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Top Customer Reviews: How Dead Languages ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 9 ratings
4 / 5
If, I like him, you have been taking on on reading to arrest to maintain you sane during lockdown - and found you that walked in some fringes of Greeks, Latin, Old English and like this on then will find this book totally fascinating. Each tongue - alive or like this-called 'died' (to the equal that can died yes is partorisca be still has studied?) - Has his own personality which can be lost in translation. This calm book presents to Ancient Greek, Latin, Old English, Sanskrit, Biblical Hebrew and Old Irish (the difficult plus!) But in the totally only way - is reading original texts immediately, and in fact comprising them. Ossia A mark of the true scholar - was the student start was in Classics would be partorisca beat the street to Coulter H George in a University of Virginia. If it think Old Irish never characteristic in the calm book could not dip down, then read this.
4 / 5
A very balanced mix of next readings of individual passages of Bible, Latin poetry, Welsh legends and more, with abundance in a cultural fund and some grammatical structures that marks all these fine shadows partorisca mean possible.
5 / 5
Would owe that be compulsory fact partorisca the pupils and that the students interested in culture and perceiption
5 / 5
A very written, involving and authoritative description of tongues 'died'. A first chapter in Greek is excellent and a section in Old Irish very written. A forensic decomposition of pieces of the sample of Thucydides and Homer would owe that be the give form partorisca classes of beginner.
Is not postponed for a dead person moniker - an evolution of tongues and like influence the modern tongues is the subject of entity . Recommended.
5 / 5
My interest in of the tongues partorisca treat is quite random. It has not been anything in a technicalities of sounds to do. A book is fascinating; I have chosen on the plot of interesting points in stirs it of tongues. It could not enjoy a book to a full plus because of the mine own has limited to comprise of as the sounds are done . I have finalised skipping on some parts of some books but I have finalised he with respecting renewed for people those who have taken a question to learn different tongues and for a complexity of tongues and some the different ways in the meant is to express.
4 / 5
Has had some leading exposure to Latin, but has not known the thing in linguistics and his hid has launched.

A fashion to write is not to dry have expected like this. Enough a contrary, some concepts are presented with examples and analogies with English.

A book weaves together a lot of edges when interpreting some texts of reference of the each tongue, and concealed can be the little has bitten to daunt in time.

My conclusion is that I will require additional studios to fully comprise all when be contested, but that has directed to comprise done a book a lot of value my moment.
4 / 5
Ossia An interesting book . It examines several tongues and his similarity. But in the first place the brief history. He a bit the years have opened an office in Atene. My first stay and I was in a bar in a Marriott with mates and went him to impress with my vast knowledge, can laugh. As I have spoken to a boy that use my Greek of secondary New pupil, and has turned mine in his emphasis of New York and said, 'does not speak Greek, I of Astoria, Queens, doing for my uncle!' In the Then changed to English, complete with my emphasis of New York. My second try after the year that takes up in the modern Greek was in a new airport in 3am trying to take in my hotel. A taxi driver has spoken any English to the equal that have directed to speak that it uses the combination of Italian and Greek, and take there. Like the presentation of an author was of the interest adds.

There is enjoyed especially his details in Latins, in that has had the few years of him, and has taken to comprise emphasize that there I have not gone never seen before. His Greek was equally enlightening but the bit of the difficult plus slog. To the as it would have liked me in his Latin has not gone so only of a classical period but to the equal that has emigrated by means of some Half Ages. Latin of 14th century, scholastic, resembled quickly disappear tongues so the local has exploded.

An author presents Old English and German and strangely Old Irish. Old English is the no first of Half English and Chaucer, and would have been when being to see that nexus. An author contends that it was in 1066 and Hastings that a transmission has arrived . Still still French has not been used until enough later, and was Half French in that. Old Irish is always be the difficult tongue and an author resupply some idea but he was bit it too complex.

A Hebrew author and the Sanskrit done. I have had some Jewish, classical and contemporary, and found this interesting. It would be good to compare Hebrew and Arab, especially outlining cultural differences in an use of verbs and like this in of the actions.

In general is the good book of observations. A main weakness in mine dress is that he rambles like the conversation, a new thought with which another, inserting some examples, but that lacking of in any of structure. Some starts of author with some idea, tongue of him and he then moves to another idea. It is not the book has found one could read sequentially. One could choose it on, read the bit, then easily more 50 pages and read bit it more.

