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English TOEFL - TOEIC - IELTS: 2500 Words, Intermediate/Advanced by Konstantinos Mylonas
100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know
American Heritage - 2010
Achieving success in this more challenging world requires knowing many more words. 100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know helps students in grades 6 to 8 (ages 11-14) to express themselves with distinction and get the most out of school.The 100 words are varied and interesting, ranging from verbs like muster and replenish to nouns like havoc and restitution to adjectives like apprehensive and imperious. Knowing these words enables students to express themselves with greater clarity and subtlety. Each word has a definition and a pronunciation and appears with at least one quotation—a moving or dramatic passage—taken from a book that middle schoolers are assigned in the classroom or enjoy reading on their own.Both classic and contemporary works of fiction and nonfiction are represented. Among the authors are young adult favorites and award-winners such as Kate Di Camillo, Russell Freedman, Neil Gaiman, E.L. Konigsberg, Lois Lowry, Walter Dean Myers, Katherine Paterson, J. K. Rowling, and Gary Soto. Readers can see for themselves that the words are used by the very best writers in the very best books. It stands to reason that they will see them again and again in higher grades and throughout their lives.100 Words Every Middle Schooler Should Know helps students to gain useful knowledge and prepares them to step into a broader world.
Vocabulary for IELTS
Pauline Cullen - 2008
It is informed by the Cambridge International Corpus and the Cambridge Learner Corpus to ensure that the vocabulary is presented in genuine contexts and includes real learner errors. Also available is Cambridge Vocabulary for Advanced (Band 6.5 or above).
Hodges' Harbrace Handbook (with InfoTrac) (Hodges' Harbrace Handbook with APA Update Card)
Cheryl Glenn - 2000
Bringing new insight to the comprehensive HODGES' HARBRACE HANDBOOK, Fifteenth Edition, rhetorician Cheryl Glenn and linguist Loretta Gray add their expertise to this market-leading handbook.
Oxford Word Skills Intermediate
Ruth Gairns - 2008
Short, clear presentations and lots of opportunity for practice give students the confidence to use new vocabulary. 80 units at each level mean they cover a huge range of topics and everyday situations. Extra practice and interactive activities on CD-ROM.
Essential Words for the TOEFL
Steven J. Matthiesen - 2003
Nearly 500 words are listed with definitions and pronunciation help. There is also detailed advice for dramatically expanding one’s vocabulary with help from a standard dictionary and a thesaurus. Practice tests with answer keys help students measure their progress as they develop increased fluency in English.
Launch Your English: Dramatically improve your spoken and written English so you can become more articulate using simple tried and trusted techniques
Anthony Kelleher - 2016
Whether you are a native speaker who wants to sharpen their verbal toolkit, or a non-native speaker who wants to learn how to navigate the English language maze, this book will provide you with information and techniques for instant improvement and lifelong learning. Maybe you want to improve your presentation skills. Perhaps you want to tel more interesting and engaging stories. Or maybe you simply want to become more articulate in your day-to-day use of English. Whatever your needs, your goal is to improve your English, and Launch Your English can guide you to do just that. In this book you'll learn how to: • become more creative and descriptive in your English usage • capture people's attention with your vivid and enhanced expressions • break English down into building blocks for easy improvement • select the right word and expression to articulate your thoughts exactly Free resources for students of English -> SirEnglish.com
Essential Idioms in English: Phrasal Verbs and Collocations
Robert James Dixson - 1971
The latest edition of "Essential Idioms in English" remains the resource of choice for mastering more than 500 common English idioms, phrasal verbs, and collocations. "Essential Idioms in English "thoroughly defines and illustrates each idiom, then reinforces its meaning and usage with multiple-choice, true-false, fill-in-the-blank, and matching exercises.
The Gallaghers of Sweetgrass Springs Boxed Set: Books 1-3
Jean Brashear - 2015
The depth of her understanding of human nature marks her as a writer to watch." ~Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author Readers say: “I love taking trips to Sweetgrass Springs! The characters and the story draw you in and won't let you put the book down until you've read the happily ever after. The writing is excellent and I really love the small town setting!” “Sweetgrass Springs, Texas embodies a special place for hearts that need healing. This warm and romantic series only gets better with each story.” TEXAS ROOTS: A Paris-trained chef on the run finds Texas family she never knew existed and a sexy cowboy she doesn’t dare love TEXAS WILD: Sexy SEAL turned Hollywood stuntman returns home to find his buddy’s little sister all grown up TEXAS DREAMS: Take two reluctant brides and two frustrated grooms, mix with both clans of Gallaghers and season with a SEAL or three, a movie star, a Hollywood Barbie and a country music giant—and get not one but two surprise weddings in the worst-kept secret in Texas! The Texas Heroes series includes: TEXAS SECRETS TEXAS LONELY TEXAS BAD BOY TEXAS REFUGE TEXAS STAR TEXAS DANGER TEXAS ROOTS TEXAS WILD TEXAS DREAMS TEXAS REBEL TEXAS BLAZE TEXAS CHRISTMAS BRIDE TEXAS TIES TEXAS TROUBLES TEXAS TOGETHER TEXAS HOPE TEXAS STRONG TEXAS SWEET TEXAS HEARTTHROB TEXAS HEALER TEXAS PROTECTOR BE MINE THIS CHRISTMAS TEXAS CHARM TEXAS MAGIC BE MY MIDNIGHT KISS
400 Must-Have Words for the TOEFL
Lynn Stafford-Yılmaz - 2005
Based on the authors' years of experience as ESL teachers and their rigorous review of past exams, this book offers proven vocabulary-building activities and exercises. Appropriate for students pursuing all academic disciplines, it features: -400 words in key categories, including food, computers, society, history, finance, politics, friendship, science, the arts, and more-Many skill-building activities and exercises, including paraphrasing, synonym and antonym matching, and prefix and suffix identification-Proven strategies for incorporating new words into everyday vocabulary-Special sections on synonyms, roots, prefixes and suffixes, and sentence structure
English Vocabulary in Use Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate
Stuart Redman - 1997
Vocabulary is clearly presented and contextualized on left-hand pages with practice activities on facing right-hand pages. This book is primarily designed as a self-study reference and practice text but it can also be used for classroom work. This second edition has been fully revised to ensure that the vocabulary presented is current and relevant. It is beautifully illustrated in full colour and contains 100 units. This edition 'with answers' is ideal for self-study.
