The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,667,858 members ⚫ 1,180,414 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Dialects. Provincialisms, etc.

Most popular at the top

  • English in Language Shiftby Rajend Mesthrie

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    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...

  • Cardinal Numeralsby Ferdinand von Mengden

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.43

    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$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    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...

  • Eish, but is it English?by Rajend Mesthrie

    Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00

    "What makes South African English different? Have you ever wondered where the words ?gogga?, ?tsotsi? and ?larney? come from? Did you know that the first sentence uttered by a South African in English may have been spoken by a Khoikhoi man in 1613? South African English is unique and is made up of several varieties. This entertaining and informative... more...

  • A Dictionary of Hong Kong Englishby Patrick J. Cummings; Hans-Georg Wolf

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 15.00

    This book is the first dictionary of Hong Kong English and one of the few non-native variety dictionaries of English. It includes only words and word senses that are particular to this variety or have a specific reference to Hong Kong, and thus contributes to legitimizing Hong Kong English as a variety in its own right. more...

  • Reden wie ein Profiby Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Krisztina Faller; Karin Negele; Patrick Rohr

    Beobachter-Edition 2011; US$ 46.99

    Selbstsicher reden und souverän wirken - das lässt sich jetzt noch einfacher lernen. Wie baue ich die Rede auf? Wie bringe ich meine Botschaft lebendig rüber? Schweizerdeutsch oder Hochdeutsch? Soll ich ablesen oder frei reden?Kommunikationsprofi Patrick Rohr verrät, welche rhetorischen Kniffe garantiert funktionieren und was gegen Nervosität hilft.... more...

  • Analysing 21st Century British Englishby Clive Upton; Bethan Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    The Voices project of the British Broadcasting Corporation, a recent high-profile media investigation, gathered contemporary English dialect samples from all over the UK and invited contributions from the public to a dedicated website. This book explores both issues of ideology and representation behind the media project and uses to which the emerging... more...

  • Greatest Scouse One-Linersby Ian Black

    Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 2.17

    Scouse One-Liners is the latest collection showcasing the Scouse skill for straightforward insults, sly digs and outright threats, culled from pubs and clubs Liverpool-wide by Ian Black, master of the quick sidestep. Uproariously witty and full of unforgettable sidesplitting sayings, this is one book that will have you crying with laughter and reciting... more...

  • The Cultural Politics of English as an International Languageby Alastair Pennycook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Covering a wide range of areas including international politics, colonial history, critical pedagogy, postcolonial literature and applied linguitics, this book examines ways to understand the cultural and political implications of the global spread of English. Firstly, it explores how a particular view of English as an international language has come... more...