In general one has had to treat a lot of tongues then ossia of the interest adds. Suspicion that very a lot of-travelled and less classically has coached the Americans can find this bit it disconnected. For me, this in spite of, each page has some interesting ideas, albeit failure of structures, but that resupplies the very polite discussion easy to read.
5 / 5
Entertainingly Written with the good selection of subjects and literature.
4 / 5
Ossia An eccentric and enjoyable book. A chapter in ancient Greek is particularly well. Look: precise door to this book detailed it reasonably comprise of an anatomy of human tongue, or at least be has had to that involve in independent studio to take that comprising.

Top Customer Reviews: The Penguin ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 32 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback dictionary Very formal of idioms more than origins (has looked for them a last). In spite of, it has bought them it likes the present and one on its own name - cant has said the bed to the plot but was amused partorisca some run has done them excepts then has to them that give is more than the dictionary that a 'origin of words'

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5 / 5
Formed: Paperback can not find an idiom that is not in there... Book of upper drawer. Well writing and has thought was. A must partorisca any one undermining to a quirky English tongue.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback has Bought this partorisca the present and has loved that. Some additional commentaries in the origins partorisca each idiom would be a dimension added.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback that Interest, has arrived quickly
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback Ossia the present partorisca my daughter in law. The time will say like - but that is not partorisca like. A fascinating taken, which wish had bought on its own name!
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback Ideal so that they wish to comprise an enormous number of colloquialisms and idioms
4 / 5
Partorisca The product of Penguin, a clarity of the production and the typography were the accident-down. Also, omissions of examples quite common (p. p.ej. It can not find Edges of the Gun). A category and system of the indication has not been a lot has thought was.
5 / 5
Ossia Ideal to explain some of our odd English expressions. A format is clear and easily understandable - and in his way in Italy!
4 / 5
Very Good and informative, although that spends for big any i.et., esplicing A mainbrace' to appoint the little..
Would recommend this in spite of, creation very good.
4 / 5
An A lot of BOOK A lot that INTERESTS - A MUST FOR Any WHO WANTS TO COMPRISE The MINEFIELD OSSIA The ENGLISH TONGUE !
5 / 5
Packed Full of sayings and his meanings, but would have preferred he to having explained more origins of some sayings. Howevera Rids very interesting.
5 / 5
Good collection of sayings, was so only the one who my mamma looked for and was a lot of value a prize.
5 / 5
I can not find an idiom that is not in there... Book of upper drawer. Well writing and has thought was. A must partorisca any one undermining to a quirky English tongue.
5 / 5
Dictionary very formal of idioms more than origins (has looked for them a last). In spite of, it has bought them it likes the present and one on its own name - cant has said the bed to the plot but was amused partorisca some run has done them excepts then has them @to @give is more than the dictionary that a 'origin of words'

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5 / 5
has Bought this partorisca the present and has loved that. Some additional commentaries in the origins partorisca each idiom would be a dimension added.
5 / 5
Ossia The present partorisca my daughter in law. The time will say like - but that is not partorisca like. A fascinating taken, which wish had bought on its own name!
5 / 5
Ideal so that they wish to comprise an enormous number of colloquialisms and idioms
5 / 5
It is a dictionary has better purchased partorisca the long time! It is to good sure value an addition to a collection of dictionary.
5 / 5
A dictionary of English idioms... It divides until categories (p. p.ej. Colours, elements) and gives succinct definition for each idiom; occasionally it gives example of use, origins of an idiom (the fruit forbidden p. p.ej. Of Garden of Eden) and synonymous idioms too many
5 / 5
This are to add and among really handy when translating. It is to declare really useful, and is really interesting. It gives the graces for a subject!
4 / 5
True to his name, this book gives abundance of English idioms with definitions, examples of use in the sentence and the clue as to his tone where necessary. Down 'dry like the bone' defines normal use and suggests a humorous application when any one loves an alcoholic drink a lot bad but, forget where this idiom is, is hard of the find again in an indication because it looks down 'bone' except any down 'dry.' An indication is necessary reason some authors/of editor have decided to group some idioms in of the sections more than simply alphabetically: colours, time, time, life and has died etc. An indication has required to find the particular idiom takes several pages and is incomplete, as I have suggested. I am not sure that the reader would require am fixed: the writer in the @@subject sure would not require the cast of cliches and the student of English would want to one the majority of direct street to an expression. There it is joined to be the omissions but I has been surprised that, with four definitions of omething hot' (any listings in an indication to the equal that can do not finding to verify that I am right), does not give a wi-fi meaning, surely now very common. I think that that ossia more the book to read, savour and enjoy more than the tool of reference.
4 / 5
In my work like the copywriter, this is resulted to be the quite useful book. It is packed plenary of some sayings or 'Idioms' has been listening all your life, and is organised in the way ossia intuitive and easy to use. It saves you time wracking your brains for ideas when I write, as well as it explains your exactly that to to sayings like 'give the dog the bad name and hang him' (for example) means.

