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  • Language in Historyby Dr Tony Crowley; Tony Crowley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    In Language in History , Tony Crowley provides the analytical tools for answering such questions. Using a radical re-reading of Saussure and Bahktin, he demonstrates, in four case studies, the ways in which language has been used to construct social and cultural identity in Britain and Ireland. For example, he examines the ways in which language was... more...

  • Communication in Medical Careby John Heritage; Douglas W. Maynard

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 48.00

    This 2006 volume provides a comprehensive discussion of communication between doctors and patients in primary care consultations. more...

  • British or American English?by John Algeo

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 38.00

    A detailed guide to the differences between British and American English grammar, with authentic examples. more...

  • The Five-Minute Linguistby E.M. Rickerson; Barry Hilton

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 15.15

    The Five- Minute Linguist: Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages takes a new approach to making accurate and up-to-date knowledge about language accessible in a non-academic way. It consists of 60 short chapters adapted from the weekly scripts of a popular U.S. public radio series on language. more...

  • El español en contacto con otras lenguasby Carol A. Klee; Andrew Lynch

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Written in Spanish, this detailed synthesis of wide-ranging research will be a valuable resource for scholars of Hispanic linguistics, language contact, and sociolinguistics. more...

  • Teaching Language Teachersby Gabriel Diaz Maggioli

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 37.99

    Teaching Language Teachers: Scaffolding Professional Learning provides an updated view of as well as a reader-friendly introduction to the field of Teaching Teachers, with special reference to language teaching. By taking a decidedly Sociocultural perspective, the book addresses the main role of the Teacher of Teachers (ToT) as that of scaffolding... more...

  • English: An Essential Grammarby Gerald Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    English: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly guide to the grammar of modern English, written specifically for native speakers and based on genuine samples of contemporary spoken and written English. In the first four chapters, this book covers the essentials of English grammar, beginning with the basics and going on to deal... more...

  • Materials and Methods in ELTby Jo McDonough; Christopher Shaw

    Wiley 2012; US$ 53.95

    "A complete reference for students, especially in undergraduate ELT programmes. The magic of this book is in its honesty in making real connections between theory and practice." - Jayakaran Mukundan, Putra University, Malaysia "For any interested teacher wanting to understand how to select, adapt, and create language learning materials, this book... more...

  • The Bilingual Mental Lexiconby Aneta Pavlenko

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 25.00

    How are words organized in the bilingual mind? How are they linked to concepts? How do bi- and multilinguals process words in their multiple languages? The first aim of this volume is to offer up-to-date answers to these questions. Its second aim is to provide readers with detailed step-by-step introductions to a variety of methodological approaches... more...

  • Statistical Field Theoryby Giuseppe Mussardo

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 98.99

    This book provides a thorough introduction to the fascinating world of phase transitions as well as many related topics, including random walks, combinatorial problems, quantum field theory and S-matrix. Fundamental concepts of phase transitions, such as order parameters, spontaneous symmetry breaking, scaling transformations, conformal symmetry, and... more...