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How To Analyse Texts - A Toolkit for Students of English (Paperback): Ronald Carter, Angela Goddard How To Analyse Texts - A Toolkit for Students of English (Paperback)
Ronald Carter, Angela Goddard 2
R290 R274 Discovery Miles 2 740 Save R16 (6%) In stock

How To Analyse Texts is the essential introductory textbook and toolkit for language analysis.

This book shows the reader how to undertake detailed, language-focussed, contextually sensitive analyses of a wide range of texts – spoken, written and multimodal. The book constitutes a flexible resource which can be used in different ways across a range of courses and at different levels.

This textbook includes:

  • three parts covering research and study skills, language structure and use, and how texts operate in sociocultural contexts
  • a wide range of international real-life texts, including items from South China Morning Post, art’otel Berlin and Metro Sweden, which cover digital and print media, advertising, recipes and much more
  • objectives and skill review for each section, activities, commentaries, suggestions for independent assignments, and an analysis checklist for students to follow
  • a combined glossary and index and a comprehensive further reading section
  • a companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/goddard with further links and exercises for students

Written by two experienced teachers of English Language, How To Analyse Texts is key reading for all students of English language and linguistics.

Academic English - Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines (Custom UNISA Edition) (Paperback, 1st Edition): Gaetz, Phadke,... Academic English - Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines (Custom UNISA Edition) (Paperback, 1st Edition)
Gaetz, Phadke, Gillett, Hammond, Martala 39
R265 Discovery Miles 2 650 In stock

This is a custom UNISA edition, as your lecturer has created this personalised textbook to support your studies.

It contains Pearson content from world renowned authors, and often industry leading case studies and articles. But, it's just the bits your lecturer knows you need - nothing extra! They may also have included their own, bespoke learning materials specific to your course.

Pearson works closely with your university and your lecturers and we are committed to helping you learn.

Working With Texts - A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Ronald Carter, Angela Goddard,... Working With Texts - A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Ronald Carter, Angela Goddard, Danuta Reah, Keith Sanger, Nikki Swift; Edited by … 2
R320 R303 Discovery Miles 3 030 Save R17 (5%) In stock

Working with Texts is a well established textbook that introduces students to the main principles of language analysis, through contemporary text examples. Covering a wide range of language areas, the book uses an interactive, activity-based approach to support students' understanding of language structure and variety.

The third edition includes: new material on analyzing sound; an updated range of texts, including literary extracts, advertisements, newspaper articles, comic book strips, excerpts from popular comedy sketches, political speeches, telephone discourse, and internet chat; new extension work to support student-directed study; detailed suggestions after each unit for further reading within the Intertext series as a whole; and an updated list of URLs.

Zulu Bird Names And Bird Lore (Paperback): Adrian Koopman Zulu Bird Names And Bird Lore (Paperback)
Adrian Koopman
R560 R472 Discovery Miles 4 720 Save R88 (16%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In this book, Adrian Koopman describes the complex relationship between birds, the Zulu language and Zulu culture. A number of chapters look at the underlying meaning of bird names, and here we will find that the Zulu name of the Goliath Heron means ‘what gives birth to baby crocodiles’, the dikkop (umbangaqhwa) means ‘what causes frost’, and the African Hoopoe is a party-goer who wears a colourful blanket.

The book goes further than just Zulu names, exploring the underlying meanings of bird names from other South African languages and languages from Central and East Africa. Here we find birds with names that translate as ‘cool-porridge’, ‘kiss-banana-flower’ and ‘waiter-at-the-end-of-the furrow’.

A focus on Zulu traditional oral literature details the roles birds have played in Zulu praise poetry (including the praise poems of certain birds themselves) and in proverbs, riddles and children’s games. Also considered is traditional bird lore, examining the role played by various species as omens and portents, as indicators of bad luck and evil, as forecasters of rain and storm, and as harbingers of the seasons. Here we see that the Bateleur Eagle (ingqungqulu) is linked to war, the Southern Ground Hornbill (insingizi) to thunder and heavy rain, the Red-chested Cuckoo (uphezukokhono) to the start of the ploughing season, and the Jacobin Cuckoo (inkanku) to the start of summer.

