The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Oral communication. Speech

  • Culture and Identity through English as a Lingua Francaby Will Baker

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The use of English as a lingua franca (ELF) on a global scale forces a reassessment of our understanding of the relationships between language, culture and identity in intercultural communication. This book outlines how we might conceive of this relationship in the fluid communicative practices of ELF, which leads to a revaluation of notions... more...

  • Kulturen der Gattungby Werner Michler

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 30.53

    Literarische Gattungspoetik als performativer Prozess sozio-kultureller Klassifikationen. Gattungsdenken und Gattungshandeln in Literatur, Gesellschaft und Naturwissen von 1750 bis 1950 stehen im Zentrum dieser Geschichte der »Kulturen der Gattung« in der deutschsprachigen Literatur. Dieser Neuansatz in der Gattungstheorie wird an zwei Perioden verstärkter... more...

  • Die Berliner Schnauzeby Matthias Zimmermann

    be.bra verlag 2015; US$ 6.67

    Die Hauptstädter sind berühmt-berüchtigt für ihre schnoddrige Schnauze und ihre unnachahmliche Schlagfertigkeit in jeder Lebenslage: Vom Essen und Trinken bis hin zur Alltagsphilosophie, vom Kompliment bis zum deftigen Fluch. Matthias Zimmermann wirft einen Blick auf typische Berliner Redewendungen und erklärt, woher sie kommen und was sie bedeuten.... more...

  • The Handbook of Classroom Discourse and Interactionby Numa Markee

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    Offering an interdisciplinary approach, The Handbook of Classroom Discourse and Interaction presents a series of contributions written by educators and applied linguists that explores the latest research methodologies and theories related to classroom language. ? Organized to facilitate a critical understanding of how and why various research... more...

  • Saubere Folterby Carola Hilbrand

    transcript 2015; US$ 25.76

    Abwesenheit ist das, was die Saubere Folter umgibt. Ihre Opfer verschwinden spurlos im rechtlosen Raum. Ihre Praktiken hinterlassen keine Spuren am Körper. Sie bricht das Subjekt tief in seinem Inneren. Carola Hilbrand wagt medien- und kulturwissenschaftliche Annäherungen an die Saubere Folter, die seit Jahrzehnten in Gefangenenlagern von Demokratien... more...

  • The Handbook of Speech Productionby Melissa A. Redford

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Handbook of Speech Production is the first reference work to provide an overview of this burgeoning area of study. Twenty-four chapters written by an international team of authors examine issues in speech planning, motor control, the physical aspects of speech production, and external factors that impact speech production. Contributions... more...

  • Arab Media Mogulsby Naomi Sakr

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 17.99

    People are on the move across the Arab world, organizing politically in new ways. The Arab media have also undergone a transformation and are still in a state of flux. It is therefore crucial to be able to discuss political initiatives in the region in the light of media developments. This authoritative book answers key questions about the connections... more...

  • Media and Politics in a Globalizing Worldby Alexa Robertson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    Globalization and technological advances have had a dramatic impact on the relationship between media and politics. How can we understand the connection between the two in the present day? Alexa Robertson argues that we cannot understand the power of the one without taking the other into account. This exciting and accessible book provides fresh insight... more...

  • Play it again, Vilém!by Hermann Haarmann; Michael Hanke; Steffi Winkler

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 30.53

    Spiel und Medien gehören zu den Menschen, umso mehr, je weiter die Computerisiserung und Mediatisierung der Gesellschaft voranschreiten. All dies nimmt bei Vilém Flusser, einem der Pioniere der Kommunikations- und Medienphilosophie, eine bedeutsame Stellung ein, was den Anlaß dafür bot, dem Thema Medien und Spiel das II. Internationale Symposium zur... more...

  • Eigentlichkeitby Claudia Brinker-von der Heyde; Nina Kalwa; Nina-Maria Klug; Paul Reszke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    The volume explores conceptual, methodological, and practical issues related to ideal of authenticity in communication ? that is, speech and writing that appropriately relates to the objective world and at the same time communicates the true intentions of the speaker or author. more...