Books tagged: usage

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So You Want to be an Author?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
English usage and grammar textbooks, at least those volumes when in paper print, are so big, so heavy…so complete. Students toting books and laptops in backpacks need relief, just as home authors can use more space on their reference bookshelves. So You Want To Be an Author? takes up little space and weight but most importantly provides immediate answers.
Dictionary of English Irregular Verbs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
An alphabetic list of verbs that goes far beyond the standard paradigm of three parts: "ride, rode, ridden". This book lists eleven parts, setting out differences in use and meaning between words like "shrunk, shrunken" and "passed, past". It lists irregular nouns like "liar" and distinguishes passive participles like "beaten" from those with active meanings like "fallen".
Rants: Online Essays by E. G. Fabricant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 770. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
What you’re buying into here are a series of 13 essays I posted as 35 blog entries to my website between the end of 2005 and just before the November 2010 election. Most of the first 32 were published weekly throughout 2006 and are organized around 13 distinct themes; the last three were random, and later. My personal therapy will be your burden--and amusement.
Practical Words. Practical Pronunciation.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A guide with practical words, and with easy-to-follow pronunciation models, for ESL students at all levels.
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.