Zulu Bird Names and Bird Lore discusses the Zulu Bird Name Project, a series of Zulu bird name workshops held between 2013 and 2017 with Zulu-speaking bird guides designed to confirm (or otherwise) all previously recorded Zulu names for birds, while at the same time devising new names for those without previously recorded names. The result has been a list of species-specific names for all birds in the Zulu-speaking region. Finally, the book turns to the role such new bird names can play in conservation education and in avi-tourism.

Decolonising the Mind - The Politics of Language in African Literature (Paperback): Ngugi wa Thiong'o Decolonising the Mind - The Politics of Language in African Literature (Paperback)
Ngugi wa Thiong'o 1
R429 Discovery Miles 4 290 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ngugi describes this book as 'a summary of some of the issues in which I have been passionately involved for the last twenty years of my practice in fiction, theatre, criticism and in teaching of literature.' East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda): EAEP

The Real McCoy and 149 other Eponyms (Hardcover): Claire Cock-Starkey The Real McCoy and 149 other Eponyms (Hardcover)
Claire Cock-Starkey
R298 R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Save R73 (24%) In stock

The English language is rich with eponyms - words that are named after an individual - some better known than others. This book features 150 of the most interesting and enlightening specimens, delving into the origins of the words and describing the fascinating people after whom they were named.

Eponyms are derived from numerous sources. Some are named in honour of a style icon, inventor or explorer, such as pompadour, Kalashnikov and Cadillac. Others have their roots in Greek or Roman mythology, such as panic and tantalise. A number of eponyms, however, are far from celebratory and were created to indicate a rather less positive association - into this category can be filed boycott, Molotov cocktail and sadist. Encompassing eponyms from medicine, botany, invention, science, fashion, food and literature, this book uncovers the intriguing tales of discovery, mythology, innovation and infamy behind the eponyms we use every day.

The perfect addition to any wordsmith's bookshelf.

Wat Praat Jy! - Afrikaanse Idiome, Gesegdes En Vaste Uitdrukkings Met Verklarings (Paperback, Revised Edition): Johanna De Wet Wat Praat Jy! - Afrikaanse Idiome, Gesegdes En Vaste Uitdrukkings Met Verklarings (Paperback, Revised Edition)
Johanna De Wet
R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Wat Praat Jy! bevat meer as 20 000 Afrikaanse gesegdes, vaste uitdrukkings en idiome. Hierdie vaste uitdrukkings, gesegdes en idiome word met 'n eenvoudige voorbeeldsin verklaar. Dit word verder toegelig deur aan te dui van watter taal die uitdrukking of woord afkomstig is.

C.J. Langenhoven het 'n groot bydrae tot die Afrikaanse kultuurskat gemaak en De Wet toon ook aan wanneer 'n uitdrukking van hom afkomstig is. Heelwat spreekwoorde is afkomstig van die Bybel. Wat Praat Jy! is 'n besondere naslaanwerk. Johanna de Wet het na haar aftrede as onderwyseres in 1996 'n doktorsgraad in die psigo-pedagogiek behaal.

Haar belangstelling in die Afrikaanse taal en geskiedenis het gelei tot die samestelling van 'n aantal boeke, waaronder die kinder-trilogie Dierestories, Heldestories en Afrikastories en Hoopstad se mense onthou met waardevolle herinneringe aan die geskiedenis en karakters van die dorp. Sy woon steeds op Hoopstad waar sy haar aan haar skryfwerk wy.

The Dictionary Of Lost Words (Paperback): Pip Williams The Dictionary Of Lost Words (Paperback)
Pip Williams
R285 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R66 (23%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In 1901, the word 'bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it.

Motherless and irrepressibly curious, Esme spends her childhood in the Scriptorium, a garden shed in Oxford where her father and a team of lexicographers are gathering words for the very first Oxford English Dictionary.

Esme's place is beneath the sorting table, unseen and unheard. One day, she sees a slip containing the word 'bondmaid' flutter to the floor unclaimed.

