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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

ISBN: 0959365818

Condition: Good


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 gives many examples of everyday conversational phrases and what they really mean. Talk Language will help you to express yourse... 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

ISBN: 111845510X

Condition: New


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 For Dummies style. Taking a straightforward and practical approach to this complex language, it's packed with practice dialogue... View more info

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Get Ahead in Grammar : A Practical Guide [Second Edition]

By: Anne Quill and Anne Townsend

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2016

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780170386166

ISBN: 0170386163

Condition: New


The second edition of Get Ahead in Grammar: A Practical Guide has been updated with new content to further meet the demands of the Australian Curriculum and NAPLAN assessment. This book is the perfect reference tool to help students understand the rules for the correct use of English grammar within a context of various text types. Retaining the simplicity and coherent structure of the first edition, it provides the scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skills. Various types of text are explored throughout the guide and students are introduced to grammar initially ... View more info

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Get Ahead in Grammar Student Workbook [Second Edition]

By: Anne Quill and Anne Townsend

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2017

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780170386173

ISBN: 0170386171

Condition: New


Get Ahead in Grammar: Student Workbook can be used either in conjunction with the textbook, Get Ahead in Grammar: A Practical Guide, or as an independent grammar workbook. It presents language in progression from whole texts down to single words and helps students practise the rules needed for the correct use of English within the context of various text types. At each stage of this progression, extensive grammar practice is provided via write-in activities. Table of Contents: 1 Grammar at the Text Level 2 Grammar at the Sentence Level 3 Grammar at the Clause Level 4 Grammar at the Phrase Lev... 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  $9.95

Publisher: Australia, Farr Books: 2012

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780987304278

ISBN: 0987304275

Condition: New


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 publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using effective vocabulary and language features appropriate for the writer... View more info

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Text Types 3rd Edition A Writing Guide for Students

By: Anne Townsend and Anne Quill and Phillip Oostenbroek

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Australia, Farr Books: 2018

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9780170419307

ISBN: 0170419304

Condition: New


This comprehensive guide is a unique tool for improving writing skills, and presents imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum. Text Types: a Writing Guide for Students 3rd Edition provides examples of each text and clear directions about how to write each one. The scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skills is presented to students, by reviewing over 30 different types of written texts, including electronic texts. Table of Contents: 1 Advertisement 2 Biography (historical recount) 3 Blog 4 Brochure/flyer ... View more info

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Mother Tongue [Popular Penguins]

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $12.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2008

Edition: Popular Penguins

Seller ID: 9780141037462

ISBN: 0141037466

Condition: New


Bill Bryson's Mother Tongue is a hymn to the English language. In examining how a second-rate, mongrel tongue came to be the undisputed language of the globe. Bryson explores English from America to Australia and looks at, among other things, swearing, spelling, spoonerisms and Scrabble. No self-respecting English speaker should open his mouth without reading it. About the Author: Bill Bryson's bestselling travel books include The Lost Continent and Notes from a Small Island, which in a national poll was voted the book that best represents Britain. Another travel book, A Walk in the Woods, h... View more info

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Mother Tongue : The Story of the English Language

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2010

Seller ID: 9780141040080

ISBN: 0141040084

Condition: New


'More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to...' Only Bill Bryson could make a book about the English language so entertaining. With his boundless enthusiasm and restless eye for the absurd, this is his astonishing tour of English. From its mongrel origins to its status as the world's most-spoken tongue; its apparent simplicity to its deceptive complexity; its vibrant swearing to its uncertain spelling and pronunciation, Bryson covers all this as well as the many curious eccentricities that make it as maddening to learn as it is flexibl... View more info

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Troublesome Words : A Guide to the English Language

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2010

Seller ID: 9780141040394

ISBN: 0141040394


What is the difference between mean and median, blatant and flagrant, flout and flaunt? Is it whodunnit or whodunit? Do you know? Are you sure? With Troublesome Words, journalist and bestselling travel-writer Bill Bryson gives us a clear, concise and entertaining guide to the problems of English usage and spelling that has been an indispensable companion to those who work with the written word for over twenty years. So if you want to discover whether you should care about split infinitives, are cursed with an uncontrollable outbreak of commas or were wondering if that newsreader was righ... View more info

