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- Constable & Robinson 2009; US$ 11.65
The ultimate collection of X-rated and decidedly politically incorrect limericks! This bumper new volume contains over 2,000 dirty verses, from the moderately blue to the absolutely filthy -- all illustrated throughout by Gray Jolliffe, creator of the bestselling Wicked Willie cartoon character. Here are verses so rude that even a blonde would blush,... more...
- Souvenir Press 2009; US$ 18.94
"Help children to learn to love the subject... Make mathematics more the mathematics that people need out there in the world." BBC Radio 4's 'Woman's Hour' Why do millions struggle with mathematics and what can teachers do to change that? Jo Boaler has followed the progress of thousands of pupils in two countries (the UK and USA), monitoring how... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00
This book contains the first in-depth corpus-based description of structural nativization at the lexis-grammar interface in Indian English, the largest institutionalized second-language variety of English world-wide. For a set of three ditransitive verbs give , send and offer ?collocational patterns, verb-complementational preferences and correlations... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 120.00
When considering the structure of New Englishes which have evolved in ? multilingual, mostly post-colonial ? contexts of Asia (thus, Asian Englishes), the significant factors to be considered are: 1) the variety/ies of the English lexifier that entered the local context; 2) the nature of transmission of English to the local population; and 3) the local,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 188.00
Debate over the evolution of Black English Vernacular (BEV) has permeated Afro-American studies, creole linguistics, dialectology, and sociolinguistics for a quarter of a century with little sign of a satisfactory resolution, primarily because evidence that bears directly on the earlier stages of BEV is sparse. This book brings together 11 transcripts... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 158.00
This volume is concerned with one of the few thorough-going Labovian studies carried out in Britain. Based on a survey of over hundred randomly selected informants from the towns of Bradford, Halifax and Huddersfield, it deals first with the methodology employed, and then sketches some aspects of the ?traditional? dialects of the area before describing... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00
The two volumes of Englishes around the World present high-quality original research papers written in honour of Manfred Görlach, founder and editor of the journal English World-Wide and the book series Varieties of English Around the World . The papers thematically focus on the field that Manfred Görlach has helped to build and shape. Volume... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 195.00
The two volumes of Englishes around the World present high-quality original research papers written in honour of Manfred Görlach, founder and editor of the journal English World-Wide and the book series Varieties of English Around the World . The papers thematically focus on the field that Manfred Görlach has helped to build and shape.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 165.00
Irish English is both the oldest overseas variety of English and, thanks to its co-existence with Irish Gaelic, one of the longest-documented examples of a contact-influenced language variety. The dual aspects of substratal influence and dialectal conservatism, together with the spread of this variety in the Irish diaspora and its use in literature,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 120.00
This collection represents an important contribution not only to creole linguistics but also to Caribbean studies and English dialectology. It contains eleven essays on the special development and present-day functions of English and Creole in the Caribbean, ranging from Central America to Guyana. Topics include the spread of English and Creole, Spanish-English... more...