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  • The Handbook Of Academic Writingby Rowena Murray; Sarah Moore

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 38.00

    Aimed at academics, this book offers practical advice. It defines what academic writing is, and the process of getting started through to completion, covering topics such as gaining momentum, reviewing and revising, self-discipline, writing regularly, and writers' groups and retreats. more...

  • Nineteenth-Century Englishby Merja Kytö; Mats Rydén; Erik Smitterberg

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 42.00 US$ 34.44

    This volume explores English in the nineteenth century, showing it to be a period of both stability and change for the language. more...

  • Origins of the Speciousby Patricia T. O'Conner; Stewart Kellerman

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    Do you cringe when a talking head pronounces ?niche? as NITCH? Do you get bent out of shape when your teenager begins a sentence with ?and?? Do you think British spellings are more ?civilised? than the American versions? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you?re myth-informed.      In  Origins of the Specious , word mavens Patricia T.... more...

  • The Black Pearls Starter/Beginnerby Richard MacAndrew

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 6.00 US$ 4.92

    Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. more...

  • Meaning-Centered Grammarby Craig Hancock

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2005; US$ 25.60

    Rather than narrowly dividing language between correct and incorrect, this book promotes a respect for the power and usefulness of language in all its forms. It draws from a number of linguistic grammars, traditional grammar, and contemporary composition theory, yet achieves a unified synthesis by seeing each of these as ways to understand the language... more...

  • English Verb Drillsby Ed Swick

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 16.00 US$ 13.12

    Your shortest route to mastering verb conjugations One of the greatest challenges in learning a language is mastering verb conjugations. English Verb Drills makes it easier than ever for you to meet that challenge. It allows you to focus exclusively on building your mastery of verbs without being distracted by other elements of grammar. Combining... more...

  • Introducing English Linguisticsby Charles F. Meyer

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    An genuine introduction to the linguistics of English that provides a broad overview of the subject. more...

  • The Reign of Truth and Faithby Helen Bromhead

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    The book explores the semantics and pragmatics of epistemic expressions in 16th and 17th century English: verily , in faith , I ween and others. Using the Natural Semantic Metalanguage (NSM) approach, evidence from texts and collocations, and adducing cultural evidence, the work argues for the existence of a distinct epistemic ethos in... more...

  • Sprachgeschichte. 2. Teilbandby Werner Besch

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 853.00

    Die zweite Auflage des Handbuchs Sprachgeschichte bezieht die seit Mitte der achtziger Jahre erschienene Literatur zur Sprachgeschichte des Deutschen sowie zur Theorie und Methode der Sprachgeschichtsschreibung ein. Die Konzeption des Handbuchs wurde z. T. neu gewichtet; beispielhaft seien genannt die neu hinzugekommenen Kapitel Aspekte einer europäischen... more...

  • The Oxford Guide to Etymologyby Philip Durkin

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 33.99 US$ 29.23

    The best introduction to word history ever published combines scholarship with readability. OED's chief etymologist shows how words originate and change. He explores the histories of place and personal names and explains how to use different kinds of evidence, historical as well as linguistic. This is a book for everyone interested in words. more...