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Bridging the Vernacular Gap: Safeguarding Devices in English-Romanian Translation

by Monica Augustina Zhekov & Silviu Rogobete Wipf and Stock (May 14, 2013)

Constructing Suitable Devices for Preservation of the Young Adults' English Vernacular into the Romanian Translation of Catcall is an applied research that proposes innovative linguistics devices to assist the...


Doing Effective Fieldwork: A Textbook for Students of Qualitative Field Research in Higher-Learning Institutions

by Elia Shabani Mligo & Loreen Iminza Maseno Resource Publications (March 13, 2013)

We live in a context of change, whereby postmodernity shapes our understanding and our searching for truth. Postmodernity dictates not only what kind of results we obtain in our researches, but also on the ways...


Speaking, Writing and Presenting In SOCKOS

by Allan Bonner Sextant Publishing (October 16, 2014)

Speaking is the #1 fear among North American adults. Twenty percent of all business communication is designed to clear up the confusion that the last piece of business communication created.

Allan is passionate...


Writing Academic Papers: A Resource Manual for Beginners in Higher-Learning Institutions and Colleges

by Elia Shabani Mligo & Trygve Wyller Resource Publications (August 16, 2012)

Writing Academic Papers is a book for undergraduate students in higher learning institutions and colleges designed to help them accomplish their academic paper assignments. This book comprises most materials...


Kiss My Asterisk

by Jenny Baranick Skyhorse (March 04, 2014)

Grammar has finally let its hair down! Unlike uptight grammar books that overwhelm us with every single grammar rule, Kiss My Asterisk is like a bikini: it’s fun, flirty, and covers only the most important...


When I Think of the Alphabet

by A Collection by Young Authors & Kelly Daly Domnizelles Publications Inc. (February 09, 2014)

When I think of the alphabet, I think of Amazing Babysitters, Crazy Dogs, Expressive Flamingos, Gorgeous Hats, Important Janitors, Kind Leopards, Massive Ninjas, Original Packages, Quick Rats, Sarcastic Tigers,...


When I Am Older

by A Collection by Young Authors & Sylvain Fortier Domnizelles Publications Inc. (February 09, 2014)

Childhood dreams and beliefs are sometimes forgotten, but they are always real.

What were yours? What are yours?

Here is an sample of what our authors had to share:

When I am older, I want to be a great dad, like...


Push Back!

by B. K. Eakman Skyhorse (January 02, 2014)

How many times have you had the unsettling experience of being treated as a troublemaker as soon as you question or raise an objection to a school policy, a textbook, a course of study, a new county regulation,...


The Torchlight List

by Jim Flynn Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

In today’s world it seems that everywhere we turn we are saturated with book recommendations from talk shows, magazines, radio shows, friends, and top ten lists. But which books are really the best, and what...


Winning Strategies for Test Taking, Grades 3-8

by W. W. Denslow, Judy Cova Kelly & Kathleen Kryza Skyhorse (February 01, 2012)

Winning Strategies for Test Taking, Grades 3–8 provides a fun and engaging approach for developing effective test-taking skills in children. Chapters detail the coaching of test thinkers, test-reading strategies,...


Learning at Home Pre K-3

by Ann C. Barbour Skyhorse (December 19, 2011)

Families play a critical role in helping young children develop a solid academic foundation and love of learning. Numerous examples have proven time and again that children’s learning behavior is strongest...


The Writer's Legal Guide, Fourth Edition

by Tad Crawford & Kay Murray Allworth (August 01, 2013)

In an increasingly digitized and complex publishing world, writers need to know how to protect themselves against copyright infringement, legal trouble, and unwise concessions to publishers. Still the author’s...


Publish Your Book

by Patricia Fry Allworth (February 01, 2012)

Publish Your Book: Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author is a professional guide to publishing success for the new and struggling author. With insider tips, up-to-date marketing strategies,...


Research for Writers

by David Meade eBookIt.com (July 18, 2013)

Business owners and writers face a common set of problems â?? how to research, find and investigate topics that can be written about. The Web is a multi-dimensionary repository but it can require specialized...


The Birds and Bees of Words

by Mary Embree Allworth (June 29, 2010)

Himbo: a male bimbo. Protire: leave a boring job to do something more interesting. Sheeple: people who follow the crowd. These are just a few of the newly evolved words discussed and explained in The Birds and...


The Elements of Internet Style

by Editors of Eei Press Allworth (June 29, 2010)

Learn the rules of today’s tech-driven publishing landscape! The Elements of Internet Style is the first guide to embrace the new reality of creating content in the electronic age. It is packed with the tools...


