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  • From OV to VO in Early Middle Englishby Carola Trips

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00

    This monograph answers the question of why English changed from an OV to a VO language on the assumption that this change is due to intensive language contact with Scandinavian. It shows for the first time that the English language was much more heavily influenced by Scandinavian than assumed before, i.e., northern Early Middle English texts clearly... more...

  • Becoming A Reflective English Teacherby Andrew Green

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 46.00

    Becoming a Reflective English Teacher builds firm bridges between theory and practice, exploring how these can be brought together to create powerful contexts for teaching and learning across the broad spectrum of elements of the English secondary curriculum. By combining both theoretical and practical dimensions, the book enables you to reflect meaningfully... more...

  • The Rise of the To-Infinitiveby Bettelou Los

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 59.99

    This book describes the historical emergence and spread of the to-infinitive in English. It shows that to + infinitive emerged from a reanalysis of the preposition to plus a deverbal nominalization, which spread first to purpose clauses, then to other nonfinite environments. The book challenges the traditional reasoning that infinitives must have been... more...

  • I Have Iraq in My Shoeby Gretchen Berg

    Sourcebooks 2012; US$ 14.99

    "I am not moving to Iraq to teach." How does a liberal American girl in red suede boots end up teaching English to conservative Muslim Iraqis in headscarves? Gretchen Berg has met the recession: she has eaten cereal for dinner, given up the gym membership, and come face to face with looming unemployment. To cope, she decided to uproot her... more...

  • No Return Addressby Anca Vlasopolos

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 49.99

    In recounting her life's journey from Romania to the United States, Vlasopolos writes movingly of the peculiar attributes of displacement in the contemporary world. Vlasopolos renders a loving portrait of her mother, an Auschwitz survivor courageously raising a young girl alone after the death of her husband, a political dissident, and finally, details... more...

  • Brunei Englishby David Deterding; Salbrina Sharbawi

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This detailed survey of Brunei English reflects the burgeoning academic interest in the many new varieties of English which are fast evolving around the world. Wholly up to date, the study is based on careful analysis of a substantial dataset that provides real-life examples of usage to illustrate the narrative throughout.As well as a thorough account... more...

  • A Place That's Knownby Michael Pearson

    Dzanc Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Following Imagined Places, Pearson continues exploring place and writing as he mentally revisits locations that have influenced him through his life—childhood home, family vacations, the various places he?s taught, etc. more...

  • Early Middle English Syntaxby Lilo Moessner

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 133.00

    Early Middle English Syntax (Linguistische Arbeiten) more...

  • Medievalism, Multilingualism, and Chaucerby Mary Catherine Davidson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    In new readings of medieval language attitudes and identities, this book concludes that multilingualism informed masculinist discourses, which were aligned against the vernacular sentiment traditionally attributed to Langland and Chaucer. more...

  • CliffsNotes AP English Language and Compositionby Barbara V. Swovelin

    Wiley 2012; US$ 16.99

    A new edition of the bestselling AP English Language from CliffsNotes Includes introductory chapters on the different question types you’ll encounter on the exam Features four full-length practice exams with detailed answer explanations and model essay responses more...