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Usage & Grammar Guides

Usage & Grammar Guides
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500 Beautiful Words You Should Know

Discover the joy of the English language with 500 unusual, interesting and 'perfect' words that will extend your vocabulary and your appreciation of our mother tongue.
R 191,25

Collins Mandarin Chinese Essential Dictionary

A handy, affordable Chinese to English and English to Chinese reference for every day, including a guide to the most common expressions in both languages. Offers extensive and up-to-date coverage of Chinese and English to travellers and learners at home, school or in the office. 28,000 translations.
R 174,25 R 205,00

Awkword Moments : A Lively Guide to the 100 Terms Smart People Should Know

Your boss makes a joke about Schrodinger's cat--which is something you've heard of but you're a little vague about what exactly happened (or didn't happen) with that cat. Or you're reading a New Yorker article that explains that "Solecism slipped into solipsism into full-blown narcissistic project." An excellent point . . . if you're sure what "solecism" means . . . or, for that matter, "solipsism." Language gurus Ross Petras and Kathryn Petras to the rescue! In the breezy and entertaining ye
R 216,75 R 255,00

Complete Creative Writing Course : Your complete companion for writing creative fiction

YOUR COMPLETE AND COMPREHENSIVE WRITING COURSE IN ONE BOOK. This comprehensive and smart book is the complete package -- all you need to develop your writing towards publication. Featuring practical tips, exercises and expert advice to help you radically improve your writing.
R 369,75 R 435,00

Bird by Bird : Instructions on Writing and Life

A modern classic - a funny and practical guide to being a writer by the New York Times bestseller
R 275,00

First You Write a Sentence. : The Elements of Reading, Writing ... and Life.

'What a lovely thing this is: a book that delights in the sheer textural joy of good sentences ... Any writer should read it' Bee Wilson 'Thoughtful, engaging, and lively ... when you've read it, you realise you've changed your attitude to writing (and reading)' John Simpson, formerly Chief Editor of the OED and author of The Word Detective The sentence is the common ground where every writer walks. A poet writes in sentences, but so does the unsung author who came up with Items trapped in d
R 195,50 R 230,00

Critical Creative Writing : Essential Readings on the Writer's Craft

Bringing together 25 essential works of creative writing criticism in a single volume, this is a comprehensive introduction to the key debates in creative writing today, from the ethics of appropriation to the politics of literary evaluation. Critical Creative Writing covers such topics as: * Craft & Politics * Language & Community * Identity & Authorship * Representation & Counternarrative * Appropriation & Intertextuality * Evaluation & Genre The book anthologizes critical essays writt
R 637,50 R 750,00

Elements of Style, The: Pearson New International Edition

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. The revisions to the new edition are purposely kept minimal in order to retain the book's unique tone, wit, and charm. A new Glossary of the grammatical terms used in the book provides a convenient reference for readers. The discussion of pronoun use is revised to reflect the contemporary concern with sexist language. I
R 527,85 R 621,00

Brilliant Business Writing 2e : How to inspire, engage and persuade through words

Full of tips, examples and exercises that will transform your writing from the same old same old into something that'll mark you out from the crowd. Get the confidence and creativity to take your business writing from something that does the job into something that's brilliant. Brilliant outcomes Produce business writing people actually want to read Persuade and inspire people, sell more, or get that job Get a distinctive, powerful and engaging writing voice
R 195,50 R 230,00

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage : The Classic First Edition

"A dictionary of modern English usage first published 1926"--T.p. verso.
R 153,00 R 180,00

Everyday Grammar

This accessible and unique approach to grammar comes in two parts: the first section consists of a practical guide on how to understand and use grammar successfully, and the second is an extensive A-Z glossary of grammatical terms. It is ideal for both language students and anyone wanting to improve their written and spoken English.
R 238,81 R 280,95

A Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases

Provides an account of the meaning and history of Latin words and expressions that have entered the English language. Containing over 1000 Latin words in common use, this dictionary includes many examples of their usage. It also includes a thematic index that gives access to topics, such as love, happiness, greed and beauty.
R 212,50 R 250,00