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Language Shock: Understanding The Culture Of Conversation

By: Agar, Michael H., PhD

Price: $22.50

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: 1996-12-16

Seller ID: 9780688149499


The key to communication, says linguistic anthropologist Michael Agar, is understanding the context and culture of conversation. In "Language Shock, " Agar reveals how deeply our language and cultural values intertwine to define who we are and how we relate to one another. From paying an electric bill in Austria to opening a bank account in Mexico to handling a parking ticket in the United States, he shows how routine tasks become lessons in the subtleties of conversa... View more info

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Reading Reflex: The Foolproof Phono-Graphix Method for Teaching Your Child to Read

By: Carmen McGuinness; Geoffrey McGuinness

Price: $18.92

Publisher: Free Press: 1999-08-01

Seller ID: 9780684853673


HELP YOUR CHILD UNLOCK THE SOUND-PICTURE CODE Reading is the single most important skill for any child to develop. And the key to learning how to read effectively is recognizing the sounds that letters and words represent. With the help of the revolutionary system known as Phono-Graphix(TM), you and your child can discover the sound-picture code that is the foundation of the written English language. An effective and easy-to-understand approach, Phono-Graphix e... View more info

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Grandma, Do You Remember When?: Sharing a Lifetime of Loving Memories--A Keepsake Journal

By: Daly, Jim [Illustrator]

Price: $15.33

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers: 2003-06-01

Seller ID: 9780736910507


In this keepsake journal for grandma to fill out, grandchildren can discover the experiences, happy moments, and cherished events that shaped their grandmother's legacy. Old-fashioned paintings by Jim Daly will sweeten every grandmother's stroll down memory lane as she shares her thoughts on the lined pages filled with questions including: tell me your favorite story about our family, what is your prayer for me, and what makes you happiest about being a grandmother? View more info

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Talking with Your Hands, Listening with Your Eyes: A Complete Photographic Guide to American Sign Language

By: Grayson, Gabriel

Price: $25.16

Publisher: Square One: 2003-01-01

Seller ID: 9780757000072


It is the third most commonly used language in North America. It has its own beauty, its own unmistakable form, and its own inherent culture. It is American Sign, the language of the deaf. Now, Gabriel Grayson, teacher extraordinaire, has put together a book that makes signing accessible, easy, and fun. Using more than 1,400 photographs, he has created a comprehensive primer to the techniques, words, and phrases of signing. Each word is accompanied by a photo or series o... View more info

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Writers Inc

By: Meyer, Verne; Sebranek, Patrick; Kemper, Dave; GREAT SOURCE

Price: $55.20

Publisher: GREAT SOURCE: 2000-03-01

Edition: 5

Seller ID: 9780669471649


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