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Newspeak Had Nothing on the Real World

Advantages: Great fun
Disadvantages: ... Slightly unnerving

Secret Santa is a dangerous game. You find out what your colleagues really think of you, but you don't necessarily find out which of them it is that thinks it. Over the years I've had presents that might suggest all sorts of uncomplimentary thing ...

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Review of Who Touched Base In My Thought Shower? - Steven Poole

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The Elements of Eloquence by Mark Forsyth.

Advantages: Brief, erudite, witty
Disadvantages: Will make you wary of politicians' speeches.

...‘All you need is Craft. Craft is all you need.’ The Elements of Eloquence by Mark Forsyth Icon Books, Ł12.99 If you love words, English words, then you’ve probably come across Mark Forsyth before now. He’s previously written two self proclaimed ‘best-s ...

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Review of The Elements of Eloquence - Mark Forsyth

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• Oh la la!

Advantages: Extremely useful insight into French 'argot'
Disadvantages: Contains words that may offend

We've all done it. Looking up the rude words in a dictionary. Well how about this - a dictionary filled with rude words? A bit childish perhaps? Yeah, maybe - but I still consider it to be an important thing for someone who wants to really learn another l ...

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Review of Pardon My French: Pocket French Slang Dictionary - Harrap's

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Learn English Inside Out

Advantages: A great learning resource
Disadvantages: This edition is old now and out of print

Inside Out, Students Book, Intermediate - Sue Kay & Vaughan Jones Inside Out, Students Book, Intermediate level is a paperback course book first published in 2000 and is written by Sue Kay and Vaughan Jones. The book teaches Engli ...

gingelou 07.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Inside Out Intermediate Student's Book - Sue Kay, Vaughan Jones et al.

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Phonics Fun!

Advantages: Encourages your child to read, hepful for parents
Disadvantages: More expensive if bought individually

My little girl Molly started school in September last year and she is sent home with a new book to read every day. Luckily, both my children love books and getting her to read these books every night certainly isn’t a chore and she regularly asks me if we ...

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Review of Oxford Reading Tree: Stage 1+: Songbirds: Zak and the Vet - Julia Donaldson

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