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That's Not English: Britishisms, Americanisms, and What Our English Says About Us
really liked it
As a certified word nerd I gobbled up this fascinating comparison of British English and American English. I have long been curious about the differen ...more
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May 22, 2017
English from the Roots Up: Help for Reading, Writing, Spelling, and S.A.T. Scores: Greek Latin, Vol. 1
really liked it
This is fantastic! The concept here is to teach children, even very young children, the origins of the language they speak and read. By focusing on th ...more
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May 22, 2008
The Calla Handbook: Implementing the Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach
it was ok
Meant to assist teachers dealing with second language learners. None of the suggestions featured here are particularly helpful or ground-breaking. I f ...more
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May 16, 2008
Second Language Learners
it was ok
Most of this information housed in this manual seems fairly self-explanatory and politically driven. (Multiculturalism has become a hot topic, it's al ...more
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Apr 23, 2008
Many Luscious Lollipops: A Book About Adjectives
it was ok
As with Heller's other language books, she sets out with good intentions but her style, both the pictures and text, just doesn't do it for me.
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Jun 25, 2008
Wicked Italian for the Traveler (Wicked Series) (English and Italian Edition)
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Wickedly funny! It is so nice to be able to swear in another language.
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Jun 26, 2008
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