NTC\’s Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions {Third edition}

NTC\'s Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions

NTC\’s Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions {Third edition}

The revised and updated third edition of this comprehensive slang dictionary has more than 800 new expressions. Realistic example sentences–provided for each sense of every entry–show how expressions are used … Read More

Dictionary of Slang

Dictionary of Slang

Dictionary of Slang

Slang is language with its sleeves rolled up, colorful, pointed, brash, bristling with humor and sometimes with hostility. Here, 1 Ayto has brought together over 10,000 slang words and phrases common to 20th-century English, to provide a … Read More

Speaking Naturally: Communication Skills in American English

Speaking Naturally: Communication Skills in American English

Speaking Naturally: Communication Skills in American English

Communication skills in American English. Self-study. The Student\’s Book focuses on a language function-such as requesting information, thanking, complimenting, and inviting-while readings explain the cultural “rules” students need to know to communicate naturally … Read More

Political Metaphor Analysis: Discourse and Scenarios

Political Metaphor Analysis: Discourse and Scenarios

Political Metaphor Analysis: Discourse and Scenarios

Political metaphors and related figurative discourse tools are characterised by their variability and contentiousness. Using them, discourse participants try to gain competitive advantage over others by offering their audiences new meaning nuances, challenging each … Read More

Argumentation, Communication, and Fallacies: A Pragma-dialectical Perspective

Argumentation, Communication, and Fallacies: A Pragma-dialectical Perspective

Argumentation, Communication, and Fallacies: A Pragma-dialectical Perspective

This volume gives a theoretical account of the problem of analyzing and evaluating argumentative discourse. After placing argumentation in a communicative perspective, and then discussing the fallacies that occur when certain rules of … Read More

Primary Reading Skills: 2

Primary Reading Skills: 2

Primary Reading Skills: 2

Each book in this series introduces pupils to a wide range of culturally appropriate text types, including fiction, poetry and non-fiction. They are carefully graded according to readability and are incremental in difficulty. The books provide … Read More

MLA Handbook, 8 edition

MLA Handbook, 8 edition

MLA Handbook, 8 edition

The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Works are published today in a dizzying range of formats. A … Read More

A Grammar of Lavukaleve

A Grammar of Lavukaleve

A Grammar of Lavukaleve

Lavukaleve is a Papuan Language spoken on the Russell Islands in the Central Province of the Solomon Islands. The phonology and morpho-phonology of Lavukaleve are described, as well as arguments adjuncts, the Lavukaleve predicate structure (including … Read More