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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 19.95
Should I say "He is taller than I" or "He is taller than me?" Do you spell it "blond" or "blonde"? If you?ve ever been stopped in your tracks by questions like these, then this book is for you. A complete pocket guide to the ins and outs of everyday English, The Basics of English Usage will tell you all you need to know about such topics... more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 44.95
Drawing on cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses of a range of sociolinguistic variables in L2 French, this volume explores the relationship between 'study abroad' and the acquisition of sociolinguistic variation patterns by the advanced second language learner. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
The 21st century is awash with ever more mixed and remixed images, writing, layout, sound, gesture, speech, and 3D objects. Multimodality looks beyond language and examines these multiple modes of communication and meaning making. Multimodality: A Social Semiotic Approach to Contemporary Communication represents a long-awaited and much anticipated... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 44.99
Multitasking is all around us: the office worker interrupted by a phone call, the teenager texting while driving, the salesperson chatting while entering an order. When multitasking, the mind juggles all the many tasks we're doing this second, this hour, this week, and tries to perform them together-sometimes with great ease, sometimes with great... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples of humor and wordplay, Steven Pinker weaves our vast knowledge of language into a compelling story:... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 14.27
'Language is mankind's greatest invention - except of course, that it was never invented.' So begins Guy Deutscher's fascinating investigation into the evolution of language. No one believes that the Roman Senate sat down one day to design the complex system that is Latin grammar, and few believe, these days, in the literal truth of the story of... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00
This volume examines the construction of Turkey's possible European Union accession in French political discourse. In today's France, heated debates regarding Turkey's EU membership are turning into an essential part of European identity formation. Once again, the 'Turkish Other' functions as a mirror for defining not only the 'European Self', but... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Knowledge of the English legal system is the cornerstone to every law degree in England and Wales. Unlocking the English Legal System will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with this essential foundation. This third edition is fully up-to-date with the latest developments and includes: discussion of the House of... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 63.00
A second edition of two classic texts, now in an all-in-one volume. A general introduction to the increasingly influential cross-disciplinary area of discourse studies, this is edited by the key name in the field and has a stellar list of contributors. more...