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Linguistics of American Sign Language: An Introduction
Now, deaf students, hearing students in Deaf studies programs, and students in interpreter training programs will find all they need to understand the structure of American Sign Language (ASL) in the new, expanded and revised Linguistics of American Sign Language: An Introduction. This unique resource presents authoritative readings on the most current linguistic concepts, Now, deaf students, hearing students in Deaf studies programs, and...

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Hannibal
Seven years have passed since Dr Hannibal Lecter escaped from custody, seven years since FBI Special Agent Clarice Starling interviewed him in a maximum security hospital for the criminally insane. The doctor is still at large, but Starling has never forgotten her encounters with Dr Lecter, and the metallic rasp of his seldom-used voice still sounds in her dreams… Read...

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Second Language Acquisition
In the age of the global village and the world wide web, understanding the way in which people learn languages is of ever increasing importance. This book makes the essentials of this rapidly expanding area of study accessible to readers encountering it for the first time. Read...

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The Complete French for Cats: French for Cats & Advanced French for Exceptional Cats
The Complete French for Cats: (French for Cats & Advanced French for Exceptional Cats) by Henri de la Barbe (Henry Beard) In cat years When I meow, it means . . . Hello – I am hungry – I want food in my bowl – I want food in my bowl right now – I am not dying-do not put that goo on my food – Here comes a furball – I want to go out – I want to come in – I just put a mou The Complete French...

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5 Steps to Speak a New Language
“Hung Q. Pham has applied sound business practice to learning to create a inspiring guide to tackling any language. From identifying the vocabulary that really matters to tips for pronunciation – it’s a great set of techniques which will have you speaking, reading and writing your new language in no-time” – Chris Graham (UK) Read...

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The London Eye Mystery
Monday, 24 May, 11.32 a.m. Ted and Kat watch their cousin Salim get on board the London Eye. He turns and waves and the pod rises from the ground. Monday, 24 May, 12.02 p.m. The pod lands and the doors open. People exit in all shapes and sizes – but where is Salim? Ted and his older sister Kat become sleuthing partners since the police are having no luck. Despite their prick Monday, 24 May, 11.32 a.m. Ted and Kat watch their cousin Salim...

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The World’s Greatest Letters: From Ancient Greece to the Twentieth Century
This handsome and elegant anthology of famous historical letters covers all aspects of human life—emotional, creative, and intellectual. Hundreds of letters organized by topic are featured from well-known men and women such as Joan of Arc, Hernan Cortes, Albert Einstein, and Virginia Woolf. Revealing not only the history of the age but the personality of the writer, these This handsome and elegant anthology of famous historical letters...

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Second Language Learning Theories
Second Language Learning Theories is an introduction to the field of second language learning for students without a substantial background in linguistics. Drawing on the expertise of both a specialist in the teaching of second languages and a linguist specializing in second language acquisition, this textbook provides an up-to-date introductory survey of the most active a Second Language Learning Theories is an introduction to the field of...

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The Language Hoax: Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language
Japanese has a term that covers both green and blue. Russian has separate terms for dark and light blue. Does this mean that Russians perceive these colors differently from Japanese people? Does language control and limit the way we think? This short, opinionated book addresses the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, which argues that the language we speak shapes the way we perceive th Japanese has a term that covers both green and blue. Russian has...