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Idioms & Phrases: A Concise Dictionary
Series: Great Oratory. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Idioms and phrases are used extensively in literature, particularly in drama and fiction. In satirical or humorous fiction, the inclusion of phrases and idioms is almost inevitable.
No Mistakes Grammar, Volume II, Misused Words for Business
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,650. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
We’re back! That’s right. Back and at it again. And there’s an unexpected surprise. We have more redundancies, more expressions, and more mixed-up word news.
Military & Nautical Phrases: Etymology: The Origins of Nautical & Military Phrases
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Reference » Etymology
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Freezing the Balls of a Brass Monkey, Money for Old Rope, Swinging the Lead, Turn a Blind Eye and hundreds more idioms and phrases with military origins. Why do we say these things and how did they become part of our language?
U.S. Culture through Film for ESL: Romance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This photocopiable e-book is a collection of three film guides intended for use in an adult ESL environment. The materials are appropriate for high-intermediate and advanced English language learners. All three film guides include essential vocabulary sections, discussion questions for previewing purposes, and questions based on the plot of each film. A skeleton lesson plan is included as well.
1,000 Words for English Learners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
1,000 Words for English Learners is a self-study reference book for intermediate, advanced and master English learners. It helps you use English fluently and quickly when talking to people who speak English well. It is packed with clear explanations of words, well-written sample sentences, and plenty of useful exercises with answers. It also contains 100 tips for studying English.
123 English idioms. Volume 1.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
This ebook is mainly for the readers who learn English as the second language. It is the first volume of the series titled: '123 English idioms' and it contains 123 common English idioms with explanations in English along with a large number of 1230 sentences showing the context in which the idioms can be used. Each idiom is illustrated by 10 sentences.
Ballun Pingut 2
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: Maltese. Published: May 24, 2014 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The second edition of Ballun Pingut comprises 1400 terms and expressions in the Maltese language, all linked to the world of soccer. The author explains the terms and gives them in alphabetical order. The book can interest different audiences such as those who love the Maltese language and those who form part of the soccer world.
China Simplified: Language Gymnastics
Series: China Simplified. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Language expert Katie Lu and China veteran Stewart Lee Beck lead readers on an entertaining journey through the most fascinating elements of Chinese and show how language is the key to the gates of China.
Proud as a Peacock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Words, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
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Mrs. Wordlover continues presenting idioms to her students. In this story, she doesn’t use a word game. She introduces peafowl. And she actually uses some photos. She supplies the facts. Then she lets the students apply these facts. They ocome to an understanding of the idiom. Her idiom of the day is “proud as a peacock.”
1,000 Words for Business English Learners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,190. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
1,000 Words for Business English Learners is a self-study reference book for intermediate, advanced and master English learners. It helps you use English confidently and correctly when speaking with your business partners. It is packed with clear explanations of words, well-written sample sentences, and plenty of useful exercises with answers. It contains free tips for business writing.