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The Most Common Chinese Radicals - New Approaches to Learning Chinese

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The Most Common Chinese Radicals - New Approaches to Learning Chinese

Zhang Pengpeng

linguistics; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This writing strand of the programme New Approaches to Learning Chinese uses 108 most commonly used Chinese radicals, sequences... [more]

$16.95

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We Are Not Amused: Victorian Views on Pronunciation as Told in the Pages of Punch

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We Are Not Amused: Victorian Views on Pronunciation as Told in the Pages...

David Crystal

Language: history & general works; linguistics; Slang & dialect humour

Hardback

David Crystal shows how our feelings about pronunciation today have their origins in the way our Victorian predecessors thought... [more]

$32.99

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia: Language, Culture, Identity

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia: Language, Culture, Identity

Finex Ndhlovu

Sociolinguistics; History; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

Hardback

Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia extends debates on identities, cultures and notions of race and racism into new... [more]

$137.95  $40.00

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Let's Learn Hiragana: First Book Of Basic Japanese Writing

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Let's Learn Hiragana: First Book Of Basic Japanese Writing

Yauko Mitamura

Writing systems, alphabets; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Languages & ESL

Paperback

There are three types of Japanese script--katakana, hiragana, and kanji. It is possible to read Japanese knowing only a limited... [more]

$22.95

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Integrated Korean: Intermediate 1

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Integrated Korean: Intermediate 1

Young-Mee Cho, Carol Schulz, Ho-Min Sohn, Sung-Ock Sohn, Hyo Lee

linguistics; Languages & ESL

Paperback

These textbooks are the 9th and 10th volumes in a five-level series developed by teachers and linguists of Korean. Each lesson... [more]

$54.95

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Appraising Research: Evaluation in Academic Writing

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Appraising Research: Evaluation in Academic Writing

S. Hood

Writing & editing guides; Semantics; Language teaching theory & methods; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Educational material

Hardback

Focusing on the introductions to research articles in a variety of disciplines, the author uses appraisal theory to analyze... [more]

$157.95  $35.00

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Oxford Study Indonesian Dictionary 2nd Edition

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Oxford Study Indonesian Dictionary 2nd Edition

Wendy Sahanaya

linguistics; Educational: Languages other than English; Dictionaries, school dictionaries (Children's&YA); Languages & ESL

Paperback

The second edition of this user-friendly dictionary has over 75,000 translations and colour-coded headwords. Includes core-curriculum... [more]

$26.95

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Easy Arabic Script

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Easy Arabic Script

Jane Wightwick, Mahmoud Gaafar

linguistics; Languages & ESL

Paperback

An exceptionally clear and accessible reference and workbook for students of ArabicWhether you are a complete beginner or... [more]

$32.95

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Mirai Stage 5 Course Book 2nd Edition

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Mirai Stage 5 Course Book 2nd Edition

Meg Evans, et al.

linguistics; Languages & ESL

Paperback

The new edition text book for students studying Japanese. Suitable for students in all states who have already studied Japanese... [more]

$76.95

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The Stories of Slang: Language at its most human

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The Stories of Slang: Language at its most human

Jonathon Green

Language: history & general works; linguistics; Dialect, slang & jargon

Paperback

The revealing stories behind slang, the language that shows us at our most human [more]

$32.99

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Swearing Is Good For You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language

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Swearing Is Good For You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language

Emma Byrne

Language: history & general works; linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

In a sparkling debut in the entertaining pop science vein of Mary Roach, scientist Emma Byrne examines the latest research... [more]

$29.99

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The F***ing History of Swearing

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The F***ing History of Swearing

Anna Maria Kiosse

linguistics; Gift books

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Swearing is and always has been regarded as undereducated, obscene, rude, and profane in society. However, the number of times... [more]

$24.99

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How We Talk: The Inner Workings of Conversation

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How We Talk: The Inner Workings of Conversation

N. J. Enfield

Language: history & general works; linguistics

Paperback

An expert guide to how conversation works, from how we know when to speak... [more]

$26.99

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Making Sense: The Glamorous Story of English Grammar

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Making Sense: The Glamorous Story of English Grammar

David Crystal

linguistics; Grammar, syntax

Paperback

The world's best-known authority on the English language reveals the secrets... [more]

$22.99

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Vulgar Tongues: An Alternative History of English Slang

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Vulgar Tongues: An Alternative History of English Slang

Max Decharne

Language: history & general works; linguistics; Dialect, slang & jargon

Paperback

This rollercoaster ride through the colorful history of slang-from highwaymen to hip-hop-is a fresh and exciting take on the... [more]

$22.99

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May We Borrow Your Language?: How English Steals Words From All Over the World

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May We Borrow Your Language?: How English Steals Words From All Over the...

Philip Gooden

linguistics; Historical & comparative linguistics

Paperback

A richly entertaining exploration of the origins of the words that English has borrowed from other languages over its 1500-year... [more]

$19.99

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Of Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy

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Of Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy

Gianni Vattimo

Philosophy of language; Translation & interpretation; Philosophy

Paperback

Drawing on Nietzsche and Heidegger, Vattimo develops in this volume a philosophy to combat the newest enemy of freedom and... [more]

$48.99

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Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription

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Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription

Felicity Cox (Macquarie University, Sydney), Janet Fletcher (University of Melbourne)

linguistics; Phonetics, phonology

Paperback

Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription is an essential resource, giving instruction in both phonetic and phonemic... [more]

$89.95

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Translation: The Basics

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Translation: The Basics

Juliane House (University of Hamburg)

Translation & interpretation; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Translation: The Basics is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the study of translation. Combining traditional... [more]

$29.99

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Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing: Encounters with the Mysteries & Meanings of Language

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Every Word is a Bird We Teach to Sing: Encounters with the Mysteries & Meanings...

Daniel Tammet

Memoirs; linguistics; Philosophy of language

Paperback

From the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers, a delightful and eclectic exploration of language,... [more]

$29.99

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The Good Citizen's Alphabet

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The Good Citizen's Alphabet

Bertrand Russell

Philosophy of language; Philosophy; Gift books

Hardback

`E: Erroneous: Capable of being proved true'; `J: Jolly: The downfall of our enemies'; `M: Mystery: What I understand and... [more]

$19.99

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The Social Origins of Language

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The Social Origins of Language

Robert M. Seyfarth, Dorothy L. Cheney

linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Cognitivism, cognitive theory; Evolution

Hardback

How human language evolved from the need for social communication.<br /><br... [more]

$58.99

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Macquarie Budget Thesaurus

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Macquarie Budget Thesaurus

Macquarie Dictionary

Language & Linguistics; Language: reference & general; Thesauri; linguistics; Language teaching & learning (other than ELT)

Paperback

Australia's only national dictionary. [more]

$9.99

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How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention

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How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention

Daniel Everett

Language: history & general works; linguistics

Hardback

In his groundbreaking new book Daniel Everett seeks answers to questions that have perplexed thinkers from Plato to Chomsky:... [more]

$49.99

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The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities: A Yearbook of Forgotten Words

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The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities: A Yearbook of Forgotten Words

Paul Anthony Jones

linguistics; Historical & comparative linguistics

Hardback

The ultimate gift for wordsmiths and lovers of language: a word for every day of the year [more]

$29.99

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