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Idiomatic Expressions: Expresiones Idiomáticas By Alvaro Alva Arriaga
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An Idiomatic Expression (I.E.) is a phrase where the combination of words has a meaning that is different from the dictionary definitions of the individual words. Attempting to translate an idiomatic... More > expression word by word will result fruitless. Normally, there is no logical way of translating them word by word. The only way to learn them is to memorize them, and to practice their use. Idiomatic Expressions are commonly used in everyday conversation by native speaker of English or Spanish. They are often metaphorical and make the language more colourful. There are estimated to be at least 25,000 I.E. in the English language. So, one of the most difficult aspects of a language to master is the usage of I.E. In this book you will find some of the most common I.E. and examples of them.< Less
Grammatical Gleanings: Occasional Essays on Matters Grammatical, Syntactical, Idiomatic, Semantic, and Stylistic By Patricia M. Godfrey
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Grammar maven Patricia M. Godfrey offers guidance to "working professional copy editors and any others who share their love of the English language and who delight to explore its byways" in... More > fifteen essays that originally appeared in "The Wizard of Rs," a regular column in the Editorial Freelancers Association newsletter. Discussing issues of grammar and syntax, idiom and semantics, and punctuation and typography, "this brief collection will clarify a few obscure points, warn of imminent linguistic peril, or simply add to the knowledge and relish with which its readers regard the language."< Less
Esperanto (The Universal Language) By J. C. O'Connor
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The student’s complete text book, containing full grammar, exercises, conversations, commercial letters, and two vocabularies, compiled by J.C. O’Connor, B.A. CONTENTS: Editor's Preface... More > -- The Making of an International Language / by Dr. Zamenhof -- Advice to the Student -- Synopsis of the Grammar of Esperanto -- Part I. The Grammar: List of Correlative Words, How to Build Up New Words -- Part II. Exercises on the Grammar: Exercises on Correleative Words -- Part III. Conversations -- Part IV. Letters, Commercial, etc. -- A Few Idiomatic Phrases -- Part V. Vocabularies: English-Esperanto, Esperanto-English -- Appendix: Names of Countries, Foods, etc.< Less
International Journal of Society, Culture & Language. Volume 4(1) (2016) By Reza Pishghadam
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Articles included this issue: 1. A Multimodal Discourse Analysis of Some Visual Images in the Political Rally Discourse of 2011 Electioneering Campaigns in Southwestern Nigeria 2. Impoliteness: The... More > Ghanaian Standpoint 3. Identity and Representation through Language in Ghana: The Postcolonial Self and the Other 4. Textuality of Idiomatic Expressions in Cameroon English 5. The Prejudiced Negative Images of Femininity in Wolaita Proverbs 6. A Literary Anthroponomastics of Three Selected African Novels: A Cross Cultural Perspective 7. Language Policy in Nigeria: Prospect for National Unity 8. Lexical Semantics and Selection of TAM in Bantu Languages: A Case of Semantic Classification of Kiswahili Verbs 9. Being Politically Impolite: A Community of Practice (CofP) Analysis of Invective Songs of Western Nigerian Politicians 10. Management of Linguistic Diversity in African Urban Cities, Gabriel Mba & Etienne Sadembouo (Eds.). (2012), L’Harmattan, ISBN 978-2-296-99091-3< Less
A dictionary of the Manks Language, with the Corresponding Words or Explanations in English: Interspersed with many Gaelic Proverbs, the parts of speech, the Genders.... By Archibald Cregeen
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The following Vocabulary of the Manks language has been compiled with considerable labor and assiduity. It is designed to facilitate the attainment of that ancient language and to furnish the reader... More > not only with a variety of vocables idiomatic phrases and proverbial expressions but also the outlines of a Manks Grammar.< Less
English in Films Vol. 3: English as a Second Language for Teachers and Study at Home Students--The Godfather 1 & 2, Wall Street, The Hurricane, A Beautiful Mind By Jon Michael Miller
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English as a Second Language teachers will appreciate the time-saving value of these exercises. Copiable for non-commercial classroom use, they will save the teacher the time of creating their own... More > exercises. Students love learning English from films--great for vocabulary develoment (acadamic, idiomatic, & slang), listening, discussion and American culture. The films chosen for this volume are suited for high intermediate and advanced students.< Less
English in Films Vol. 3: English as a Second Language for Teachers and Study at Home Students--The Godfather 1 & 2, Wall Street, The Hurricane, A Beautiful Mind By Jon Michael Miller
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English as a Second Language teachers will appreciate the time-saving value of these exercises. Copiable for non-commercial classroom use, they will save the teacher the time of creating their own... More > exercises. Students love learning English from films--great for vocabulary develoment (acadamic, idiomatic, & slang), listening, discussion and American culture. The films chosen for this volume are suited for high intermediate and advanced students.< Less
4327 Chinese Idioms By Aris Akenos
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Chengyu (simplified Chinese: 成语; traditional Chinese: 成語, pinyin: chéngyǔ, lit. "set phrases") are a type of traditional Chinese idiomatic... More > expressions, most of which consist of four characters. Chengyu were widely used in Classical Chinese and are still common in vernacular Chinese writing and in the spoken language today. According to the most stringent definition, there are about 5,000 chengyu in the Chinese language, though some dictionaries list over 20,000. They are often referred to as Chinese idioms or four-character idioms; however, they are not the only idioms in Chinese.< Less
The Aramaic Covenants Chumash By Rav Yaakov Bar Yosef
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The Aramaic Covenants and Tanach In Three Volumes The goal of this work is to provide a modern and accurate English translation of the Chumash, Mikra (prophets and Writings) and the Apostolic... More > Writings. The text of this edition of the Aramaic Covenants is a paraphrased translation in idiomatic language . This work is a new edition from translations of the Ancient Aramaic. For example this new edition uses the name of MarYah Eashoa Msheekha (Lord-G-d Yeshua Messiah). It also uses the word (ALLAHA for ELI) (G-d יהוה YHVH 1) and it introduces the Aramaic rendering of Maran as Lord, Along with other Ancient Galilean Aramaic renderings. Due weight was given to the ancient versions as establishing a tradition of interpretation. Out of the four levels of interpretation Parshat, Remez, D’rash,and Sod, the Parshat method was employed, as was Onkelos method of interpretation of the Torah.< Less
Aramaic Covenants Mikra By Rav Yaakov Bar Yosef
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Apostolic Writings and Tanach in Three Volumes The goal of this work is to provide a modern and accurate English translation of the Chumash, Mikra (prophets and Writings) and the Apostolic... More > Writings. The text of this edition of the Aramaic Covenants is a paraphrased translation in idiomatic language . product_thumbnail (1) This work is a new edition from translations of the Ancient Aramaic. For example this new edition uses the name of MarYah Eashoa Msheekha (Lord-G-d Yeshua Messiah). It also uses the word (ALLAHA for ELI) (G-d יהוה YHVH 1) and it introduces the Aramaic rendering of Maran as Lord, Along with other Ancient Galilean Aramaic renderings. Due weight was given to the ancient versions as establishing a tradition of interpretation. Out of the four levels of interpretation Parshat, Remez, D’rash, Sod the Parshat method was employed, as was Onkelos method of interpretation of the Torah.< Less