The Perfect Screenplay

by Katherine Herbert Allworth (September 21, 2010)

They say in L.A. everybody is writing a screenplay. With The Perfect Screenplay, everybody everywhere will be writing well-presented, saleable screenplays. Packed with tips from an insider on how Hollywood operates,...


Writing the Great American Romance Novel

by Catherine Lanigan Allworth (September 21, 2010)

The complete guide to turning romances into cash. Romance novels are the top-selling genre in fiction. How can aspiring writers break into this lucrative field? With Writing the Great American Romance Novel,...


Oz'isms

by Melanie Lumsden-Ablan & Roque 'Bo' Ablan III Fotomoda (August 01, 2012)

'g'day mate' Youz all know what that means, right? So why, ya reckon, do youz need this little black book?Aussies speak English, don't they? Bloody oath! But hang on a tick, no one's gunna tell ya you'll need...


Cracking the Code: The Confused Traveler's Guide to Liberian English

by John Mark Sheppard eBookIt.com (January 03, 2013)

"Cracking the Code: The Confused Traveler's Guide to Liberian English" is the brainchild of John Mark Sheppard, who moved with his family from the United States to Liberia when he was just three years old. He...


The Business of Writing

by Jennifer Lyons & Oscar Hijuelos Allworth (October 01, 2012)

Whether you’re unclear on what to expect from your first book deal or just a little puzzled by your editor’s whims, The Business of Writing is the book for you. In it, literary agent and publishing veteran...


The Journalist's Craft

by Dennis Jackson & John Sweeney Allworth (February 28, 2012)

This inspiring collection of 19 essays from veteran news writers explains how to weave storytelling skills into nonfiction narratives. Journalists of all backgrounds and levels of experience will discover dozens...


Making Crime Pay

by Andrea Campbell Allworth (March 02, 2006)

Making Crime Pay is an invaluable reference to criminal law, evidence, and procedure and the potential it holds for breathtaking plots and dramatic storytelling. Readers will learn in detail how criminal law...


The Author's Toolkit

by Mary Embree Allworth (November 16, 2010)

Every author yearns for wealth and fame. Aspiring authors, students, writing teachers, and even established authors will be able to get the job done with the Toolkit. Updated and expanded to cover the newest...


The History of Human Speech and the Significance of Language

by Michel Breal & Edward Sapir Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 05, 2019)

Perhaps no single feature so markedly sets off man from the rest of the animal world as the gift of speech, which he alone possesses. No community of normal human beings, be their advance in culture ever so...


Essays in the Art of Writing

by Robert Louis Stevenson Editions Le Mono (August 08, 2019)

There is nothing more disenchanting to man than to be shown the springs and mechanism of any art...

The art of literature stands apart from among its sisters, because the material in which the literary artist...


How To Write A Book ASAP

by Garrett Mdiv Pierson eBookIt.com (September 06, 2012)

Discover inside secrets to writing and publishing a book fast. It doesn't matter if you want to write a novel or a non-fiction book: Garrett Pierson's tools and strategies will guide you step-by-step.

This book...


Using Film and Media in the Language Classroom

by Dr. Carmen Herrero & Isabelle Vanderschelden Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

This book demonstrates the positive impact of using film and audiovisual material in the language classroom. The chapters are evidence-based and address different levels and contexts of learning around the world....


Grammatical Profiles

by Dr. Martin J. Ball, Paul Fletcher & David Crystal Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

This book brings together 12 previously unpublished language profiles based on the original Language Assessment, Remediation and Screening Procedure (LARSP). The languages featured are: Bangla, Croatian, Colombian...


Profiling Learner Language as a Dynamic System

by Dr. ZhaoHong Han Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

This volume sheds empirical light on Complex Dynamic Systems Theory (CDST) by providing five sets of analyses of two longitudinal, interactional datasets, involving two dyads exchanging emails over one academic...


Language and Literacy Development, Second Edition

by James P. Byrnes & Barbara A. Wasik The Guilford Press (July 09, 2019)

This established text--now revised and updated--reveals how spoken language skills are acquired and how they affect children’s later reading and writing achievement. With a unique focus on the needs of educators,...


Verge

by Morgan Lucas Schuldt Parlor Press, LLC (March 28, 2006)

The poems in Morgan Lucas Schuldt’s debut collection, Verge, speak at once both brokenly and reparably of the body, of its lusts and devotions, its violences and “satisflictions.” Schuldt’s lyrics exploit...


Communication and Discourse Theory

by Leen Van Brussel, Nico Carpentier & Benjamin de Cleen Intellect (February 12, 2019)

This volume gathers the work of the Brussels group of critical media and communication scholars that deploy discourse theory as theoretical backbone and analytical research perspective. The book seeks to show...