Each entrance gives an explanation and example of use, and all the entrances are organised in of the categories partorisca extra easy reference - which are: Colours, Elements, Time, Time, Died & of Life, Plants & of Trees, Animal, Birds, Fish, Insects, Organism, Alcohol, Illnesses & of Illness, Reports, Cities & Around, A House, Pieces & of House of the Pieces of furniture, Lunches, Cloths, Ships, Some World-wide And His Places, Nationalities & of Tongues, Names, Parliament & of Monarchy, Paz & of War, Arms, Tools, Numbers, School & Education, Occupations & of Work, Money & Valuables, Sport & of Games, Theatre & of Music, Words & of Word.

So much, is writing the piece in the subject sure (for the chance was writing something others based in colours) can simply flick to this section finds it all some sayings and the idioms could does not love never in a subject. Also, there is an indication to the equal that can look on individual words - this also is the place is gone in the way that is a lot quickly and easy to use. For example, to the left it is it supposes precise that says that that uses a word tring'. A fast gaze in an indication and calm will see:

Serious, the second series to a bond 258/1; harp in a same ; has any in the s. 320/13

To the equal that go, any calm so only take the cast of all a saying in a book that use a series of word (to the equal that calms does not have to that look on each one individually), also take the directions to some entrances owe that find the calm saying is not familiarised with and is unsure that half... Again, taking an on example - I follows sure the majority of knots is familiar with some idioms and meanings of ' the second series to a bond' and 'to have any in the serious', but that roughly 'harp in a same series'?

A fast flick the page 315 - and the bed of number of entrance 10 in this page develops:

10. The harp in a same series - to do a same point on and on again. ' It calms desires any harp in a same series every time lights the cigarette. I know to the smoke is bad for your health but I will not give up!'

In general, the interesting and a lot of gain and accessible tool for people or of the working writers with an interest or amour of tongue. Around 377 pages in period can see is taking like this use like my Dictionary partorisca Rhyme - another element could not live with out: Collins that Dictionary of Rhymes

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4 / 5
He that says in a coverage, that touches the dictionary of idioms.
Would have preferred reserves which gave more than funding to an idiom, more than just the definition.
Very still like the book of reference
5 / 5
Some the English idioms am very basic and would be adapted more partorisca the no-English in reader of speaker. Appearances partorisca some idioms partorisca enhance my use of an English tongue.
4 / 5
Are fascinated for tongues and an use of idioms and colloquia, and especially as it is coming roughly. To this end, this book was the disappointment , like some origins of the a lot of idioms have not been explained, for example: 'Pig in the poke'. This saying is been born in mediaeval time, where some 'fly-for-traders of the night of phase would show sãos small piglets, which could be house purchased and spent in the stock exchange (poke) 'amiably' resupplied for a vendor. This in spite of, whilst a client has been distracted, a wily the trader would stuff the worthless cat to a stock exchange. A fault has not been discovered until to the such time likes unfortunate the buyer is returned of house ; when a cat is remained out of a stock exchange! A book goes some way to explain an origin of pig in the poke, but for some reason fails link with leaving a cat out of a stock exchange.
5 / 5
A Dictionary of the penguin of English Idioms is very written and contains the wealth of knowledge. It recommends it to any the one who wants to
to improve his English.
4 / 5
Has used this alot with my primary class. It is organised well for fast location of idioms. Enormous row and clear explanations.
4 / 5
Unless you are studying English like the foreign tongue will find this far too basic. In fact a lot of some entrances are hardly idioms at all reasons logically mean that says. Need of penguin to take out of these a lot of idioms so that they can comprise idioms that all find less obvious.
4 / 5
Ossia The Book of the reference Adds with the Enormous Selection of Idioms.
An Idiom is the Together of Sentences that is used colloquially like the tongue and like the way to speak. This in spite of, a true value of some perhaps invalid Idioms in today of climate or stray so that tongue, technology and transmissions of time - as the half penny English.

Some habladurías of Idiom roughly a lot that has '2' still pence rub together', but Cockney has Launched, poverties and the knowledge of a history of English coins said that this Idiom is been born the time when the English coin still used 'half-a-penny', 'half-one-crown', two-and-a-half shillings' (the sixpence or tanner). For this an Idiom would owe that read 'any that has 'two half pence' still rub joint or in Cockney the slang designates a lot that has 'yours'pence'has'pny' still rub joint.

I suspect that this has been modernised to connect with some the USA is 'two value of cents', especially like the English coins no longer accommodates or recognises a monetary value of half - (as to speak).

A Page of Contents is fixed the Categories for Subject @@@Subject in a front of a book.
Has an Indication in a backside of a book to help you tailor your studios to adapt your personal needs.

