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  • You Are What You Speakby Robert Lane Greene

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 25.00

    "An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power." - Kirkus What is it about other people?s language that moves some of us to anxiety or even rage? For centuries, sticklers the world over have donned the cloak of authority to control the way... more...

  • The Origins of Simultaneous Interpretationby Francesca Gaiba

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 11.99

    This book offers the first complete analysis of the emergence of simultaneous interpretation a the Nuremburg Trail and the individuals who made the process possible. Francesca Gaiba offers new insight into this monumental event based on extensive archival research and interviews with interpreters, who worked at the trial. This work provides an overview... more...

  • Doing Conversation Analysisby Paul Ten Have

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 66.00

    This Second Edition of Paul ten Have's now classic text on Doing Conversation Analysis has been substantially revised to bring the book up-to-date with the many changes that have occurred in Conversation Analysis over recent years. The book has a dual purpose: to introduce the reader to Conversation Analysis (CA) as a specific research approach... more...

  • The Semiotics of Theatre and Dramaby Keir Elam

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.95

    The late twentieth century saw an explosion of interest in semiotics, the science of the signs and processes by which we communicate. In this study, the first of its kind in English, Keir Elam shows how this new 'science' can provide a radical shift in our understanding of theatrical performance, one of our richest and most complex forms of communication.... more...

  • History of Linguistics Volume IIby Giulio Lepschy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This comprehensive history of linguistics is part of a 5 volume set. Together, the volumes examine the social, cultural and religious functions of language, its place in education, the prestige attached to different varieties of language, and the presentation of lexical and grammatical descriptions. They explore the linguistic interests and assumptions... more...

  • Communication Across Culturesby Heather Bowe; Kylie Martin; Howard Manns

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 44.00

    Communication Across Cultures is an excellent resource for students of linguistics and related disciplines, including anthropology, sociology and education. more...

  • The Language Mythby Vyvyan Evans

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Drawing on cutting-edge research, Evans presents an alternative to the received wisdom, showing how language and the mind really work. more...

  • Sounds Interestingby J. C. Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 20.00

    Sounds Interesting explores a range of current and widely researched topics such as pronunciation, teaching, intonation, spelling, and accents. more...

  • First Exposure to a Second Languageby ZhaoHong Han; Rebekah Rast

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    This collection of original studies examines the cognitive processes and the fundamental mechanisms underlying adult second language acquisition. more...

  • Chinese Discourse Studiesby Shi- xu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Chinese Discourse Studies presents an innovative and systematic approach to discourse and communication in contemporary China. Incorporating Chinese philosophy and theory, it offers not only a distinct cultural paradigm in the field, but also a culturally sensitive and effective tool for studying Chinese discourses. more...