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  • Academic Discourseby John Flowerdew

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Academic Discourse presents a collection of specially commissioned articles on the theme of academic discourse. Divided into sections covering the main approaches, each begins with a state of the art overview of the approach and continues with exemplificatory empirical studies.  Genre analysis, corpus linguistics, contrastive rhetoric and ethnography... more...

  • Grammar and Meaningby Howard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Grammar and Meaning is an introduction to the study of grammar of contemporary English. It provides an impressive survey of all the main areas of English grammar, from words through to sentences and texts. It introduces and explains the linguistic terms needed to talk about the ways in which language works, from simple terms like adjective to more... more...

  • A Linguistic Guide to English Poetryby Geoffrey N. Leech

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Seeks to demonstrate that the study of English poetry is enriched by the insights of modern linguistic analysis, and that linguistic and critical disciplines are not separate but complementary. Examining a wide range of poetry, Professor Leech considers many aspects of poetic style, including the language of past and present, creative language, poetic... more...

  • Argumentation and Healthby Sara Rubinelli; A. Francisca Snoeck Henkemans

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 120.00

    This chapter is concerned with the reasons why sometimes good arguments in health communication leaflets fail to convince the targeted audience. As an illustrative example it uses the age-dependent eligibility of women in the Netherlands to receive routine breast cancer screening examinations: according to Dutch regulations women under 50 are ineligible... more...

  • Trust and Discourseby Katja Pelsmaekers; Geert Jacobs; Craig Rollo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Trust and Discourse: Organizational perspectives offers a timely collection of new articles on the relationship between discursive practices in organizational or institutional contexts and the psychological/moral category of trust. As globalization, the drive for efficiency and accountability, and increased time pressure lead groups and individuals... more...

  • Figural Language in the Novelby Ramon Saldivar

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Novels affirm the power of fiction to portray the horizons of knowledge and to dramatize the ways that the truths of human existence are created and preserved. Professor Saldivar shows that deconstructive readings of novels remind us that we do not apprehend the world directly but through interpretive codes. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton... more...

  • Language as Discourseby Michael Mccarthy; Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    In this book Michael McCarthy and Ronald Carter describe the discoursal properties of language and demonstrate what insights this approach can offer to the student and teacher of language. The authors examine the relationship between complete texts, both spoken and written, and the social and cultural contexts in which they function. They argue that... more...

  • Collins Primary Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (Collins Primary Dictionaries)by Collins Dictionaries

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this e-book are not suitable for viewing on black and white e-ink devices. A colourful revision guide with three easy sections for Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling, and a Spelling Dictionary for ages 7 ? 11. more...

  • Collins Primary Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (Collins Primary Dictionaries)by Collins Dictionaries

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this e-book are not suitable for viewing on black and white e-ink devices. A colourful revision guide with three easy sections for Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling, and a Spelling Dictionary for ages 7 ? 11. more...

  • Lexical Meaning in Contextby Nicholas Asher

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 87.00

    This book is an innovative, formal framework for studying the meanings of words and how their meanings combine. more...