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Sociolinguistics: A Very Short...
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John Edwards
 
This Very Short Introduction deals with the social life of language, presenting a succinct account of the most important aspects - both "micro" and "macro" - of sociolinguistics, such as...
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Particle Physics: a Very Short...
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Frank Close
 
An introduction to the fundamental constituents of the universe. Beginning with a guide to what matter is made of and how it evolved, the author goes on to describe the...
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Languages: A Very Short Introduction
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Stephen Anderson
 
How many languages are there? What differentiates one language from another? Are new languages still being discovered? Why are so many languages disappearing? These are some of the questions considered...
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Writing and script
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Robinson, A.
 
Starting with the origins of writing, Andrew Robinson explains how it evolved into hundreds of scripts, from the Roman alphabet to Chinese characters.
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Globish: How the English Language...
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Robert McCrum
 
Go anywhere in the world today and you'll see or hear English in some form. It may not be the Queen's English that you're hearing, but it is a form...
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Linguistics: A Very Short Introduction
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P. H. Matthews
 
Covers the major aspects of linguistics. This guide begins at the 'arts' end of the subject and finishes at the 'science' end, with the discoveries regarding language in the brain...
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Style & Circumstance: The...
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Phineas J. Caruthers
 
Helps readers learn how to avoid the most common grammar faux pas. This book includes the most basic grammar rules [it is important to note here that these rules are...
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Memorial
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Alice Oswald
 
Matthew Arnold praised the "Iliad" for its 'nobility', as has everyone ever since - but ancient critics praised it for its enargeia, its 'bright unbearable reality'. This translation presents it...
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The Language Instinct: How the Mind...
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Steven Pinker
 
How do we 'know' how to speak? In this book, the author shows how language is part of our genetic inheritance rather than a cultural creation. It destroys myths about...
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Police Slang
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Charles Harris
 
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The Toad and the Donkey: An Anthology...
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Geraint Jennings; Yan Marquis
 
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The Picture of Dorian Gray: Level 4
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Oscar Wilde
 
Classic / British English An artist paints a picture of the young and handsome Dorian Gray. When he sees it, Dorian makes a wish that changes his life. As he...
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The Galapagos Book and CD-ROM Pack:...
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Izabella Hearn
 
The Galapagos Islands are beautiful. They are full of interesting animals and birds. One famous visitor to the islands , in 1835, was the scientist Charles Darwin. Now the two...
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Don Quixote: Level 2
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Miguel de Cervantes
 
Don Quixote wants a different life, so he leaves his village with Sancho Panza. The two men want to be a knight and his squire from an earlier age. Will...
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Sons and Lovers: Level 5
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D. H. Lawrence
 
Classic / British English This moving story follows the emotional development of Paul Morel. Paul is torn between his passionate love for his mother and his romantic friendships with Miriam...
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Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells ...
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Michael Rosen
 
From Alphabets to Zipcodes, the surprising story of our 26 letters from million-selling author and Radio 4 language expert, Michael Rosen.
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