This Bridge We Call Communication

by Robert Gutierrez-Perez, Leandra Hinojosa Hernández, Xamuel Bañales & Sara Baugh-Harris et al. Lexington Books (January 15, 2019)

This Bridge We Call Communication: Anzaldúan Approaches to Theory, Method, and Praxis explores contemporary communication research studies, performative writing, poetry, Latina/o studies, and gender studies...


Introduction to Information Visualization

by Gerald Benoit Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 08, 2019)

Introduction to Information Visualization: Transforming Data into Meaningful Information is for anyone interested in the art and science of communicating data to others. It shows readers how to transform data...


The Digital Archives Handbook

by Aaron D. Purcell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 08, 2019)

The Digital Archives Handbook provides archivists a roadmap to create and care for digital archives. Written by archival experts and practitioners, Purcell brings together theoretical and practical approaches...


Creativity and Copyright

by John L. Geiger & Howard Suber University of California Press (May 14, 2019)

Inspired by Strunk & White's The Elements of Style, this elegant, short reference is the perfect guide for screenwriters and creative artists looking to succeed as industry professionals. Readers will quickly...


Tech for All

by Lauren Comito Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 08, 2019)

How can libraries ensure that patrons from all socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds have access to advanced technology training and hardware? Everyone knows libraries provide access to computers and the internet...


How to Raise a Reader

by Pamela Paul, Maria Russo, Lisk Feng & Dan Yaccarino et al. Workman Publishing Company (September 03, 2019)

An indispensable guide to welcoming children—from babies to teens—to a lifelong love of reading, written by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo, editors of The New York Times Book Review.

 

Do you remember your...


Second Language Literacy Practices and Language Learning Outside the Classroom

by Miho Inaba Multilingual Matters (November 21, 2018)

This book presents a comprehensive and detailed study of literacy practices and language use outside of the classroom by university students of Japanese. It investigates both tasks related to classes (e.g. homework...


Power Speaking

by Achim Nowak Allworth (October 10, 2011)

Integrating key concepts and ideas about public speaking into a clear, step-by-step, transformational method, Power Speaking teaches emerging speakers how to grow the necessary skills and unleash their inner...


Press Box Revolution

by Rich Coutinho Sports Publishing (April 04, 2017)

Press Box Revolution is a journey through the evolution of reporting in New York and around the nation by a reporter who has witnessed every second of it in the past three decades. Rich Coutinho, a New York-based...


3,000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won't Teach You in School

by Eleanor Hamer & Fernando Diez de Urdanivia Skyhorse (November 21, 2017)

No matter how much Spanish you study, it’s nearly impossible to fully convince the native-speakers that you’ve got it. Even those estudiantes perfectos who have seemingly mastered speaking a foreign language...


Reading with the Stars

by Leonard Kniffel Skyhorse (May 25, 2011)

Published with the American Library Association, Reading with the Stars uses the power of politicians, celebrities, and other prominent men and women to celebrate books, libraries, and reading. Fourteen of the...


Starting Your Career as a Professional Blogger

by Jacqueline Bodnar Allworth (June 01, 2013)

With traffic to personal blogs and online journalism sites on the rise, there are more blogging opportunities than ever before. With the right approach, a blog can be an extra source of cash, or it can be a...


The Art of Public Speaking

by Dale Carnegie Clydesdale (March 20, 2018)

Boost Your Skills and Confidence with This Classic Guide

Do you have trouble getting up in front of an audience? Are you struggling to get your point across? Public speaking can be nerve-wracking, especially...


The Art of the Compliment

by Christie Matheson Skyhorse (June 23, 2009)

A few well-chosen words can elicit smiles, inspire happiness, transform moods, and turn a bad day into a good one. Philosopher William James once said, “The deepest principle in human nature is the desire to...


Sarah Palin's Expert Guide to Good Grammar

by Jenny Baranick Skyhorse (March 07, 2017)

A hilarious, informative guide to language and grammar inspired by America’s favorite maverick.

It would seem to go without saying that a strong understanding of how to use language properly and effectively...


Your Guide to Public Speaking

by Amanda Hennessey Adams Media (May 14, 2019)

Are you part of the 73% of the population that experiences anxiety from public speaking? Face your fears with this valuable guide that combines real-world case studies and practice activities to help build your...


The Writer in the Garden

by Jane Garmey Algonquin Books (June 01, 2012)

Show me a person without any prejudice of any kind on any subject and I'll show you someone who may be admirably virtuous but is surely no gardener.--Allen Lacy. Idiosyncratic, determined, and occasionally...