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ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

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1 CAMPBELL, REV. PAUL E.; MACNICKLE, SISTER MARY DOINATIUS. Voyages In English 5.
Loyola University Press, Chicago: 1958. 40th Anniversary Commemorative Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Promotes teaching the English language as a group activity in which each child takes an interest in what the other children are saying. 
Price: 23.28 USD
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2 CLAIBORNE, ROBERT. The Roots Of English: A Reader's Handbook Of Work Origins.
Times Book, New York: 1989. Book Club Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The English Language has far more words than any other tongue on earth. Anyone at all interested in this extraordinary tongue must at some point have wondered where on earth all these words came from. Here is a book that will e nable you to find out. Includes an Index of English Words. 
Price: 7.55 USD
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3 COON, HORACE. Speak Better - Write Better English: What You Can Do With Words; What Words Can Do For You.
The New American Library, New York: 1955. A Signet Key Book. Second Printing. s Softcover. Fair condition. 
The ability to express yourself clearly is a priceless asset in business and private life. Here is a book that will help you communicate more effectively with those around you, show you how to acquire more poise and self confidence -- by using the right word at the right time. "The millions who will ultimately read Speak Better -- Write Better - English will receive the benefits of power through words, and thereby strengthen their prospects for material and spiritual success." -- T. V. Smith, Maxwell Professor of Citizenship & Philosophy, Syracuse University 
Price: 3.75 USD
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4 FLAVELL, LINDA & ROGER. Dictionary Of Proverbs And Their Origins.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 1997. Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Traces the origins and histories of over 400 proverbs, detailing their meaning and usage. Changes of meaning and usage that have affected the life of each proverb are also cited. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.13 USD
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5 GLAZIER, STEPHEN. Random House Word Menu.
Random House, New York: 1997. 0679449639 / 9780679449638 Revised and Updated Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
This is the ultimate language reference for inexperienced and proficient writers alike - Students, Learners of English, Creative Writers, Journalists, Business Executives, and Office Professionals. "Stephen Glazier . . . was a modern Roget . . ." - William Safire, The New York Times 
Price: 9.60 USD
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6 KENNEDY, X.J.; KENNEDY, DOROTHY M.; HOLLADAY, SYLVIA A. The Compact Bedford Guide For College Writers.
St. Martin's Press, Boston: 1997. 0312148461 / 9780312148461 First printing. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. Spiral bound. 
This book is a process-oriented rhetoric that involves students immediately and repeatedly in the act of writing. Includes an index. 
Price: 22.80 USD
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7 LANHAM, RICHARD A. Revising Prose.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1979. 0684159872 / 9780684159874 Second Printing. s Softcover. Fair condition. Cover has slight scratches. 
America's current epidemic verbal ineptitude comes on two levels, rudimentary and stylistic. The rudimentary level is caused by a failure to teach simple functional literacy. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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8 LEDERER, RICHARD; THOMPSON, BILL (ILLUSTRATIONS). Anguished English: An Anthology Of Accidental Assaults On The English Language.
Gibbs Smith, Layton: 2006. 0941711811 / 9780941711814 Revised Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Filled with accidental misuses of language that will delight and entretain you. This book has the student bloopers, dangling modifiers, misread headlines, and malapropisms imaginable. "Richard Lederer is the true king of language comedy. Anguished English is the funniest book I have ever read." - Sidney Sheldon 
Price: 10.31 USD
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9 LUNSFORD, ANDREA A.; JOHN J. RUSKIEWICZ & KEITH WALTERS. Everything's An Argument: With Readings.
Bedford /St. Martin's Press, Boston/New York: 2000. 5th Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Designed to help students make persuasive arguments in a world where that ability grows ever more essential. Includes an Index. "The best argument book availabe for AP English Language . . . Its lively style makes it much more readable than most of the other texts I have used or reviewed." -- Paul Stevenson, Edison Preparatory School, Tulsa, Oklahoma 
Price: 23.70 USD
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10 MARQUES, AMADEU. Happiness.
Editora Atica, Sao Paulo: 2005. First Readers Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Designed for Portuguese speaking children as an introduction to English. Easy to read, interesting to talk about and delightful stories written in simple, natural English, keeping to a 300-400 word vocabulary and using only basic language structures. 
