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  • British or American English?by John Algeo

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 38.00

    A detailed guide to the differences between British and American English grammar, with authentic examples. more...

  • A Place to Standby Julie Lindquist

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 45.00

    This text discusses how class culture is socially constructed and maintained through spoken language. It examines the linguistic ethnography of a working-class bar, exploring how patrons argue about political issues in order to create a group identity centred around political ideology. more...

  • Converging Grammarsby Debra Ziegeler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume provides a much-needed, critical overview of the field of constructions and construction grammar in the context of Singapore English, and poses the question of identifying a construction in contact when the lexicon is derived from one language and the syntax from another. Case studies are illustrated in which the possibility... more...

  • English in Language Shiftby Rajend Mesthrie

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 56.00

    Rajend Mesthrie examines the rise of a new variety of English among Indian migrant workers indentured on the plantations of Natal in South Africa. more...

  • Der gerettete Erzählerby Elisabeth Schultze-Witzenrath

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 38.16

    Warum beginnt Boccaccios berühmtes Decameron ausgerechnet mit der Schilderung der tödlichen Pest von 1348? Diese und andere Fragen werden in der Arbeit behandelt, die das Werk neu beleuchtet. Besonders die Arbeiten Francesco da Barberinos lassen uns dabei einige Kommunikations- und Darstellungspraktiken jener Zeit besser verstehen. Die Autorin zeichnet... more...

  • Taking Stockby Jürgen Kramer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 83.98

    Die in diesem Band zusammengestellten 35 Aufsätze aus 35 Jahren Forschung und Lehre sollen zum einen den Beitrag des Autors zur Begründung und Entwicklung der kulturwissenschaftlichen Dimension in der Anglistik seit Mitte der 1970er Jahre dokumentieren, zum anderen aber auch Stationen seiner intellektuellen Biografie sichtbar machen. Dabei ist sein... more...

  • Moderne Dramendidaktik für den Englischunterrichtby Rüdiger Ahrens; Maria Eisenmann; Matthias Merkl

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 53.44

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Sammelband stellt mit einem stringenten Konzept moderne Methoden der Behandlung von englischsprachigen Texten in allen Schultypen und auf allen Unterrichtsstufen vor. Diese werden aus der interaktiven Didaktik heraus abgeleitet, die den Englischunterricht als performatives Lehr- und Lernverhalten begreift. Deshalb wird dieses... more...

  • Cardinal Numeralsby Ferdinand von Mengden

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    The book embeds an analysis of the Old English numeral system and its particularities into a broader, cross-linguistic discussion and provides a theoretical framework for the general study of numeral systems. A novel perspective on the morphosyntactic behaviour of numerals allows the author to test and refine some long standing tenets in the... more...

  • English Around the Worldby Edgar W. Schneider

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    A lively and accessible introduction to world Englishes, setting a range of global varieties in their historical and social contexts. more...

  • Singapore Englishby Lisa Lim

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 135.00

    Singapore English: A grammatical description provides a vivid account of current, contemporary Singapore English, complementing older seminal accounts of this variety. Drawing primarily on the Grammar of Spoken Singapore English Corpus, which comprises naturally-occurring conversational speech, the contributions in this volume not only provide comprehensive... more...