The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms presents more than 5,000 idioms explaining the meaning and origin of metaphorical phrases, similes, sayings, and proverbs from throughout the English-speaking world. Full of fascinating and surprising facts, this dictionary is the perfect guide for everyone with an interest in this most colourful and quirky aspect of the English language.
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Academic Writing has been written for intermediate level students who are preparing to study, or are already studying, in an academic environment and need to improve their writing skills. This book takes stduents from paragraph structuring to essay writing through a process approach. It teachers learners how to order and link paragraphs into cohesive and coherant essays and to create the various paragraph types that are used in written [...]
Teach Yourself Grammar and Style in 24 Hours is a straightforward guide to everything from basic nouns and verbs to expressing clear thought in writing. Based on the proven Teach Yourself formula, the authors will construct 24 1-hour lessons on grammar and style that build sequentially. Since grammar and style work together, readers can see how one chapter affects the next as they progress.
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A powerful vocabulary opens a world of opportunity. Building your word power will help you write more effectively, communicate clearly, score higher on standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, or GRE, and be more confident and persuasive in everything you do.
But in order to truly increase your vocabulary, you need a system that works. With most guides, you end up only memorizing the new words for [...]