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Winners Speak Globish
By Elizabeth Noble
Price: $7.75 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
If you use English that's too dense or too subtle,YOU COULD BE LOSING BUSINESS! Only 5% of English spoken in the world is among native speakers. More than a billion global citizens are looking for a simplified form of English. "Whether you are delivering a speech,negotiating a contract or doing business in another country, Globish is the answer and this book is your guide." Dan Poynter.
101 Common Japanese Idioms in Plain English
By Clay Boutwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Once one zooms beyond the basics of a language, idiomatic expressions, proverbs, and slang can provide the spice to keep motivation up and progress going forward. This ebook will introduce 101 of the most common Japanese idioms.
Word SHOTS
By Arthur Weil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
Arthur Weil has written a wonderful collection of short aphorisms and sayings. They are easy-to-read comments and idioms on life that cheer a person up and that anybody can relate to. Arthur has a wonderful gift for seeing through ordinary life into the soul. His verses and sayings are amusing, clever and poignant, and make one smile and reflect on the most important aspects of everyday life.
Really Useful English Idioms
By Darcy Vallance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Short texts, funny cartoons, and clear definitions help you understand and learn 140 common English idioms. Quick review exercises help you remember them. This useful and entertaining ebook is for intermediate and advanced learners. Topics include friends and family, work and business, dating and romance, thinking and learning, and much more. Read, enjoy and learn.
200 More Japanese Idioms
By Clay Boutwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Once one zooms beyond the basics of a language, idiomatic expressions, proverbs, and slang can provide the spice to keep motivation up and progress going forward. This ebook will introduce 200 of the most common Japanese idioms.
ESL and Adult Learners of English CAN WRITE RIGHT!
By Frank Gerace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A help for new learners of English who want to improve their writing. The author bases his approach on his experience as a teacher of adult immigrants in a NYC college. Before getting to a practical method of starting to write, he reviews basic grammar and spelling, followed by a look at style and usage. The book has exercises with answers for all of the points of grammar dealt with in the book.
English Idioms And Expressions For Everyone, Yes, Even You!
By Reza Mashayekhi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A collection of English idioms and expressions, and the origins of some of these expressions. Humorous illustrations and some interesting proverbs from other cultures are also included. This is a useful and fun book for anyone who speaks English, and will be referred to for many years to come. It is a great gift for a friend, or a fitting addition to your coffee table or office waiting room.
Quotations and Popular Expressions as Literature
By Ken Green
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This low cost eBook is an excellent way for teachers and counselors of young people to kick-start an effort to encourage worthy and educational reading in the form of easily digestible short snippets. Reading quotations and sayings easily available constitutes an excellent study of literature and helps develop straight thinking in young people and increased wisdom in older individuals.
A Collection of Proverbs, Adages and Idioms
By Linda Alchin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by Melissa Russell. Category: Fiction
Proverbs are short, but memorable sayings, based on an important fact of experience that is considered true by many people. Adages which describe a rule of conduct are also known as known as "maxims". An Idiom is a common, everyday phrase or expression or saying whose meaning cannot be understood by the individual words or elements. A huge collection of famous Proverbs, Adages and Idioms.
117 Most Common English Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
By Zhanna Hamilton
Series: 117 Most Common English Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Idioms are an essential part of the English language. It’s easy to get lost in translation if you do not know the meanings of these everyday phrases. Inspired By English brings you a collective work about 117 of the most commonly used English idioms and phrasal verbs. This guide provides a short and memorable meaning for each common phrase along with three real world examples of how they are used.