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  • Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style

    The UK Edition

    by Benjamin Dreyer

    'An utterly delightful book to read, Dreyer's English will stand among the classics on how to use the English language properly.' ELIZABETH STROUT'A complete joy. For those who care about words - and for those who don't - Dreyer's English is the book we have all been waiting for. Wise, funny, no-nonsense, stylish and brilliantly practical.' RACHEL JOYCE_____________An indispensable, New York ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Dictionary of Clichés

    A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes

    by Christine Ammer

    The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Clichés features more than four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Author Christine Ammer explores the phrases and terms that enliven our language and uncovers expressions that have long been considered dead. With each entry, she includes a thorough definition, origin of the term, and an ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Word Power Made Easy

    The Complete Handbook for Building a Superior Vocabulary

    by Norman Lewis

    The most effective vocabulary builder in the English language provides a simple, step-by-step method that will increase your knowledge and mastery of written and spoken English. Word Power Made Easy does more than just add words to your vocabulary. It teaches ideas and a method of broadening your knowledge as an integral part of the vocabulary building process.Do you always use the right word? Can ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Spanish Made Simple

    Revised and Updated

    by Judith Nemethy

    series Made Simple
    With more than 2.5 million copies in print, Spanish Made Simple is the bestselling title in the Made Simple series.For years, this trusted guide has led students, tourists, and business travelers step-by-step through the basic vocabulary and grammar of this most-studied foreign language. Thoroughly revised and updated for our increasingly bilingual world, this new edition features verb conjugation ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Complete Indonesian Beginner to Intermediate Course

    Learn to read, write, speak and understad a new language with Teach Yourself

    by Eva Nyimas and 2 more

    series Complete Languages
    Are you looking for a complete course in Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Indonesian will guarantee success!Fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive, with complete online audio support. You can still rely on the benefits of a ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • 101 Collective Nouns

    by Jennifer Cossins

    A beautifully illustrated picture book featuring 101 full-colour animal illustrations, each with its very own collective noun - from the 2017 CBCA shortlisted author/illustrator of A-Z of Endangered Animals.A tribe of kiwis? A smack of jellyfish? A wisdom of wombats?Come along an illustrated journey through the animal kingdom with Tasmanian artist Jennifer Cossins. Featuring 101 full-colour animal ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Because Internet

    Understanding how language is changing

    by Gretchen McCulloch

    THE ACCLAIMED NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.Have you ever puzzled over how to punctuate a text message? Wondered where memes came from? Fret no more: Because Internet is the perfect book for understanding how the internet is changing the English language, why that's a good thing, and what our online interactions reveal about who we are.'McCulloch is such a disarming writer - lucid, friendly, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Behave Badly in Renaissance Britain

    by Ruth Goodman

    Historian and popular BBC TV presenter Ruth Goodman, author of How to Be a Tudor, offers up a history of Renaissance Britain – the offensive language, insulting gestures, insolent behaviour, brawling and scandal of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries – with practical tips on just how to horrify the Tudor neighbours. From royalty to peasantry, every age has its bad eggs, those who break all the ... Read more

    $10.00 AUD

  • English for the Natives

    Discover the Grammar You Don't Know You Know

    by Harry Ritchie

    'My first English lesson was grammar with the terrifying Mrs Petrie. She spent the entire time marching up and down the classroom, thwacking various items of school furniture with a ruler while she banged on about the ING part of the verb. I sat there, vibrating with fear, desperately trying to figure out what on earth she could mean. Irregular Negative Gerund? Intransitive Nominative Genitive? It ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Spell It Out

    The singular story of English spelling

    by David Crystal

    Why is there an 'h' in ghost? William Caxton, inventor of the printing press and his Flemish employees are to blame: without a dictionary or style guide to hand in fifteenth century Bruges, the typesetters simply spelled it the way it sounded to their foreign ears, and it stuck. Seventy-five per cent of English spelling is regular but twenty-five per cent is complicated, and in Spell It Out our ... Read more

    $15.17 AUD

  • Plain Words

    by Rebecca Gowers and 1 more

    'Be short, be simple, be human.'When Sir Ernest Gowers first wrote Plain Words, it was intended simply as a guide to the proper use of English for the Civil Service. Within a year, however, its humour, charm and authority had made it a bestseller. Since then it has never been out of print.Six decades on, writer Rebecca Gowers has created a new edition of this now-classic work that both revises and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • For Who the Bell Tolls

    by David Marsh

    For Who the Bell Tolls is a book that explains the grammar that people really need to know, such as the fact that an apostrophe is the difference between a company that knows its s*** and a company that knows it's s***, or the importance of capital letters to avoid ambiguity in such sentences as 'I helped my Uncle Jack off his horse.'David Marsh's lifelong mission has been to create order out of ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Essential Italian Verbs: Teach Yourself

    by Maria Bonacina

    series Teach Yourself Language Reference
    Is this the right course for me?Essential Italian Verbs is the course for you if you need help with your study of Italian. This fully revised edition of our best-selling course now comes with free downloadable audio support containing hints on how to learn verbs effectively.The aim of this book is to help you improve your command of Italian by focusing on one aspect of language learning that ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Complete Dutch Beginner to Intermediate Course

    Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself

    by Gerdi Quist and 1 more

    This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding double CD.- You can purchase the book and double CD as a pack (ISBN: 9781444102383)- The double CD is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444102475)(copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products)Are you looking for a complete course in Dutch which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • French Vocabulary for English Speakers - 7000 Words

    by Andrey Taranov

    7000-WORD ENGLISH-FRENCH VOCABULARYThe knowledge of approximately 7000 words makes it possible to understand authentic French texts. Combining vocabulary with conversational practice, you will be able to produce fluent phrases and express your thoughts smoothly and accurately. You will find it easy and natural to talk about various everyday topics. This knowledge and ability will help you to ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD

  • Complete Croatian Beginner to Intermediate Course

    Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself

    by David Norris and 1 more

    This product is most effective when used in conjunction with the corresponding audio support.- You can purchase the book and audio support as a pack (ISBN: 9781444102321)- The audio support is also sold separately (ISBN: 9781444102420)(copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find these products)Are you looking for a complete course in Croatian which takes you effortlessly from ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Grammar: Know Your Shit or Know You're Shit

    by Joanne Adams

    ‘Let’s eat Grandma’ OR ‘Let’s eat, Grandma’?This fun yet informative book offers bite-sized tips and advice on everything you need to know about grammar – including common misspellings, how to use punctuation correctly, applying the right tense – and will turn you from a logophobe to a grammarphile in no time! ... Read more

    $6.26 AUD

  • Italian Grammar You Really Need To Know

    Teach Yourself

    by Anna Proudfoot

    series Teach Yourself Language Reference
    Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns andstructures are reinforced and contextualized through authenticmaterials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly,but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate."Italian Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain theintuition you need to become a confident communicator in your newlanguage. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Complete Gaelic Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio Course

    Learn to read, write, speak and understand a new language with Teach Yourself

    by Boyd Robertson and 1 more

    Are you looking for a complete course in Gaelic which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Gaelic will guarantee success!This edition is fully updated to reflect the published spelling conventions, and has complete audio support online.The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • German Vocabulary for English Speakers - 9000 Words

    by Andrey Taranov

    9000-WORD ENGLISH-GERMAN VOCABULARYKnowing and understanding around 9000 German words will give you the ability to read and write with only the minimal use of a dictionary. This knowledge will foster your ability to express your thoughts during conversation in a precise and accurate way.With a little practice and with the added help and experience of having viewed many German films, you will be ... Read more

    $12.75 AUD

  • Essential Italian Vocabulary: Teach Yourself

    by Mike Zollo

    series Teach Yourself Language Reference
    Essential Italian Vocabulary is the course for you if you need help with your study of Italian. This fully revised edition of our best-selling course now comes with free downloadable audio support containing hints on how to learn vocabulary effectively. Unlike a phrasebook or a dictionary, Essential Italian Vocabulary will take your existing knowledge and build on it systematically and organically ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Complete Hindi Beginner to Intermediate Course

    Enhanced Ebook

    by Rupert Snell and 1 more

    Are you looking for a complete course in Hindi which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Hindi will guarantee success!The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Princesses Practice Sight Words - 7 Books in 1!

    by Nicole Adele Spry

    series Princess Sight Word Flash Card Series
    Princesses Practice Sight Words - 7 Books in 1!These pretty princess flash cards contain seven books of Sight Words & Sight Nouns!So what are sight words? Sight words are words that children need to learn to identify "on sight" in order to become capable readers. These special words can be known by many different names including high-frequency words, Dolch words, Fry words, Star Words, Wall Words ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Dutch vocabulary for English speakers - 9000 words

    by Andrey Taranov

    9000-WORD ENGLISH-DUTCH VOCABULARYKnowing and understanding around 9000 Dutch words will give you the ability to read and write with only the minimal use of a dictionary. This knowledge will foster your ability to express your thoughts during conversation in a precise and accurate way. With a little practice and with the added help and experience of having viewed many Dutch films, you will be ... Read more

    $12.75 AUD