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Anglo-Saxon. Old English

  • English Vernacular Minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut, circa 990 - circa 1035by Peter A. Stokes

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    A new, distinct script, English vernacular minuscule, emerged in the 990s, used for writing in Old English. It appeared at a time of great political and social upheaval, with Danish incursions and conquest, continuing monastic reform, and an explosion of writing and copying in the vernacular. The writings in which it is used have rarely, however, been... more...

  • A History of the English Languageby Elly van Gelderen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    The English language in its complex shapes and forms changes fast. This thoroughly revised edition has been refreshed with current examples of change and has been updated regarding archeological research. Most suggestions brought up by users and reviewers have been incorporated, for instance, a family tree for Germanic has been added, Celtic influence... more...

  • Grammatical Variation and Change in Jersey Englishby Anna Rosen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Situated at the crossroads of dialectology, sociolinguistics and contact linguistics, this volume provides a first comprehensive description of the morphosyntactic inventory of the variety of English spoken on Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands. Based on a specially compiled corpus of spoken material containing both present-day sociolinguistic... more...

  • Grammar: 1,001 Practice Questions For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)by Geraldine Woods

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.99

    Practice makes perfect - and helps deepen your understanding of English grammar Establishing good grammar habits will set you up for success. From English class to writing your college essay, from corporatecommunications, to updating your social media sites, good grammar is essential and now you have 1,001 ways to deepen your understanding... more...

  • The ESL/ELL Teacher's Book of Listsby Jacqueline E. Kress

    Wiley 2014; US$ 32.95

    Everything educators need to know to enhance learning for ESL students This unique teacher time-saver includes scores of helpful, practical lists that may be reproduced for classroom use or referred to in the development of instructional materials and lessons. The material contained in this book helps K-12 teachers reinforce and enhance the learning... more...

  • Teacher's Skills Tests For Dummiesby Colin Beveridge; Andrew Green

    Wiley 2014; US$ 21.50

    If you’re preparing for the newly revised Numeracy and Literacy Skills Tests, Teacher’s Skills Tests For Dummies is your one-stop for both exams, providing you with subject-matter review, revision and practice tests you need to tackle the tests with confidence and succeed. Written by expert authors in Maths, English, and Education (with... more...

  • Translating Indiaby Rita Kothari

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The cultural universe of urban, English-speaking middle class in India shows signs of growing inclusiveness as far as English is concerned. This phenomenon manifests itself in increasing forms of bilingualism (combination of English and one Indian language) in everyday forms of speech - advertisement jingles, bilingual movies, signboards, and of course... more...

  • Phrase Structures in Competitionby Susan Pintzuk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    This book investigates variation and change in Old English word order, with special emphasis on the position of the verb. more...

  • English as a Lingua Francaby Stefania Taviano

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    The study of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) has grown considerably in the last decades, and a wide number of issues related to this field have been addressed through a variety of lenses. These range from the changes occurring in spoken English, to the much-debated notion of the native-speaker; from the threat that English represents for minority... more...

  • Social Dynamics in Second Language Accentby Alene Moyer; John M. Levis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume offers a definitive source for understanding social influences in L2 pronunciation, demonstrating the importance of empirical findings from a number of research perspectives, and outlining the directions that future work can take. The aim is to present a coherent argument for the significance of social factors and how they contribute to... more...