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- Wiley 2011; US$ 16.99
The most comprehensive reference for understanding and applying American idioms The largest barrier to fluency in English is the ability to understand and use idiomatic language. Webster's New World American Idioms Handbook walks readers through learning and using American idioms, with complete explanations for over 1,000 idioms. Emphasizing acquisition,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95
It's no secret that fun is important to American college students, but it is unusual for scholars to pay attention to how undergraduates represent and reflect on their partying. Linguist and anthropologist Chaise LaDousa explores the visual manifestations of collegiate fun in a Midwestern college town... more...
The Colloquia of the Hermeneumata Pseudodositheana: Volume 1, Colloquia Monacensia-Einsidlensia, Leidense-Stephani, and StephaniCambridge University Press 2012; US$ 120.00
New edition, first ever translation and ground-breaking study of three ancient depictions of daily life in the Roman Empire. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
Discourses in Place is essential reading for anyone with an interest in language and the way we communicate. Written by leaders in the field, this text argues that we can only interpret the meaning of public texts like road signs, notices and brand logos by considering the social and physical world that surrounds them. Drawing on a wide range of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 32.95
A study of how critical discourse analysis can elucidate the relationship between language and peace. It argues that language is a factor to be considered, along with social and economic factors, in any examination of the social conditions and institutions preventing the achievement of peace. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 36.95
Featuring a wide range of exercises, examples, and images, this textbook provides a practical way of analyzing the discourses of the global media industries. Building on a comprehensive introduction to the history and theory of global media communication, specific case studies of lifestyle and entertainment media are explored with examples from films,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Applies linguistics methods for a richer understanding of literary texts and spoken language. Dialect and Dichotomy outlines the history of dialect writing in English and its influence on linguistic variation. It also surveys American dialect writing and its relationship to literary, linguistic, political, and cultural trends, with emphasis... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 11.99
This book offers the first complete analysis of the emergence of simultaneous interpretation a the Nuremburg Trail and the individuals who made the process possible. Francesca Gaiba offers new insight into this monumental event based on extensive archival research and interviews with interpreters, who worked at the trial. This work provides an overview... more...