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Semantics

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  • Reciprocals and Semantic Typologyby Nicholas Evans; Alice Gaby; Stephen C. Levinson; Asifa Majid

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00

    In the concluding remarks that follow the results of the preceding articles are examined and discussed in the light of concepts of reciprocity distinguished in linguistics and other disciplines. It is shown that these contributions enlarge the empirical basis for the study of reciprocity and contribute to strengthening earlier cross-linguistic generalizations.... more...

  • Aitchison's Linguistics: Teach Yourselfby Jean Aitchison

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 12.99

    This classic book is a straightforward introduction to linguistics which attempts to answer two fundamental questions: 'What is language?' and 'How does language work?' It outlines the scope of linguistics, explaining basic concepts and essential terminology with examples drawn mainly from English. Sound patterning, syntax and meaning - the inner... more...

  • The Construction of Social Realityby John R Searle

    Penguin Books Ltd 1996; US$ 18.32

    In this fascinating, provocative account, eminent philosopher John Searle shows how our everyday actions and cultural knowledge are of a metaphysical complexity that is truely staggering. He explores the charecter of the structures of our daily work that exist by human agreement and from this, the nature of objective reality. For example, how can... more...

  • The Story of Chocolateby Caryn Jenner

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Now in ebook format, this is a static, generic epub. Stunning images combine with lively illustrations and engaging age-appropriate stories in this ebook, a multi-level reading programme guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. more...

  • My Dressing Up Boxby Deborah Lock

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Now in ebook format, this is a static, generic epub. This ebook will help your child learn to read and will encourage a life-long love of reading. Who do you want to be today? Put it on, take it off ... dressing up is lots of fun. Let's pretend and play at being a pirate, a fairy or an astronaut! This ebook is a part of a five-level highly... more...

  • In the Parkby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Lively narrative about all the fun things that young children can do at a park, including playground rides, riding bicycles, flying kites, playing with a ball and watching ducks in the pond. Simple, short sentences using wide-ranging but basic vocabulary. Large type, simple words and repetition help young children to absorb and reinforce the words. more...

  • Tales of the Dead Ancient Chinaby Stewart Ross

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2006; Not Available

    This gripping combination of fact and fiction, will have you on the edge of your seat It's the third century BCE, China has been unified by a powerful emperor. But some of the conquered want him dead... Plucked from his peaceful life, 11 year old Shen suddenly finds himself favourite musician at the court of China's First Emperor, but he is unknowingly... more...

  • A Trip to the Dentistby Penny Smith

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2006; Not Available

    A trip to the dentist needn't be so scary when you can read all about it. Lots of photographs, simple vocabulary and illustrations make a great book to read together with your child and ideal for guided reading in the Literacy hour. Learning about the dentist is fun for beginner readers and increases reading confidence. more...

  • Earth Smartby Leslie Garrett

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Earth Smart, now in ebook format. Follow the story of two children journeying around a town, learning about the environment and how to care for it. Find out how we can all make our world a cleaner, healthier place to live. DK Readers are part of a four-level highly pictorial reading scheme, which uses lively illustrations and engaging stories to... more...

  • Practices of Truthby Baudouin Dupret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00

    The claim of this book is that truth is a matter of language games and practical achievements: it is a ?member phenomenon?. To document this statement, it proceeds to the investigation of instances of truth-related practices in various Arab contexts. Bearing on the constitution of actions and events, on what is factual or objective, on predictability,... more...