Using English Words

Author: P. Corson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401104255
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Introduction Using English Words examines the impact that the life histories of
people have on their vocabulary. Its starting point is the taken-for-granted fact that
the vocabulary of English falls into two very different sections. Randolph Quirk
mentions this striking incompatibility between the AngloSaxon and the Latinate
elements in English: "the familiar homely-sounding and typically very short words
" that we learn very early in life and use for most everyday purposes; and "the
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English Words

Author: Heidi Harley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119485673
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These are among the most compelling questions for students of language and linguistics. English Words is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the study of English words from a theoretically informed linguistic perspective.

German English Words

Author: Robbin D. Knapp
ISBN: 1411658957
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Have you ever come across a word you thought was German but weren't sure? Have you ever wondered about the meaning of a German word used in English? Are you a German American? Are you studying German? Then this book is for you.

English Words

Author: Francis Katamba
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134425422
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Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, the book covers a wide range of topics, including the structure of words, the meaning of words, how their spelling relates to pronunciation, how new words are manufactured or imported from other ...

English Words

Author: R. L. Cherry
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816509805
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This is the Instructor's Manual for the second edition of Donald M. Ayers's English Words from Latin and Greek Elements, as revised and expanded by Thomas D. Worthen.

English Words From Latin And Greek Elements

Author: Donald M. Ayers
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816508990
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Specially prepared to supplement the second edition of Ayers's text, this classroom-tested workbook contains a variety of exercises that reinforce the lessons in the text and help promote word-building skills.

A Handbook Of Pronunciation Of English Words

Author: J. SETHI
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 9788120306707
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Addressed to an educated user of English, the book, together with a set of two audio cassettes, offers a 'Teach Your-self' course in the pronunciation of English words.

English Words

Author: Donka Minkova
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521882583
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A new edition of this textbook discusses the learned vocabulary of English - the words borrowed from the classical languages.

History In English Words

Author: W. H. Auden
Publisher: SteinerBooks
ISBN: 1584205121
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The appearance in English of such words as azimuth, nadir, and zenith towards
the end of the fourteenth century suggests among other things that the thinking of
this Syrian race contributed in no small degree to the rise in Europe of the new
astronomy. These three Arabic words (two of them for the first time in English) are
to be found in Chaucer's Treatise on the Astrolabe, written in 1391 for the
instruction of his little son, 'Lowis'; and this interesting document contains many
other ...