Thank you!
4 / 5
Has bought this for the promised Russian of my edges- the English is excellent but is baffled often for idioms - now a cat is really out of a stock exchange for his and want it.
5 / 5
This new edition is an excellent version of this preferred old.

Although an organisation of some contents takes the little time to take used to ( is organised the little like the Thesaurus) but, once taken, finding one the way around is simple and an information is very useful, informative and there is detailed.

Some editions of the reference of the Penguin is an excellent addition in any bookshelf and ossia typical.

Recommended And useful
5 / 5
This book is recommendable to all the world-wide the one who is interested in a Englsih tongue as well as to these that wants to polish his english skills. An organisation of some idioms in of the categories in place of for the alphabetic order is that it marks this very special reservation in comarision to some other books in a phase. The idioms are easy to find and once found can you he inspires while reading some other idioms in this particular category.

Top Customer Reviews: Spilling the Beans ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 40 ratings
4 / 5
I have purchased this book partorisca my partner of the one who before tongue is not English. As it has achieved fluidity in ours tongue, thought that it can find this interesting to the equal that comprises explanations of some of our quite odd expressions.

When I have received a book, I leafed by means of him and has been surprised to find that although some very common expressions are comprised, for example ‘walking a plank', the majority of them is quite dark and probably would not be used in daily conversation. Calm have has not listened never any in United Kingdom informs to orange juice like the glass of jubbly? Or to inform to to the the lunch likes ‘to curate is of egg'?

Besides, like another reviewer has declared, any all some causes of sentence in Inghilterra – the value that comment, is purchasing he for any the one who there has been an interest in the culture of United Kingdom. Also it has gone handy to have an indication to be able to look on sentences quickly.

Considering his low prize, would say that well buy like an extra present or perhaps fill of meso, but any pleasure one all-comprising drive the expressions familiarised English.
5 / 5
Is interested in an English Tongue then this would have to that be in yours bookshelf. Some origins of ours sayings are like this interesting.
Has bought to substitute the copy has given to the partner.
4 / 5
Has bought as I fill of meso for my boy, was both glued to a book that reads some expressions that people of use in daily context. Quite fascinating and also quite that amuses
4 / 5
A very useful book for me, reason the English tongue is my second tongue . It is like this interesting to discover that a lot of sayings are resembled Latvian sayings. Happy to know that our cultures am not far out of the each one another.
4 / 5
Has bought this book to discover an origin of old sayings. Resupplied some entertainment the time to stop whilst in work.
5 / 5
In a nick of time, any left a cat out of a stock exchange and a game was up! Spent to reserve, for hook or for scoundrel, speaks volumes.
4 / 5
A present for my dad, material master like this and has not been disappointed
5 / 5
Arrived early, good condition and the very interesting bed-very pleased with him
5 / 5
has bought this for a fellow Italian the one who was always puzzled for my use of sayings and old sentences during our conversations, A book is brilliant, ape and the friendly user that explains some meanings of municipalities, and no like this good known, sayings and to the equal that is coming roughly, My partner has loved that and now uses some of some sentences in his own conversations. Highly recommended.
5 / 5
Has bought this like the present navideño has had so only the fast look by means of, ape and interesting.
4 / 5
I have purchased this book partorisca my partner of the one who before tongue is not English. As it has achieved fluidity in ours tongue, thought that it can find this interesting to the equal that comprises explanations of some of our quite odd expressions.

When I have received a book, I leafed by means of him and has been surprised to find that although some very common expressions are comprised, for example ‘walking a plank', the majority of them is quite dark and probably would not be used in daily conversation. Calm have has not listened never any in United Kingdom informs to orange juice like the glass of jubbly? Or to inform to to the the lunch likes ‘to curate is of egg'?

Besides, like another reviewer has declared, any all some causes of sentence in Inghilterra – the value that comment, is purchasing he for any the one who there has been an interest in the culture of United Kingdom. Also it would have been handy to have an indication to be able to look on sentences quickly.

