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- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2016; Not Available
This volume focuses on the closely allied yet differing linguistic varieties of Birmingham and its immediate neighbour to the west, the industrial heartland of the Black Country. Both of these areas rose to economic prominence and success during the Industrial Revolution, and both have suffered economically and socially as a result of post-war industrial... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00
This book investigates the three pivotal points oftext for foreign language acquisition: reception, construction and deconstruction. InPart One, the focus is on various aspects of text reception, such as developingliteracy, text interest, and perceptions of the academic register or theassessment of spoken language in educational contexts. Part Two... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 119.99 US$ 103.19
This book examines the variation found in modern spoken French, based on the research programme 'Phonology of Contemporary French' (Phonologie du Fran?ais Contemporain, PFC). Extensive data are drawn from all over the French-speaking world, including Algeria, Canada, Louisiana, Mauritius, and Switzerland. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 38.99 US$ 33.53
This book examines the interplay between prosody-stress, phrasing, and melody-and interpretation-felicity in discourse, inferences, and emphasis. It presents the main phenomena involved, and introduces current formal analyses of prosodic structure, relevant aspects of discourse structure, intonational meaning, and the relations between them. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29
This handbook offers an in depth and comprehensive state of the art survey of the linguistic domains of modality and mood. An international team of experts in the field examine the full range of methodological and theoretical approaches to the many facets of the phenomena involved. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29
This book provides linguists with a clear, critical, and comprehensive overview of theoretical and experimental work on information structure. Leading researchers survey the main theories of information structure in syntax, phonology, and semantics as well as perspectives from psycholinguistics and other relevant fields. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics: Language in Evidence has established itself as the essential textbook written by leading authorities in this expanding field. The second edition of this bestselling textbook begins with a new introduction and continues in two parts. Part One deals with the language of the legal process, and begins with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 61.95
This volume gives a theoretical account of the problem of analyzing and evaluating argumentative discourse. After placing argumentation in a communicative perspective, and then discussing the fallacies that occur when certain rules of communication are violated, the authors offer an alternative to both the linguistically-inspired descriptive and logically-inspired... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89
This volume is the first book length study to examine the morpheme - a unit that is purely morphological in nature - from a wide variety of theoretical perspectives. It draws on data from a range of typologically unrelated languages including Archi, German, Kayardild, Latin, Russian, Sanskrit, Selkup, Ulwa, and American Sign Language. more...