"A must for any student of the English language and is still my first port of call whenever I need a question answering. It gives a good background on all periods of the English language and is written"... (read full reviews)
"This is an extremely entertaining pair of books on the interesting, amusing and unusual intricacies of the English language. The two themes hold the narrative together such that they are not just a"... (read full reviews)
"One of the best books I've read in 2012. I've already given away one copy, and lent my second copy to a friend, who has also enjoyed it! If you love language, you're likely to like this. David"... (read full reviews)
"Covers so much that I needed to know.
Helped me to appreciate and understand, just what I needed to do,to communicate properly.
Doesn't just cover signing , covers aspects of the deaf culture also.
A"... (read full reviews)
"A really helpful book, it compares Aramaic words with the equivalent Hebrew, making it easier to remember them. It refers throughout to the Rosthental book, but you don't need to have Rosthental. The"... (read full reviews)
"It took me five months to study this most up to date book on the linguistics of British Sign Language, and was certainly worth the time.
I would recommend it to anyone learning BSL at any level. You"... (read full reviews)
"My university lecturer recommended this book and so I thought I'd give it a go and I'm so glad I did! This book has the complete conjugation of hundreds of French verbs and having them all in one book"... (read full reviews)
"Ah, so you found it. Well done you. Took me three attempts in all. Etymogoligosh? Etymology.com? Etymologicon! Seems to me that someone in the publisher’s marketing department should have sent a stiff"... (read full reviews)
"The English Wordsmith 9780956736406
The Financial Times. Sue Cameron's Notebook 15 June 2011 F-word writ large Floccinaucinihilipilification the mot juste for what many people feel about politics."... (read full reviews)
"I borrowed this book initially from a library then had to go out and buy it. An indispensable work for all those who love to read widely and wish to access works written in languages they cannot"... (read full reviews)
"The Cambridge Encylopedia has the remarkable ability to interest and appeal to those with in depth knowledge of the English language and to those who are simply fascinated by words and puzzled by"... (read full reviews)
"Fabulous book that we've now bought. Originally borrowed from our local library, my 5 year old kept getting it renewed. Probably the best, older children's, book we found for our child who is"... (read full reviews)
"The only dictionary for anyone studying Arabic. A masterpiece in it's composition, comprehensiveness and accuracy. The only caveat being, that one must have a good grasp of the basic rules of verb"... (read full reviews)
"Very funny - an excellent stocking-filler or small present for anyone with a sense of humour. Genuine examples of mistranslations from around the globe. My favourite: In a doctor's office in"... (read full reviews)
"This is the first major BSL/English dictionary to be published and contains over 1800 photographed sign entries. Each entry is notated with a description of how to produce the sign and a guide to its"... (read full reviews)
""Introducing Linguistics" is an informative and very interesting read which covers all the basics and more. Set out clearly with illustrations, the layout makes this book a delight to read!A"... (read full reviews)
"This is a later edition of a classic work first published in 1856, followed by a second edition, much expanded by the author, in 1875. It was republished by Asian Educational Services of New Delhi in"... (read full reviews)
"Fairclough's exploration of the language of politics is that very rare thing: at once both scholarly and accessable. This book will open your eyes to how ideologicaly loaded even the simplest"... (read full reviews)
"English for Journalists is an absolute must for a trainee journalist or even for an experienced one. It's a handy reference guide when you can't remember grammar rules or spelling of a word. It also"... (read full reviews)