Название: Oxford german mini dictionary ISBN: 0199692661 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199692668 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 820 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: An easy-to-use two-way German bilingual dictionary containing 40,000 up-to-date words and phrases, and 60,000 translations.
Название: Oxford English Dictionary for Schools ISBN: 0192756990 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780192756992 Издательство: Oxford Education Рейтинг: Цена: 1648 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Oxford English Dictionary for Schools is carefully targeted to support secondary school students with their independent reference skills, to improve their spelling, punctuation, and grammar, and to build vocabulary. Ideal support for Controlled Assessments.
Автор: Spears, Richard A. Название: Mcgraw-hill`s essential american slang ISBN: 0071497854 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780071497855 Издательство: McGraw-Hill Рейтинг: Цена: 1786 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Covering American English, this reference defines and explains hundreds of contemporary American slang expressions and illustrates their use in real-life situations. It helps you learn to understand this integral part of living English as used by Americans in all walks of life.
Описание: Here are ten easy lessons to Italian slang and idioms--the actual language spoken in ItalyItalian is among the top five languages studied by high school and college students and is also a popular language with consumers interested in culture and travel. But the language taught in the classroom is often not the language spoken in the streets of Italy. Street Italian 1 is designed to teach the fundamentals of colloquial Italian in ten easy and fun lessons. More than just a dictionary or phrase book, Street Italian 1 teaches readers how to use slang and idioms in conversation, including lessons on sentence structure, contractions, and verbal short-cuts. Each chapter is filled with puzzles, word seches, fill-ins, cartoons, and exercises to make learning Italian simple and entertaining. *Street Language Series books have sold over 200,000 copiesDavid Burke (Studio City, CA) has served as an interpreter for the Algerian government, a guide for foreign dignitaries visiting Universal Studios, and interpreter for the United States Olympic Committee. He is the author of Wiley's popular Street Language Series.
Автор: Adams, Michael Название: Slang ISBN: 0195314638 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780195314632 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 2327 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A passionate defense of slang, jargon, argot, and other forms of nonstandard English, this marvelous volume is full of amusing and even astonishing examples of all sorts of slang.
Описание: This is the first volume in a complete history of the documentation of English cant and slang from 1567 to the present. It gives unparalleled insights into the early history of slang, the people who used it, and how and why it was recorded. It also provides unusual and unexpected insights into the underworlds of early modern England.
Описание: The second volume (volume 1, 1567-1784, published in January 2004) of Julie Coleman's fascinating and entertaining history of the uses and the recording of slang and criminal cant takes the story from 1785 to 1858 and explores its first manifestations in the USA and Australia.
Описание: The first of four volumes (volume 2, 1785-1858, is forthcoming in 2005) comprising a complete history of the recording of English cant and slang - the jargon of sport, trade, and crime - which give unparalleled insights into the history of slang and the people who used it. Provides information on words and their meanings such as 'ziff' (a young thief), 'bundletail' (a short fat or squat lass), and 'arsworm' (a little diminutive fellow).
Описание: The second volume (volume 1, 1567-1785, published in January 2004) of Julie Coleman's fascinating and entertaining history of the uses and the recording of slang and criminal cant takes the story from 1785 to 1858 and explores its first manifestations in the USA and Australia.
Описание: Volume III of this acclaimed history casts light on life across the globe - from Canadian and Australian settlers, London cockneys, and American schoolboys to New York ganglang, the narcotics trade, and the entertainment business. A book for everyone interested in language, lexicography, class, poverty, sexuality, and the criminal underworld.
Описание: In the fourth volume of her pioneering history, Julie Coleman considers the trends of lexicographers in a period dominated by the Second World War, the Cold War, civil rights movements, and varying youth trends. It will fascinate all those interested in slang and its relationship with social and cultural change.
Описание: Booklist Top of the List Reference Source The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is the definitive record of post WWII slang. Containing over 60,000 entries, this new edition of the authoritative work on slang details the slang and unconventional English of the English-speaking world since 1945, and through the first decade of the new millennium, with the same thorough, intense, and lively scholarship that characterized Partridge's own work. Unique, exciting and, at times, hilariously shocking, key features include: unprecedented coverage of World English, with equal prominence given to American and British English slang, and entries included from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, South Africa, Ireland, and the Caribbean emphasis on post-World War II slang and unconventional English published sources given for each entry, often including an early or significant example of the term’s use in print. hundreds of thousands of citations from popular literature, newspapers, magazines, movies, and songs illustrating usage of the headwords dating information for each headword in the tradition of Partridge, commentary on the term’s origins and meaning New to this edition: A new preface noting slang trends of the last five years Over 1,000 new entries from the US, UK and Australia New terms from the language of social networking Many entries now revised to include new dating, new citations from written sources and new glosses The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is a spectacular resource infused with humour and learning – it’s rude, it’s delightful, and it’s a prize for anyone with a love of language. In addition to this hard back two volume set, The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English will also be the first slang dictionary available on-line, giving readers unprecedented access to the rich world of slang. For details, including hardback plus on-line bundle offers, please visit www.partridgeslangonline.com
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