Grammar Girl's 911 Punctuation: Your Guide to Writing it Right
Mignon Fogarty - 2011
Grammar Girl, is determined to wipe out bad punctuation—but she’s also determined to make the process as painless as possible. A couple of years ago, she created a weekly podcast to tackle some of the most common mistakes people make with grammar. The podcasts have now been downloaded more than twenty million times, and Mignon has dispensed grammar tips on Oprah and appeared on the pages of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.Now, Mignon tackles the most commonly asked questions regarding punctuation. From semi-colons to serial commas and ellipsis to asterisks, Mignon offers memory tricks and clear explanations that will help readers recall and apply those troublesome punctuation rules.
Romantic Comedy Trilogy
Patrice Wilton - 2012
REPLACING BARNIE, WHERE WISHES COME TRUE, NIGHT MUSIC which is only now released -- bundled together for your enjoyment. They come with a warning--you may stay up late at night laughing.Enjoy!REPLACING BARNIELydia O'Reilley, divorce attorney, is on the fast track to make partner until she meets a hot stranger at the Candy Bar, and one thing leads to another. The following morning she's doing a joint deposition and in walks Jed, the man she'd spent the night with, and her new client's soon-to-be-ex husband. Later she learns the condom broke and she's pregnant. Now her perfect life is seriously derailed, and it may take a little magic to make everything right.WHERE WISHES COME TRUESusie spends Friday night at the Candy Bar, the hottest spot in South Beach. She wears a perfect size 2, and blows her money on Jimmy Choo shoes. But appearances can be deceiving. Perfect on the outside, her flaws are carried deep. Disfigured at birth, her father, a renowned plastic surgeon started her life under the knife and her sees herself as the ugly duckling in a family of swans. Her words, not mine. She is about to begin an adventure of a lifetime, a 6-week sojourn in Florence to study painting, when Brett, a hot firefighter who she has known and loved forever, is badly injured and scarred. He pushes her away, but she is a champion for the underdog, and it's impossible for her to leave anyone in need, little alone the man she loves. She must choose between her dream of studying painting or staying behind to help the man she loves--even if he doesn't love her. Will Susie ever find the happiness that has always been outside her grasp, and learn that love begins within?NIGHT MUSICFran Sherman is a survivor—she’s also resilient, stubborn, tenacious, feisty, and a whole slew of other words, but you get my point. If a tornado came her way, she’d probably swallow it whole and spit the damn thing out. That’s Fran Sherman, like a tank and just as indestructible.And yet, tonight at the Candy Bar she feels vulnerable as if something beyond her control just might get the better of her.Fire chief John Hanley is also at the bar that night. He’s looking forward to retirement in a few years, and has dreams of starting a fishing charter business. After being married to a woman who harped at him for 20 years, and then ran off with another woman, the last thing he wants is romance and a dame messing with his plans. And yet, that old Candy Bar magic has a way of playing tricks, and once you’re caught in its path, you’re swept along on a tumultuous, enjoyable ride.This hilarious, touching story is sure to capture your heart.
Understanding and Using English Grammar: Workbook
Betty Schrampfer Azar - 1992
Some of the new features are: Innovative warm-up exercises that precede the grammar charts and introduce points to be taught Structure-based listening exercises ranging from casual speech to academic content Academic readings that highlight the targeted grammar structures Greatly expanded speaking practice with extensive pair, group and class work Corpus-informed syllabus that reflects the discourse patterns of spoken and written English Audio CDs and listening script in the back of the Student Book The program components include the Student Book (Full Edition and Volume A and Volume B), Workbook (Full Edition and Volume A and Volume B), Chartbook, Teacher's Guide, and Test Bank. Click on "Course-Specific Resources" on the left for more details.For an online workbook, see Understanding and Using English Grammar Interactive.