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Le Nouveau Dictionnaire Visuel multilingue

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

32 000 mots dans chaque langue 6 000 illustrations 800 sujets Québec Amérique a créé Le Visuel en 1982. Ce dictionnaire a connu depuis une carrière impressionnante avec des ventes qui dépassent les 6 000...


Le Nouveau Dictionnaire Visuel

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

Voici la nouvelle édition de ce qui constitue le plus grand succès de Québec Amérique à ce jour. Le Visuel a refait peau neuve et c'est avec l'aide de 6 000 illustrations et de 800 sujets que nous nous...


Le Mini Visuel

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 19, 2011)

20 000 mots dans chaque langue 3 600 illustrations 600 sujets


Le Micro Visuel français-anglais

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 19, 2011)

Concis et facile à consulter, Le Micro Visuel répertorie le vocabulaire associé aux objets et phénomènes de la vie quotidienne, et constitue l’outil de référence idéal pour les étudiants, les voyageurs...


Le Nouveau Dictionnaire visuel junior - français-anglais

by Jean-Claude Corbeil & Ariane Archambault Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

12 000 mots 2 000 illustrations 500 sujets regroupés sous 22 thèmes La nouvelle édition du Visuel junior est l’outil par excellence pour apprendre à nommer les choses avec précision et acquérir le vocabulaire...


The Naming of the Shrew

by John Wright Bloomsbury Publishing (November 06, 2014)

Latin names Â? frequently unpronounceable, all too often wrong and always a tiny puzzle to unravel Â? have been annoying the layman since they first became formalised as scientific terms in the eighteenth...


The Greek & Latin Roots of English

by Tamara M. Green Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 17, 2014)

The Greek & Latin Roots of English approaches the study of Latin and Greek thematically: vocabulary is organized into various topics, from politics to philosophy, with chapters featuring cumulative exercises...


The Beginning Translator's Workbook: or the ABCs of French to English Translation

by Michele H. Jones UPA (March 18, 2014)

This workbook combines methodology and practice for beginning translators with a solid proficiency in French. The revised edition clarifies some of the finer points of the translation techniques introduced in...


A Middle English Reader and Vocabulary

by Kenneth Sisam & J. R. R. Tolkien Dover Publications (September 12, 2011)

This highly respected anthology of medieval English literature features poetry, prose and popular tales from Arthurian legend and classical mythology. Includes notes on each extract, appendices, and an extensive...


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...


Grammar Girl's 101 Words to Sound Smart

by Mignon Fogarty St. Martin's Press (November 08, 2011)

Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 40 million times. Now she's turning her...


Vocabulary Learning Strategies and Foreign Language Acquisition

by Dr. Višnja Pavii Taka Multilingual Matters (February 04, 2008)

This is the first book that deals primarily with vocabulary learning strategies as a specific and integral subgroup of language learning strategies. Its aim is to define the concept of language learning strategies...


Comparative Literature in the Light of Chinese Prosody

by Shudong Chen & Roger T. Ames Lexington Books (October 31, 2018)

In the light of Chinese prosody and various mutually illuminating major cases from the original English, Chinese, French, Japanese and German classical literary texts, the book explores the possibility of discovering...


Reader's Digest Use Your Words

by Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (February 05, 2019)

Want to feel smarter?  Want to have the perfect quip at the tip of your tongue?  Use Your Words combines Word Power Quizzes and Quotable Quotes from Reader's Digest, Amercia's Most Popular Magazine so you...


Vocab-backup Strategy

by Adel M Alharbi Adel Alharbi (February 02, 2017)

• Do you want to boost your vocabulary knowledge, read and comprehend new texts, and be a good conversationalist?

• Do you feel that your writing style stays the same every time you put your pen to paper?...


Beginner's Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

by Li Dong Tuttle Publishing (February 21, 2017)

This is an ideal dictionary for students of the Chinese language.

The Beginner's Chinese Dictionary is specifically designed for learners of Chinese. It covers the 2,500 basic vocabulary items, including all...


From Conceptual Metaphor Theory to Cognitive Ethnolinguistics

by Marek Kuzniak, Agnieszka Libura & Michal Szawerna Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 30, 2014)

The origins of this volume lie in the international conference Cognitive Linguistics in the Year 2012, convened by the Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association. The proceedings of the conference revolved around...


Language Contact Around the Globe

by Amei Koll-Stobbe & Sebastian Knospe Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 07, 2014)

The fifth volume in the series Language Competence and Language Awareness in Europe unites a collection of peer-reviewed papers delivered at the Third Conference on Language Contact in Times of Globalization...


