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English Communication for Scientists
by J. Doumont - NPG Education , 2010
This book is a brief guide on how to communicate more effectively in English, no matter how much previous experience you have. Although it was developed with non-native speakers of English in mind, it should prove useful for native speakers, too.
Business English: A Practice Book
by Rose Buhlig - D.C. Heath & Co. , 1914
The author's aim has been to teach the art of using words in such a way as to make people think and act. To do this she has applied the principles of literary composition to the highly complex and ever increasing problems of our business life.
Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases
by Grenville Kleiser , 1910
A practical handbook of pertinent expressions, literary, commercial, conversational, and oratorical terms, for the embellishment of speech and literature, and the improvement of the vocabulary of those persons who read, write, and speak English.
English in Use
- Wikibooks , 2011
This is a book about the actual use of the English language. It features sections about types of grammar, punctuation and formality. This wikibook is intended for use by native speakers or advanced learners of English as a second language.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English
by H. W. Fowler - The Clarendon Press , 1919
This is the 1919 edition, which in its own province and on its own scale uses the materials and follows the methods by which the Oxford editors have revolutionized lexicography. The book is designed as a dictionary, and not as an encyclopedia.
Mastering American English
by Grant Taylor - McGraw-Hill , 1956
Mastering American English is a comprehensive exercise book for use with adult students at the intermediate and advanced levels of language learning. The student's attention is called to the grammar and structure of English through examples.
Synonyms and Antonyms
by Edith B. Ordway - Georg Sully and co. , 1913
An alphabetical list of words in common use, grouped with others of similar and opposite meaning. The aim in compiling this book has been to make the list of words in common use concise yet full, and authoritative yet suggestive.
An Introductory Course in Theoretical English Grammar
by Laimutis Valeika, Janina Buitkiene - Vilnius Pedagogical University , 2003
This book is intended for university-level students of English who have already taken a practical grammar course. Our aim is to provide the students with a brief survey of English morphological problems in the light of present-day linguistics.
Word Study and English Grammar
by Frederick W. Hamilton - Committee on education , 1918
Word study and English grammar are important for several reasons. A man's use of words is commonly taken as a measure of his knowledge and even of his intelligence. Carelessness often causes a man to be held in much less esteem than he deserves.
by Marion Field - How To Books , 2005
This book has been written to help you sort out the problems. It gives examples of spelling variations and lists of frequently misspelled words as well as providing you with some fascinating background information on the origin of certain words.
Improve Your Written English
by Marion Field - How to Books , 2003
This book explains the basics of writing good English: it includes punctuation, sentence construction, spelling, writing reports, essays or short stories, letter writing, filling in forms and constructing job applications.
The Many Roads to Japan
by Robert W. Norris - Lulu.com , 2001
This is an interactive reader for ESL students and teachers, it is recommended for low intermediate level and up. The book tells the story of one foreigner who had to follow many twists and turns in his life journey before finding his niche in Japan.
Internet Basics for ESL Students
by Jim Schweizer , 1998
A 14-Lesson Introduction to Using Computers and the Internet for Students of English as a Second Language. The Lessons: Basic Computer Terms and the History of the Internet; Hardware and Internet Software; Computer Problems and Peripherals; etc.