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Second hand Dictionaries & Linguistics Books
A Picture Dictionary Of Australasian Signs For Young Children -published by-
Education Department of South Australia (1990). ISBN 072438166X. Auslan. Australian Sign Language
dictionary only covering signs and descriptions used and understood by young children; contains
approx 900 common words for home and school use. Illustrations and descriptions of signs reproduced
with permission from the 'Dictionary of Australasian Signs' published by the Victorian School For
Deaf Children. Used second hand softcover book. 122 pages. (Education Department of South Australia, Adelaide,
1990) Name of previous owner written on title page. Else in fine condition. Weight 420 grams.
Basic Japanese-English Dictionary (reprint 1995). ISBN 4893580043. An Easy to use Japanese-English dictionary for
beginners specially designed for English speakers by The Japan Foundation Japanese Language Institute; around 3000 entries arranged in
alphabetical order; all Japanese words and phrases given in Romanized script with standard Japanese script alongside; helpful examples
with wide coverage of idiomatic expressions; special usage notes and cross-references to related entries; a useful appendix on Japanese
grammar. Used second hand softcover book with vinyl covers. 960 pages. (Bonjinsha Co Ltd in association with Oxford University Press,
reprint, 1995) A few marks on edges of pages, else in very good condition. Weight 800 grams.
Collins Latin Concise Dictionary Latin/English English/Latin (reprint 1997). ISBN 9780060536909/006053690X.
Used second hand softcover Latin dictionary containing more than 160,000 entries and translations; includes a special section on
common Latin words and phrases used in English today. 255 pages. (HarperCollins Publishers, Glasgow, reprint, 1997) Corners of covers
are worn. Pages are in very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
Collins Maori Phrase Book & Dictionary -by- Patricia Tauroa (2002 reprint).
ISBN 1869500059. Used second hand paperback book. 172 pages. (HarperCollinsPublishers, Auckland. Reprint 2002)
Name written on first page, else very good condition.
Collins Pocket Greek Dictionary Greek-English English-Greek -by- Harry T Hionides
(Reprint 1985 Special Edition for Greece & Cyprus). ISBN 0004332067. Greek/English English/Greek Dictionary.
Used second hand vinyl-covered paperback book. 430 pages. (William Collins Sons & Co, London, Reprint, 1985) In very goood condition. Weight 400 grams.
Collins Shubun English-Japanese Dictionary (reprint 1994). ISBN 0004334051. Contains: phonetics table;
table of abbreviations; the romanisation and pronunciation of Japanese; English irregular verb forms; English-Japanese dictionary;
Supplement containing numbers, demonstratives, understanding Japanese & daily usage; glossary. Used second hand small softcover
book with vinyl covers. 638 pages. (HarperCollinsPublishers/Shubun International co Ltd, reprint, 1994) In very good condition. Weight 560 grams.
Communicative Codes In Central Java, Linguistics Series VIII, Data Paper 116 -by- John U
Wolff and Soepomo Poedjosoedarmo. ISBN 087727116X. Indonesian Languages. This study is a report of fieldwork done over a period of 16 months 1973-1974 in the
area of Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia; aims to provide taxonomic description of the speech varieties in daily use in Central Java.
(June 1982. Southeast Asia Program. Department of Asian Studies. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY) Used second hand softcover book. 197 pages.
Spine sunned. Light foxing on edges of pages. Else in very good condition.
Oxford Uni Press Concise English/Chinese Chinese/English Dictionary (Simplified Chinese Pocket Edition) (2nd Ed. 2000). ISBN 0195911512.
Used second hand softcover Chinese dictionary with comprehensive coverage of 26,000 words and phrases and thousands of examples to illustrate
how and when a word is used; simplified Chinese characters are used throughout but orthodox character variants are also given; pinyin
romanizatiion at each entry and definition to give learners a ready reference; British pronunciation is given throughout the International
Phonetic Alphabet. 255 pages. (Oxford Uni Press, 2nd Edition 2000) Name whited out on first page. Marks on edges of pages. Else very good condition. Weight 800 grams.
Latin Prose Composition Being Part III of 'A New Latin Course For Schools' -by- H E Gould
and J L Whiteley (1961). Used second hand small hardcover book. No dust jacket. 190 pages. (Macmillan & Co. New York. 1961)
Tape marks and foxing on endpapers. Foxing on edges of pages. Pencilled underlining in text. Else good.
Research Methodology in Second-Language Acquisition -edited by- Elaine E Tarone, Susan M Gass, and
Andrew D Cohen. ISBN 0805814248. Used second hand softcover book. 356 pages. (Psychology Press. New York. 2009) A few grubby marks
on edges of pages. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Covers are lightly scuffed. Else in fine condition.
Say It In Latin! 1000 Useful Phrases For Every Occasion -edited by- Eugene Ehrlich (1995). ISBN 0709056257.
Latin. A condensed version of the bestselling 'Dictionary of Latin Tags and Phrases'; a highly entertaining ready reference;
provides correct spelling and literal meaning and clarification when necessary; reveals the fascinating stories behind many
Latin phrases in common usage. Used second hand hardcover book in dust jacket. 96 pages. (Robert Hale Ltd. London. 1995) Foxing on edges of pages. Else in fine condition.