Tourismuskommunikation

by Doris Höhmann Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 12, 2014)

Die Kommunikation in der Touristik hat in der germanistischen Forschungslandschaft bislang vergleichsweise wenig Beachtung gefunden. Mit seinen insgesamt 18 oftmals kontrastiv ausgerichteten Beiträgen aus der...


From Sound to Meaning in Context

by Alicja Witalisz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 15, 2014)

This volume is a collection of papers approaching the phenomenon of language from a variety of perspectives. Scholars in phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicology, historical linguistics and translation studies...


Les émotions dans le discours- Emotions in Discourse

by Dirk Siepmann, Peter Blumenthal & Iva Novakova Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 11, 2014)

Comment les mots permettent-ils d’appréhender ces objets obscurs que sont nos emotions ? Diverses langues européennes offrent-elles les mêmes perspectives sur cette réalité mouvante, explorée aussi par...


«Bis dat, qui cito dat»

by Kevin J. McKenna, Christian Grandl, Elisabeth Piirainen & Andreas Nolte Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 28, 2015)

Bis dat, qui cito dat – never has a proverb more aptly applied to an individual than does this Medieval Latin saying to Wolfgang Mieder. «He gives twice who gives quickly» captures the essence of his entire...


Die Sprache und ihre Wissenschaft zwischen Tradition und Innovation / Language and its Study between Tradition and Innovation

by József Tóth Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 20, 2015)

Der Band enthält 34 Beiträge, die beim 45. Linguistischen Kolloquium in Veszprém (Ungarn) vom 16. bis 18. September 2010 präsentiert wurden. Die Autoren beschäftigen sich mit älteren und neueren Arbeitsfeldern...


A History of the «Concise Oxford Dictionary»

by Malgorzata Kaminska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 14, 2014)

This book shows the evolution of the Concise Oxford Dictionary, a famous and innovative dictionary for native speakers of English. It traces changes in the dictionary from 1911 to recent times. By comparing...


A Web of New Words

by Daphné Kerremans Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (January 19, 2015)

This book presents the first large-scale usage-based investigation of the conventionalization process of English neologisms in the online speech community. The study answers the longstanding question of how...


Essays in Arabic Dialectology

by Noureddine Guella Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 25, 2014)

This volume brings together a number of previously published papers, which reflect a middle-of-the-road approach in Linguistic Analysis. The first part contains articles dealing with major grammatical techniques...


Multidisciplinary Approaches to Multilingualism

by Kristina Cergol Kovacevic & Sanda Lucija Udier Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 04, 2015)

This volume offers a selection of twenty papers presented at the 28th International Annual Conference of the Croatian Applied Linguistics Society held in 2014. The authors’ reflections on Multidisciplinary...


Translation and Meaning

by Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, Marcel Thelen, Gys-Walt van Egdom & Dirk Verbeeck et al. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 01, 2016)

This book contains a selection of articles on new developments in translation and interpreting studies. It offers a wealth of new and innovative approaches to the didactics of translation and interpreting that...


English Loan Translations in Polish

by Alicja Witalisz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 28, 2015)

This volume on language contact is a corpus-based descriptive and theoretical study of the Polish translations of English one- and multi-word polymorphemic expressions. The formation of loan translations is...


Twentieth-Century Borrowings from German to English

by Julia Schultz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 05, 2016)

While there are plenty of studies on the impact English has exerted on the German language, the reverse contact situation has been relatively neglected. This monograph sets out to shed light on the German influence...


«Eating Regret and Seeing Contempt» – A Cognitive Linguistic Approach to the Language of Emotions in Igala (Nigeria)

by Lillian Brise Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 07, 2017)

This book deals with the expression of emotions in Igala – a Nigerian minority language with about two million speakers – from a Cognitive Linguistics perspective. The author investigates the network of...


Essays and Studies in Middle English

by Jacek Fisiak, Magdalena Bator & Marta Sylwanowicz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 23, 2017)

This volume is a selection of papers presented at the 9th International Conference on Middle English held at Wyzsza Szkola Filologiczna (Philological School of Higher Education) in Wroclaw, Poland, from April...


Corpus-based Approaches to Translation and Interpreting

by Miriam Seghiri & Gloria Corpas Pastor Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 07, 2016)

Corpus-based translation studies have come a long way since they were introduced in the last decade of the 20th century. This volume offers a balanced collection of theoretical and application-orientated contributions...


