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Communicating Across Cultures

by Carmen Valero-Garcés

Communicating Across Cultures: A Coursebook on Interpreting and Translating in Public Services and Institutions is a manual which addresses the complex task of interpreting and translating through reflection...


The Write Track

by Betty Jane Wylie

The Write Track is a personal and practical look at the author’s freelance experience as she tells how she made it from uncertain early days to the growing confidence of a veteran. This guide is packed with...


Yiddish Given Names

by Rella Israly Cohn

This important volume in onomastics, the study of names, presents a listing of Yiddish first names in the modern period: 1750 to the present day. Yiddish Given Names: A Lexicon resumes, collects, documents,...


Dictionary of Authentic American Proverbs

by Wolfgang Mieder

Dictionary of Authentic American Proverbs offers a comprehensive reference guide for distinctly American proverbs. Compiled by Wolfgang Mieder, a key figure in the field of proverb studies, this compendium features...


Reading the Gaelic Landscape

by John Murray

Following the success of the first edition, this new edition has been expanded and improved with additional images and enhanced drawings. The subject matter has been expanded with the chapter on grammar and...


Literature of the Gaelic Landscape

by John Murray

From the comfort of an armchair and with the aid of this new book, the reader can travel to the Breadalbane and Argyll of Duncan Bàn Macintyre; the Skye and Raasay of Sorley Maclean; and the Caithness and Sutherland...


Blimey, I’m Knackered!

by Marshall Hall & Mark Cowie

Bridge the US/UK language gap with this entertaining new lexicon.

Any American who has ever visited the UK can report humorous or awkward interchanges in which communication broke down. Why? Because while the...


A Glossary of Stuart and Tudor Words

by Walter William Skeat

In the summer of 1910 I was staying at Llandrindod, and had the pleasure of meeting there my old friend Professor Skeat. Of course we had many a long talk about our favourite studies, and about his literary...


The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

by William Strunk, Jr. & E.B. White

'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required...


The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

by William Strunk, Jr.

'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required...


Writing for Business

by Jane Hicks

This book is for anyone who has ever been baffled by English usage or who needs a grammar reality-check. A good review for anyone, the book is especially recommended for college business majors. The author knows...


English Club Guide Book

by Fouty-Be Mouleka

This book will enable to link students from around the world (from French countries) by creating as many ENGLISH CLUBS as possible so that English Clubs become the accurate partner of Governement and International...


Cover Letters, Follow-Ups, Queries & Book Proposals

by Anne Hart

Once your cover letter is positioned first to be noticed, then how do you position the letters to be noticed for the longest time in a number of situations? What kind of thank-you letters work best?

How do you...


The Writer's Bible

by Anne Hart

The Writer's Bible is a popular textbook, guide, and mentor to fiction, entertainment, and nonfiction writers in the new and print media. The book helps writers write their business plan as well as acquire skills....


Reading the Gaelic Landscape

by John Murray

How many people have looked at a map of the Highlands and been intrigued and yet, at the same time, felt excluded by the wealth and strangeness of the place names recorded? Reading the Gaelic Landscape is a...


Working with Library Collections

by Hali R. Keeler

Working with Collections: An Introduction for Support Staff deals with the technical service aspect of library work- the processes that put a book on the shelf or online. It provides an introduction to publishers,...


Literary Research and American Postmodernism

by Emily Witsell

Literary Research and American Postmodernism is a guide to scholarly research in the field of American postmodern literature, which this volume defines as the period between 1950 and 1990. This work aims to...


The latin we need

by Mario Tiberi

The ones who studied latin have idioms and phrases in mind that they would like to reuse without, at times, having a clear memory of them. The ones who, instead, couldn't study it often find quotes, because...


The Bayeux Tapestry

by John F. Szabo & Nicholas E. Kuefler

Commanding its own museum and over 200 years of examination, observation and scholarship, the monumental embroidery, known popularly as the Bayeux Tapestry and documenting William the Conqueror’s invasion...


The Mother of All Booklists

by William Patrick Martin

The Mother of All Booklists: The 500 Most Recommended Nonfiction Reads for Ages 3 to 103 is America’s most authoritative guide to nonfiction books. Written for parents, grandparents, and teachers unfamiliar...