Short Cuts to Effective English


Short Cuts to Effective English
Washington Square Press | September 3, 1981 | ISBN: 0671447394 | Pages: 303 | PDF | 13.9MB

Here's what's different about this book - there are NO rules or terms of grammar in it. You learn to speak and write correctly by a brand-new method that has worked for tens or thousands. It's fast and easy. It will work for you. "The ability to express ideas in writing and in speaking heads the list of requirements to success" - Peter Drucker, economist.




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English teaching in the secondary school - linking theory and practice


Mike Fleming, David Stevens - English Teaching in the Secondary School: Linking Theory and Practice 
Routledge | ISBN: 0415465028 | 2009-12-14 | PDF | 288 pages | 3.79 Mb


Now in an updated third edition, English Teaching in the Secondary School is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching English. Presenting an informed view of current educational policy, the authors provide advice to help students creatively and independently interpret government initiatives and incorporate them in their teaching practice. With practical ideas for use in the classroom, extensive discussion of theory and opportunities for reflection and critical thought, the authors guide students through the whole process of English teaching in the secondary school.

Unofficial English


288 pages | M-Gr-w-H-ll(May 23, 2006) | English | ISBN-10: 0071458042 | PDF | 3,18 MB
More than 750 brand-new words that make "bling-bling" sound so five minutes ago

For readers who want to be on the cutting edge of the English lexicon or for dedicated word geeks, The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English presents more than 750 words that have unofficially joined the English language. These words are hot off the street, new even to cyberspace, and definitely not found in Webster's. Each entry features a definition, etymology, and at least three citations from print and the Internet that show the evolution of its meaning.

Entries include:
-- Bangalored (adj.) having been relocated to India; having lost business or employment due to such a relocation.
-- Paleoconservative (n.) a holder of outdated or old-fashioned conservative beliefs.
-- Barbecue Stopper (n.) a topic of constant and widespread conversation, especially a divisive political or social issue.