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- For Beginners 2015; US$ 15.95
A concise, accessible introduction to the great linguist who shaped the study of language for the 20th century, Saussure for Beginners puts the challenging ideas of Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) into clear and illuminating terms, focusing on the unifying principles of his teachings and showing how his thoughts on linguistics migrated to anthropology.... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 12.99
Bill Bryson, bestselling author of The Mother Tongue , now celebrates its magnificent offspring in the book that reveals once and for all how a dusty western hamlet with neither woods nor holly came to be known as Hollywood . . . and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle called his befeathered cap "Macaroni." more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
From Words to Grammar is a different introduction to grammar for students. Taking a word-based approach to grammar, this innovative book introduces the subject through the analysis of over a hundred of the most commonly used English words.? Each unit focuses on a different word class, using an analysis of specific words which includes: ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
This book proposes a new theoretical and methodological approach to the investigation and explanation of intercultural differences in conflict management strategies and relational (politeness) strategies in workplace settings, taking the Chinese workplace as its focus. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Re-examining Language Testing explores ideas that form the foundations of language testing and assessment. The discussion is framed within the philosophical and social beliefs that have forged the practices endemic in language education and policy today. From historical and cultural perspectives, Glenn Fulcher considers the evolution of language... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
This book investigates the ways in which new developments in areas of language teaching practice, such policymaking, planning, methodology and the use of educational technology spread globally and are adopted, rejected or adapted locally. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 44.00
Third in a three-volume survey exploring the syntactic and morphological structures of the world's languages. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 20.00
Steven Pinker meets Bill Bryson in this landmark exploration of language. In the author's own words, " How Language Works is not about music, cookery, or sex. But it is about how we talk about music, cookery, and sex-or, indeed, anything at all." Language is so fundamental to everyday life that we take it for granted. But as David Crystal makes... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 47.45
Focusing on the phonologies of children with functional (non-organic) speech disorders, this volume reports the latest findings in optimality theory, phonological acquisition and disorders. more...