Considering his low prize, would say that well buy like an extra present or perhaps the farce of meso, but any pleasure one all-comprising drive the expressions familiarised English.
4 / 5
Has read other books on word and histories of sentence. Generally an approximation is to undermine to a subject with exposure and careful investigation. This a lot neither are fearful. Very dry and almost cosmetic explain origins.
4 / 5
Adds little book for a whole family. Useful for those: developing his English skills for GCSE; looking to build his general knowledge; and defenders of crossword.
5 / 5
Has bought this book to discover an origin of old sayings. Resupplied some entertainment the time of pause whilst in work.
5 / 5
Has bought to give like the present. It can no of the the true commentary but am sure the good book?
5 / 5
Has bought this for a fellow Italian the one who was always puzzled for my use of sayings and old sentences during our conversations, A book is brilliant, ape and the friendly user that explains some meanings of municipalities, and no like this very known, sayings and to the equal that is coming roughly, My partner has loved that and now uses some of some sentences in his own conversations. Highly recommended.
4 / 5
Is interested in an English Tongue then this would have to that be in yours bookshelf. Some origins of ours sayings are like this interesting.
Bought to substitute the copy has given to the partner.
5 / 5
A very useful book for me, reason the English tongue is my second tongue . It was like this interesting to discover that the a lot of sayings are resembled Latvian sayings. Happy to know that our cultures am not far out of the each one another.
4 / 5
Bought this like the present navideño has had so only the fast look by means of, ape and interesting.
4 / 5
It has Very ANSWERED MY WIFES QUESTIONS 'WHERE DID The COME FROM/COME FROM?'
4 / 5
Has bought this partorisca the fellow whose native tongue is German the one who has the enthusiastic interest in an English tongue and some origins of ours odd and wonderful idioms. It loves this book.
4 / 5
This book is part of the present of anniversary of my partner. They are sure she will love it.
4 / 5
Are very interested in where some sayings have cause of and this book looked a partorisca me! Really it is an interesting book and can be chosen on top of any time. I have wanted also one covers as it felt likes cloth, very unexpected but taste of a lot. Prize and good quality.
4 / 5
Brilliant value and a lot informative - learnt some very interesting facts. More to read the little from time to time more than in one seating calmer will not take it everything in!
4 / 5
Has arrived a lot quickly, which are adds. Further that, I can not say the have bought as well as the present
4 / 5
has Been purchased like the present and a recipient was a lot of happy.
5 / 5
Good book. This in spite of, has had some frames in a coverage... It is well, but how it was the present felt the little has bitten bad when I have given was....
4 / 5
Good idea - although some of some entrances are quell'has bitten odd - like this have struggled to fill a book!!! It has done still the good present for my father in law.
5 / 5
Adds little book! Spent he for my Mamma to the equal that loves the old sayings and she loves it. Amused little present.
4 / 5
A good book to slay all these myths in a derivation of sayings.
5 / 5
Farce of meso, has had the fast shufti and is looked well recipient was quite happy with him
5 / 5
that it interest, @fare unusual, the extra has bitten of knowledge, well for opposition of pub and crosswords, would recommend to any the one who is interested in of the facts and of the figures
4 / 5
So only that has loved for the present and for me! Place a lot very was with fascinating information. The piece adds of investigation for J Parkinson.
5 / 5
Well The value that buys for a prize so only. Not reading up to now but that looks forward to that it knows like the expressions have caused!
4 / 5
I always asked where the different sayings come from/come from. Now all have to that do is look in this book, to discover,good
4 / 5
The whole family there has been the look. Pound very interesting.
4 / 5
A handy interesting book the launch hand of. But any reference like this a lot that had has expected.
4 / 5
Has given this like the present and recipient has said has loved that.
5 / 5
A diving in and was book. Driven another crazy to say, oh ludten to this so that it discovers something new.
4 / 5
Has bought this like the fun present and is a class of reservation chooses on time in when more than bed partorisca cover to cover

Top Customer Reviews: From Old English to ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
4 / 5
A book was clear, a lot-the abundance explained and has had to that facsimiles of manuscript partorisca practise on and reinforce that the be be say in a text. It would recommend it to good sure to tutors and students equally; it resupplies a help partorisca teach/of excellent reference.
4 / 5
Honradamente One of the mine favourite textbooks. Súper Easy to comprise and súper informative. Well fact and no ridiculously expensive.
4 / 5
Creation and interesting history, any seen in of the leading volumes in subject same, with, -where available-, facsimile of original manuscripts, has has printed reproductions in of the Old English lettering, in modern lettering, (but with a thorn retained), and modern translation. The commentaries in contemporary historical chances accompany throughout.
5 / 5
This book is extremely tedious. A variac. Of texts (although I create attentive and that interest partorisca look in) extremely is defying partorisca read. If your studio in old English is far to the long of and sure chair in your capacity to decipher the manuscript that ossia probably the good access; but yes it calms so only it is beginning was that his any one the majority of tool of ideal learning.

