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  • Language and Culture in Aboriginal Australiaby Collin Yallop

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1993; US$ 31.00

    What are Australian Aboriginal languages like and how many are there? What kinds of new language have emerged in the last two hundred years? This book offers a series of studies of aspects of language and culture in different parts of Aboriginal Australia. more...

  • Chinaby Cecilia Lindqvist

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    A fascinating and stunningly beautiful introduction to Chinese language and culture more...

  • Representation and Misrepresentation in Later Stuart Britainby Mark Knights

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 55.00

    This book argues that the period from 1675 was the second stage of a 17th-century revolution that ran on until 1720. It traces the development of the public as an arbiter of politics, the growth of a national political culture, the shift towards a representative society, and a political enlightenment rooted in local and national partisan conflict.... more...

  • The Culture of Singapore Englishby Jock O. Wong

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    A semantic, pragmatic and cultural interpretation of Singapore English, offering a fascinating glimpse of Singaporean life. more...

  • Variation in Englishby Douglas Biber; Susan Conrad

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Studies in Language and Linguistics General Editors- Geoffrey Leech, Department of Modern English Language, Lancaster University and Jenny Thomas, School of English and Linguistics, University of Wales, Bangor Broad-ranging and authoritative, Studies in Language and Linguistics is an occasional series incorporating major new work in all areas of linguistics.... more...

  • Childly Languageby Alison Sealey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Childly Language explores how attitudes and cultural assumptions about children and childhood are revealed in contemporary English. It addresses such questions as: How is concern for children's safety and welfare reflected in the vocabulary and grammar of contemporary English? and When we say that an adult is being 'childish', what are we saying about... more...

  • Managing Evaluation and Innovation in Language Teachingby Pauline Rea Dickins; Kevin Germaine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Managing Evaluation and Innovation in Language Teaching focuses on the connections to be made between evaluation and change in language education with a specific focus on English Language Teaching. The book demonstrates the central importance of evaluation in relation to language projects and programmes, the management of change and innovation, and... more...

  • Teaching and Language Corporaby Anne Wichmann; Steven Fligelstone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Corpora are well-established as a resource for language research; they are now also increasingly being used for teaching purposes. This book is the first of its kind to deal explicitly and in a wide-ranging way with the use of corpora in teaching. It contains an extensive collection of articles by corpus linguists and practising teachers, covering... more...

  • Causatives and Causationby Jae Jung Song

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Causatives and Causation is the first comprehensive study of causative constructions found in the world's languages. This important new research, based on a data base of more than 600 languages, not only investigates fully the richness and variety of causative types, but also presents an alternative perspective to the traditional typological approach.... more...

  • Discourse and Creativityby Rodney Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.99

    Discourse and Creativity examines the way different approaches to discourse analysis conceptualize the notion of creativity and address it analytically. It includes examples of studies of creativity from a variety of traditions and examines the following key areas, how people interpret and use discourse, the processes and practices of discourse... more...