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- John Blake 2007; US$ 9.99
Have you ever wondered what phrases such as 'square meal', 'load of old codswallop', 'egg on your face' or 'in the limelight' mean? Where do they come from? Have you ever taken a moment to wonder what we say actually means? The origins of hundreds of common phrases are explained in this irreverent journey through the most fascinating and richest... more...
- R&L Education 2014; US$ 28.99
The design of Dafoe?s guided journal?featuring teacher and student sides?is intended to make it easy for writing instructors to work with their students on individual concepts. This guided journal contains models and exemplars, as well as encourages explorations in language. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
This article proposes a classification of speech functions of variable tag questions in British English conversations. Based on intonational, conversational and formal criteria the analysis shows that tag questions can not only function as questions and statements, but also as responses, commands and offers. A large group of tag questions cannot be... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 14.99
An essential handbook for righting grammatical errors! Was the computer affected by a virus or effected by it? Did you see two deers in the woods or two deer? Should the lab report be sent to Tom and me or Tom and I? If I Was You... provides the tools you need to correct the grammatical mistakes you've been making. Each entry includes sample... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
This innovative grammar text is an ideal resource for writers, language students, and current and future classroom teachers who need an accessible "refresher" in a step-by-step guide to essential grammar. Rather than becoming mired in overly detailed linguistic definitions, Nancy Sullivan helps writers and students understand and apply grammatical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
The age for early language learning has dropped dramatically in the past decade to include children under 6 years old, yet very little published research exists to support the implementation of such programmes. Drawing on a synthesis of theory, research and practice, this edited volume makes an innovative contribution to literature concerning language... more...
- S. Hirzel Verlag 2011; US$ 43.58
<P>Das Bild der frühen Neuzeit in deutschen Literaturgeschichten der Gegenwart folgt bestimmten Konturen. Die Geschichte dieser Konturen zu erkunden, ist das Ziel dieses Bandes. Die hier versammelten Beiträge gehen der Frage nach, wie die 'Übergangsepoche' der frühen Neuzeit in sich wandelnden fachhistorischen Konstellationen der Germanistik... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 68.49
In welchem Verhältnis stehen Texte, die wir gemeinhin als fiktionale bezeichnen, zur Wirklichkeit ihrer Rezipienten? Vor dem Hintergrund einer Auseinandersetzung mit der Poetik des Renaissancedichters Torquato Tasso (1544?1595) greift Katharina Kerl diese in der Literaturtheorie viel diskutierte Frage auf und beantwortet sie mit der These einer 'doppelten... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
Bringing together rhetorical, media studies, organizational communication, ethnographic, pop culture, mass communication, gender studies, and educational technology backgrounds to bear on polymediation, the authors interrogate the language by which we talk about the contemporary media landscape and the impact of the media on people?s lives. more...