Top Customer Reviews: First Steps in Old ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 16 ratings
4 / 5
I have bought this and an accompanying CD because I have wanted to learn Old English, and there is a lot to rent in both a book and a CD. You owe that exited for calm where the things are and likes to relate among a two, but concealed is not onerous, and is really of entity to be able to listen as well as it sees some words and of the texts. I have not done by means of all some sections still but the senses has required to do the commentary now, on achieving sections 4 and 5, roughly some discrepancies and confusions. Ossia When it is of entity to have an additional source to the to the equal that to inform, to clear anything concealed is not to clear (and occasionally has things that is not ) and to do sure that everything is corrected in fact. I have struggled to comprise a system of old English numbering, and @@give in an end that has errors that certainly would owe that it has been chosen on on for an editor, and which can send a student round in of the circles, that tries to take a logic, when in fact it is simply an error. This is coming to light have tried like this some exercises, and expósitos that this in spite of have followed closely Pollington explanation, could not arrive in a response gives for some of them! I have decided once that an explanation was in error, could locate and have sucedido in some exercises. But I require another source to do sure has some correct numbers (or grammatical construction - is not so only one or two numbers that is bad, unfortunately) and at present am valuing some available sources to decide on one. He like this - has errors that has to more is certainly state deleted in a phase to modify, and ossia the shame adds reason launches doubt on all a rest, which is probably otherwise entirely sound. It illustrates an importance that has more than the alone source of information, any only reason need to be sure have correct information, any corrupted for errors of any class, but also reason the approximation of another writer to the explanation can help a lot of. Taking a same information of two directions, said of another way,, can be very useful in fact. I do not seat I have bought this book and CD, but @give that a source is not enough.
4 / 5
Rids very good but sustains too far to an academician of the linguistic approximation more than that I has has wanted that it is to learn like this to speak old English conversationally. Learning like this to say Rey and noble is all a lot well but some of master learn a way our ancestor have spoken in daily life. This calm text leave to study the documents written for the priests have coached in the stylised forms of Old English. This in my opinion any with the accuracy reflects like a half 'Anglo Saxon' would have spoken. This in spite of are learning Old English for the University terracing this book is probably so only on your alley. I wish writers in of the Old English would follow like the person learns the tongue organically and try teach in the to such the way likes Amur Kills has done.
5 / 5
Has studied OE in university the fact of long time and has bought this book to refresh my memory. The difference of the mine dry old OE first, this really is easy to follow no-for-no, with short sections, good explanations, exercises to verify progresses and texts in an end. This in spite of, think that some the grammatical terms could be difficult for any the one who there has not been any experience that learns tongue.
5 / 5
Like the complete novice to a subject, has begun with east and some book and accompanying poems of prose.
Have the long way to go?
5 / 5
A good basic book with a lot of useful exercises suitable for beginners in a tongue .
4 / 5
This publication goes with a New English to Old English Dictionary as I thought it .
5 / 5
Have come to this reservation no of the need to complete an academician syllabus but for my own enrichment. Undoubtedly it was easier that use it textbook like this with the human professor to explain, expands, questions of response and model an emphasis esatta. I gave this in spite of all have required. Of course I will not be never that pause a tongue to any but there is early does English writing more accessible and helped to enjoy more a sound of some words his - no @@subject small with the literature that is often alliterative. It is fascinating too much to see where like this of our modern English words comes from/come from and that pocolos many of has changed. When Some sentences are listened aloud and follow-ups in a text there is almost any difficulty in sympathetic. For a record, has bought also an audio CD this goes with this book and he have very helped with pronunciation. If it buy this book suggests that it consider to do one same.
4 / 5
Included Yes slowly in calm teaching so only some minimum coffins of Old English, this book is already way has complicated also. For juezas of start, is almost totally written in IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) and has not gone never really sure pronounce a text correctly or no. A book mentions that there is the CD that can buy you for separate wants to listen that roughly of some texts are supposed to the his likes. If you are the linguist and is familiarised with IPA then could comprise better that the majority. If I like him, you are so only of an enthusiast this wants to learn an odd word or two and learn like this to read and pronounce the text written in Old English, this rids will not help you . I am returned this reserves a day with which received it.
4 / 5
Delighted that it can take this quite title of specialist in such the reasonable prize. Using he for the new cour4se am taking.
4 / 5
Although it plan in calm teaching so only some minimum coffins of Old English, this book is already way has complicated also. Partorisca juezas Of start, is almost totally written in IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) and has not gone never really sure pronounce a text correctly or no. A book mentions that there is the CD that can buy you for separate wants to listen that roughly of some texts are supposed to the his likes. If you are the linguist and is familiarised with IPA then could comprise better that the majority. If I like him, you are so only of an enthusiast this wants to learn an odd word or two and learn like this to read and pronounce the text written in Old English, this rids will not help you . I am returned this reserves a day with which received it.
5 / 5
Does not think any beginner in Anglo-Saxon could do better that this book.
Has been dipping some Anglo-Saxon lessons in my web of place, and has bought this to compare with that has produced. After reading it, does not think will be to do more lessons - in the futures so only will be to redirect my Anglo-Saxon enthusiasts to this book!
4 / 5
Ossia An interesting and very dipped was book - up to now are so only in Ch. 3, Partly because when being 64 learning takes longer! It has a lot of state surprised to find the one who hard is to learn the tongue without clue on pronouncing his vocabulary this in spite of, has not had any idea that was such one integral part of studio of tongue. So much, there is the useful section in vowel and pronunciation of consonant, but to good sure will be to invest in a OE cd is for Gentleman Pollington.
5 / 5
This book is the point of wonderful start in Old English. I took some time to find and decide in a book has loved to begin with and am loved with my election.