Over time, Esme realises that some words are considered more important than others, and that words and meanings relating to women's experiences often go unrecorded. She begins to collect words for another dictionary: The Dictionary of Lost Words.

Codex Sierra - A Nahuatl-Mixtec Book of Accounts From Colonial Mexico (Hardcover): Kevin Terraciano Codex Sierra - A Nahuatl-Mixtec Book of Accounts From Colonial Mexico (Hardcover)
Kevin Terraciano
R1,507 Discovery Miles 15 070 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Words Their Way Letter and Picture Sorts for Emergent Spellers, Global Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition): Donald Bear, Marcia... Words Their Way Letter and Picture Sorts for Emergent Spellers, Global Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition)
Donald Bear, Marcia Invernizzi, Francine Johnston, Shane Templeton
R1,292 Discovery Miles 12 920 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The ideal stage-specific companion to Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction In keeping with the authors' belief that the hands-on, word sorting approach to word study is invaluable to teachers and students alike, this volume presents prepared sorts and activities covering the full curriculum of word study for students who are in the emergent stage of spelling development. Complete with 26 sorts, and dozens of other activities and assessments, this book provides all of the resources needed to teach phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge, initial letter sounds, concepts about print, and concept of word in text. Together, the Words Their Way core text and this supplement provide teachers with the knowledge and tools to meet the wide range of needs in today's classrooms. The 3rd Edition includes enhanced step-by-step directions for each sort; additional assessments; expanded syllable, rhyme, and font sorts; and reorganised chapters to make word study more teacher- and student-friendly.

mitoni niya nehiyaw / Cree is Who I Am - nehiyaw-iskwew mitoni niya / Me, I am Truly a Cree Woman (Paperback): Sarah Whitecalf mitoni niya nehiyaw / Cree is Who I Am - nehiyaw-iskwew mitoni niya / Me, I am Truly a Cree Woman (Paperback)
Sarah Whitecalf; Edited by H.C. Wolfart, Freda Ahenakew; Preface by Ted Whitecalf
R622 R510 Discovery Miles 5 100 Save R112 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Strong women dominate these reminiscences: the grandmother taught the girl whose mother refused to let her go to school, and the life-changing events they witnessed range from the ravages of the influenza epidemic of 1918-20, to murder committed in a jealous rage, to the abduction of a young woman by underground spirits who grant her healing powers upon her release. A highly personal document, these memoirs are altogether exceptional in recounting the thoughts and feelings of a Cree woman as she copes with the impacts of colonialism but also, in a key chapter, with her loneliness while tending a relative's children in a place far from home-and away from the company of other women. Her experiences and reactions throw fresh light on the lives lived by Plains Cree women on the Canadian prairies over much of the twentieth century. Sarah Whitecalf (1919-1991) spoke Cree exclusively, spending most of her life at Nakiwacihk / Sweetgrass Reserve on the North Saskatchewan River. This is where Leonard Bloomfield was told what would be collected as Sacred Stories of the Sweet Grass Cree in 1925 and where a decade later David Mandelbaum apprenticed himself to Ka-miyokisihkwew / Fineday, the step-grandfather in whose family Sarah Whitecalf grew up.In presenting a Cree woman's view of her world, these memoirs directly reflect the spoken word: Sarah Whitecalf's reminiscences are here printed in Cree exactly as she recorded them, with a close English translation on the facing page. These chapters constitute an autobiography of great personal authority and rare authenticity.

Syntax - A Generative Introduction (Paperback, 4th Edition): Andrew Carnie Syntax - A Generative Introduction (Paperback, 4th Edition)
Andrew Carnie
R1,031 Discovery Miles 10 310 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Andrew Carnie's bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises. In this fourth edition, a new chapter on Chomsky's Merge has been added and additional exercises are included. Authoritative coverage spans phrase structure, the lexicon, Case theory, movement, covert movement, locality conditions, VP shells, and control. Other chapters included cover auxiliaries, ellipsis, and non-configurational languages. A simultaneous publication of the second edition of The Syntax Workbook: A Companion to Carnie's Syntax will occur. This optional companion has also been thoroughly revised and greatly expanded to offer students the opportunity to practice the skills and concepts introduced in the text. Online resources for both instructors and students are available at www.wiley.com/go/carnie. Comprehensive, engaging, and ideally structured for study, the fourth edition of Syntax is the most robust introduction to the major issues in generative syntactic theory available today.

