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Hindi-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary (Paperback): Dk Hindi-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary (Paperback)
Dk 1
R195 R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Save R41 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

With over 6,500 fully illustrated words and phrases in Hindi and English, along with a free bilingual audio app, Hindi language learning has never been easier. Perfect for tourists and business travellers alike, DK's Hindi English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is your essential companion when buying food, talking about work, discussing health, and studying language. The dictionary is incredibly easy to follow, with thematically organized vocabulary so you can find closely related words on a particular topic. Words and phrases are illustrated with full-colour photographs and artworks, helping to fix new vocabulary in your mind. A comprehensive two-way index provides an instant reference point for new Hindi vocabulary. The supporting audio app enables you to hear over 6,500 words and phrases spoken out loud in both Hindi and English. Available on the App Store and Google Play, the audio app is easy to use and provides an intuitive reference for language learning, helping you learn, retain, and pronounce important vocabulary. The dictionary gives a pronunciation guide for every Hindi word, and you can use this alongside the app to perfect your pronunciation.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Paperback, Sixth Edition): American Psychological Association Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (Paperback, Sixth Edition)
American Psychological Association
R674 Discovery Miles 6 740 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioural sciences. It provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias in language. Well-known for its authoritative and easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures and tone that will result in strong, simple, and elegant scientific communication. The Sixth Edition offers new and expanded instruction on publication ethics, statistics, journal article reporting standards, electronic reference formats, and the construction of tables and figures. The Sixth Edition has been revised and updated to include new ethics guidance on such topics as determining authorship and terms of collaboration, duplicate publication, plagiarism and self-plagiarism, disguising of participants, validity of instrumentation, and making data available to others for verification; new journal article reporting standards to help readers report empirical research with clarity and precision; simplified APA heading style to make it more conducive to electronic publication; updated guidelines for reducing bias in language to reflect current practices and preferences, including a new section on presenting historical language that is inappropriate by present standards; new guidelines for reporting inferential statistics and a significantly revised table of statistical abbreviations new instruction on using supplemental files containing lengthy data sets and other media; significantly expanded content on the electronic presentation of data to help readers understand the purpose of each kind of display and choose the best match for communicating the results of the investigation, with new examples for a variety of data displays, including electrophysiological and biological data; consolidated information on all aspects of reference citations, with an expanded discussion of electronic sources emphasising the role of the digital object identifier (DOI) as a reliable way to locate information; and expanded discussion of the publication process, including the function and process of peer review; a discussion of ethical, legal, and policy requirements in publication; and guidelines on working with the publisher while the article is in press. Key to this edition of the Publication Manual is an updated and expanded Web presence. Visit the APA Style web site to Look up additional supplemental material keyed to the book Test your knowledge of APA Style with a free tutorial on style basics Learn about the changes in the sixth edition with a free tutorial reviewing key revisions Sign up for an on-line course to enrich and enhance your understanding of APA Style Read the APA Style blog and share your comments on writing and referencing Consult frequently asked questions to sharpen your understanding of APA Style Examine additional resources on such topics as ethics, statistics, and writing Familiarise yourself with submission standards for APA books and journals What's New in the Sixth Edition? Book has been updated to acknowledge and incorporate advances in computer technology. New discussions of the creation, submission, and storage of supplemental data. New guidelines for referencing electronic sources. New and expanded reference examples for a variety of on-line sources. Redesigned APA Style website, expanded to provide tutorials, on-line courses, and other resources for learning APA style. Book has been reorganised and streamlined for ease of use Organised to describe the writing process from idea to publication, it begins with background information on ethical issues in publishing, then moves on to manuscript structure and content, then writing style and rules, then graphics and references, then guidance on working with the publisher. Sample paper section has been moved up and featured to better exemplify manuscript structure and content Like discussions have been moved to one place in the book, with discussions of function followed by instruction on form. Focus has been broadened to include readers in the behavioural and social sciences. Information specific to APA has been moved to the web, where it is more broadly accessible and can be updated frequently. New examples throughout the book have been drawn from publications in education, business, and nursing as well as psychology.

Oxford English Mini Dictionary (Paperback, 8th Revised edition): Oxford Dictionaries Oxford English Mini Dictionary (Paperback, 8th Revised edition)
Oxford Dictionaries 1
R121 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R21 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The latest edition of this small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical language.
Access our free dictionary service Oxford Dictionaries Online at oxforddictionaries.com.

