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English Grammar & Punctuation II

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 02, 2014)

The English language is full of connotations, denotations, and various nuances that would not have meaning if it were not for the use of grammar and punctuation. These serve as the primary catalyst for helping...


Common Grammar Pitfalls & Mistakes (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (July 03, 2014)

Some of the most commonly used grammatical mistakes would be creating run-on sentences and failing to utilize capital letters properly. This is likely due to the vast majority of the daily writing in society...


English Common Core 5Th Grade (Speedy Study Guides)

by Speedy Publishing Dot EDU (May 04, 2014)

English Common Core for 5th Grade is one of the most prominent English cores that students will go through. Students will learn how to properly use the English language with conjunctions, prepositions, injections...


More Badder Grammar!

by Sharon Eliza Nichols St. Martin's Griffin (April 28, 2014)

MORE missspellings! MORE badder grammar! MORE than 150 photos of laugh-out-loud funny signs from the creators of the smash-hit book (and Facebook group) I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar.

After the success...


I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar

by Sharon Eliza Nichols St. Martin's Griffin (March 17, 2014)

Correct grammar and proper spelling can be a challenge, and their absence can be a source of gleeful humor to everyone but the victim of a bad grammar attack. How do you react to sandwich boards, road signs,...


Kiss My Asterisk

by Jenny Baranick Skyhorse (March 04, 2014)

Grammar has finally let its hair down! Unlike uptight grammar books that overwhelm us with every single grammar rule, Kiss My Asterisk is like a bikini: it’s fun, flirty, and covers only the most important...


The Miracle of Language

by Richard Lederer Pocket Books (May 11, 2010)

Master verbalist Richard Lederer, America's "Wizard of Idiom" (Denver Post), presents a love letter to the most glorious of human achievements...

Welcome to Richard Lederer's beguiling celebration of language...


Language and Myth

by Ernst Cassirer Dover Publications (May 10, 2012)

Analyzes nonrational thought processes, demonstrating underlying grammar; Indian philosophy, Schelling modern poetry, much more.


Excuse Me, Your Participle's Dangling: How to Use Grammar to Make Your Writing Powers Soar

by Catherine DePino R&L Education (January 25, 2013)

Excuse Me, Your Participle’s Dangling will give you all the bare essentials of grammar that you need to write like a pro. If you’re a businessperson, college student, or ESL student seeking a user-friendly...


The Birds and Bees of Words

by Mary Embree Allworth (June 29, 2010)

Himbo: a male bimbo. Protire: leave a boring job to do something more interesting. Sheeple: people who follow the crowd. These are just a few of the newly evolved words discussed and explained in The Birds and...


A Complete French Grammar for Reference and Practice

by Trudie Maria Booth UPA (November 11, 2009)

This comprehensive manual thoroughly covers every aspect of French grammar, from the basic to the most advanced level, and illustrates the grammatical structures with useful, practical and interesting examples....


Grammar Girl's 101 Troublesome Words You'll Master in No Time

by Mignon Fogarty St. Martin's Griffin (July 02, 2012)

Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 40 million times. Now she's turning her...


Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

by Mignon Fogarty Henry Holt and Co. (July 07, 2008)

Online sensation Grammar Girl makes grammar fun and easy in this New York Times bestseller

Are you stumped by split infinitives? Terrified of using "who" when a "whom" is called for? Do you avoid the words "affect"...


Grammar Girl's Punctuation 911

by Mignon Fogarty Henry Holt and Co. (August 08, 2011)

Previously published as part of Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing.

Online sensation Grammar Girl makes punctuation fun and easy in Grammar Girl's Punctuation 911.

Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar...


Accidence Will Happen

by Oliver Kamm Pegasus Books (July 05, 2016)

Are standards of English alright--or should that be all right? To knowingly split an infinitive or not to? And what about ending a sentence with a preposition, or for that matter beginning one with "and"?We...


Semicolon

by Cecelia Watson & Pam Ward HarperAudio (July 30, 2019)

A page-turning, existential romp through the life and times of the world's most polarizing punctuation mark

The semicolon. Stephen King, Hemingway, Vonnegut, and Orwell detest it. Herman Melville, Henry James,...


Have You Eaten Grandma?

by Gyles Brandreth Simon & Schuster Audio (August 13, 2019)

For anyone who wants to make fewer (not less) grammar mistakes, a lively, effective, and witty guide to all the ins and outs of the English language, reminiscent of the New York Times bestseller Eats, Shoots...


Murder Your Darlings

by Roy Peter Clark & Jefferson Mays Little, Brown Spark (January 21, 2020)

From one of America's most influential writing teachers, a collection of 50 of the best writing strategies distilled from 50 writing and language books -- from Aristotle to Strunk and White.

