This technical Dictionary offered to you today is a truly excellent reference offering readers huge amount of useful info in a very convenient, so easy-to-use and quick-find format. The publication will for sure be of great at use to the students, industry professionals, teacher, writers or just general readers as it will assist them all gaining proper understanding of all fundamental ideas and key concepts of various engineering areas.
The team of authors used a simple and very clear way, using the language which will be easily understandable to the general readers, not only to the industry pros; in the meantime, this book is comprehensive and thorough enough for the advanced students and even scientists. This second edition of the Dictionary was updated and now contains about eighteen thousand entries, including abbreviations/acronyms, gives correct pronunciation for all terms contained, covers so many topics including mechanical engineering, building, industrial and civil engineering, electrical engineering, acoustics, control systems, systems engineering and others.
The publication may also be used when preparing to the PE examination as mechanical engineer. There is an appendix providing some additional information and useful data.
This publication is a descriptive grammar of modern English grammar. Originally, it was written as a sort of English grammar manual for Dutch students of English language. The book is dealing with syntax and accidence, without too much of accent made on the idioms. It is very valuable to all students of English since it covers literally all aspects of the grammar that are important in the day-to-day usage of the language.
The author has divided the book into nine parts covering verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives and adverbs, structure of sentence, order of words, concord, conversion and word formation. The appendix at the end contains the list of irregular verbs, and some other supplementary information. This is the seventh edition of the book incorporating all changes and updates. Needless to say that the publication is one of the most important and must-have books for all students of English taking into account the amount of information it provides to the readers.
We would definitely recommend this remarkable handbook to everyone who are intending to improve their skills in writing, reading and communication in English. Numerous references to the other publications are contained in the book.
Let us introduce a concise glossary of grammar terminology as well as expressions and words that are commonly used to describe the grammar. We should note that the author could have easily made the publication much bigger and intimidating. However, this would definitely take the author into dictionary making not glossary making, as it was intended; and, with the intention to avoid this, the author of the book has had to choose which of the terms are considered key ones and important enough to include in the glossary and, in turn, which terms could be excluded.
Apart from the glossary itself, the book includes a list of useful books relating to grammar supplemented with the suggestions for further research. The book was prepared by one of the most distinguishing expert grammarians in the world and provides basic and simple info on grammatical terminology. All definitions provided by the author are very concise and clear, making the book wonderful to use. The remarkable efforts made by the author, Geoffrey Leech, resulted in this publication presenting a huge number of useful terms.
The proper usage of such terminology can be a problem for the students and that is why there is a necessity for such sort of publication providing the accessible guidance with the focus made on the English language.
Idioms, i.e. the informal expressions that are used in our everyday speech, are often referred to as the spice of any language due to the way they can describe the idea; it shall be noted, however, that they can be one of the most complicated areas of the language. They are one of the most colourful ways to sum up what you want to say.
Of course, you have to clearly understand what each of the idioms means in order to be able to use them correctly. This book presents approximately one thousand of various interesting and popular English idioms provided with the clear and understandable definitions, so it will help readers become much more familiar with the most popular expressions of the contemporary American English.
The definitions and explanations are supplemented with exercises and sample sentences. The search index was also included in order to serve as a quick reference tool. Once you understand the idioms easily, speaking language will not be difficult for you anymore.
You will not be disappointed with this book since the idioms provided in it will enrich your vocabulary and let you speak much easier, expressing all your idea in much better English which will be easier understood by anyone.
Here is an excellent reference source designed specifically for people reading or writing articles relating to various areas of science. The declared intention of Elizabeth Martin, the author, was to provide the students and other learners of English with very accurate explanations of unfamiliar words and/or terms which the students may come across during their studies.
It offers the full coverage of terminology, as well as concepts and laws relating to different sciences, such as physics, math, chemistry, paleonthology, biotechnology, computer technology and so many others. All of the entries that have been chosen by the author for inclusion in the book are very brief and clear and it makes the publication a very handy and readable reference source.
The publication would appeal not only to the professional scientists and students but also to any other persons, who are interested in science - it is definitely worth browsing. It is one of the best selling dictionaries available at the market today, and it contains more than nine thousand entries, well-arranged and covering a wide range of areas; all of the entries are up-to-date and supplemented with some additional useful data lie the biographies of the prominent scientists, illustrations and diagrams, charts, figures etc.
Literally all students of any discipline always make mistakes - and this is normal. In fact, the whole process of studying English language is a very good field for blunders and the author of this book has been committing them for many years
The publication presented to your attention consists of two big parts - the first one includes a number of correct and incorrect examples while in its second part Andrew Miles, the author, shows which of the examples presented there, are right - this non-standard approach made the publication very interesting to use. It will be very useful for students willing to improve their language skills and let them make less mistakes when speaking and/or writing.
The book has been divided into two parts. The first half of the book contains correct and incorrect examples, while the second part of the publication shows which of the examples are correct. We would recommend this publication to people who are working on their grammar and believe that it will allow them to significantly reduce the number of mistakes they make.
Note that the book is perfect for self-study; however, it is also excellent for use in the classroom. Make this booklet your handbook and you will not be disappointed with the result.