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English Laughs Best. 300 Fabulous Pun Jokes to Learn English
By Razvan S. Macovei
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 14 reviews)
An outstanding collection of 300 laugh-out-loud clean pun jokes to learn English. Full of idioms and phrases to use in everyday speech. Perfect to entertain yourself and your friends! Suitable for all ages and levels.
52: a year of subversive activity for the ELT classroom
By Lindsay Clandfield
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
This is an activity book for language teachers unlike any you have ever seen. 52 asks the question: can one new teaching idea per week make a difference? The authors use radical texts, subversive images and lateral thinking to suggest new ways of doing things inside the classroom and to prompt teachers and learners to think differently about the world outside the classroom.
English for Scammers
By Dorothy Zemach & Chuck Sandy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Curious why no one has claimed their UK lotto winnings from you? Why no one wants to call about the box of cash valued at (7,500,000 Dollars)? Why no one is responding to your PASSIONATE REQUEST FOR JOINT MUTUAL INVESTMENTS BENEFITS? This textbook analyzes common mistakes, drawn from genuine correspondence, and helps you improve your writing to be appropriate for standard business correspondence.
Off the Top of My Head - 300 American Workplace Idioms for People Who Speak English as a Second Language
By Jonathan Homa
Price: Free! Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Speak the language of the American workplace. 305 colorful and commonly used American workplace expressions are organized into twenty categories like "Working Smart" and "Thinking and Imagining". Each expression or idiom is accompanied by a brief explanation, a fun illustration and several examples of use.
Speakening: English and Spanish for Serious Students
By John DePonte
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
(5.00 from 1 review)
Speakening: English and Spanish for Serious Students is a dual-language course in English and Spanish using brief dialogues as the means to achieving fluency in both languages. The dialogues, called Exchanges, present all the sentence structures necessary for understanding the grammar of both languages. This grammar is acquired the way we acquire the grammar of our mother tongue: naturally.
English Lithuanian Joke Book
By Jeremy Taylor
Series: Language Learning Joke Books, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: Lithuanian. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pirkti ar nepirkti? Štai koks klausimas. Be abejo, spręsti Jums, tačiau tik pagalvokite – ši knygelė: prailgins Jūsų gyvenimą, nes juokas – tai sveikata; palengvins anglų kalbos mokymąsi; padės suderinti malonumą su nauda; bus puikiausia dovana, kam bedovanotumėte. Be abejo, pirkti
Anglicko- Slovenská Kniha Vtipov
By Jeremy Taylor
Series: Language Learning Joke Books, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: Slovak. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kniha plná vtipov pre vsetkych, co sa chcu valat smiechom a popritom pochytit anglictinu. It is also great for English speakers who want to improve their Slovak.
English Portuguese Joke Book
By Jeremy Taylor
Series: Language Learning Joke Books, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Portuguese
(5.00 from 1 review)
The English Portuguese Joke Book is a collection of 100 jokes in very easy English with Portuguese translations and there is also some vocabulary to help Portuguese readers. 100 jokes for only $2.99! That's less than 3 cents a joke! It's not only educational - it's a lot of fun as well! Some of the jokes are a little risqué but anyone over the age of 16 shouldn't blush while reading it.
For Lovers of English - 100 English Abbreviations
By Jeremy Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 1 review)
A friend of mine once told me that the English language is being taken over by T.L.A.s I confess I had to ask her what T.L.A.s were. “Three Letter Abbreviations!”. I should have guessed. In a way, she was right. Abbrevations, and not just T.L.A.s, are everywhere: You can see them on the BBC and CNN; and if you’re P.D.Q. you can read about them on A.O.L.
For Lovers of English - 100 English Proverbs
By Jeremy Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 1 review)
Good to see that you have an interest in English proverbs. They appear in all areas of life, offering sage advice to help us get on with people and stay healthy, wealthy and wise. In this little collection there are 100 proverbs divided up into ten chapters with ten proverbs in each chapter in a fun quiz format to test your knowledge.
How to Actually Remember Vocabulary: 51 Strategies for Language Learners
By Erin O'Reilly
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Foreign Languages
(5.00 from 1 review)
Overwhelmed with words? Achieve your goal of mastering vocabulary in your second language with these simple strategies. Learn how to optimize study time and maximize your ability to recall vocabulary.
Word Wizard : GRE Vocabulary With Memory Tricks
By Prasad Raju V V N R Pathapati
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,440. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Test preparation
(5.00 from 1 review)
Welcome to the Dr Raju’s world of Memory tricks that introduce proven techniques into vocabulary learning experience.In this book approximately 2000 words with Vocabulary Memory tricks are designed for anyone wishing to build a stronger vocabulary. However, they are particularly recommended for students studying for Scholastic Aptitude test (SAT), and Graduate Record Examination (GRE), and TOEFL.
Principles of Written English, Workbook 1
By Maggie Sokolik
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
(5.00 from 1 review)
This workbook accompanies the online course, College Writing 2.1x, Principles of Written English, the first of a series of three courses offered by College Writing Programs of the University of California, Berkeley through edX.org. This workbook offers additional ways to practice writing, editing, and reviewing the materials for the online course.
Teaching English: 10 Proven Ways to Make Shy Students Talk Now
By Greg Strandberg
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when none of your English students will talk? How do you convince shy students to say more than 2 words? Why on earth did you decide to become an ESL teacher? I’ve asked myself those questions before, many times in fact during the 5 years I was an ESL teacher in China. It sucked. This book will tell you what to do about it, with no BS, no false promises, and ideas that work.
Fifty Ways to Practice Speaking: Tips for ESL/EFL Students
By Belinda Young-Davy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This book is for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve speaking skills. By applying these methods, you will speak more correctly and more fluently. You don't need to be in an English-speaking country or in an English class to use this book. However, students already in a class can improve their speaking more quickly and easily.
How To Learn English Or Any Other Language. Rapidly and Effectively.
By Christopher Rehm
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Miscellaneous
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A book that will teach you how to learn any langauge, in months instead of years. how to master basic grammar in one work day, and be speaking to people in anywhere from a few days to 2 weeks.
A Mango for the Teacher: Running the Beach and Running a School in Cancun's Early Days
By Deborah Susan Frisch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.00 from 1 review)
Deborah, a spirited young teacher of English as a Second Language, flees NYC's ’70 fiscal crisis, heading for Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. Her destination? A small hamlet/construction camp adjoining a spectacular undeveloped beach: Cancún. Hilarious experiences follow harrowing ones as a class for four becomes a school for four hundred. Then come love, adventure and misadventure too.
English Grammar Exercises
By Tanzil Al Gazmir
Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(4.00 from 1 review)
Free English grammar exercises, rules, lessons, worksheets, games, quiz and tests online. Learn English grammar & practice.
Winners Speak Globish
By Elizabeth Noble
Price: $7.75 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
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.