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Business English Books

New International Business English

Leo Jones & Richard Alexander , Cambridge University Press
New International Business English is a thoroughly revised and redesigned new edition of the highly successful course International Business English. While maintaining the first edition's flexible learner-centred approach for people who need English in their day-to-day work, New International Business is now easier to use and even more effective in the way it addresses the key Business English language skills such as telephoning, socializing and taking part in meetings. The key features of the new edition are: - bright, open design at large format, and in colour for the Student's Book. - shorter, more manageable units. New International Business English is a genuine 90 hour course. - a new unit on Negotiating.

Course Books

Meaning into Words - Intermediate Students' Book

Adrian Doff, Christopher Jones & Keith Mitchell , Cambridge University Press
Part of an intermediate stage English language learning course, which offers comprehensive coverage of major language items, language practice and open-ended exercises.

Meaning into Words - Upper-Intermediate - Students' Book

Adrian Doff, Christopher Jones & Keith Mitchell , Cambridge University Press
Part of an upper-intermediate stage English language learning course, which offers comprehensive coverage of major language items, language practice and open-ended exercises.

Meaning into Words - Upper-Intermediate - Workbook

Adrian Doff, Christopher Jones & Keith Mitchell , Cambridge University Press
Part of an upper-intermediate stage English language learning course, which offers comprehensive coverage of major language items, language practice and open-ended exercises.

New Headway English Course: Elementary - Student's Book

Soars, J. & Soars, L. , Oxford University Press
This book provides a foundation in the structure of the English language, gradually building students' understanding of basic grammar and vocabulary.

Dictionaries

Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs

McCarthy, M. , Cambridge University Press
An invaluable reference book for learners who need to master this notoriously difficult aspect of the English language. The Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs provides clear and simple explanations of 6,000 phrasal verbs current in British, American and Australian English today, along with thousands of example sentences showing phrasal verbs used in typical contexts.

Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (Paperback)

Michael McCarthy , Cambridge University Press
An invaluable reference book for learners who need to master this notoriously difficult aspect of the English language. The Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs provides clear and simple explanations of 6,000 phrasal verbs current in British, American and Australian English today, along with thousands of example sentences showing phrasal verbs used in typical contexts.

Collins Cobuild English usage for learners

Sinclair, J. , HarperCollins Publishers
The new second edition of the Collins COBUILD English Usage has been specially designed for upper-intermediate and advanced students and teachers of English. Its comprehensive coverage of different areas of the English language helps learners to use the language naturally and effectively

Longman Dictionary of English Language and Culture

, Longman
*Covers everything you are likely to need 15,000 encyclopaedic entries covering people, places, history, geography, the arts and popular culture *Get in-depth understanding on topics such as festivals, special days and key events in British and American history from the colour feature pages *No need to carry two dictionaries also includes a full language dictionary *80,000 words and phrases with clear definitions

Macmillan Phrasal Verbs Plus

Michael Hoey , Macmillan
A brand-new two-colour dictionary of phrasal verbs containing unique features to help students grasp this challenging and essential area of the English language.

English Language

A Dictionary of Euphemisms: How Not To Say What You Mean

R.W. Holder , Oxford University Press
A dictionary of euphemisms that highlights our tendency to use mild, vague or roundabout expressions in preference to words that are precise, blunt and often uncomfortably accurate.

Damp Squid: The English Language Laid Bare

Jeremy Butterfield , Oxford University Press
Using evidence provided by the world's largest language databank, the Oxford English Corpus, Butterfield uncovers fascinating facts about the English language. Where does our vocabulary come from? How do word meanings change? How is our language really being used? This entertaining book has the up-to-date and authoritative answers to all the key questions about our language.

One Step Ahead: Words

John Seely , Oxford University Press
Ideal for all those who wish to perform more successfully in the workplace or in study, this book will tell you all you need to know about words and develop or improve your word building and vocabulary.

Oxford A-Z of grammar and punctuation

John Seely , Oxford University Press
This work provides the basic information about grammar and punctuation that people need on a day-to-day basis. Arranged A-Z, it contains entries for standard grammatical terms as well as dealing with specific questions of usage.

Oxford BBC Guide to Pronunciation, The Essential Handbook of the Spoken Word

Lena Olausson & Catherine Sangster , Oxford University Press
The Oxford BBC Guide to Pronunciation is the ideal source for finding out how to pronounce controversial or difficult words and names.

The Oxford History of English

Linda Mugglestone , Oxford University Press
This book presents the history of English from its obscure Indo-European roots to its twenty-first century position as the world's first language. It shows how English evolved in the British Isles and how it spread to the United States and through the old British empire to every corner of the world.

