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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00
This is the first edited volume dedicated specifically to interlanguage request modification. It is a collection of empirical studies carried out by an international array of scholars which provides insights for researchers, graduate students and language teachers on patterns of interlanguage request modification in a range of research contexts and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95
The book is designed as an introduction to the scientific study of speech. No prior knowledge of phonetics is assumed. As far as mathematical knowlege is concerned, all that is assumed is a knowledge of simple arithmetic and as far as possible concepts are dealt with on an intuitive rather than mathematical level. The anatomical material is all fully... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99
This study elucidates the varied theoretical contributions of Roland Barthes (1915-80), whose lifelong fascination was with the way people make their world intelligible. It describes the projects which Barthes explored and which helped to change the way we think about various cultural phenomena. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 30.00
Describes research on the intellectual development of bilingual children in preschool. Covers how they learn language, literacy skills, and how they develop problem-solving ability. It is unique in covering a wide range of research on children's development and interprets it within an analysis of how bilingualism affects that development. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95
Cognitive poetics is a new way of thinking about literature, involving the application of cognitive linguistics and psychology to literary texts. This book is the first introductory text to this growing field. In Cognitive Poetics: An Introduction , the reader is encouraged to re-evaluate the categories used to understand literary reading and analysis.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 42.00
This textbook provides a comprehensive survey of current language issues in the USA, exploring the nature of language variation and its social, historical and political significance. It is divided into three sections: Part I, American English; Part II, Other Language Varieties; and Part III, The Sociolinguistic Situation in the USA. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 48.99
This book lays new foundations for the study of reference and truth. It explores truth in the light of Noam Chomsky's Minimalist Program and argues that truth is a function of the human mind. It sets out an internalist reconstruction of meaning and explores its outcomes in language and thought. - ;This pioneering book lays new foundations for the... more...