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Talk Language: How to Use Conversation for Profit and Pleasure [used book]

By: Allan Pease and Alan Garner

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Camel: 1986

Seller ID: 004089


Sometimes people are so busy communicating that they don't list to each other. Talk Language teaches us how to understand what people are really saying, and why. Words represent only a small part of the information transmitted in conversation, just as important are circumstances and body language. Talk Language shows how to decode a wide range of everyday signals so you can get the message or intentions a speaker is really conveying - whether intentionally or not it giv... View more info

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Arabic For Dummies 2E

By: Amine Bouchentouf

Price: $31.95

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons Ltd: 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 000661


The fast and easy way to learn to speak Modern Standard Arabic Regarded as one of the most difficult languages to learn for native English speakers, Arabic is gaining global prominence and importance. Recent world events have brought more and more English speakers into contact with Arabic-speaking populations, and governments and businesses are increasingly aware of the importance of basic Arabic language skills. Arabic For Dummies presents the language in the classic Fo... View more info

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Text Types 2nd Edition A writing guide for students

By: Anne Townsend and Anne Quill

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1224


Text Types: a writing guide for students provides a clear reference tool for students, teachers and parents to understand 30 different types of written texts, both literary and factual.This larger format Second Edition has been updated and expanded in the variety of text types and examples included. Examples presented and analysed include many electronic texts. According to the Australian Curriculum: English, students in years 7 to 10 are expected to plan, draft and publ... View more info

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Senior Text Types 2nd Edition A writing guide for students

By: Elli Housden

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1223


Senior Text Types: A Writing Guide for Students has been fully revised to provide a ready reference tool for students, teachers and parents to assist in the production of over 30 different types of written texts. Each text type is presented in a double page format, with one page analysing the structure of the genre and the second page presenting an example of the text. This presentation provides the scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skill... View more info

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A Primer of Botanical Latin with Vocabulary

By: Emma Short and Alex George

Price: $82.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 003041


Latin is one of two acceptable languages for describing new plants, and taxonomists must be able to translate earlier texts in Latin. Providing a simple explanation of Latin grammar along with an in-depth vocabulary, this is an indispensable guide for systematic botanists worldwide. All relevant parts of speech are discussed, with accompanying examples as well as worked exercises for translating diagnoses and descriptions to and from Latin. Guidelines for forming specifi... View more info

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Lost for Words: A Collection of Words and Phrases that Have Drifted Out of Everyday Usage

By: Hugh Lunn

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2006

Seller ID: A1135


Strike a light! things are crook in tallarook! Hugh Lunn has been collecting old words and phrases that are no longer a part of our everyday language, and has brought them together in a book in a totally unique, informative and humorous way. Divided into themes (such as Mother's advice, things about the house, Argy bargy, trouble at work) words and phrases are placed into context in mini-stories that will have you chuckling and remembering a time when these sayings were ... View more info

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Words Fail Me: A Journey Through Australia's Lost Language # The Sequel to Lost For Words

By: Hugh Lunn

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2010

Seller ID: A1136


This wonderful follow-up to the best-selling LOST FOR WORDS continues its humorous and nostalgic trip through our language. this long anticipated follow-up to the hugely successful and popular LOSt FOR WORDS revisits the rich, inventive and rogueish language Australians used to speak, before globalism stole it away. Hundreds of readers have responded to author Hugh Lunn's request and donated a torrent of forgotten words and sayings that he overlooked in his first book. '... View more info

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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation 11th Edition An Easy-to-use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-world Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes

By: Jane Straus

Price: $23.95

Publisher: USA, John Wiley and Sons: 2014

Edition: 11th Edition

Seller ID: A1217


A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age ran... View more info

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Oxford First Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary

By: Jenny Roberts and Richard Hudson

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2016

Seller ID: 004229


Colourful and fun-to-use, this first reference book divides into three sections: grammar, punctuation, and spelling. In the first section, there are simple meanings, with friendly examples and interactive questions, for all the grammar terms required by the curriculum. Then it gives the punctuation marks and shows how to use them and finally provides rules and tips to support first spelling. At the back is an alphabetical dictionary of the curriculum words that children ... View more info

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Oxford Fowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage 3rd Edition

By: Jeremy Butterfield

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2016

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 004230


Fowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage is an invaluable reference work that offers the best advice on English usage. Known in previous editions as the 'Pocket Fowler', this third edition is a descendant of the original 1926 edition of A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry Fowler. Based on the unrivalled evidence and research of the Oxford Dictionaries Programme, the new edition answers your most frequently asked questions about language use. Should ... View more info

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The Auslan Dictionary: For Teachers, Parents and Professionals 2012 Edition

By: Lee Bilby

Price: $94.95

Publisher: Australia, Bilby Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 000883