Literacy in the Middle Grades: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition): Gail Tompkins Literacy in the Middle Grades: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Gail Tompkins
R1,910 Discovery Miles 19 100 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Literacy in the Middle Grades has been crafted to answer the questions of teachers working with young adolescents. By addressing the realities of teaching in the middle grades - the changing needs of adolescents; the increasing diversity in the classroom; the constantly changing technology available to teachers; the newest federal, state, and curricular demands - this thoroughly applied new edition situates literacy instruction in the contemporary classroom to help new and experienced teachers help young adolescents develop strong literacy skills.

The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 8th edition): Jane Aaron The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 8th edition)
Jane Aaron
R1,666 Discovery Miles 16 660 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises packages the authority and currency of its best-selling parent, The Little, Brown Handbook, in a briefer book with a spiral binding, tabbed dividers, and more than 150 exercises. A bestseller since publication, The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises provides reliable and thorough coverage of handbook basics--the writing process, grammar and usage, research and documentation--while also giving detailed discussions of critical reading, academic writing, argument, writing in the disciplines, and public writing. Widely used by both experienced and inexperienced writers, The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises works as both a comprehensive classroom text and an accessible reference guide. The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises has a sibling without exercises. Otherwise identical, both books build on their best-selling features with five emphases: (1) media-rich eText and iPad versions, including video tutorials, podcasts, sample documents, exercise, and checklists;(2)academic writing, including a new chapter on joining the academic community, new coverage of genre, more on summary and academic integrity, and four new sample academic papers; (3) research writing, including new material on finding and evaluating Web sites, social-networking sites, blogs, wikis, and multimedia; (4) thorough and up-to-date documentation guidelines, including the most recent versions of MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles with models of new media in each style and new annotated sample sources; (5) thewriting process, including new material on genre and strengthened discussions of the thesis and paragraphs.

The Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 9th edition): John Ruszkiewicz, Christy... The Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 9th edition)
John Ruszkiewicz, Christy Friend, Daniel Seward, Maxine Hairston
R1,605 R1,445 Discovery Miles 14 450 Save R160 (10%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

For Freshman Composition courses. Known for innovation you can use, this comprehensive handbook leads the field in addressing research, argument and the most current issues in composition. The Scott Foresman Handbook is designed to anticipate the questions of student writers and answer them clearly, fully, and imaginatively. It supports the multiple dimensions of a writer's work - including language, reading, argument, research, technology, visual learning and more. The eighth edition of Scott Foresman Handbook for Writers continues to break new ground by thinking about how writers may respond to the emerging technologies and theories that impact communication. It is a valuable resource and the ideal guide to help students write in the college classroom and beyond. Part of the MyCompLab Series Student edition now availble with MyCompLab and e-book, at no additional cost. Providing more opportunities for practice, assessment and instruction than any similar site, MyCompLab is a dynamic online resource for the Composition course. It offers market-leading tools for improving grammar, writing and research skills with comprehensive results tracking so students and instructors can gauge student progress. Easy to use and easy to integrate into the classroom, MyCompLab engages students as it builds confidence and helps them to be better writers and researchers. MyCompLab is an incredible value for your students - we'll provide them with pre-paid access when they purchase a new Prentice Hall English textbook. Visit MyCompLab at www.mycomplab.com

