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Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It
The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who’ve despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick. At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks six languages fluently. He didn’t learn them in school — who does? — rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, u The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those...

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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!
Illuminating the comical confusion the lowly comma can cause, this new edition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves uses lively, subversive illustrations to show how misplacing or leaving out a comma can change the meaning of a sentence completely. This picture book is sure to elicit gales of laughter—and better punctuation—from all who read it. Read...

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Word Hoard: An Introduction to Old English Vocabulary
Designed for introductory courses in Old English, Word-Hoard offers a vocabulary of some 2000 words drawn from the poems that beginning students normally read. Exploiting the natural curiosity we feel about our own language, Stephen Barney draws etymological connections, provides mnemonic aids, and introduces the student to cultural and literary concepts as well as words. Designed for introductory courses in Old English, Word-Hoard offers a...

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A French Reference Grammar. by H. Ferrar
This volume describes how the various alien reptiles and amphibians now living in the wild throughout the world were first introduced. It discusses how they subsequently became naturalized, their distribution and status in those countries to which they were introduced, and their ecological and socio-economic impact (if any) on the native biota and local economies. Read...

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Teach Yourself Beginner’s Urdu Script
Now learning non-Roman-alphabet languages is as easy as A-B-C! Readers wanting to learn the basics of reading and writing a new language that employs script will find all they need in the Teach Yourself Beginner’s Script series. Each book includes a step-by-step introduction to reading and writing in a new language as well as tips and practice exercises to build learners’ Now learning non-Roman-alphabet languages is as easy as...

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Cosmetic Surgery, Gender and Culture
Through its representation, cosmetic surgery impacts on us all, not just those who go “under the knife.” Women’s magazines teem with its promises and horror stories; feminists ardently debate its status as harmful or heroic; surgeons and regulators compete to define which procedures can be offered and how. This book investigates the ways in which cosmetic surgery is shapin Through its representation, cosmetic surgery...

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History of Language
It is tempting to take the tremendous rate of contemporary linguistic change for granted. What is required, in fact, is a radical reinterpretation of what language is. Steven Roger Fischer begins his book with an examination of the modes of communication used by dolphins, birds and primates as the first contexts in which the concept of “language” might be applied. As he ch It is tempting to take the tremendous rate of...

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LOLcat Bible: In teh beginnin Ceiling Cat maded teh skiez An da Urfs n stuffs
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Breaking Out of Beginner’s Spanish
Offers English speakers with a basic knowledge of Spanish with hundreds of tips for using the language more fluently and colloquially, with fewer obvious ‘gringo’ errors. This book helps students in school and adult learners who never want to see another classroom improve their speaking ability. Read...