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I Never Knew There Was a Word For It

Adam Jacot de Boinod - Humor - 2010 - 800 pages
From 'shotclog', a Yorkshire term for a companion only tolerated because he is paying for the drinks, to Albanian having 29 words to describe different kinds of eyebrows, the ...
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Toujours Tingo: Extraordinary Words to Change the Way We See the World

Adam Jacot de Boinod - Humor - 2007 - 336 pages
Why would Germans accuse you of being like the donkey getting cross with a rabbit? Who would a Spaniard tell to go and fry asparagus? And when might the French claim they are ...
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The Wonder of Whiffling: (and other extraordinary words in the English language)

Adam Jacot de Boinod - Humor - 2009 - 256 pages
The Wonder of Whiffling is a hugely enjoyable, surprising and rewarding tour of English around the globe (with fine coinages from our English-speaking cousins across the pond ...
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The Atoms of Language: The Mind's Hidden Rules of Grammar

Mark C. Baker - FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY - 2008 - 288 pages
Whether all human languages are fundamentally the same or different has been a subject of debate for ages. This problem has deep philosophical implications: If languages are ...
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Linguistics: A Guide to the Reference Literature

Anna L. DeMiller - Foreign Language Study - 2000 - 396 pages
Thoroughly revised and updated with some 500 new entries- including the addition of pertinent Internet sites-this is the only bibliographic guide to information sources for ...
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A Metodologia Pedagógica: No Ensino das Línguas Estrangeiras

Daniel Marques - Education - 2011 - 57 pages
A sociedade tem evoluído, bem como o grau de qualidade dos instrumentos tecnológicos atualmente ao nosso dispor para auxiliar no ensino e na aprendizagem. Perante este facto ...
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Colloquial Breton

Herve Ar Bihan, Ian Press - Foreign Language Study - 2013 - 293 pages
Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Breton. No prior knowledge of the ...
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Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World

Nataly Kelly, Jost Zetzsche - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2012 - 288 pages
Translation. It’s everywhere we look, but seldom seen—until now. Found in Translation reveals the surprising and complex ways that translation shapes the world. Covering ...
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The Iranian Languages

Gernot Windfuhr - Foreign Language Study - 2013 - 960 pages
The Iranian languages form the major eastern branch of the Indo-European group of languages, itself part of the larger Indo-Iranian family. Estimated to have between 150 and ...
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Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning

Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu - Foreign Language Study - 2013 - 856 pages
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning is an authoritative reference dealing with all aspects of this increasingly important field of study. Offering a ...
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