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  • Creating Textsby Walter Nash; David Stacey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Creating Texts emphasises a practical approach to composition and enables students to understand what is involved in the creation of a text and to learn from the practice of other writers. Extensively rewritten and updated from Walter Nash's earlier volume, Designs in Prose , attention is paid to the general theory of composition, in both traditional... more...

  • A History of American Englishby J. L. Dillard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This impressive volume provides a chronological, narrative account of the development of American English from its earliest origins to the present day. more...

  • Mots nous en català / New words in Catalanby M. Teresa Cabré Castellví; Ona Domènech Bagaria; Rosa Estopà Bagot

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Semantic neologisms contribute to renewing and enlarging the capacity of expression and communicating resources of languages. They usually help speakers to make their descriptions more powerful and their speech more effective. However, neologisms related to semantic change are rather difficult to detect by automatic procedures, because changes in meaning... more...

  • Faces of Communitiesby Sabrina Feickert; Anna Haut; Kathrin Sharaf

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 39.98

    Was sind die konstitutiven Elemente verschiedener Formen sozialer Nahbeziehungen? Welche Rolle spielen Praktiken der Inklusion und Exklusion bei der Formierung, Aushandlung und Aufrechterhaltung von Gruppen? Wie werden Vertrauens- und Loyalitätsbindungen geschaffen und bewahrt? Wie gehen Gemeinschaften mit Konflikten um? Dieser Band hat das Ziel, den... more...

  • Historical Sociolinguisticsby Terttu Nevalainen; Helena Raumolin-Brunberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    This volume presents a sociolinguistic perspective on the history of the English language. Based on original empirical research, it discusses the social factors that promoted linguistic changes in earlier English, and the people who were the leading force behind them. The authors focus on the major grammatical developments that shaped the language... more...

  • Colloquial Dutch 2 (eBook And MP3 Pack)by Gerda Bodegom; Bruce Donaldson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00

    Colloquial Dutch 2 is the next step in language learning for those who already have a basic knowledge of Dutch. The authentic dialogues, texts and variety of exercises in this course will help learners to consolidate their language skills and further their language competence. Key features include: * a section devoted to idiomatic expressions... more...

  • 10 Languages You'll Need Most in the Classroomby Garth Sundem; Jan Krieger; Kristi Pikiewicz

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    Break through language barriers and put ELL students at ease in your classroom! More than ever before, K–12 educators in today's classrooms teach students from diverse language backgrounds. This handy reference guide to the ten most common languages of students who do not speak English—Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Arabic, Tagalog, Haitian Creole,... more...

  • Portuguese-Spanish Interfacesby Patrícia Amaral; Ana Maria Carvalho

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Western hemisphere varieties of Spanish and Portuguese show substantial similarity in the patterning of sociolinguistic variation and change. Caribbean and coastal dialects of Latin American Spanish share several variables with Brazilian Portuguese (e.g., deletion of coda –s, –r). These variables also show similar social distribution in... more...

  • An Introduction to Sociolinguisticsby Ronald Wardhaugh; Janet M. Fuller

    Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95

    Fully updated to reflect the most recent scholarship in the field and revised to include many more pedagogical features, An Introduction to Sociolinguistics, 7th Edition builds on its foundation as the most preeminent textbook in sociolinguistics, updated for today’s students. • Significantly revised discussions throughout each of the... more...

  • Dutch Translation in Practiceby Jane Fenoulhet; Alison Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Dutch Translation in Practice provides an accessible and engaging course in modern Dutch translation. Taking a highly practical approach, it introduces students to the essential concepts of translation studies, heightens their awareness of the problems posed in Dutch translation, and teaches them how to tackle these difficulties successfully.? Featured... more...