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  • The phonetics of English and Dutchby B.S. Collins; I. Mees

    BRILL 2003; US$ 64.00

    Provides an introductory course on the phonetics of English and Dutch. Theoretical and practical aspects of the subject are explained for the student by means of numerous self-study exercises in articulation and transcription. This book contains a contrastive description of British RP English and of Dutch. more...

  • Minimalist Syntaxby Andrew Radford

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This textbook provides a concise, clear, and accessible introduction to syntactic theory. more...

  • Numerous Meaningsby Bert Bultinck

    BRILL 2005; US$ 109.00

    Outlandish as it may seem to the uninitiated, the meaning of English cardinal numbers has been the object of many heated and fascinating debates. Notwithstanding the numerous important objections that have been formulated in the last three decades, the (neo-)Gricean, scalar account is still the standard semantic description of numerals. In this book,... more...

  • Hearing Ourselves Thinkby Ann M. Penrose; Barbara M. Sitko

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    In Hearing Ourselves Think , cognitive process research moves from the laboratory to the college classroom, where its rich research tradition continues and an important new set of instructional approaches emerges. Each chapter moves from research results to classroom action, providing a direct and important link between research, theory, and practice.... more...

  • English for Academic Purposesby Ken Hyland

    Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 41.95

    Introduces the major theories, approaches and controversies in the field and gathers together influential readings from key names in the discipline, including: John Swales, Alistair Pennycook, and Greg Myers. This work is a useful resource for students and researchers of Applied Linguistics. more...

  • Megawordsby Richard Osborne

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 22.68

    Impress your friends with your mastery of cultural theory jargon, with this handy A-Z guide to the terms all arts students need to know in order to survive uni. more...

  • The Grammar of the English Tense Systemby Susan Reed; Bert Cappelle

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 321.00

    The Grammar of the English Tense System forms the first volume of a four-volume set, The Grammar of the English Verb Phrase . The other volumes, to appear over the next few years, will deal with mood and modality, aspect and voice. The first volume provides a grammar of tense which can be used both as an advanced reference grammar and... more...

  • English Syntax and Argumentationby Bas Aarts

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 99.95

    This textbook on syntax aims to give students a thorough grounding in the basics of sentence structure, and at the same time strives to acquaint them with the essentials of syntactic argument. This edition contains many new exercises, which are now graded in terms of level of difficulty. more...

  • Medical Englishby Ramón Ribes; Pablo R. Ros

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 49.99

    English is not your mother tongue? This enjoyable book offers everything you need to cope with everyday situations as a resident in English-speaking countries, at scientific meetings or just to stay up to date with medical advances. Each chapter starts with a cartoon. more...

  • Cheerio Tom, Dick and Harryby Ruth Wajnryb

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 22.68

    From wordmeister Ruth Wajnryb, a witty and thought provoking examination of the words that once peppered our language but are now fading from use. more...