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  • Definitenessby Christopher Lyons

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 48.00

    This 1999 book is an explanation of the grammatical concept of definiteness ('the', 'this', 'that') and how many languages express it. more...

  • Morphology and Lexical Semanticsby Rochelle Lieber

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 29.00

    Rochelle Lieber discusses the lexical semantics of word formation in a systematic way, allowing the reader to explore the nature of affixal polysemy. more...

  • Zet het op papier 1by Anja Fonck

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 15.75

    Programme series designed to improve Dutch language writing skills. (in Dutch) more...

  • Irish Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 53.00

    A comprehensive 2007 survey of the development and present-day features of English in Northern and the Republic of Ireland. more...

  • The Graduate Psychometric Test Workbookby Mike Bryon

    Kogan Page 2011; US$ 11.66

    The Graduate Psychometric Workbook shows you how to adopt the winning approach, complete graduate personality questionnaires, pass quantitative reasoning tests, data interpretation tests and verbal reasoning tests. more...

  • The Riddle of the Labyrinthby Margalit Fox

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.74

    In the tradition of Simon Winchester and Dava Sobel, The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code tells one of the most intriguing stories in the history of language, masterfully blending history, linguistics, and cryptology with an elegantly wrought narrative.   When famed archaeologist Arthur Evans unearthed the ruins of a sophisticated... more...

  • The Handbook of English for Specific Purposesby Brian Paltridge; Sue Starfield

    Wiley 2012; US$ 56.95 US$ 49.36

    Featuring a collection of newly commissioned essays, edited by two leading scholars, this Handbook surveys the key research findings in the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP). • Provides a state-of-the-art overview of the origins and evolution, current research, and future directions in ESP • Features newly-commissioned... more...

  • A Man Without Wordsby Susan Schaller

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.21

    For more than a quarter of a century, Ildefonso, a Mexican Indian, lived in total isolation, set apart from the rest of the world. He wasn't a political prisoner or a social recluse, he was simply born deaf and had never been taught even the most basic language. Susan Schaller, then a twenty-four-year-old graduate student, encountered him in a class... more...

  • Metonymyby Jeannette Littlemore

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    This book explores metonymy in language, gesture, music, art and film and discusses the challenges it presents in cross-cultural communication. more...

  • Essential Linguisticsby David E. Freeman; Yvonne S. Freeman

    Heinemann 2004; US$ 37.50

    With increased emphasis on phonemic awareness and phonics, teachers need to know how language works. Basic linguistic concepts can help them make decisions about how to teach reading, spelling, phonics, and grammar to all students, including English language learners. The Freemans explain essential linguistic concepts in a thorough but manageable manner,... more...