From a New York Times bestselling historian, the “truly revelatory” (Wall Street Journal) story of how the alphabet ordered our world
A Place for Everything is the first-ever history of alphabetization, from the Library of Alexandria to Wikipedia. Once we’ve learned our ABCs as children, few of us ever think of them again, but alphabetical order plays a material role in our adult lives.
With wry humor, historian Judith Flanders offers a fascinating history of how the alphabet ordered our world.
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Two distinguished linguists on language, the history of science, misplaced euphoria, surprising facts, and potentially permanent mysteries.
In The Secrets of Words, influential linguist Noam Chomsky and his longtime colleague Andrea Moro have a wide-ranging conversation, touching on such topics as language and linguistics, the history of science, and the relation between language and the brain.
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Since it was first published in 1984, the focus of the Japanese for Busy People series has always been to teach Japanese for effective communication.
As suggested in the title, this is a concise course for busy students who want to learn natural, spoken Japanese as efficiently as possible in a limited amount of time.
The new Japanese for Busy People: Revised 4th Edition is made up of three volumes: Book I, Book II, and Book III. Book I is available in both romanized and kana versions, similar to the Revised 3rd Edition.
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This book helps you to quickly learn the intermediate-level Chinese characters you need to know if you want to live or work in China, or progress to the next level with your language skills. Alongside 1200 closely-related vocabulary and phrases, it presents the characters in a series of 20 easy lessons giving clear pronunciations, English definitions and a writing guide showing you how the character is written.
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With The Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary: Revised and Expanded, learners finally have at their fingertips accurate and in-depth information on all the kanji prescribed by the Japanese government. In all, 3,002 characters 772 more than in the first edition fill its pages, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary of its kind.
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The course is structured around the concept of spending a year in Indonesia experiencing different seasonal events which bring the learner on a journey. In this way, the cultural and background information becomes a natural part of the understanding of the Indonesian language and helps you to place what you learn into context within a full narrative about life in Indonesia.
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This travel-sized Mandarin dictionary is ideal for any application where a handy and portable dictionary is required. Proving that big things come in small packages, Mini Mandarin Chinese Dictionary is packed with everything users need to communicate in Mandarin.
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Tuttle Pocket Thai Dictionary is the most up-to-date Thai pocket dictionary available. It contains a comprehensive range of contemporary Thai words and expressions, including the latest Internet and social media vocabulary.
This dictionary is specifically designed to meet the needs of English speakers who are studying or using Thai on a daily basis. It contains over 15,000 entries including all the vocabulary (in both directions) needed for everyday use.
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Tuttle Mini Japanese Dictionary is ideal for any application where a handy and portable dictionary is required. Intended for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Japan who wish to learn Japanese prior to their trip or as a Japanese language study reference. Mini Japanese Dictionary is an essential tool for communicating in Japanese. It's useful pocket-sized format and easy-to read type will make translating Japanese much easier.
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This compilation includes a mix of traditional folktales retold for a modern audience, as well as several well-known works of contemporary Philippine literature. Along the way, you will meet fabulous mythological characters like the Bagobo goddess Mebuyan and the shape-shifting Aswang. Other characters cope with day-to-day issues, such as the domestic worker who cannot find her keys and a beauty queen who leaves behind her comfortable city life in order to help peasants in the countryside.
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Comma Sense by Ellen Feld is your go-to book for all things grammar. Understand the rules of adverbs, punctuation, abbreviations, prepositions, and much more. Learn how to write technically, professionally, and personally.
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Comma Sense by Ellen Feld is a style guide for all things grammar. Learn the rules of adverbs, punctuation, abbreviations, prepositions, and much more. Feld shows you how to write technically, professionally, and personally.
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Build Mastery in Spanish Verbs for Confident Communication!
An essential foundation for learning Spanish is confidence in the use of its verbs. Spanish Verb Drills will help you overcome difficulties and lay the foundation for effective communication through clear explanations and rigorous practice. Your language skills will be strengthened as you become more fluent in your use of the correct tenses and verb forms.
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Building on the success of the English for Everyone program and DK’s Bilingual Visual Dictionary series, English for Everyone: Illustrated English Dictionary uses crystal-clear illustrations to show the meaning of over 10,000 words of English vocabulary.
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Now enhanced with audio recordings of exercise answers through the McGraw Hill Language Lab app, this bestselling guide to learning ESL is more helpful than ever. Based on tried-and-true method, Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners helps you develop your vocabulary and comprehension skills with practice in word building, analyzing new words, and using them in conversation.
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Gain the skills needed to converse in English with confidence!
Conversing comfortably in a new language can seem like a daunting task. This accessible guide will help you build the skills to communicate in English with confidence. The book is packed with crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises to help you hone your conversation skills. You’ll learn how to introduce yourself, make appointments, strike up conversations, and much more.
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The most comprehensive Spanish language guide available takes students from beginner level through to fluency!
This complete Spanish language program is a special 2-in-1 book, containing the bestselling The Ultimate Spanish 101 plus a second-semester program, Spanish 201, based on the authors’ bestselling The Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice. It covers everything required for basic conversational proficiency, from vocabulary and grammatical structures to audio exercises and drills to ensure proper pronunciation in speaking.
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