North Carolina's Literary Luminaries and the Bookshops That Love Them, Calendar 2019 (Paperback, 2019 Calendar ed.): Jill... North Carolina's Literary Luminaries and the Bookshops That Love Them, Calendar 2019 (Paperback, 2019 Calendar ed.)
Jill McCorkle
R243 R195 Discovery Miles 1 950 Save R48 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Our World Starter - British English (Paperback): Diane Pinkley Our World Starter - British English (Paperback)
Diane Pinkley
R318 Discovery Miles 3 180 Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Our World is a new primary series in British English. It uses fun and fascinating National Geographic content and stunning images to give young learners the essential language, skills, and knowledge they need to understand their world. Our World Starter can be used before Our World Level 1, and is for young learners with no previous exposure to English. It is designed to give learners the basic skills for learning the language, including: - Understanding basic vocabulary in context - Comprehending simple content concepts - Developing phonemic awareness for the sounds of English, and - Recognizing and writing the alphabet and simple words.

Our World Starter: Workbook with Audio CD (Paperback): Our World Starter: Workbook with Audio CD (Paperback)
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Die naamlose muse (Afrikaans, Hardcover): J.D. Kestell Die naamlose muse (Afrikaans, Hardcover)
J.D. Kestell; Illustrated by J C Kannemeyer
R20 Discovery Miles 200 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days
HAT Handewoordeboek Van Die Afrikaanse Taal (Afrikaans, Hardcover, 6de Uitgawe): Jana Luther, Fred Pheiffer, Rufus H. Gouws HAT Handewoordeboek Van Die Afrikaanse Taal (Afrikaans, Hardcover, 6de Uitgawe)
Jana Luther, Fred Pheiffer, Rufus H. Gouws 3
R490 R418 Discovery Miles 4 180 Save R72 (15%) Shipped within 4 - 9 working days

Die Handwoordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal (alom bekend as “die HAT”) is Afrikaans se bekendste woordeboek.

Die eerste uitgawe van die HAT het in 1965 verskyn en in 2015 vier die HAT sy goue jubileum. Diť omvattend herbewerkte, stewig uitgebreide sesde uitgawe is die resultaat van die grondigste hersiening van die woordeboek sedert die verskyning van die derde uitgawe in 1993. Geen Afrikaanse woordeboek bied ’n akkurater beeld van eietydse Afrikaans nie.

Meer as:

  • 90 000 woorde, idiome en uitdrukkings+
  • 120 000 betekenisse, eenvoudig verklaar
  • 80 000 voorbeeldsinne en -frases
  • 10 000 etimologieŽ
  • 3 000 afkortings
  • 1 600 bladsye
  • 2 miljoen woorde altesaam (25 persent meer as in die vorige uitgawe)

Die onmisbare Afrikaanse woordeboek vir huis en skool, vir werk en studeer, vir woordliefhebbers, woordspeletjie-entoesiaste en woordvrate. Pragtig ontwerp en gedruk.

HAT 6 bou voort op die gesaghebbende tradisie van sy voorgangers. Die nuwe uitgawe is grondig hersien en uitgebrei deur ’n span van Afrikaans se beste woordeboekmakers wat onder andere vier lede insluit van die SA Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns se Taalkommissie.

Etimologiewoordeboek Van Afrikaans - Ekstra Bladsye as Supplement (Afrikaans, Paperback): G.J. van Wyk Etimologiewoordeboek Van Afrikaans - Ekstra Bladsye as Supplement (Afrikaans, Paperback)
G.J. van Wyk
R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days
Where's Your Argument? (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016): Michael Shoolbred, Helen Cooper Where's Your Argument? (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016)
Michael Shoolbred, Helen Cooper
R180 R159 Discovery Miles 1 590 Save R21 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

From first steps to final submission, this accessible guide takes students through each stage of the assignment-writing process and equips them with the skills they need to construct and develop convincing academic arguments. Concise and compact, it offers practical advice on forming ideas, structuring arguments and finding your academic voice. The authors, both of whom are experienced in working directly with students, also provide valuable guidance on a number of important subtleties in academic writing, including expressing reservations or enthusiasm in academic writing and using evidence to convey different viewpoints. Applicable to different types of assignment, this is an essential resource for all undergraduates and postgraduates who are looking to communicate their arguments effectively and improve the quality of their academic writing.