The Auslan Dictionary for Teachers, Parents and Professionals : 2012 Perfect bound edition. Released 23 April 2012, this 2012 edition of The Auslan Dictionary for Teachers Parents and professionals includes over 2000 signs! It still includes Description of how to perform the sign; Hints to help you remember the sign; State usage information PLUS A list of associated English words associated with the sign. It is still the only dictionary to include Context usage informa... View more info

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The Auslan Dictionary: For Teachers, Parents and Professionals Pocket Edition

By: Lee Bilby

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Australia, Bilby Publishing: 2015

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 001675


The Auslan Dictionary for Teachers, Parents and Professionals : 2012 Pocket edition. Released 2015, this 2012 edition of The Auslan Dictionary for Teachers Parents and professionals includes over 2100 signs! Each with detailed descriptions of how signs are performed, context and regional usage notes; and alternative English words for the sign. In fact the first edition (in 2009) was the first ever Auslan Dictionary to identify contextual information. For example the ... View more info

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Aussie Slang Dictionary 13th Edition

By: Lolla Stewart

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Australia, Brolga Publishing: 2017

Edition: 13th Revised Edition

Seller ID: A1255


Aussie Slang Dictionary. Australians pride themselves on being easy-going and informal. Their vocabulary with its colour, humour and inventiveness reflects these qualities. This thoroughly entertaining Aussie Slang Dictionary will help you decipher and speak the true Aussie language. Full of dazzling definitions from true-blue Aussies you'll never be lost for words with this collection of colourful sayings. From aerial ping-pong (Australian Rules Football) to on the wron... View more info

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Mandarin Phrasebook and Audio CD 3rd Edition Lonely Planet

By: Lonely Planet

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Lonely Planet: 2015

Seller ID: 004382


Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher* Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Audio CD is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Mandarin phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Find the perfect authentic yum cha, express your appreciation of your host's culinary prowess or converse over a game of mah jong; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly g... View more info

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Mandarin Phrasebook and Dictionary 9th Edition Lonely Planet

By: Lonely Planet

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Lonely Planet: 2015

Seller ID: 004383


Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher* Lonely Planet Mandarin Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Mandarin phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Order authentic street food, chat over a game of mah jong and bargain at the market; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin... View more info

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China Phrasebook and Dictionary 2nd Edition Lonely Planet

By: Lonely Planet

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Lonely Planet: 2015

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004399


Lonely Planet: The world's #1 phrasebook publisher* Lonely Planet China Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Get more from your multi-country trip with easy-to-find phrases for Mandarin, Cantonese, Chaozhou, Dongbei Hua, Hakka, Hunanese, Shanghainese, Sichuanese, Xi'an, Yunnan Hua, Zhuang, Mongolian, Tibetan, Uighur. With language tools in your... View more info

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Hindi, Urdu and Bengali Phrasebook and Dictionary 5th Edition Lonely Planet

By: Lonely Planet

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Lonely Planet: 2016

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 004400


Lonely Planet's Hindi, Urdu & Bengali Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Get more from your multi-country trip with easy-to-find phrases for Hindi, Urdu & Bengali. Ask for directions in dynamic Delhi, book a river trip through Bangladeshi countryside, or haggle like a local at street bazaars; all with your trusted travel companion. With language... View more info

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Malay Phrasebook and Dictionary 4th Edition Lonely Planet

By: Lonely Planet

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Lonely Planet: 2014

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 004401


Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher With Lonely Planet's Malay Phrasebook, let no barriers - language or culture - get in your way. Grab this phrasebook and try Malaysia's amazing street food, soak up sun and sand at Palau Langkawi or Palau Tioman, or trek to the summit of Mt Kinabalu, Malaysia's tallest peak. Our phrasebooks give you a comprehensive mix of practical and social words and phrases in more than 120 languages. Chat with the locals and ... View more info

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Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

By: Mary Norris

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 004037


A legendary New Yorker copy editor's endlessly enjoyable life lessons in spelling and punctuation, grammar and usage. (And pencils.) 'Enlightening, useful, and often outright hilarious. From exclamation marks to emoticons, swear words to split infinitives, Mary Norris is the bomb.' Australian Women's Weekly 'What is immediately beguiling about Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen is the extraordinary amount of ground Norris covers.[She is] wise, funny, precis... View more info

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Excel Handbooks - Pascal's Basic Primary Grammar Years 3–6 - A concise guide to modern grammar developed for Australian Students

By: Phil Walker

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2004

Seller ID: A1194


Pascal's Basic Primary Grammar Years 3–6 provides the basics of grammar in a book that is easy-to-read and understand. Knowledge of grammar helps students improve their written and spoken language and become better communicators. This book allow for the study of grammar at the sentence, clause and word level. With each new concept, exercises are included to allow students to practice and reinforce their knowledge. Students are encouraged to analyse how texts are ... View more info