With so many excellent...


Grammatical Profiles

by Dr. Martin J. Ball, Paul Fletcher & David Crystal Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

This book brings together 12 previously unpublished language profiles based on the original Language Assessment, Remediation and Screening Procedure (LARSP). The languages featured are: Bangla, Croatian, Colombian...


Japanese Grammar

by Nobuo Akiyama & Carol Akiyama Barrons Educational Series (June 21, 2012)

A concise summary of Japanese grammar is presented for beginning students of the language. Topics include parts of speech, sentence structure, idioms, and pronunciation advice. All Japanese words are presented...


English Grammar - The Noun

by Roxana Nastase Scarlet Leaf (December 13, 2017)

English Grammar might seem difficult. It gets easier with examples and comparisons. You can master English grammar through conversational exercises. They will help you with everyday life in an English environment....


English Grammar Practice

by Roxana Nastase Scarlet Leaf (December 13, 2017)

English Grammar might seem difficult. It gets easier with carefully chosen examples and comparisons. You can master English grammar through conversational exercises. They will help you with everyday life in...


From Conceptual Metaphor Theory to Cognitive Ethnolinguistics

by Marek Kuzniak, Agnieszka Libura & Michal Szawerna Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 30, 2014)

The origins of this volume lie in the international conference Cognitive Linguistics in the Year 2012, convened by the Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association. The proceedings of the conference revolved around...


Code-switching

by Baban Mohamed Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 20, 2014)

The state of acquiring more than one language as a child or an adult is not the exception; it is rather an everyday reality for a quite substantial part of today’s society. This book explores the phenomenon...


Evaluating Cartesian Linguistics

by Christina Behme Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 11, 2014)

This book evaluates Noam Chomsky’s contributions to linguistics and focuses on the historical justification for Cartesian Linguistics, the evolution of Chomsky’s theorizing, empirical language acquisition...


Materialitaet und Medialitaet der sprachlichen Kommunikation - Materiality and Mediality of Linguistic Communication

by Ewa Zebrowska, Mariola Jaworska & Dirk Steinhoff Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (October 16, 2014)

Dieser Band versammelt Beiträge des 47. Linguistischen Kolloquiums an der Universität Olsztyn (Polen) zum Thema Materialität und Medialität der sprachlichen Kommunikation. In den beiden letzten Jahrzehnten...


Die Sprache und ihre Wissenschaft zwischen Tradition und Innovation / Language and its Study between Tradition and Innovation

by József Tóth Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 20, 2015)

Der Band enthält 34 Beiträge, die beim 45. Linguistischen Kolloquium in Veszprém (Ungarn) vom 16. bis 18. September 2010 präsentiert wurden. Die Autoren beschäftigen sich mit älteren und neueren Arbeitsfeldern...


Problems of Methodology and Philosophy in Linguistics

by Ireneusz Bobrowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 24, 2015)

The book is not only dedicated to linguists, but also to readers who are not familiar with notations developed in linguistics. The first part of the study presents philosophical justifications for linguistic...


Slavic Grammar from a Formal Perspective

by Petr Biskup, Gerhild Zybatow, Olav Mueller-Reichau & Maria Yastrebova et al. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (September 30, 2015)

The proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Formal Description of Slavic Languages in Leipzig 2013 offer current formal investigations into Slavic morphology, phonology, semantics, syntax and information...


Slavic Languages in the Perspective of Formal Grammar

by Markéta Ziková, Pavel Caha & Mojmír Docekal Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (August 14, 2015)

The volume comprises papers that were presented at the 14th European conference on «Formal Description of Slavic Languages 10.5» at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. The conference focuses on formal...


Categorization in Discourse and Grammar

by Katarzyna Rokoszewska, Malgorzata Fabiszak & Karolina Krawczak Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 24, 2016)

This collection of papers addresses new trends in Cognitive Linguistics. Three parts of the book focus on Conceptual Metaphor Theory and Integration Network Analysis. Both the theoretical contributions and the...


Translation Studies and Translation Practice: Proceedings of the 2nd International TRANSLATA Conference, 2014

by Lew N. Zybatow, Andy Stauder & Michael Ustaszewski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 02, 2017)

TRANSLATA II was the second in a series of triennial conferences on Translation and Interpreting Studies, held at the University of Innsbruck. The series is conceptualized as a forum for Translation Studies...


Reconsidering Early Bilingualism

by Marcin Opacki Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (September 15, 2017)

This book investigates the language of Polish-English bilingual children raised in the United Kingdom and their Polish monolingual counterparts. It exemplifies the lexico-grammatical knowledge of both groups...