The Recognition of Nathaniel Hawthorne - Selected Criticism Since 1828 (Paperback): Benjamin Cohen The Recognition of Nathaniel Hawthorne - Selected Criticism Since 1828 (Paperback)
Benjamin Cohen
R834 Discovery Miles 8 340 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

What is Hawthorne's eminent literary reputation--"enduring" or "hypertrophied"? Both views are represented in this basic collection of seminal 19th- and 20th-century evaluations. Hawthorne's reputation appears secure, yet his work is still the subject of significant critical controversy. Reviews by Hawthorne's contemporaries take up the first section of The Recognition of Nathaniel Hawthorne--including an early review that predicted future greatness for the then-anonymous author of Fanshawe, and important pieces by Duyckinck, Longfellow, Poe, Melville, and Lowell. These estimates reveal many of the critical issues that were to concern successive generations of readers. Cohen's second section, covering the period from 1865 to 1910, includes criticism by Henry James, William Dean Howells, Paul Elmer More, Bliss Perry, and William C. Brownell. In the final section, T. S. Eliot, Vernon Louis Parrington, Austin Warren, F. O. Matthiessen, Hyatt H. Waggoner, Martin Green, and Frederick C. Crews are among the critics who explore, from a wide variety of viewpoints, the complex mind of this great American writer. The Recognition of Nathaniel Hawthorne is prefaced by a valuable survey of the criticism by Professor Cohen, and headnotes are provided for each of the selections.

Explore Our World 3: Workbook with Audio CD (Pamphlet): Explore Our World 3: Workbook with Audio CD (Pamphlet)
R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

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Explore Our World 4: Workbook with Audio CD (Pamphlet): Explore Our World 4: Workbook with Audio CD (Pamphlet)
R213 Discovery Miles 2 130 Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

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Webster's American English Dictionary (Paperback, Expanded ed.): Merriam-Webster Webster's American English Dictionary (Paperback, Expanded ed.)
Merriam-Webster
R124 R106 Discovery Miles 1 060 Save R18 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Webster's American English Dictionary, Expanded Edition

This new edition provides definitions, pronunciations and variant spellings for the words that make up the core of the English language. Special sections provide useful information for readers and writers.

Features of this Book

40,000 clear, concise definitions

Common abbreviations

Special sections include:

- Biographical Names

- Geographical Names

- English Word Roots

- Basic English Grammar

Our World 6: Workbook with Audio CD (Paperback): Our World 6: Workbook with Audio CD (Paperback)
R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Shipped within 8 - 13 working days
Our World 2: Lesson Planner with Audio CD and Teacher's Resource CD-ROM (Spiral bound, Hybrid Edition): Our World 2: Lesson Planner with Audio CD and Teacher's Resource CD-ROM (Spiral bound, Hybrid Edition)
R695 Discovery Miles 6 950 Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

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MICH PROF ECPE PRAC TEST SB REV (Paperback, Student edition): Diane Flanel Piniaris MICH PROF ECPE PRAC TEST SB REV (Paperback, Student edition)
Diane Flanel Piniaris
R473 Discovery Miles 4 730 Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Containing eight complete ECPE practice tests, this book includes two 10-item Cloze passages and revised Grammar sections which reflect the version of the ECPE.

Public Administration Glossary (English, Afrikaans, Paperback): J.J.N. Cloete Public Administration Glossary (English, Afrikaans, Paperback)
J.J.N. Cloete
R49 Discovery Miles 490 Shipped within 7 - 10 working days

It is essential, particularly in this period of constitutional and administrative transformation, that everybody should know how to speak and write accurately about public administration. This glossary contains English and Afrikaans words and terms commonly used by politicians, officials in the civil service, and members of the public adminstration. Terms and words are explained briefly in English to make them understandable in official as well as everyday usage.

Clusterf*cked! - Swear Words Coloring Book for Adults (Paperback): Randy Hitchcock Clusterf*cked! - Swear Words Coloring Book for Adults (Paperback)
Randy Hitchcock
R180 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R31 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Northern Sotho for First-years (Paperback): E.B. van Wyk, P.S. Groenewald, D.J. Prinsloo, J.H.M. Kock, E. Taljard Northern Sotho for First-years (Paperback)
E.B. van Wyk, P.S. Groenewald, D.J. Prinsloo, J.H.M. Kock, E. Taljard
R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Shipped within 7 - 10 working days
Journalism's Roving Eye - A History of American Foreign Reporting (Paperback, Updated ed.): John Maxwell Hamilton Journalism's Roving Eye - A History of American Foreign Reporting (Paperback, Updated ed.)
John Maxwell Hamilton
R635 Discovery Miles 6 350 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

In all of journalism, nowhere are the stakes higher than in foreign news-gathering. For media owners, it is the most difficult type of reporting to finance; for editors, the hardest to oversee. Correspondents, roaming large swaths of the planet, must acquire expertise that home-based reporters take for granted -- facility with the local language, for instance, or an understanding of local cultures. Adding further to the challenges, they must put news of the world in context for an audience with little experience and often limited interest in foreign affairs -- a task made all the more daunting because of the consequence to national security.