Soluzioni A Practical Grammar of Contemporary Italian 2nd Edition 2010 -by- Denise De Rome. ISBN 9781444101256.
Italian grammar explained in clear and concise language using real language examples and plenty of varied and imaginative exercises; includes
graded practice exercises with answers so learners can review their progress. Used second hand paperback book. 418 pages. (Hodder Education,
London, 2010) Corners of covers are bumped, else in fine condition. Weight 900 grams.
Teach Yourself Italian Grammar You Really Need To Know A Practical Course -by- Anna Proudfoot (2016).
ISBN 9781444179460/1444179482. Italian Language Method Book; comprehensive & clear explanations of key
Italian grammar patterns & structures reinforced and demonstrated through authentic materials; learn how to construct
Italian grammar correctly and when & where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate; extensive practice through
exercises & self-assessments with comprehensive questions to test your knowledge; language in context sections
demonstrate grammar usage in everyday life situations; glossary of grammatical terms & verb tables for easy reference.
Used second hand paperback book. 401 pages. Teach Yourself Series. (Hodder Education, London, 2016)
Covers are indented & lightly creased, else in very good condition. Weight 300 grams.
Teach Yourself Maori -by- K T Harawira -revised by- Professor Timoti Karetu (2002 reprint of 3rd Edition). ISBN 0790003252. The best introduction to
the Maori language available; it assumes no prior knowledge and offers a comprehensive course of
lessons and exercises, together with pronunciation advice and an extensive vocabulary, for successful
home study. Used second hand paperback book. 142 pages. (Reed Books, Auckland. Reprint of Third Edition 2002)
Name written on first page, else very good condition.
The Big Red Book Of Spanish Idioms 12,000 Spanish and English Expressions -by- Peter Weibel (2004). ISBN 0071433023.
Idioms are the heart and soul of a language as it is actually used, and Spanish has thousands of these mystifying expressions, most
of which won't be found in any bilingual dictionary; this book contains 4,000 idioms arranged according to Spanish key words; 1,800
Spanish key words and their English equivalents; 1,800 example sentences for guidance in usage; 8,000 matching English expressions;
an English-Spanish Index; extensive cross-referencing. Used second hand paperback book. 388 pages. (McGraw-Hill, New York, 2004)
Some marks on edges of pages, else very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
The Book Of Pidgin English (Neo-Melanesian) Buk Bilong Tok Pisin -by- John J Murphy (new revised & enlarged edition,
11th printing, 1981). Contains: A Grammar and Notes; Outline of Neo-Melanesian; Classified Vocabulary and Phrases; a
Neo-Melanesian-English Dictionary and an English-Neo-Melanesian Dictionary. Used second hand small softback book. 192 pages.
(Robert Brown & Associates Pty Ltd, Fortitude Valley, 11th printing of 1979 revised edition, 1981) Covers are marked and worn with small
sections of surface lifted. Pages are very good.
The Cambridge Guide To Australian English Usage -by- Pam Peters (2nd Ed 2007). ISBN 9780521702423.
Australia's 21st Century writing reference with advice based on current usage on points of word meaning, spelling, pronunciation,
grammar and style; takes account of both print and electronic media; over 3000 entries; written in a highly readable style.
Used second hand paperback book. 906 pages. (Cambridge Uni Press, Port Melbourne, 2nd Edition, 2007) In fine condition. Weight 1.6 kg.
Times Chinese-English Dictionary (Reprint 1995). ISBN 9810139063. Adapted from 'The Chinese-English
Dictionary' compiled by The Beijing Foreign Languages Institute in 1979; contains over 5,000 single-character entries &
over 80,000 compound-character entries, set phrases and examples; all the entries are arranged according to the
Chinese Phonetic (hanyu pinyin) alphabetical order; a Chinese character radical index is also provided; emphasis on using
modern Chinese, and modern English taken as the basis of all English translations; six useful appendices, including
'Chinese Phonetic Alphabet and Wade System' and 'Units of Weight and Measures'; 2,000 most frequently used Chinese
characters are marked by an asterisk; more than 100 illustrations. Used second hand paperback book. 564 pages. (Federal
Publications (S) Pte Ltd, Singapore, Reprint, 1995) Covers worn on edges. Grubby marks on edges of pages. Corners
bumped. Else pages in very good condition. Weight 700 grams.
Understanding Second Language Acquisition -by- Lourdes Ortega. Understanding Languages Series -edited by-
Bernard Comrie & Greville Corbett (2009). ISBN 9780340905593. Used second hand softcover book. 304 pages. (Hodder Education. London. 2009)
Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Else in fine condition.
X-Treme Latin: All The Latin You Need To Know For Surviving The 21st Century -by- Henry Beard (Henricus Barbatus) (2005).
ISBN 0755312961. Funny and educational book featuring classical kiss-offs, put-downs and come-backs such as 'You want a part of me?
Bring it on!' and Go ahead, punk, make my day' expressed in Latin; the perfect gift for the discriminating linguist. Used second hand
small hardcover book. No dust jacket. 108 pages. (Headline Book Publ, London, 2005) Foxing on first and last few pages, else in fine condition.
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