Download Intermediate Listening Comprehension: Understanding and by Patricia Dunkel PDF

By Patricia Dunkel

The 3rd variation of this groundbreaking publication comprises videotaped lectures in DVD or VHS layout. Now lecturers can use the audio software (available on either tapes and CD) with the help of video simulation of an instructional lecture event. Many new and up to date lectures with high-interest issues are incorporated. INTERMEDIATE LISTENING COMPREHENSION is designed to familiarize scholars with the foremost rhetorical styles of formal, spoken English.

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Download Dictionary of Hong Kong English, A: Words from the Fragrant by Patrick Cummings, Hans-Georg Wolf PDF

By Patrick Cummings, Hans-Georg Wolf

The Dictionary of Hong Kong English is exclusive. It contains phrases and usages particular to English in Hong Kong and reflective of the city's background and tradition. Acronyms and abbreviations universal in Hong Kong, position identify alterations, Hong Kong phrases now across the world recognized, and cultural conceptualizations are extra features.

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Download Shakespeare's Books: A Dictionary of Shakespeare Sources by Stuart Gillespie PDF

By Stuart Gillespie

This encyclopaedia-style Dictionary is a entire reference consultant to Shakespeare's literary wisdom and up to date scholarship on it. approximately 2 hundred entries hide the total diversity of literary writing Shakespeare was once familiar with, and which prompted his personal paintings, together with classical, old, non secular and modern works. It presents an outline of his use of authors resembling Virgil, Chaucer, Erasmus, Marlowe and Samuel Daniel, whose impact is around the canon. different entries disguise nameless or collective works reminiscent of the Bible, logos, Homilies, Chronicle historical past performs and the Morality culture in drama. Entries hide writers and works whose significance to Shakespeare has emerged extra in actual fact in recent times because of new study. Others describe and clarify present pondering on long-recognized resources as Plutarch, Ovid, Holinshed, Ariosto and Montaigne. Entries for all significant assets, over eighty in quantity, characteristic surveys of the writer's position in Shakespeare's time, targeted dicussion of the connection to Shakespeare's performs and poems, and entire bibliography. pattern passages from writers and texts of early glossy England let the amount for use additionally as a reader within the literature often identified in Shakespeare's period; those excerpts, including reproductions of pages and illustrations from the unique texts, show anything of the flavor of the fabric as Shakespeare may have encountered it.

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