Has bought so much a book and a CD and I think that a CD is critical of a point of view of pronunciation.
4 / 5
Ossia An essential mate Stephen Pollington rids 'of the Premiers At all in of the Old English'. It is so only to listen readings of a book (and other texts) that will comprise you the one who Anglo-Saxon has been pronounced. It is the good-looking tongue and listening it spoken is the pleasure adds.
4 / 5
Ossia At present a better introduction to Old English (although I have not seen still McGillivray is esweet Introduction to Old English). Pollington Has taken Mitchell & Robinson is 'Drives to Old English' and simplified it a lot, that does the grammar has complicated easy and amused to learn. This has two profits: it promotes one student to master a basics which are presented in the intimidating way for Mitchell & Robinson; and, when a hand of student launches of Mitchell & Robinson (and all serious students will do like this in some point), a lot his book now will look clearer thanks to Pollington thorough explanations. Highly recommended. A so only another reservation that approaches is Mark Atherton is 'Teach you Old English'. This approaches a @@@subject like being the modern tongue and is not almost cover like this thorough a grammar.
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5 / 5
This book is the sweet introduction to learn a tongue. Where Wins hands down in Sweet First is that it gives exercises to do - both translating of and the Anglo Saxon - with which each lesson. Ossia Obviously a lot of gain to verify in that that there is sunk in in each step of a way. Highly you recommend this text for the beginner.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 22 ratings
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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1 / 5
This book is a lot of gain for any students that study English tongue. It resupplies examples and of the clear definitions for a lot of concepts and of the words keys have related the English grammar.
5 / 5
A good tool for those studying English, but difficult for those with less than sympathetic. Well for terminology more advanced and comprising.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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3 / 5
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5 / 5
This book is very useful partorisca any students that study English tongue. It resupplies examples and of the clear definitions partorisca a lot of concepts and of the words keys have related the English grammar.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
A Dictionary of the penguin of English Grammar is the good book but is not like this as well as the Oxford Dictionary calló calló.
4 / 5
A book of good reference but no in one joins same like Facts of Instant of the Collins 'English.'
Can be more familiar.
4 / 5
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Has found some definitions partorisca be brief still accessible.
5 / 5
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As, that probably is looking for is Pocket Fowler Modern English Use. Ossia Excellent in of the terms to drive you on grammar and use. Alternatively, you can use the book of punctuation. This book, this in spite of, is one of one the majority of pointless and has not had never occasion for the use.
5 / 5
A beautiful book! I have done an endeavour to improve my English lately; that has read this coverage-to-the discharge has learnt so much in the short-spatial of time! This book takes directly to a point, with just a writing of perfect quantity for each section.

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5 / 5
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Incidentally, a sooner reviewer the one who has been cross done for an use of 'the one who' in a place of object would do well to read an entrance down 'Objective' on page 92, and better still would owe that look on an entrance down 'That' in soyind a Metedura of leg' (p296).
4 / 5
He practical of Precise guidance on grammar that can you in fact use in day the life of day then ossia a book for you.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
This book is - as his name has said he - the DICTIONARY.
This is not the book of grammar.

Detail and explains some words have used in grammar. For example: it will offer you the definition for words likes 'preposition' or 'adjective'.

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5 / 5
Is a 'dictionary' small of grammatical terms, any one a properly said grammar. Inservible For me.
4 / 5
One the majority of wonderful book for a can the one who writes in clear tongue , simple.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 23 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback A book has the very basic and simple creation, which does partorisca explore easy and enjoyable. One drives of pronunciation was clear and useful. A text is the esensible' measure.

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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
Formed: Paperback Easy to use why the ones of the words of first modern day, then has translated the Old English words in place of Old first English. Much easier to use to because you know some modern words more.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback has HAD ALREADY drives but OE to No. This does construction partorisca sentence so easier. Also have a CDs and Introduction and would recommend all three.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Formed: Paperback Handy like an English - Anglo Saxon dictionary with clear definitions, easy to use
4 / 5
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4 / 5
A book has the very basic and simple creation, which does partorisca explore easy and enjoyable. One drives of pronunciation was clear and useful. A text is the esensible' measure.

