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  • In the Parkby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2012; Not Available

    DK Readers: In the Park is now available with read-along audio feature , paced so that a child can read along with the text according to their level of reading confidence. It is the ideal programme to enable parents to support their child's literacy at home. A lively narrative about all the fun things that young children can do at a park, including... 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... 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...

  • Critical Pragmaticsby Kepa Korta; John Perry

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    Explains why critical pragmatics provides insight into how language study fits within the broader picture of human thought and action. more...

  • The Grammar of Polarityby Michael Israel

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book surveys a wide variety of polarity items, both negative and positive, commonly found in English and other languages. more...

  • Inversion in Modern Englishby Heidrun Dorgeloh

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00

    The book offers a comprehensive study of the different forms of subject-verb and subject-auxiliary-inversion in Modern English declarative sentences. It treats inversion as a speaker-based decision for reordering within a fairly rigid word order system and identifies the meaning of the construction in terms of point of view and speaker subjectivity.... more...

  • Numeral Classifier Systemsby Pamela A. Downing

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 180.00

    Numeral Classifier Systems considers the functional significance of the Japanese numeral system, its conclusions based on a corpus of 500 uses of classifier constructions drawn from oral and written Japanese texts. Interestingly, although the Japanese system appears to conform at least superficially to universalistic predictions about its semantic... more...

  • Pragmatics in Practiceby Jan-Ola Östman; Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 59.00

    The ten volumes of Handbook of Pragmatics Highlights focus on the most salient topics in the field of pragmatics, thereby attempting to divide up its wide interdisciplinary spectrum in a transparent and manageable way. While the other volumes select specific philosophical, cognitive, grammatical, social, cultural, discursive, variational, or interactional... more...