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Latin For Dummies

By: Clifford A. Hull and Steven R. Perkins and Tracy L. Barr

Price: $30.95

Publisher: USA, For Dummies: 2002

Seller ID: 9780764554315

ISBN: 076455431X

Condition: New


Earn-lay atin-Lay? No, not that kind of Latin! You can learn true Latin, with conjugations, declensions, and all those extra syllables -- and it's easier than you think. In fact, most people mistakenly think of learning Latin as perhaps the most useless, tedious, and difficult thing to do on earth. They couldn't be more wrong. Latin For Dummies takes you back for a quick jaunt through the parlance of ancient Rome, as well as discussing the progress of Latin into church language, and its status today as the "dead" language that lives on in English, Spanish, Italian, and most other Western tongu... View more info

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Collins Latin Dictionary and Grammar [2nd Edition]

By: Collins Dictionaries

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Collins: 2016

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780008167677

ISBN: 0008167672

Condition: New


Newly designed and laid out for maximum ease of use this Latin Dictionary & Grammar offers the student of Latin the essential two-in-one reference: a comprehensive dictionary and a user-friendly grammar in one handy volume. Designed for students of Latin this is the ideal text for anyone who needs easy access to both a dictionary and a grammar reference guide.• Offers comprehensive treatment of the vocabulary of texts read in school and university.• The perfect complement to the dictionary – a comprehensive grammar guide which presents detailed verb tables covering 120 regular verbs and ... View more info

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Collins COBUILD English Grammar [Fourth Edition]

By: Collins Dictionaries

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Cobuild: 2017

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9780008135812

ISBN: 0008135819

Condition: New


This new edition of the Collins COBUILD English Grammar is a modern, global and learner-focussed grammar reference, aimed at learners and teachers of English. Collins COBUILD English Grammar is based on the evidence of the 4.5-billion-word Collins Corpus, and is an invaluable guide to the English language as it is written and spoken today, in all areas of the world. It has been thoroughly updated, to take into account significant changes in grammar over recent years.With a user-friendly style and simple explanations, the Collins COBUILD English Grammar provides a comprehensive and authoritativ... View more info

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Grammar Essentials : A Reference Dictionary RIC-1184

By: Diane Henderson and Rosemary Morris

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Australia, RIC Publications: 2012

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 9781741267976

ISBN: 1741267978

Condition: New


Grammar Essentials: A Reference Dictionary. For ages 9+, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Secondary. This invaluable reference presents concise information about the essential elements of English grammar. Parts of speech, figures of speech, punctuation, common grammatical difficulties and confused words are explained in an easy-to-understand way, complete with defining examples. Suitable for both primary and secondary students, this resource is also an excellent teacher reference. Keep it handy and use it often to enhance your writing and to check its accuracy. 95 pages. View more info

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Senior Text Types 2nd Edition A Writing Guide for Students

By: Elli Housden

Price: $26.50  $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Farr Books: 2013

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780170257411

ISBN: 017025741X

Condition: New


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 skills. The guide also includes: ' a glossary of terms ' writing activities ' a matrix of text types Senior Text Types: A Writing ... View more info

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Senior Text Types 3rd Edition A Writing Guide for Students

By: Elli Housden

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Australia, Farr Books: 2018

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9780170419314

ISBN: 0170419312

Condition: New


Senior Text Types: A Writing Guide for Students is a full colour third edition with new and updated text types and activities. The comprehensive guide is a reference tool for improving writing skills and presents over 30 different types of written texts to senior students. 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 skills. Table of Contents :- 1 Advertisement 2 Agenda and minutes: ... 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

ISBN: 1107693756

Condition: New


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 specific epithets are also included. The authors cross-reference their grammar to Stearn's Botanical Latin and to articles in the In... View more info

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Speaking in Public : Including Committees, Boards and Think Tanks

