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Everyday Words In English Flashcards

Author : Felicity Brooks
ISBN : 0746066538
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A great learning resource for young children, these 50 flashcards help children to master simple vocabulary. The cards can be used to play games, for self-testing, or simply be propped up around the house or classroom as useful reminders.

My First Everyday Words In Cantonese And English

Author : Karen Yee
ISBN : 1542713390
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My First Everyday Words in Cantonese & English is unique in its focus on colloquial Cantonese, not formal written Chinese. This book introduces Cantonese language and culture to preschool children, and is ideal for families or caregivers who may not be fully fluent in spoken Cantonese or written Chinese. Starting with "Good Morning!," this picture book contains the conversational questions, phrases and words needed to talk through a day in the life of a toddler. Each phrase is written in traditional Chinese characters and color-coded to the phonetic pronunciation and English translation. A special section for dim sum, a Cantonese cuisine and tradition of small, bite-sized plates, is also included.

Understanding Spoken English

Author : Susan Boyer
ISBN : 9781877074080
Genre : English language
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"This series has been designed to help students of English understand spoken language as it is encountered in everyday business and social situations in English speaking environments aroudn the world."--Back cover.
Category: English language

Everyday Greek Greek Words In English Including Scientific Terms

Author : Horace Addison Hoffman
ISBN : 9781445541495
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Everyday Words In Spanish

Author : Felicity Brooks
ISBN : 0794508812
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Invites young readers to find the items labeled in Spanish around the edges and other hidden articles in the intricate model scenes, and offers a list of the words with phonetic spellings and English translations.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Secret Life Of Words

Author : Henry Hitchings
ISBN : 9781848542617
Genre : History
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Communication is essential to our lives, but how often do we stop to think about where the words we use have come from? Have you ever thought about which words in English have been borrowed from Arabic, French or Dutch? Try admiral, landscape and marmalade just for starters. The Secret Life of Words is a wide-ranging account not only of the history of English, but also of how words witness history, reflect social change and remind us of our turbulent past. Henry Hitchings delves into our promiscuous language and reveals how and why it has absorbed words from more than 350 other languages many originating from the most unlikely of places, such as shampoo from Hindi and kiosk from Turkish. From the Norman Conquest to the present day, Hitchings narrates the story of English as an archive of our human experience and uncovers the secrets behind everyday words. This is a celebration of our language; after reading it, you will never again take the words we use for granted.
Category: History

English And Spanish Medical Words And Phrases

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ISBN : 1582552738
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English & Spanish Medical Words & Phrases, Third Edition is a handy, pocket-sized reference book covering important medical terms and phrases, including everyday words, patient-teaching terms and phrases, as well as crucial areas such as discharge teaching and systems assessment terms. It's the perfect resource for nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for Spanish-speaking patients. Anatomical illustrations are included to facilitate communication. Updates for the Third Edition include new chapters on medical equipment and supplies and nutrition and diet therapy, as well as a new appendix containing terms for complementary and alternative therapies.
Category: Medical

Using English Words

Author : P. Corson
ISBN : 9789401104258
Genre : Psychology
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Using English Words examines the impact that the life histories of people have on their vocabulary. Its starting point is the taken-for-granted fact that the vocabulary of English falls into two very different sections. Randolph Quirk mentions this striking incompatibility between the Anglo Saxon and the Latinate elements in English: "the familiar homely-sounding and typically very short words" that we learn very early in life and use for most everyday purposes; and "the more learned, foreign-sounding and characteristically rather long words" (1974, p. 138). It is mainly the second type of word that native speakers start learning relatively late in their use of English, usually in the adolescent years of education, and keep on learning. It is mainly the one type of word, rather than the other, that ESL/ EFL students have more difficulty with, depending on their language background. This book shows how discursive relations, outside education, 'position' people through their vocabularies. Some are prepared for easy entry into lifetime prospects of relative privilege and educational success, while others are denied entry. In writing this book, I share an aim with other writers who observe the many discontinuities that exist between discursive practices in communities outside schools, and the discursive demands that schools make (e. g. Hamilton et a1. [19931, Heath [1983], Luke [19941, Philips [1983], Romaine [1984], Scollon & Scollon [1981]).
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Author : Jane Sarnoff
ISBN : UOM:39015036768482
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Traces the origin of common American-English words and phrases. Also explains how the English language developed and words are formed.
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An Etymological Dictionary Of Modern English

Author : Ernest Weekley
ISBN : 0486218732
Genre : Reference
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Volume 1 of a two-volume work. This classic reference contains most of the more common words used in everyday English conversation, plus slang, archaic words and phrases, coined words and foreign words common in English. Roots are identified, cross-references to words with similar roots are listed and colloquial usages and alternate spellings are given. "Notable for its readable historical discussions, apt citations and jargonless clarity"--Saturday Review.
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