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Middle English

  • Vowel-Shifting in the English Languageby Kamil Kazmierski

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    English has long been suspected to be a vowel-shifting language. This hypothesis, often only adumbrated in previous work, is closely investigated in this book. Framed within a novel framework combining evolutionary linguistics and Optimality Theory, the account proposed here argues that the replacement of duration by quality as the primary... more...

  • Higher English Language for CfE: Answers and Marking Schemesby Mary M. Firth; Andrew G. Ralston; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 48.00

    A book of extremely detailed suggested marking instructions to use alongside the student book. This book of suggested answers offers extremely detailed marking instructions to use alongside the student book, that highlight where students can gain - or lose - the extra marks that influence grade awards. This book is photocopiable within the institution... more...

  • Higher English for CfE: The Textbookby Jane Cooper; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 23.98

    Ensure your students are prepared for every aspect of their assessment with the only textbook that offers comprehensive coverage of the new syllabus requirements. - Written by a highly experienced bestselling author. - Covers the new specification with all the new topics in the SQA examinations. - Provides thorough exam preparation, with graded Practice... more...

  • The Emergence of Standard Englishby John H. Fisher

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Language scholars have traditionally agreed that the development of the English language was largely unplanned. Fisher challenges this view, demonstrating that the standardization of writing and pronunciation was, and still is, made under the control of political and intellectual forces. more...

  • A Steroid Hit The Earthby Martin Toseland

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 4.36

    A Steroid Hit The Earth' is a catalogue of errors, omissions, mistakes and other disasters, ranging from the straight typo or the ambiguous statement to the downright bizarre. Each demonstrates a sub-editor or proofreader taking their eye off the ball, to the delight of millions, every single example preserving the humble misprint as a perpetual source... 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...

  • Teaching Arabs, Writing Selfby Evelyn Shakir

    Interlink Publishing 2013; US$ 15.00

    Evelyn Shakir?s witty, wise, and beautifully written memoir explores her status as an Arab American woman, from the subtle bigotry she faced in Massachusetts as a second-generation Lebanese whose parents were not only foreign but eccentric, to the equally poignant blend of dislocation and homecoming she felt in Bahrain, Syria, and Lebanon, where she... more...

  • English for Common Entrance: Study and Revision Guideby Kornel Kossuth

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 35.18

    Succeed in the exam with this revision guide, designed specifically for the brand new Common Entrance English syllabus. It breaks down the content into manageable and straightforward chunks with easy-to-use, step-by-step instructions that should take away the fear of CE and guide you through all aspects of the exam. - Gives you step-by-step guidance... more...

  • Brunei Englishby David Deterding; Salbrina Sharbawi

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book details the pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary usage, and discourse patterns of Brunei English. It provides an in-depth review of the patterns of English usage within this multilingual, oil-rich society on the north-western coast of Borneo. more...

  • A Book of Middle Englishby J. A. Burrow; Thorlac Turville-Petre

    Wiley 2013; US$ 155.95

    This essential Middle English textbook, now in its third edition, introduces students to the wide range of literature written in England between 1150 and 1400. New, thoroughly revised edition of this essential Middle English textbook. Introduces the language of the time, giving guidance on pronunciation, spelling, grammar, metre, vocabulary... more...