Price: 7.13 USD
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11 MARQUES, AMADEU. Say It Right! Guia Pratico De Pronuncia.
Disal Editora, Alphaville: 2007. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Exercises in English pronunciation for speakers of Portuguese. Em Ingles existem inumeras armadilhas de pronuncia que causam dificuldades e levam a erros grosseiros e ate comicos. Say It Right! trata dessas dificuldades de form pratica e destina-se a pessoas que aprenderam Ingles desenvolvendo e fixando vocabularia atraves da leitura. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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12 MARQUES, AMADEU. Snowball ( Em Portuguese Do Brasil ): Exercisios Praticos De Aquisicao, Fixacao, Reciclagem E Desenvolvimento Do Vocabulario Basico Em Ingles.
Disal Editora, Alphaville: 2008. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Basic English vocabulary for speakers of Portuguese. Mais de 3.000 palavras utilizadas com maior frequencia. 
Price: 174.80 USD
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13 MCCORMACK, CATHERINE. Hippocrene Language And Travel Guide To Britain.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 1994. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
It has been said that the United States and Great Britain are two countries divided by a common language. Despite the overwhelming similarities between the two versions of English, there are many disparities including differences in punctuation, pronunciation and usage. Hippocrene's Language and Travel Guide to Britain exposes these distinctions, explores their derivations and leaves the reader well equipped to converse with the Brits. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.62 USD
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14 MCKNIGHT, GEORGE H. English Words And Their Background.
D. Appleton-Century Co., New York: 1923. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition with previous owner's signature on front end paper. Pencil underlining on some pages. 
Interesting discussion of the background of words used everyday. This book aims to introduce the reader to what has been called "The interesting World of Words." Includes an Index. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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15 MOORE, SAMUEL & KNOTT, THOMAS A.; HULBERT, JAMES R. (REVISED BY). The Elements Of Old English: Elementary Grammar, Reference Grammar, And Reading Selections.
The George Wahr Publishing Co., Ann Arbor: 1965. Tenth Edition: Revised, Enlarged, and Corrected. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This book is divided into three sections. The first section, "Elementary Grammar," addresses things such as pronunciation, noun declensions, and conjugations of strong and weak verbs. The second section, "Reference Grammar," addresses phonology, morphology, and more on conjugation. The final section offers a list of texts, including Harrowing of Hell, Legend of St. Andrew, Aelric's Pentateuch, Alfred's Orosius, Bede's Ecclesiastical History, The Forty Soldiers, Beowulf, and others. Additionally, a glossary is included. 
Price: 27.74 USD
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16 NEWMAN, EDWIN. Strictly Speaking: Will America Be The Death Of English?
Warner Books, New York: September 1975. 0446798983 / 9780446798983 s Softcover. Reading copy. Cocked spine. 
One man's funny war against loose talk. "A witty book . . . the author knows what he's speaking about...it should be read by every person who uses English at work or play...buy it!" - The New York Times. Includes an Index. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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17 NEWMAN, EDWIN. Strictly Speaking: Will America Be The Death Of English?
Warner Books, New York: September 1975. 0446798983 / 9780446798983 s Softcover. Reading copy. 
"A witty book...the author knows what he's speaking about...it should be read by every person who uses English at work or play...buy it!" -New York Times. Includes an Index. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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18 NEWMAN, EDWIN. Strictly Speaking: Will America Be The Death Of English?
Warner Books, New York: September 1975. 0446798983 / 9780446798983 s Softcover. Reading copy. 
One man's funny war against loose talk. "A witty book...the author knows what he's speaking about...it should be read by every person who uses English at work or play...buy it!" - The New York Times. Includes an Index. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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19 PATTERSON, R. F. (EDITOR). New Websters Dictionary.
Paradise Press, Florida: 2001. Revised, Abridged Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy with some dog earing and stain to edge of a few pieces as wells creasing. 
Clear, easy to read type. 
Price: 5.23 USD
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20 STAFF. The Vest-pock Writer's Companion.
Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston: 1987. 0395454032 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
A concise guide to writing effectively for business, school, or home. A spelling guide. 
Price: 9.07 USD
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