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  • Arabicby Karin C. Ryding

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This lively introduction to Arabic linguistics provides students with a concise, vivid and engaging overview of the language's structure. more...

  • Japaneseby Yoko Hasegawa

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 31.00

    A succinct overview of the Japanese language, looking at grammar, vocabulary, meaning and sound structure, as well as sociolinguistics and history. more...

  • Language Onlineby David Barton; Carmen Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    In Language Online, David Barton and Carmen Lee investigate the impact of the online world on the study of language. The effects of language use in the digital world can be seen in every aspect of language study, and new ways of researching the field are needed. In this book the authors look at language online from a variety of perspectives,... more...

  • English - One Tongue, Many Voicesby Jan Svartvik; Professor Geoffrey Leech

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 44.00

    This readable yet scholarly book tells the fascinating story of the English language in three ways. It traces its history from obscure beginnings over 1500 years ago. It shows the geographical spread of the language in increasing diversity. It looks at the present state of English as a global language and the uncertainties of its future. It argues... more...

  • British Pronoun Use, Prescription, and Processingby Laura Paterson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This study considers the use of they and he for generic reference in post-2000 written British English. The analysis is framed by a consideration of language-internal factors, such as syntactic agreement, and language-external factors, which include traditional grammatical prescriptivism and the language reforms resulting from second-wave feminism.... more...

  • Qualitative Inquiry in Tesolby Dr Keith Richards

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 46.00

    Graduate and professional TESOL students will welcome this research methods textbook for undertaking qualitative, naturalistic and action research projects. Uniquely, the book offers a three-level structured progression, suited both to novice and intermediate students with a focus on development as classroom teachers of English, and to advanced students... more...

  • Vanishing Voicesby Daniel Nettle

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 19.99

    Suggests links between disappearing linguistic diversity and environmental issues. The authors argue that it is part of the larger picture of the world's collapsing ecosystem, and that the causes of language death, like those of ecological destruction, lie at the crossroad of ecology and politics. more...

  • Understanding Second Language Processby ZhaoHong Han

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 44.95

    Assembles 11 analytical and empirical studies on the process of second language acquisition, probing an array of issues, from transfer appropriate processing to L2 default processing strategies, among hearing or deaf learners of a variety of target languages including English, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish, and American Sign Language. more...

  • Evagrius of Pontusby Robert E. Sinkewicz

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 59.99

    Evagrius of Pontus (c.345-399) was one of the most prominent and influential figures among the monks of the desert settlements in Lower Egypt. This is a complete English translation of his writings. - ;Evagrius of Pontus (c.345-399) was one of the most prominent figures among the monks of the desert settlements of Nitria, Sketis, and Kellia in Lower... more...

  • The English Languageby Charles Barber; Joan C. Beal; Philip A. Shaw

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 16.00

    This new edition tells the story of the English language from its remote ancestry to the present day. more...