Teaching Language Arts: Pearson New International Edition - A Student-Centered Classroom (Paperback, 7th edition): Carole Cox Teaching Language Arts: Pearson New International Edition - A Student-Centered Classroom (Paperback, 7th edition)
Carole Cox
R1,307 Discovery Miles 13 070 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This book brings the vision of a student-centered classroom to life through clear illustrations of guiding principles, balanced with examples of real teachers in real classrooms with real children, many of whom are English learners. Engaging, readable, student-friendly, and practical, this text is built on a strong theoretical and research base, and illustrated and clarified with real-life examples of children and teachers from today's diverse classrooms. Written to reflect cutting-edge theory, new research, the latest policies, the new Common Core State Standards, and best practices in the rapidly changing world of language arts instruction, Carole Cox's new Seventh Edition continues to guide students as they learn the many skills required to become an effective teacher today. The book's unique Snapshotfeature takes readers into the real world of the classroom as they read about actual students and see samples of their work, and hear from the teachers as they describe their philosophies and methods. Well-regarded for its authoritative, comprehensive coverage of the contemporary language arts classroom, the book provides a balance of student-centered and teacher-directed instruction that includes many examples from today's classrooms. This new edition remains grounded in current theories of constructivism and social interaction combined with a reader-response perspective toward teaching with children's literature, as well as current research in language and literacy instruction.

Literacy for the 21st Century - A Balanced Approach (Paperback, Pearson New International Edition): Gail E Tompkins Literacy for the 21st Century - A Balanced Approach (Paperback, Pearson New International Edition)
Gail E Tompkins
R1,500 Discovery Miles 15 000 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

As the market leader in literacy education, Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach, continues to evolve in providing the most contemporary and practical approaches for literacy instruction. This carefully organized and thoroughly applied text is written to ensure that readers understand the current theories behind and the critical components of instruction for teaching reading and writing as complementary in the development of literacy. Readers are treated to a philosophical approach that not only balances the why, what, and how of teaching literacy but also offers practical pedagogy-teaching strategies and instructional procedures-that foster thoughtful teacher preparation and ensures alignment to the literacy goals teachers are responsible to teach. New text features model practices that support diverse populations, instruction driven by sound classroom assessment, and new literacy strategies that will help teachers transform literacy learning with digital devices. Integrating the best of what we know about teaching reading and writing, and implementing the ideas that will lead us into the future of education, the Sixth Edition of this popular introductory text provides the balance teachers need to be successful in the classroom.

Language Development from Theory to Practice:Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition): Khara Pence Turnball,... Language Development from Theory to Practice:Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Khara Pence Turnball, Laura Justice
R1,282 Discovery Miles 12 820 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

For students taking introductory language development courses. A balanced and multidimensional survey of language development rich in learning tools and features. Language Development from Theory to Practice provides students with a user-friendly approach to key topics in language development, including research methods, theoretical perspectives, major language milestones from birth to adolescence, and language diversity and language disorders. The research based and theoretical foundation found in this engaging text is designed to prepare students for advanced study in subjects associated with language development by summarizing the various theoretical orientations that have guided research and practice. With an emphasis on the relevance of the material to students' current and future experiences in clinical, educational, and research settings, this text also focuses on individual differences in language development, including those of children who are developing language in diverse cultures or who are developing language atypically.

Technical Writing Basics: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 4th edition): Brian Holloway Technical Writing Basics: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 4th edition)
Brian Holloway
R1,499 Discovery Miles 14 990 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

For courses in Technical Writing. This concise and cumulative guide shows students the art of technical writing for a variety of contexts and institutions. Using examples from the business and non-corporate world, the book emphasizes transactional writing through practical explanations, real-world examples, and a variety of "role-playing" exercises. Each section builds on the next as readers learn a variety of models of style and format. This edition features a stronger emphasis on electronic communication, integrated coverage of ethics, and more explanation of how to create technical documents that produce concrete results.

