammar.

 

Within these pages, adults...


Raising Bilingual Children: A Practical Guide

by Maritere Rodriguez Bellas

For most immigrant parents in America today, raising bilingual children is not a choice or a decision, but rather a way of life. Yet teaching children their parents’ native language often comes second to ensuring...


Adventures in Grammarland

by Paul Georgiou & Christopher Prendergast

Adventures in Grammarland is set in a fantasy world, where words are people and where, because of bitter conflict and disunity in the past, the land is now oppressed by the tyrant Ignorance. A young lad, Josh,...


The Australian Editing Handbook

by Elizabeth Flann, Beryl Hill & Lan Wang

The ultimate editing handbook, updated for the digital age

The Australian Editing Handbook has become an industry standard, recommended by the Society of Editors, and holds a prominent place on the shelves of...


Giovanni Pintori. The Stark Tension between Flair and Discretion.

by Massimiliano Musina

Giovanni Pintori (Tresnuraghes 1912–Milan 1999) was one of the best-known, widely admired and respected Italian designers worldwide. The winner of sought-after international awards, he designed impressive...


How to Start and Make a Conversation: How to Talk to Anyone in 30 Seconds or Less

by Christopher Gottschalk

Not only is good communication vital for most professions, being able to have a quick, comfortable conversation - something more than 40 percent of adults struggle with - can be helpful in almost every aspect...


Rules of Use: Language and Instruction in Early Modern England

by Julian Lamb

We take it for granted that we can use words properly � appropriately, meaningfully, even decorously. And yet it is very difficult to justify or explain what makes a particular use "proper." Given that properness...


YOUR DAILY A.T.M. DEPOSIT  JOURNAL-Instructional: A innovative 2-in-1 Daily Journal With Instructions on How To Create A Daily Productive Mindset & Th

The Art of Daring

by Carl Phillips

The award-winning poet Carl Phillips’s invaluable essays on poetry, the tenth volume in the celebrated Art of series of books on the craft of writing

In seven insightful essays, Carl Phillips meditates on the...


Migrant Communication Enterprises: Regimentation and Resistance

by Maria Sabaté i Dalmau

This unique critical sociolinguistic ethnography explores alternative migrant-regulated institutions of resistance and subversive communication technology: the locutorios or ethnic call shops. These migrant-owned...


Motor Speech Disorders: A Cross-Language Perspective

by Nick Miller & Anja Lowit

Motor speech disorders are a common accompaniment of a whole range of neurological conditions, from stroke, brain injury and Parkinson's disease through to many rarer conditions. This book aims to aid understanding...


War Slang: American Fighting Words & Phrases Since the Civil War, Third Edition

by Paul Dickson

From the homegrown "boodle" of the 19th century to current "misunderstandistan" in the Middle East, America's foremost expert on slang reveals military lingo at its most colorful, innovative, brutal, and ironic....


Slip of the Tongue: Talking About Language

by Katie Haegele

Drawing from personal experiences to explore a wide range of topics in linguistics, this clever memoir looks at the ways people use language to communicate, to make art, and simply to survive. It begins with...


Second Language Acquisition and Task-Based Language Teaching

by Mike Long

This book offers an in-depth explanation of Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) and the methods necessary to implement it in the language classroom successfully.

  • Combines a survey of theory and research in instructed...


The South at Work: Observations from 1904

by William Garrott Brown & Bruce E Baker

In 1904 William Garrott Brown traveled the American South, investigating the region's political, economic, and social conditions. Using the pen name "Stanton," Brown published twenty epistles in the Boston Evening...


Linguistics - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

by David Hornsby

Written by David Hornsby, who is a current Linguistics lecturer and researcher at the University of Kent, Linguistics - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place....


Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels

by Brian Michael Bendis & Joe Quesada

Best-selling Marvel Comics writer Brian Michael Bendis reveals the comic book writing secrets behind his work on The Avengers, Ultimate Spider-Man, All-New X-Men, and more.

Arguably the most popular writer in...


Writing Architecture: A Practical Guide to Clear Communication about the Built Environment

by Carter Wiseman

For ages, architects have been criticized for speaking an insular language, known to some as "archispeak." Writing Architecture considers the process, methods, and value of architecture writing based on Carter...


The Publishing Business: From P-Books to E-Books

by Kelvin Smith

The Publishing Business is a modern guide to the publishing process. It explores how publishing is adapting to the digital culture, describes current roles and practices, and provides much food for thought on...


Task Sequencing and Instructed Second Language Learning

by Melissa Baralt, Roger Gilabert & Peter Robinson

Task Sequencing and Instructed Second Language Learning provides theoretical rationales for, and empirical studies of, the effects of sequencing language learning tasks to maximize second language learning....