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  • Reading in a Second Languageby William Grabe

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 34.00 US$ 27.88

    This book analyzes important and current theories of reading and their implications for reading instruction. more...

  • In Other Wordsby Mona Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 45.95

    In Other Words is the definitive coursebook for anyone studying translation. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, it offers both a practical and theoretical guide to translation studies, and provides an important foundation for training professional translators. Drawing on modern linguistic theory, this best-selling text provides a solid... more...

  • Grammarby Joanne Adams

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2015; US$ 5.99

    This fun yet informative book ? including common misspellings, how to use punctuation correctly, applying the right tense and good sentence construction ? will turn you from a logophobe to a grammarphile in no time! more...

  • English for Writing Research Papersby Adrian Wallwork

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 28.07

    Publishing your research in an international journal is key to your success in academia. This guide is based on a study of over 1000 manuscripts and reviewers' reports revealing why papers written by non-native researchers are often rejected due to problems with English usage and poor structure and content.  With easy-to-follow rules and... more...

  • Teen Talkby Sali A. Tagliamonte

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Tagliamonte documents the marginalised language of teens, presenting the fascinating inside story of language variation and change. more...

  • The Science of Languageby Noam Chomsky; James McGilvray

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 22.00 US$ 18.04

    In this previously unpublished series of interviews, Chomsky discusses his iconoclastic and important ideas concerning language, human nature and politics. more...

  • Translingual Practiceby Suresh Canagarajah

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Winner of the AAAL Book Award 2015 Winner of the Modern Language Association's Thirty-Third Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize Winner of the BAAL Book Prize 2014 Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations introduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a global context. Challenging traditional approaches in second... more...

  • Politenessby Penelope Brown; Stephen C. Levinson; John J. Gumperz

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    This study is about the principles for constructing polite speeches. The core of it first appeared in Questions and Politeness, edited by Esther N. Goody (now out of print). It is here reissued with a fresh introduction that surveys the considerable literature in linguistics, psychology and the social sciences that the original extended essay stimulated,... more...

  • Translanguagingby Ofelia Garcia; Li Wei

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    This book addresses how the new linguistic concept of 'Translanguaging' has contributed to our understandings of language, bilingualism and education, with potential to transform not only semiotic systems and speaker subjectivities, but also social structures. more...

  • Automated Evaluation of Text and Discourse with Coh-Metrixby Danielle S. McNamara; Arthur C. Graesser; Philip M. McCarthy; Zhiqiang Cai

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This book describes Coh-Metrix, a powerful computational tool that provides a wide range of language and discourse measures. more...