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4 / 5
Am impressed with a quality of a book and an efficiency of a delivery.
4 / 5
Like a majority of like this called that the beginners reserves no an easy plus partorisca follow
4 / 5
Easy to use reason takings of the words of first modern day, then has translated the Old English words in place of Old first English. Much easier to use to reason know some modern words more.
5 / 5
Mina 11 old year is learning Anglo the Saxon and ossia the help adds.
4 / 5
Has had already drives but OE to No. This does construction partorisca sentence so easier. Also have a CDs and Introduction and would recommend all three.
5 / 5
Ossia An incredibly useful tool partorisca those partorisca learn Old product handwritten Manuscript in Vellum in a traditional way,like this the dictionary is like this useful in helping comprise old manuscripts.
5 / 5
Likes, but would be better with things to the equal that has bitten point in a G.
4 / 5
Handy Like an English - Anglo Saxon dictionary with clear definitions, easy to use
5 / 5
the clear format that does partorisca the tool of investigation adds. It averts of his obvious value like a acaqdemic book of reference, is also the facinating read partorisca any interested in a @@@subject
4 / 5
So only learning Old English and has found this useful and clear book partorisca use; particularly some pages that extracted pronunciation.
Need now the book that gives Old English to Modern (in the book gives Modern to Old English which is not like this useful when transl;ating0
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4 / 5
This book is ideal partorisca a layman. It is partorisca of the Followers ( which comes from/comes from Latin 'partorisca want to'). So you want to all the English Old things, Saxon, and Prompt English then this book will help with texts, but also partorisca obtain feel he of an atmosphere of a time, partorisca leave you partorisca discover that the words would have used in that then.

Old English is a foundation of ours tongue adds and very extracted attended.

Look On words when you are a modern English. Also, in a behind is the cast of subjects and his corresponding words.

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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Stephen Pollington is one of a better world-wide-expert known in Anglo-Saxon history, tongue and culture. It has written a lot of books in a subject, and enough any the one who is to this subject knows that it is A Man . This book is extremely useful, that resupplies that it is probably one the majority of comprehensible all-around lexicon of Old English again English. This book is the soyust own' for a self-taught student of Inghilterra Anglo-Saxon and an Old English tongue.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 28 ratings
5 / 5
Any partorisca touch like an idiot but this revises really writes . If has an interest in where the British sentences comes from/come from then this book ticks all some boxes, his plenaries of has used generally sentences and the little less common an also, a lot of writings and easy to choose up. If it love the thriller of crime, atlas, book of cookery on preparation of Highland scones or annual of the Upper train then would not suggest this book this in spite of.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
If yours verifying out of this title then obviously the an interest in history or a word written. Or in fact history of a word written. Albert Jack takes each one that like this with the big dose of humour partorisca all the ages
5 / 5
Bought like the present partorisca my father. It loves it and it has commented the one who the this of good book. I have bought also another book for an author although it is like this good.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
Segundo splits of classical book in English idiom and his derivation. Ape and interesting.
5 / 5
Amused whilst reading vacacional. It will buy the leading book like facts is like this interesting.
Good value, is coming quickly.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
Is Always state interested in where the sayings have begun, like an information that gives in a book was a lot well with a lot of information.
4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Read before it go in to date or to the party . Your never be lost for something to say . .But sample that says it to you to ??
5 / 5
Entertaining Read, but also the very lovely source for municipalities of English sentences that that can be used like this of the signals!
5 / 5
Has found any inaccuracies and omissions in this book, as well as considering it very British has centred. Nelson has taken the signal to his ship during a Battle of Copenaghen, but say ' does not see any signal' any 'does not see any ship' how is declared in a book. I do not know roughly Big Bretagna, but here in Ireland 'the cat' pyjamas' is very known and used, any almost forgotten. I have not listened never or seen 'choose some bones out of that' but has listened and seen ' have the bone to choose with you.'

While I say that a black sheep was less populate with shepherds because a wool could not be dyed, an author has not asked any shepherds in black or brown sheep. This sheep takes warmer that white sheep the sunny day, as they go to look for shadow, doing them harder that see and round on, as well as doing it the look how is loners or unpopular with a band. For this 'the black sheep of a familiar'.

A nautical element is present of course, but again a lot of omissions. Three propiciadas a wind? Shot by means of some bonds? Quite cold to freeze some balls of the ape of brass? (Cannonballs. Ossia The familiar friendly book .) You can a lot of fathom that? Any of these is present.

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5 / 5
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