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  • Listening to the Pastby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    The first edited volume to document and analyse early audio recordings of the English language. more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Typologyby Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald; R. M. W. Dixon

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 128.00

    A state-of-the-art view of present-day linguistic typology, focussing on universal tendencies across the world's languages and variation within individual categories. more...

  • Essential Hindi Grammarby Christine Everaert

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    This is a comprehensive yet concise description of Modern Standard Hindi grammar. Because each grammatical topic is thoroughly illustrated with basic examples and more complex ones from modern Hindi short stories, it can be used as a reference and supplementary grammar to any textbook from beginning to advanced levels. Its linguistic approach to language... more...

  • Complexity in Languageby Salikoko S. Mufwene; Christophe Coupé; François Pellegrino

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book is about dynamical, social-interactional aspects of the emergence of complexity in language, explained by linguists, cognitivists, and modelers. more...

  • Care Communicationby Peter Backhaus

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book studies communication in institutional eldercare. It is based on audio-recorded interactions between residents and staff in a Japanese care facility. The focus is on the morning care routines, which include getting the residents out of bed and ready for the day. Combining quantitative and qualitative methods, the analysis explores the characteristics... more...

  • English Transitivity Alternation in Second Language Acquisition: an Attentional Approachby Yuxia Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The correct use of English verb argument structure is crucial for foreign learners of the English language. Based on an experimental study recruiting 162 Chinese English learners at different proficiency levels, this book suggests that the acquisition of English transitivity alternation follows as a consequence of the cognitive processing of language... more...

  • Understanding Phonologyby Carlos Gussenhoven; Haike Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 41.95

    Understanding Phonology, Fourth Edition provides a clear, accessible and broad introduction to Phonology. Introducing basic concepts, it provides a comprehensive account of phonological issues such as segmental contrasts; syllables and moras; quantity, tone, intonation and stress; feature geometry; and prosodic constituent structure. This new... more...

  • Attitudes to World Englishesby Hyejeong Ahn

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book critically examines South Korean English teachers? awareness of and attitude towards eight varieties of English and how they respond to the proposal of a World Englishes approach in their teaching practice. It showcases the deeply rooted favouritism towards American English and illustrates how relevant challenges arising from this attitude... more...

  • Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Researchby Gregory Hadley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume demystifies the procedures and practical uses of Grounded Theory, a well-established research methodology used around the world today by social scientists, teachers, and qualitative researchers. Intended for graduate students, supervisors, and researchers, it provides readers with the tools for understanding, justifying, and disseminating... more...

  • Rhetoric and Dramaby DS Mayfield

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 0.00

    Proving fruitful in various applications throughout its two millennia of predominance, the rhetorical téchne entertained a particularly symbiotic interrelation with drama. With contributions from a Classicist, linguistic, operatic, cultural, literary perspective, this volume offers interdisciplinary assessments of specific reciprocities between... more...