In Journalism's Roving Eye, John Maxwell Hamilton -- a historian and former foreign correspondent -- provides a sweeping and definitive history of American foreign news reporting from its inception to the present day and chronicles the economic and technological advances that have influenced overseas coverage, as well as the cavalcade of colorful personalities who shaped readers' perceptions of the world across two centuries.

From the colonial era -- when newspaper printers hustled down to wharfs to collect mail and periodicals from incoming ships -- to the ongoing multimedia press coverage of the Iraq War, Hamilton explores journalism's constant -- and not always successful -- efforts at "dishing the foreign news," as James Gordon Bennett put it in the mid-nineteenth century to describe his approach in the New York Herald. He details the highly partisan coverage of the French Revolution, the early emergence of "special correspondents" and the challenges of organizing their efforts, the profound impact of the non-yellow press in the run-up to the Spanish-American War, the increasingly sophisticated machinery of propaganda and censorship that surfaced during World War I, and the "golden age" of foreign correspondence during the interwar period, when outlets for foreign news swelled and a large number of experienced, independent journalists circled the globe. From the Nazis' intimidation of reporters to the ways in which American popular opinion shaped coverage of Communist revolution and the Vietnam War, Hamilton covers every aspect of delivering foreign news to American doorsteps.

Along the way, Hamilton singles out a fascinating cast of characters, among them Victor Lawson, the overlooked proprietor of the Chicago Daily News, who pioneered the concept of a foreign news service geared to American interests; Henry Morton Stanley, one of the first reporters to generate news on his own with his 1871 expedition to East Africa to "find Livingstone"; and Jack Belden, a forgotten brooding figure who exemplified the best in combat reporting. Hamilton details the experiences of correspondents, editors, owners, publishers, and network executives, as well as the political leaders who made the news and the technicians who invented ways to transmit it. Their stories bring the narrative to life in arresting detail and make this an indispensable book for anyone wanting to understand the evolution of foreign news-gathering.

Amid the steep drop in the number of correspondents stationed abroad and the recent decline of the newspaper industry, many fear that foreign reporting will soon no longer exist. But as Hamilton shows in this magisterial work, traditional correspondence survives alongside a new type of reporting. Journalism's Roving Eye offers a keen understanding of the vicissitudes in foreign news, an understanding imperative to better seeing what lies ahead.

Collins English Gem Dictionary (Paperback, Gem 17th edition): Collins Dictionaries Collins English Gem Dictionary (Paperback, Gem 17th edition)
Collins Dictionaries 1
R121 R93 Discovery Miles 930 Save R28 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The world's best-selling English mini dictionary and the ideal portable word companion for all. This edition is fully up-to-date, including the most popular new words to enter the English language. Comes with a detailed Practical Writing Guide for everyday use covering emails, social media norms, formal and social communication. This handy little dictionary contains clear definitions for all the words you need on a daily basis, provides practical tips on spelling and helps with tricky pronunciations. The easy-to-use layout of the Collins Gem dictionary range makes its content easily accessible and ideal for use on the go, at home, work, in the classroom or for travel. A brand-new supplement tackles problems of style and etiquette in everything from letters to emails to social media. With 85,000 words, meanings and phrases, this compact Collins English dictionary is the perfect companion. For more on English language usage, try our Collins Gem Thesaurus (9780008141691).

Getting Critical (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2014): Kate Williams Getting Critical (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2014)
Kate Williams
R182 R162 Discovery Miles 1 620 Save R20 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This concise, no-nonsense guide shows students how to adopt a critical approach in order to unlock their academic potential. It explains why students need to be critical and provides practical advice on how they can integrate critical analysis into their research, reading and writing. Each succinct chapter is visually engaging and informative, and gives students the support they need to succeed in applying critical thinking to their work. It is an invaluable resource for all students who are required to write essays, reports and other pieces of extended writing as part of their course. It is also an ideal text to be used in conjunction with study skills programmes and critical thinking modules at HE and FE level.

Words You Should Know to Sound Smart 2020 Daily Calendar (Calendar): Robert W. Bly Words You Should Know to Sound Smart 2020 Daily Calendar (Calendar)
Robert W. Bly 1
R206 R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Save R31 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Be the life of every highbrow cocktail party-just by mastering the deliciously obscure terms in this most compendious of calendars. Do you dream of debating philosophical precepts with the intelligentsia? Locking academic horns with the clerisy? Soon, you'll be tossing about bon mots with the best of the artistes and aesthetes-and impressing the susurration out of the perfervid hoi polloi-in no time! With this daily calendar, you are only an erudite witticism away from true loquaciousness.

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (Hardcover, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.): Merriam-Webster The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (Hardcover, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.)
Merriam-Webster
R361 R294 Discovery Miles 2 940 Save R67 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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