Gluttony: A Dictionary for the Indulgent (Deadly by Adams Media

By Adams Media

The Seven lethal Sins have sliced up the dictionary and brought what's theirs. nobody vice is just too grasping as each one quantity prides itself on having greater than 500 entries. observe enthusiasts will lust after those richly packaged volumes--and as soon as you've amassed all seven, you'll be the envy of your whole friends.
Gluttony: A Dictionary for the Indulgent
Readers can eat notice after observe after observe till they've had their fill. after which they could have a few extra. This bite-size e-book serves up a hefty sampling of juicy phrases. It's an excellent deal with for the Gluttonous.

Note: retail EPUB, comprises chapters.
eISBN: 978-1-4405-2833-0

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The Complete Guide to English Spelling Rules by John J. Fulford

By John J. Fulford

Essential spelling guide for each scholar writer.

John Fulford's first adventure as a instructor was once in a one-room college in northern Canada. in the course of his next 40 years of training he taught each grade from kindergarten to school prep. in addition to grownup schooling. He has additionally taught in a foreign country. Born in Spain of British mom and dad, Fulford used to be trained in England prior to emigrating to Canada, the place he earned his B. Ed. on the collage of British Columbia in Vancouver. After relocating to California, he earned his M.A. at California nation collage in lengthy seashore.

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Key words for fluency: intermediate : collocation practice : by George Woolard

By George Woolard

Keywords FOR FLUENCY Intermediate presents perform in studying collocations of a few of the main priceless phrases in English. It emphasizes universal phrases that ensue in lots of diverse contexts and identifies over a hundred and fifty nouns crucial for fluency.

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Toposaurus: a humorous treasury of toponyms: an entertaining by John D. Jacobson

By John D. Jacobson

This learn offers the origins of greater than three hundred universal phrases and words, each one together with or touching on names of areas. "Toposaurus" is stuffed with fun histories on a large choice of toponyms, each one meticulously researched and assured to enlighten and amuse the reader.

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Essential Words for the GRE (Barron's GRE) by Philip Geer

By Philip Geer

An intensive operating vocabulary is a prerequisite for test-taking good fortune at the GRE Graduate checklist examination. This revised and up to date attempt coaching advisor provides 800 college-graduate-level phrases with definitions that often look at the examination, whereas additionally familiarizing attempt takers with how the phrases are commonly utilized in quite a few contexts.

Additional beneficial properties comprise a pretest that serves as a diagnostic, a long glossary with vast sentence-completion workouts, and a bankruptcy that discusses and analyzes crucial note roots. The e-book concludes with a close posttest. solutions are supplied for all workouts and for all questions within the posttest.

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Words in the Mind: An Introduction to the Mental Lexicon, by Jean Aitchison

By Jean Aitchison

This quantity approximately phrases, and the intense human means to shop and retrieve them. We carry without difficulty a minimum of 50,000 of them in our minds, the vast majority of that are summoned in a break up moment. No laptop has but come wherever close to simulating the complexities of the inner word-store. This ebook offers an up to date creation to man's prodigious "mental lexicon". utilizing facts from "slips of the tongue", the word-finding difficulties of aphasics, psycholinguistic experiments and the examine of theoretical linguists, it describes: how guy bargains with this fluctuating mass of phrases; how humans use fluid prototypes instead of fastened definitions for dealing with which means; how we expand outdated phrases and create new ones. The publication compares the verbal assets of adults and kids, and assesses contemporary competing theories as to how we hunt down the lexical goods we'd like. it truly is designed either for college kids embarking on psycholinguistics classes, and for somebody who has ever questioned concerning the human word-store.

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The Words of My Perfect Teacher, Revised Edition by Patrul Rinpoche

By Patrul Rinpoche

A favourite of Tibetans—and of the Dalai Lama himself— The phrases of My excellent instructor is a pragmatic advisor to the religious practices universal to all Tibetan Buddhist traditions. it's the vintage statement at the initial practices of Longchen Nyingthig, a cycle of teachings of the Nyingmapa college. Patrul Rinpoche makes his topic obtainable via a wealth of news, quotations, and references to daily life, giving the textual content all of the existence and surroundings of a compelling oral instructing. This moment, revised variation (of the publication initially released through HarperSanFrancisco in 1994) is the results of an in depth and painstaking comparability of the unique Tibetan textual content with the English translation via the Padmakara Translation crew. the recent version additionally comprises translations of a postface to the textual content written a century in the past for the 1st revealed Tibetan version by way of the 1st Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, and a brand new preface by way of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

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