Katherine Fry; Rowena Kirton
Agitated about apostrophes? Struggling with spelling? Dithering over dangling participles? Stumped by the subjunctive? This title guides you through the perils, pitfalls and problematic aspects of the English language, with...
Mark Forsyth's bestselling day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words, in paperback for the first time
Philip Gooden; Peter Lewis
War words have embedded themselves in our collective psyche; British politicians are fond of invoking the 'Dunkirk spirit' whenever the country is faced with major...
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Handwritten is a celebration of letter-writing in all its guises
From Alphabets to Zipcodes, the surprising story of our 26 letters from million-selling author and Radio 4 language expert, Michael Rosen
Andrew Delahunty; Sheila Dignen
An absorbing dictionary that clearly explains the meanings of references and allusions that are likely to be encountered in modern English. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Corpus...
The idiosyncratic, erudite and brilliantly funny new book from Mark Forsyth
A powerful guide to public speaking, based on scientific analysis of hundreds of TED presentations and interviews with TED speakers
Highlights more than 1,000 frequent errors and explains the reasons behind the mistakes, such as applying English grammar patterns to Spanish, putting verbs in the...
Few learn Latin in school and young lawyers with minimal knowledge of the language experience difficulty as they continue to meet it, particularly in old reported cases, academic articles and...
A comprehensive self-study course for beginners to intermediate learners (levels A1-B2). book & CD pack.
A simple step-by-step approach providing a gentle introduction to learning Greek for the absolute beginners who have no experience of learning a foreign language....
Suitable for anyone interested in learning Latin, this title helps you teach more Latin in half an hour than you would learn from years of being taught Latin at school...
King, J. R. (ed.)
10 short stories with parallel translations taken from contemporary literature by writers including Gabriel García Márquez, Javier Marías, and Isabel Allende. With notes.
This updated and revised edition is the authoritative guide to foreign words and phrases used in contemporary British and American English. Drawn from over 40 languages, the 6,000 entries detail...