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Teach Yourself: Linguistics - A Complete Introduction

Teach Yourself: Linguistics - A Complete IntroductionTeach Yourself: Linguistics - A Complete Introduction

Written by David Hornsby, who is a current Linguistics lecturer and researcher at the University of Kent, Linguistics - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added value features like summaries of key books, and even lists of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam.
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Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction, 2 edition

Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction, 2 editionRoman Britain: A Very Short Introduction, 2 edition

In the new edition of this Very Short Introduction, Peter Salway makes a number of essential updates in light of recent research in the area. He looks at issues of ethnicity, "Britishness", and post-colonialism, provides alternative theories to the end of the Roman period in Britain, and draws parallels between the history of Roman Britain and a wide range of other periods, territories, and themes, including the modern experience of empires and national stereotypes.


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Coursera - Introduction to Research for Essay Writing

Coursera - Introduction to Research for Essay WritingCoursera - Introduction to Research for Essay Writing

Introduction to Research for Essay Writing is a course in the Academic Writing that will help you to complete all the steps in planning a research paper:  find source material for research papers - take and organize good notes for research - use appropriate academic tone and language - document sources by creating a Works Cited list in MLA format - avoid plagiarizing your sources.

It includes external subtitles srt

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Corpus Linguistics: An Introduction
Corpus Linguistics: An IntroductionCorpus Linguistics: An Introduction offers guidelines for the creation and usage of corpora in the form of empirical language databases with direct functional and theoretical interpretation of a natural language. Divided into seven chapters, it begins with the definition and evolution of the concept of a corpus in linguistics, its salient features, and its utility in advanced works of linguistics and language technology.
Tags: language, linguistics, Corpus, Linguistics, Introduction
The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino

The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og MandinoThe Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino

The bestselling author presents his inspirational classic that has inspired the lives of millions. This dramatic reading includes a special introduction for his listeners.



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Introduction to Modernist Poetry

Introduction to Modernist PoetryIntroduction to Modernist Poetry

Modernist poems are some of the twentieth-century's major cultural achievements, but they are also hard work to read. This wide-ranging introduction takes readers through modernism's most famous poems and some of its forgotten highlights to show why modernists thought difficulty and disorientation essential for poetry in the modern world. In-depth chapters on Pound, Eliot, Yeats and the American modernists outline how formal experiments take on the new world of mass media, democracies, total war and changing religious belief. Chapters on the avant-gardes and later modernism examine how their styles shift as they try to re-make the community of readers.
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isms: Understanding Art

isms: Understanding Art

This is an easy to use guide to a wide range of art 'isms'. From the isms of the Renaissance to the isms of now, it gives a practical introduction to all the significant isms that have shaped art history. For each ism, there is a definition, an introduction to the topic, lists of key artists, key words, and key works as well as suggestions of other isms that the reader might be interested in. This book should be a must for everyone who is interested in art - whether they be Sunday afternoon visitors to galleries, art students or the more knowledgeable art connoisseur.
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