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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 158.00
This volume is concerned with one of the few thorough-going Labovian studies carried out in Britain. Based on a survey of over hundred randomly selected informants from the towns of Bradford, Halifax and Huddersfield, it deals first with the methodology employed, and then sketches some aspects of the ?traditional? dialects of the area before describing... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 102.00
This dialogue game approach to the discourse analysis of the English interjection well aims at the formulation of rules which would be informative (marking some contexts of use as more natural than others), systematic (applicable in a mechanical or at least in a non- ad hoc way), and adequate (showing putative competitors to be either false to... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 39.95
Developed with input from college student writers, The "Backwards" Research Guide for Writers is relevant as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in composition, creative nonfiction, literary journalism, and feature writing as well as for working journalists and other writers seeking a new way of approaching a writing project. more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 23.95
(Re)Writing Craft focuses on the gap that exists in many English departments between creative writers and compositionists on one hand, and literary scholars on the other, in an effort to radically transform the way English studies are organized and practiced today. In proposing a new form of writing he calls "craft criticism," Mayers, himself a... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95
As times change so do the things we use and what we call them. W.R. Runyan has compiled a fascinating collection of words and phrases that, once common everywhere in America, are little known today. This book is a celebration of our linguistic past that will be a treat from word lovers everywhere. Do you know any of these: Snaffle, Steelie, Gully... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95
Break through language barriers and put ELL students at ease in your classroom! More than ever before, K–12 educators in today's classrooms teach students from diverse language backgrounds. This handy reference guide to the ten most common languages of students who do not speak English—Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Arabic, Tagalog, Haitian Creole,... more...
- F+W Media 2004; US$ 16.95
Dear Reader, Welcome to fictional Smalltown, Ohio--where every resident knows how to write clear, concise, attention-grabbing letters. With more samples than any other book, 1001 Letters for All Occasions is the resource any time written communication is in order. Letters are still the best way to communicate, and the residents of Smalltown are... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
Diana, Princess of Wales is one of the most recognisable figures in history. However how much do you really know about the woman who stole a nations heart? This quick-read eBook gives you all the information you need in easy to digest sections which cover her life from a young child through her ill-fated marriage and subsequent divorce, her relationships,... more...
- Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2008; US$ 13.99
A manageable way to improve your vocabulary: 200 words common enough to be generally understood, but difficult enough to be misused or neglected; Each term explained fully in everyday language; Examples from reputable sources showing how these words can be used to good effect. Ever heard a word you wish you could use? Address to Impress clearly explains... more...