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Linguistics

  • The Cambridge Handbook of English Historical Linguisticsby Merja Kytö; Päivi Pahta

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 120.00

    This Handbook captures the essentials of English historical linguistics: theories, methodologies, materials, processes of language change, and the research process. more...

  • The Field Guide to Sports Metaphorsby Josh Chetwynd

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2016; US$ 15.00

    A gift-worthy playbook of common and unexpected words and idioms that have their roots in sports and games.  There are many metaphors we can quickly identify from the realm of sports: covering all the bases (baseball), game plan (football), and par for the course (golf). But the English language is also peppered with the not-so-obvious influence... more...

  • Learning from Difference: Comparative Accounts of Multicultural Educationby Joseph Lo Bianco; Aydin Bal

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book analyses the experiences of multicultural education in nine very different international settings uncovering insights from a vast variety of educational contexts.   Taking a multi-critical approach in reporting and discussing problems faced by increasingly multicultural and multilingual societies the nine case studies reflect radically... more...

  • Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literatureby Isabel Jaen; Julien Jacques Simon

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literature is the first anthology exploring human cognition and literature in the context of early modern Spanish culture. It includes the leading voices in the field, along with the main themes and directions that this important area of study has been producing. more...

  • Rethinking Second Language Learningby Marisa Cordella; Hui Huang

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book evaluates a project where formal classroom learning of a second language was supplemented with informal, natural interactions with older native speakers of the target language, delivering a number of pedagogical and societal benefits. It introduces a model of language learning for students that can be used for any language or locality. more...

  • Stammeringby Trudy Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 33.95

    What is stammering? ?How does it present itself? ?When does it occur? ?Why does it happen? What are the most effective strategies you can use to help? Providing background information about stammering as well as a wide range of tools and strategies, this practical book addresses the key challenges faced at nursery and school. There are separate... more...

  • The Linguistic Landscape of Chinatownby Jackie Jia Lou

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 25.00

    This book presents a sociolinguistic ethnography of the linguistic landscape of Chinatown in Washington, DC. The book sheds new light on the impact of urban development on traditionally ethnic neighbourhoods and discusses the various historical, social and cultural factors that contribute to this area?s shifting linguistic landscape. more...

  • Discourses of the Developing Worldby Shi-xu; Kwesi Kwaa Prah; María Laura Pardo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalized or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers based in Asia, Africa and Latin America, respectively,... more...

  • Applied Construction Grammarby Sabine De Knop; Gaëtanelle Gilquin

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    This volume offers a collection of studies applying Construction Grammar (CxG) and CxG-inspired approaches to relevant issues in second language acquisition, foreign language learning and teaching. more...

  • Wortbildungswandelby Stefan Hartmann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    In recent years, changes in single word-formation patterns along with the broader system of German word formation have been the subject of greater attention in German linguistics. Using the example of nominalization patterns, this monograph proposes a cognitive-linguistic and constructive grammatical theory of word-formation change and also discusses... more...