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  • The Story of Australian Englishby Kel Richards

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 12.99

    The English language arrived in Australia with the first motley bunch of European settlers on 26 January 1788. Today there is clearly a distinctive Australian regional dialect with its own place among the global family of ‘Englishes’. How did this come about? Where did the distinctive pattern, accent, and verbal inventions that make up Aussie... more...

  • One Day in the Life of the English Languageby Frank L. Cioffi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Generations of student writers have been subjected to usage handbooks that proclaim, ?This is the correct form. Learn it??books that lay out a grammar, but don?t inspire students to use it. By contrast, this antihandbook handbook, presenting some three hundred sentences drawn from the printed works of a single, typical day in the life of the language?December... more...

  • Higher English Language Skills for CfEby Mary M. Firth; Andrew G. Ralston; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 0.00

    A brand new edition of a bestselling title, updated for the newest Higher English (for CfE) syllabus. We are working with SQA to secure endorsement for this title. This book provides you with the support and advice you will need to succeed in Higher English. By studying literary techniques and with top experts guiding you through and explaining how... more...

  • Higher English for CfE: Critical Readingby Carolyn Cunningham; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 0.00

    A comprehensive working guide to the the Critical Reading section of Higher English for CfE - worth 40% of available marks in the exam!. Critical Reading (Scottish text questions and critical essay) is a very significant element of the new Higher English qualification. This book provides you with the support and advice you will need to succeed in this... more...

  • A Functional Discourse Grammar for Englishby Evelien Keizer

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    This is the first textbook on Functional Discourse Grammar, a recently developed theory of language structure which analyses utterances at four independent levels of grammatical representation: pragmatic, semantic, morphosyntactic and phonological. The book offers a very systematic and highly accessible introduction to the theory: following the top-down... more...

  • Power and Meaning Making in an EAP Classroomby Christian W. Chun

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 25.00

    This book examines how critical literacy pedagogy has been implemented in a classroom through a year-long collaboration between the author (a researcher) and an EAP teacher. It details the teacher's introduction to functional grammar and accompanying critical literacy approaches to EAP, and her growing critical language and discourse awareness of power... more...

  • Smoky Mountain Voicesby Harold F. Farwell; J. Karl Nicholas

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    A stingy man "won't drink branch water till there's a flood," and it is "a mighty triflin' sort o' man'd let either his dog or his woman starve." Some places are "so crowded you couldn't cuss a cat without gettin' fur in your mouth." For almost thirty years Horace Kephart collected sayings like these from his neighbors and friends in the area around... more...

  • Introducing Global Englishesby Nicola Galloway; Heath Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 36.95

    Introducing Global Englishes provides comprehensive coverage of relevant research in the fields of World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca, and English as an International Language. The book introduces students to the current sociolinguistic uses of the English language, using a range of engaging and accessible examples from newspapers ( Observer,... more...

  • Reimagining Processby Kyle Jensen

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    For more than four decades, the dominant model for pedagogy and research in the field of composition has been a how -centered process approach to writing instruction, which involves studying the writing that students produce to expose the various stages of their writing process. By looking at notes, outlines, and multiple drafts, often presented... more...

  • Studies in the History of the English Language VIby Michael Adams; Laurel J. Brinton; R.D. Fulk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The relationships among data, evidence, and methodology in English historical linguistics are perennially vexed. This volume? which ranges chronologically from Old to Present-Day English and from manuscripts to corpora? challenges a wide variety of assumptions and practices and illustrates how diverse methods and approaches construct evidence... more...