Mastering Advanced English Language

Author: Sara Thorne

Publisher: Red Globe Press

ISBN: 9781403994837

Category: Education

Page: 656

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Written primarily for AS and A-Level English courses, but of interest to university students on related courses, this book is designed to make an intuitive understanding of language explicit. By focusing on language use in different contexts, it encourages an investigative and interpretative approach.

Mastering Advanced English Language

Author: Sara Thorne

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780333628324

Category: English language

Page: 488

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Written primarily for A and A/S level English language courses, but of interest to degree students on related courses, this book is designed to make an intuitive understanding of language explicit. By focusing on language use in different contents, it encourages an investigative and interpretative approach. It provides the core theoretical knowledge required for tackling a wide range of tasks and aims to develop awareness of both the nature and function of language.

Mastering Practical Grammar

Author: Sara Thorne

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137016701

Category: Study Aids

Page: 336

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Introduces the basic terminology and concepts of modern grammar, with practical reinforcement throughout. The book contains exercises to test understanding and give readers the opportunity to consider grammar in context.

Mastering English Language

Author: Samuel Holroyd Burton,J. A. Humphries

Publisher: MacMillan

ISBN: 9780333515068

Category: English language

Page: 210

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Mastering English Language combines a systematic, detailed and lively approach that will stimulate, clarify and, where necessary, simplify many essential matters relating to the English language. The new edition has been extensively rewritten to take into account examination changes. The book will empower students by developing their effectiveness in speaking, reading and writing in the classroom, examination-room, place of work or at home. Topics covered include the components of expression; words, sentences, paragraphs; idea - formation; specific writing techniques; types of literary composition ...

Mastering Arabic

Author: Jane Wightwick,Mahmoud Gaafar

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1349206121

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 370

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An exciting and comprehensive course for learners with little or no previous knowledge of the language who want to understand, speak and read Arabic confidently. The authors have a friendly, accessible style which has made this book a long-standing bestseller. The course is suitable for self-study or classroom use and teaches Modern Standard Arabic which is the universal language of the Arab world and understood by all Arabic speakers. The book focuses on learning the script right from the start and covers a useful variety of situations you will encounter in Arab countries. Also available with CDs.

Mastering Poetry

Author: Sara Thorne

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 9780333698754

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 448

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Mastering Poetry is a practical book with wide-ranging examples, detailed commentaries and frameworks for analysis. Whether you are studying or reading poetry for pleasure, it will help you to move beyond your first response to an analytical understanding of the relationship between content, language, structure and style.

Mastering English Literature

Author: Richard Gill

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137260955

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 560

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The third edition of this leading text provides a comprehensive guide to literary study. Emphasis has been placed on contextualizing literature and this updated version takes these changes into account by incorporating more material on historical and cultural contexts as well as in-depth discussions on novels, drama and poetry.


Mastering the Language of Literature

Author: Malcolm Hebron

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 9781403900777

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

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Mastering the Language of Literature provides students of English Literature with a clear guide to the linguistic analysis of literary texts. Drawing on modern linguistics and traditional approaches, it shows how the study of language provides valuable tools for literary criticism. Important linguistic concepts are explained, and there are sections on Phonology, Lexis and Syntax, supported by examples from a wide range of texts. The book complements and extends the traditional close reading approach of Practical Criticism, and introduces students to an exciting and fast-growing area of advanced literary studies.

Mastering Fashion Marketing

Author: Tim Jackson,David Shaw

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137213469

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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This is the first book on the subject that combines contemporary marketing theory with analysis of operational marketing practice within the fashion industry. It contains the views of key practitioners and much original case study material from leading fashion organizations to provide unique insights into the reality of fashion marketing.

Mastering Communication

Author: Nicky Stanton

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230365744

Category: Education

Page: 496

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This book will help students improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. It will give an understanding of the importance of good communication skills for their personal development and career. It is relevant to a variety of courses: HE, FE, Professional, Open University, A-level and International Baccalaureate.

Mastering Chinese

The complete course for beginners

Author: Catherine Hua Xiang

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137013702

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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Mastering Chinese is a modern, engaging, highly illustrated course in Mandarin Chinese, teaching conversational skills, good pronunciation and the beginnings of reading and writing the intriguing Chinese script. Based on the author's 10 years of experience teaching Chinese in the UK and in China, this carefully structured and well-paced course will soon give you the confidence to communicate well in Chinese in both social and business settings. - Designed for complete beginners, with a wealth of interactive practice to build your confidence. - Teaches Mandarin Chinese which is spoken by over one billion people, and is the official language of mainland China, Taiwan and Singapore. - Suitable for study at home or in the classroom - learn at your own pace with this friendly, fun and fascinating introduction. - Covers a variety of everyday situations you will encounter in China, on holiday or travelling for business. - Full of cultural insights to help you understand the customs and practices of modern China. Additional material is available to accompany this book at www.palgrave.com/modernlanguages/xiang This product is the book only. Mastering Chinese is also available in a complete pack with 2 CDs (ask for ISBN 978-0-230-20055-5). The CDs can be purchased separately (ISBN 978-0-230-20054-8).

Mastering Psychology

Author: Roger Davies,Peter Houghton

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1349135534

Category: Criminology

Page: 400

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Ideal for A/AS-level, BTEC, Further and Adult Education courses, Introduction to degrees. This comprehensive book covers a rapidly changing subject and provides the basis for understanding both the theories and practical aspects of the subject. This second edition has been fully revised to incorporate guidance on presenting practical work, the psychology of work and the use of statistics in psychology.

Mastering Practical Criticism

Author: Lindy Miller

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN: 9780333802700

Category: Criticism

Page: 274

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Provides guidance necessary to understand and master the skills of critical appreciation. Addresses each skill and takes reader through each stage of the literary critical process. Also includes sample questions and worked examples.


Mastering Public Relations

Author: Anthony Davis

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 113723394X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Mastering Public Relations takes a strategic management approach to exploring this complex and critical dimension of management and planning. This wide-ranging, detailed and highly readable insight into public relations includes multiple case studies and examples to provide a well-balanced interpretation of both theory and practice.

Mastering Modern British History

Author: Norman Lowe

Publisher: Palgrave

ISBN: 1137603887

Category: History

Page: 636

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The new edition of this best-selling text includes a new section on the final years of the Labour government after Blair's resignation and a new chapter on the subsequent Coalition and Conservative governments. It is the ideal companion for students taking a first-level course in modern British History, as well as for undergraduates in History.

Mastering the Novels of Jane Austen

Author: Richard Gill,Susan Gregory

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230629652

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 400

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Mastering the Novels of Jane Austen is the ideal companion for anyone studying the works of this endearing literary figure. An engaging account of the six most-read Austen novels, this book captures the imagination with its fresh and lively approach. - Provides a detailed critique of Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, and Persuasion - Links the significance of the works from the past to the present day in the light of contemporary attitudes to women, tradition, and innovation - Explores the influence of art, architecture, music, literature, theology, philosophy, history and politics in the novels - Discusses both traditional and contemporary literary theory, and examines Austen's use of wit and irony, and the nuances of her vocabulary If you are looking for a book that will entertain, challenge, and illuminate your understanding of Jane Austen, this is it! A must-have guide for anyone preparing for exams or looking to gain the maximum satisfaction from their reading of the novels of this much-loved author.