By: Frank Alvey and R. G. Lathey

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2012

Edition: Revised and Updated

Seller ID: 9781742571294

ISBN: 1742571298

Condition: New


If you are petrified at the thought of having to stand up and say a few words, console yourself with the knowledge that there are thousands like you. And it's for people like you that this book is written - a reassuring reference book for those who are confronted with the need to speak in public, or to take part in any meeting. The pitfalls of public speaking are anticipated and advice and hints given on all aspects from advance preparation to presentation, types of speeches and their requirements, and other related matters. 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: 9780733317590

ISBN: 0733317596

Condition: New


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 a rich part of your life. 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

ISBN: 0733322514

Condition: New


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. 'So many arrived it was like trying to take a sip out of a fire hose,' Hugh said. 'And these words were so obvious, that if th... View more info

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Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary [Third Edition]

By: James Morwood

Price: $32.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780198610052

ISBN: 019861005X

Condition: New


This edition of the Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary offers essential coverage of Latin words and grammar, as well as extra information on Roman history and culture. It takes account of the latest research into Latin, and is designed specifically to fit the needs of today's student. It covers over 45,000 words and phrases, including additions from the writings of Plautus and Terence, and from the study of Silver Latin. Common irregular verb parts are given as headwords for greater clarity, and boxed notes provide help with language usage, and with difficult words and constructions. There are app... 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 and Lester Kaufman and Tom Stern

Price: $26.95

Publisher: USA, Wiley: 2014

Edition: 11th Edition

Seller ID: 9781118785560

ISBN: 1118785568

Condition: New


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 range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects ... View more info

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Communications Skills Handbook [Fourth Edition]

By: Jane Summers and Brett Smith

Price: $55.95

Publisher: Australia, Wiley: 2014

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9781118646014

ISBN: 1118646010

Condition: New


The new fourth edition of this popular handbook has been revised and updated to equip contemporary students with the written and oral communication guidelines they need to succeed at university and beyond. Suitable for use across all disciplines, the handbook provides successful approaches to researching, writing and referencing, along with a wealth of examples and practical tips for preparing and presenting oral reports, essays and assignments. The new fourth edition of this popular handbook has been revised and updated to equip contemporary students with the written and oral communicatio... View more info

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Oxford First Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary

By: Jenny Roberts and Richard Hudson

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2016

Seller ID: 9780192745699

ISBN: 0192745697

Condition: New


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 need to know, including tricky words, and fun ways to remember how to spell them. A cast of colourful, friendly birds give pa... View more info

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Oxford Fowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage Third Edition

By: Jeremy Butterfield

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2016

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780199666317

ISBN: 0199666318

Condition: New


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 you use a split infinitive, or a preposition at the end of a sentence? Is it infer or imply? Who or whom? What are the main d... View more info

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Grammar For Great Writing A - Student Book *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Keith Folse

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, National Geographic Learning: 2017

Seller ID: 9781337115834

ISBN: 1337115835

Condition: New


Grammar for Great Writing is a three-book series that focuses on the key grammatical and lexical elements learners need to become more powerful academic writers. Ideal for the grammar component of a writing and grammar class, Grammar for Great Writing may be used as a companion to the Great Writing series or in conjunction with any academic writing series. View more info

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The Auslan Dictionary: For Teachers, Parents and Professionals 2012 Edition *** No copies left *** ***Temporarioly Out Of Stock***

By: Lee Bilby

Price: $94.95

Publisher: Australia, Bilby Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 9781921391811

ISBN: 1921391812

Condition: New


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 information (EG can has 2 listings. 1 for I can and the other refers to the ring pull can); to help ensure you clearly understand th... 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: 9781921391835

ISBN: 1921391839

Condition: New


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 two signs for 'can' - one meaning a can of drink the other used in the context 'I can do that'. Signs are presented in Alpha... 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: 9781925367669

ISBN: 1925367665

Condition: New


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 wrong tram (to be following the wrong train of thought) and finishing up with some verbal diarrhoea (never-ending blather), your ... 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

ISBN: 174360372X

Condition: New


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 get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every... 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

ISBN: 1743216076

Condition: New


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 your journey now! Get More From Your Trip with Easy-to-Find Phrases for Every Travel Situation! Feel at ease with ... View more info