Grammar

A Student's Grammar of the English Language

Sidney Greenbaum & Randolph Quirk , Longman Group UK Ltd
This is a shorter and revised version of the widely acclaimed "A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language". It is very well laid out, clear and helpful.

An Introduction To English Grammar

Sidney Greenbaum , Longman Group UK Ltd
This is a highly practical book which carefully introduces the basic concepts and categories of the English language, and provides a systematic outline of the grammar.

Living English Structure

W. Stannard Allen , Longman Group UK Ltd
This book provides clear explanations and graded practice in the key points of the English language. It takes students from elementary level up to and beyond Cambridge First Certificate in English. The exercises are graded at each point into elementary, intermediate and advanced

IELTS and Other Exams

Achieve IELTS 2 - Student's Book - Upper Intermediate - Advanced

Harrison, L.; Cushen, C. & Hutchison, S. ,
"Achieve IELTS" is designed for students preparing to take the International English Language Testing System Test. It takes the students from band 5.5 to 7.5 and was developed and tested at UK and international universities and language schools by experienced IELTS teachers and examiners

Achieve IELTS 2 - Teacher's Book - Upper-Intermediate - Advanced

Harrison, L.; Cushen, C. & Hutchison, S. ,
"Achieve IELTS Upper Intermediate to Advanced" is designed for students preparing to take the International English Language Testing System test. It takes students from band 5.5 to 7.5 and was developed and tested at UK and international universities and language schools by experienced IELTS teachers and examiners

Achieve IELTS 2 - Workbook - Upper-Intermediate - Advanced

Cushen, C.; Hutchison, S. & Harrison, L. , Marshall Cavendish Ltd
\"Achieve IELTS\" is designed for students preparing to take the International English Language Testing System Test. It takes the students from band 5.5 to 7.5 and was developed and tested at UK and international universities and language schools by experienced IELTS teachers and examiners

Cambridge IELTS 1 - Self-Study Edition

Vanessa Jakeman & Clare McDowell , Cambridge University Press
Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS I contains four complete practice tests for the Academic module of the International English Language Testing System examination, plus extra Reading and Writing papers for the General Training module. Written by experienced IELTS examiners, one based in Britain and one based in Australia. The Student's Book contains an introduction to the different modules of the exam together with an explanation of the different IELTS question types and how to approach them. The inclusion of annotated keys and tapescripts for each test makes the book ideal for the purposes of self-study students. The cassettes contain listening material carefully chosen to reflect the reality of the exam in terms of timing, format and the types of speaker and accent used.

Cambridge IELTS 2 - Examination Papers with Answers Edition

, Cambridge University Press
This collection of practice material for the International English Language Testing system (IELTS) has been specially prepared for publication by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate. It provides students with an excellent opportunity to familiarise themselves with IELTS and to practise examination techniques using authentic test material. Cambridge IELTS 2 contains four complete tests for Academic candidates, plus extra Reading and Writing modules for General Training candidates. The book includes an introduction to these different modules together with an explanation of the scoring system used by Cambridge ESOL The inclusion of a comprehensive section of answers and tapescripts means that the material is ideal for students working partly or entirely on their own. The cassettes contain material for the listening paper in the same timed format as the exam.

IELTS Express - Intermediate - Coursebook

Hallows, R. ,
A preparation course for candidates studying for the International English Language Testing System examination (IELTS).

IELTS Express - Upper-Intermediate - Coursebook

Hallows, R. ,
A preparation course for candidates studying for the International English Language Testing System examination (IELTS).

Medical English Books

English in Medicine - A Course in Communication Skills

Eric H. Glendinning & Beverly A. S. Holström , Cambridge University Press
The aim of this book is to develop the English language skills required by medical personnel for successful communication in their wirk or study.

English in Medicine - A Course in Communication Skills (2nd Ed.)

Glendinning, E.H. & Holstr , Cambridge University Press
The aim of this book is to develop the English language skills required by medical personnel for successful communication in their wirk or study.

Special Interest

The King's English

Kingsley Amis , HarperCollins Publishers
Sir Kingsley Amis was one of the most influential writers of the 20th century and the use and abuse of the English language was one of his principal concerns. This guide, alphabetically arranged, provides a concise, readable and entertaining guide to using English

TEFL Course Unit Material

English Language Teaching Guide

Francis, D. ,
This guide covers all aspects of the ELT industry. A complete guide to training world-wide at a glance, for both those new to ELT and experienced professionals.