Symmetry Breaking and Symmetry Restoration

by Szymon J. Napierala Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 18, 2017)

This book treats the faculty of language as part of the Universe subject to physical laws. It presents phenomena from syntax and semantics in the interdisciplinary context. The author analyses the origin of...


Conjunctions and Other Parts of Speech

by Alan Reed Libert Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (August 15, 2017)

The classification of words in terms of parts of speech is frequently problematic. This book examines the classification of conjunctions and similar words of other classes. It reviews work done from the 19th...


Grammatical Collocations of Verbs and Prepositions

by Marianna Hudcovicová Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 07, 2017)

This book presents empirical research of grammatical collocations of the type: verb and the prepositions «of» and «to». It is based on comparisons of English and Czech sentences containing verbs and prepositions...


English ‘Joyful’ Vocabulary – Semantic Developments

by Angelina Zysko Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 04, 2015)

The book offers a novel exploration into the semantic development of English terms concerning the concept of ‘joy’ («bliss», «cheer», «delight», «dream», «game», «gladness», «glee», «joy»,...


Events and Narratives in Language

by Janusz Badio Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 01, 2017)

This book analyzes events and narratives from the points of view of literature, grammar, discourse, and semantics. The contributors explore the issues related to the ways of portraying stories and their events...


Constraints on Structure and Derivation in Syntax, Phonology and Morphology

by Anna Bloch-Rozmej & Anna Bondaruk Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (February 23, 2017)

The papers collected in this volume explore the major mechanisms, that is derivations and constraints, claimed to be responsible for various aspects of the linguistic systems, their syntax, phonology and morphology....


Phonology, its Faces and Interfaces

by Jolanta Szpyra-Kozlowska & Eugeniusz Cyran Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 09, 2016)

The papers collected in this volume examine selected aspects of the interaction of phonology with phonetics, morphosyntax and the lexicon in a variety of languages including Korean, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese,...


One Word, Two Genders

by Chiara Semplicini Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 09, 2016)

Dutch is a peculiar language in that certain nouns have more than one gender. This first academic study of double gender nouns (DGNs) in the Dutch language investigates this anomaly. First assigned a lexicological...


A Grammar of Zoulei, Southwest China

by Xia Li, Jinfang Li & Yongxian Luo Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 02, 2014)

Zoulei is an endangered language spoken by several hundred speakers in China’s Guizhou Province and adjacent areas. It is a variety of the Ahou dialect of the highly diverse Gelao group within the Tai-Kadai...


New trends and methodologies in applied English language research III

by Yolanda Fernández-Pena, Tamara Bouso, Carla Bouzada-Jabois & Iván Tamaredo et al. Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 29, 2017)

This volume includes eleven papers pertaining to different areas of linguistics and organised into three sections. Part I contains diachronic studies which cover data from Middle English to Present-Day English...


Verbal Aspect Theory and the Prohibitions in the Greek New Testament

by Douglas S. Huffman Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 15, 2014)

The end of the twentieth and the beginning of the twenty-first centuries have involved much discussion on overhauling and refining a scholarly understanding of the verbal system for first-century Greek. These...


Verbal Semantics in a Tibeto-Burman Language

by Prafulla Basumatary Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (August 10, 2017)

The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive description of the verbal system of Bodo, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Northeast India, particularly Assam. The description is primarily based on a 1.2-million-word...


A Concise Dictionary of Correct English

by B. A. Phythian Philosophical Library (January 15, 1979)

Based on authoritative sources (Fowler, Gowers, Partridge and the Oxford dictionaries), this book is intended for those who would like to be guided round some of the more common pitfalls in the use of English....


The Elements of Style

by William Strunk Jr. Dancing Unicorn Books (April 09, 2017)

'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...


Basic Mandarin Chinese - Speaking & Listening Practice Book

by Cornelius C. Kubler & Yang Wang Tuttle Publishing (November 07, 2017)

This comprehensive Mandarin workbook can be used with any textbook or on its own to dramatically enhance your Mandarin speaking and listening skills.

No matter what textbook you're using to learn Mandarin, it...


500 Basic Korean Verbs: The Only Comprehensive Guide to Conjugation and Usage

by Kyubyong Park Tuttle Publishing (December 19, 2013)

This is a complete study guide to the most common Korean verbs

Korean verbs are notorious in their difficulty for foreigners to master. East-to-use 500 Basic Korean Verbs is the only comprehensive guide to the...


The Heart of the Matter

by Wesley M. Collins SIL International (November 16, 2016)

Can a culture have a theme that unifies seemingly unrelated practices? In this volume, Collins suggests that Maya-Mam customs as different as constructing a house, staying healthy, seeking God, disciplining...