Diachrony and Synchrony in English Corpus Linguistics

by Alejandro Alcaraz Sintes & Salvador Valera Hernández Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 11, 2014)

The volume brings together a selection of invited articles and papers presented at the 4th International CILC Conference held in Jaén, Spain, in March 2012. The chapters describe English using a range of corpora...


Translation in an International Perspective

by Antoine CAZE & Rainer Lanselle Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (January 28, 2015)

Translation scholars have for a long time been arguing in favor of a shift in paradigms to redefine the relationship between translation and the spreading of knowledge. Although a substantial share of worldwide...


Defining collocation for lexicographic purposes

by Adriana Orlandi & Laura Giacomini Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (May 13, 2016)

This volume aims to promote a discussion on the definition of collocation that will be useful for lexicographic purposes. Each of the papers in the volume contains addresses in detail one or more aspects of...


«Foreigners», «Auslaender», «Extranjeros»

by Mariann Larsen Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (October 27, 2014)

The book investigates the European debate on culture and identity by pointing to those uses of language that shape the image and perception of migrants in host societies. The term ‘foreigner’ is highly sensitive...


Academic posters

by Larissa Dangelo Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (March 04, 2016)

This volume presents a cross-disciplinary analysis of academic poster presentations, taking into consideration the text and visuals that posters display depending on the discipline within which they are created....


The Perception of Nature in Travel Promotion Texts

by Ida Ruffolo Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (November 25, 2014)

Given the consolidated effects of the greening process on the tourism industry, this volume investigates the relationship between three areas of research – the natural environment, tourism and discourse –,...


A Lexical Description of English for Architecture

by Begoña Soneira Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 30, 2015)

This book offers a thorough lexical description of an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) variety, English for Architecture, by means of a selfmade corpus. As other knowledge communities, Architecture practitioners...


New trends and methodologies in applied English language research III

by Yolanda Fernández-Pena, Tamara Bouso, Carla Bouzada-Jabois & Iván Tamaredo et al. Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 29, 2017)

This volume includes eleven papers pertaining to different areas of linguistics and organised into three sections. Part I contains diachronic studies which cover data from Middle English to Present-Day English...


Vocabulary Assessment to Support Instruction: Building Rich Word-Learning Experiences

by Margaret G. McKeown, Paul D. Deane, Judith A. Scott & Robert Krovetz et al. The Guilford Press (June 19, 2017)

Vocabulary development is essential for learning, but conventional vocabulary assessments lack the range and flexibility to support K–12 classroom teachers in making instructional decisions. Drawing on linguistics,...


American English Compendium

by Marv Rubinstein Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 14, 2014)

The American English Compendium is a fun way to explore the nuances of the English language—learn that a group of lions is called a pride; a group of whales, a pod; and a group of owls, a parliament. Distinguish...


ETYMA Two

by Cecelia Eaton Luschnig & Lance J. Luschnig Hamilton Books (March 30, 2017)

ETYMA II is an undergraduate or advanced high school textbook for English vocabulary-building. It is divided into three parts, beginning with a brief history of foreign words in English, including information...


Speak and Read Japanese

by Larry Herzberg Stone Bridge Press (October 16, 2017)

Speak and Read Japanese provides language learners simple, fun, and imaginative ways to remember essential Japanese words and characters. Mastering basic vocabulary and kanji is one of the first challenges any...


Japanese Kanji for Beginners

by Timothy G. Stout & Kaori Hakone Tuttle Publishing (January 17, 2017)

The method that's helped thousands in the U.S. and Japan learn Japanese successfully.

The Japanese language has two basic writing systems, kanji characters—which are based on Chinese characters and hiragana...


Sight Word Practice Skills for Early Readers | 2nd Grade Reading Books Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s practice those sight words because through them, your child can slowly start to read and spell. Though it may sound like an easy subject to learn, there are much mechanics that go into play when taking...


See It & Say It! : Volume 1 | First (1st) Grade Sight Words

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Learn about sight words, and prepare yourself for a wonderful reading adventure! Sights words are fundamental to learning to read. These are commonly used words in writing so it’s important that your child...


Sight Words 1st Grade Workbook (Baby Professor Learning Books)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

This beautifully designed book of sight words is designed to help your child smoothly transition from learning individual letters to reading simple words. Sight words are commonly seen words. By memorizing them,...


My Ball is a Circle and My Table is a Square! I Know My Shapes for Kids - Baby & Toddler Size & Shape Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Learning shapes can be a blast when you have this educational book around. The combination of colors and vibrant pictures attract a child’s attention. Such combination also increases focus so a child will...