Books tagged: linguistics

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Το όνειρο του Γιαννίρη
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 121,260. Language: Greek. Published: January 17, 2013 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Στο μυθιστόρημα "Το όνειρο του Γιαννίρη" σύμφωνα με την ομολογία του Γιάννη Ψυχάρη, έχουμε την ψυχολογία της δόξας και της αγάπης.
Στον ίσκιο του πλατάνου
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,910. Language: Greek. Published: January 17, 2013 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Το έργο "Στον ίσκιο του πλατάνου" είναι μια συλλογή διηγημάτων, που γι' αυτήν χαρακτηριστικά ο Γιάννης Ψυχάρης έλεγε ότι μπορούν να διαβαστούν στον ίσκιο του πλάτανου μακριά απ' τη ζέστα του ήλιου.
Conventions of (American) English
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
This textbook focuses on linguistics. It's the first in a series of four language-arts textbooks and is intended for students who may wish to review syntax, usage, spelling and mechanics. I share the view that languages are human inventions; but I also recognize that each culture must maintain linguistic standards which create a common bond among its members. Understanding leads to group harmony.
Super Intelligence: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology
It is surmised that the brain can utilize multiple imaginative processes based on a number of sensory organs: eyes, ears, nose and vocalization. Evidence is offered from human experience to support this and methodology to achieve the goal is suggested.
Wacky News Names: Monikers that make you smirk
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Wacky News Names is the cure for anybody having a down day. The names are all real, funny and really funny. They are thought-provoking because they've launched their owners on inescapable career paths and the rest of us into fits of laughter.
When Rupert Murdoch Came to Tea: A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is acclaimed linguist and author David Nunan’s fascinating account of growing up in the Australian outback in the 1950s and 1960s. (Publisher’s note: Spellings and vocabulary are Australian English; a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to North Americans is provided at the back of the book.)
The Why & How of Bible Translation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
The 28 story-based articles, grouped in 3 sections tell why the Bible needs to be translated, how it is translated, and what God is doing to accelerate Bible translation around the world. The author and his wife learned an unwritten Brazilian indigenous language by living among the people for 2 decades. They developed an alphabet and translated a large part of the Bible into the people's language.
100 Unique Proverbs of Tunisia
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Pragmatics
A unique collection of Tunisian proverbs: Enjoyable, instructive, fun-to-share proverbs. Highly recommended to everyone, especially word and semantics lovers. After research, Carefully selected proverbs, translated as faithfully as possible, The author has deliberately chosen not to explain the proverbs, inviting the reader to use his/her own imagination and powerful interpretative skills!
Lahaja Mpya Za Lugha Ya Kiswahili
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: Swahili. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » African Languages
Lahaja mpya za lugha ya kiswahili zimetokea huko kwenye miji na vituo vya biashara vya bara ya Afrika ya mashariki
Reborn to Endless Night: Fragments from the Life of Anu Vijara
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Calcutta, 1883. When Anu Vijara enters an opium den, trying to quell his craving, he happens upon Arthur Pennington, a weary Englishman. Their chance encounter creates a dilemma Anu never anticipated, forcing him to confront both his long, torturous past and his current predicament. Arthur will learn about humanity's hidden history, knowledge that will alter his future. If he has one.