The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 6th edition): Chris Anson, Robert... The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 6th edition)
Chris Anson, Robert Schwegler
R1,854 Discovery Miles 18 540 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers, Sixth Edition, emphasizes writing for different audiences, explores the connection between reading and writing, and presents superior writing across the curriculum coverage while also providing all the handbook basics. A comprehensive reference to writing, research, documentation, and grammar, The Longman Handbook explores the differing audiences, purposes, and conventions of various communities of writers and readers, and offers students concrete strategies for adapting their writing to meet varying rhetorical situations. While emphasizing the academic community, The Longman Handbook also explores the genres of writing that students can expect to find in public and workplace communities. Revised and expanded discussions of writing in the disciplines, different communities' rhetorical situations, visual argument, researching online, and online writing continue to ensure that students have the practical guidance they need to write effectively in today's changing environment

Halala Afrikaans (Afrikaans, Paperback): Daniel Hugo Halala Afrikaans (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Daniel Hugo
R177 Discovery Miles 1 770 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Afrikaans is die grootste nie-rassige prestasie in ons Suiderland sover. Gesamentlik geskep deur mense van drie vastelande – Afrika, Asi en Europa. En daarom is dit nie die besit van eensydige politieke partye nie, maar behoort dit aan almal wat dit praat, skryf en liefhet. En daarom ook is my taal my beste wapen teen rassisme. (Jan Rabie, 1992)

Hierdie uitspraak van die Afrikaanse skrywer Jan Rabie dien as die uitgangspunt van hierdie opwindende nuwe boek oor Afrikaans. Afrikaans is oor die afgelope drie eeue al baie dinge genoem: die jongste Germaanse taal n Afrikataal, kombuistaal n parlementstaal, witmanstaal n hotnotstaal, onderdrukkerstaal n bevrydingstaal, Christentaal n Moslemtaal, elitistiese taal n omgangstaal, plat taal n potiese taal.

In hierdie “storie van Afrikaans” word ’n bondige oorsig gegee van waar Afrikaans vandaan kom, wie hom praat, skryf, gebruik en misbruik. In tye van voorspoed n van teenspoed het Afrikaans bewys dat hy ’n lewenskragtige, skeppende en bowenal nuttige taal is.

Annerlike Afrikaans - Woordeboek van Afrikaanse kontreitaal (Afrikaans, Paperback): Anton Prinsloo Annerlike Afrikaans - Woordeboek van Afrikaanse kontreitaal (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Anton Prinsloo
R301 Discovery Miles 3 010 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Lesers wat nie n annerlike kontrei se taal kan slat nie, hoef nie daaroor kop te vreet nie. Hierdie omvattende woordeboek plaas die gewoonlike Afrikaans uit die kontreie op skrif vir inkommers en vir ingesetenes wat wil klont oor kontreitaal. Die eienaardig mooie woordeboek ontgin annerlike Afrikaans op so n manier dat geen leser meer uitgesluit hoef te wees van diegene wat eenspaaierig handel nie want alles wat hierin opgeteken is, is koek van een deeg. Dit kouboe die taal vir oueres wat daarmee vertroud is en vir jongeres is dit brandhout om vir die oudag bymekaar te maak.

Making Sense of Grammar (Paperback): David Crystal Making Sense of Grammar (Paperback)
David Crystal
R895 Discovery Miles 8 950 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Moves the analysis of grammar and language structure onto the next stage - interpreting it from a semantic and pragmatic point of view. Clearly shows how grammar works in different literary contexts - literary, non-literary, spoken and written. Explores a wide range of linguistic themes, including sociolinguistics, language acquisition and register. Provides guidance on how people can put their knowledge of grammar into daily practice and how this is interpreted by others. Organised in the same way as Rediscover Grammar for quick reference. Unique, lively writing and clear explanations from the world-class grammar expert.

Discover Grammar (Paperback): David Crystal Discover Grammar (Paperback)
David Crystal
R605 Discovery Miles 6 050 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Product Description An enthusiastic and practical approach to language learning A riveting and valuable combination of David Crystal's language expertise and Geoff Barton's sound, practical classroom experience. Essential reference for every student working towards GCSE and Standard Grade.

The Latin Language Handbook for Students Handbook for Students, A (Paperback): Scottish Classics, Group The Latin Language Handbook for Students Handbook for Students, A (Paperback)
Scottish Classics, Group
R722 Discovery Miles 7 220 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This text is intended to help those students who have progressed beyond introductory course books to translate from Latin into English. There are explanations of each Latin construction, graded exercises, plus notes and exercises on Latin words and usages which cut across several constructions.

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