Formerly a specialist high-street English bookshop in
France, offering advice and English book sales to individuals, schools
Linguapress bookshop has returned to the Linguapress.com website, to
showcase a choice of
some of the best books and ebooks for teachers and students of English
worldwide. Books listed
below can be bought online in the UK and worldwide via the global
services of Amazon.
The titles below represent just a small selection of top rated
books, from among the many thousands
books available from Amazon's bookstores. While some are well known and
best-sellers in their field, others notably those from smaller
publishers, are less well-known, but not less interesting. Guide prices
are noted for information purposes only but were correct at the time of
writing: current prices may vary, as may prices in other currencies
from other Amazon outlets.
Practical English Usage
Oxford. 768 pages. The
classic English grammar first published in
1980. This is an A-Z encyclopedia of English grammar, a book for the very serious teacher or student that
provides a lot of the answers to a lot of the questions... But
obviously not all – there are just too many.
Guide prices : Hard cover
ESL Classroom activities for teens & adults
KDP - Createspace. 216 pages. Originally published in 2009.
Here's a really useful book
for teachers who want to liven up their classes. It offers a large
selection of interactive games and activities for the English
class, with procedures and techniques for each. Guide
Grammar for English language teachers
Cambridge. 480 pages. Another well-established grammar book that is
teachers and trainee teachers with explanations of the main points of
Originally published in 2000. Guide price : paperback
Descriptive Grammar of English
Linguapress. 210 pages. The most recent of general English
essentially at teachers and students. A thematic grammar that picks out the
simple rules and explains them with clarity with many hundreds of
examples. Available in paperback and
ebook formats. Guide prices : E-book
Handbook of spoken Grammar
Delta 2012. 95 pages. This is one of the rare books
available that look at and explain the distinctive grammar of spoken
English. Written for students at intermediate level upwards, It has had
some great reviews, and is useful for teachers and self study too.
Guide prices : paperback
Teaching English grammar
Macmillan. 288 pages. This is a well-established handbook for teachers
wanting to prepare grammar lessons. It is a grammar reference
book, , designed to help teachers both understand grammar
points and present them in class.
Guide price : paperback
English for business communication
Routledge 2020. 246 pages. This is a new textbook
providing a full introduction to business English communication for
students and professionals. It covers spoken and written communication,
including the recent art of English for social media.
Guide prices : Hard cover £120, paperback
Descriptive Grammar of English, French
Linguapress. The French version of the Linguapress
Descriptive Grammar of English.
English grammar explained with maximum clarity and llustrated with many
hundreds of examples. Useful for teachers and students. Guide prices
A Course in English Language Teaching
Cambridge. 336 pages. An introduction to English language
teaching, for teachers in a variety of educational settings,
including high school. Latest edition is updated to cover new
topics including English as an international language.
Ideal for initial teacher training and as a reference guide for
Originally published in 1996. Guide price. paperback
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Longman. 2224 pages. First published in 1976, now in its 6th
edition, the LDOCE is considered by many to remain the best
in its category of dictionaries for advanced learners of English.
Particularly noted for the clarity and simplicity of explanations. Very
Guide price : paperback
£39.07 - Other formats may be available.
Key Words for Fluency - Pre-Intermediate Collocation
Heinle 2005. 200 pages. This book is designed to
help teachers and students with the art of fluency in English. It's not
about learning lots of new vocabulary, but learning how to make the
most out of basic vocabulary. Native speakers mostly express
themselves using relatively few words, but using them in many different
ways and collocations.
Guide prices : paperback
The Only Business Writing Book You'll Ever Need
Norton, 2019.. 192 pages. A very well reviewed guide to writing English
for business purposes, illustrated with plenty of examples. It covers a
wide range of contexts including
thank-you notes, apologies, performance reviews, and plenty
Guide price. Hardcover
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