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  • A Workbook for Argumentsby David Morrow; Anthony Weston

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 22.95

    This book builds on Anthony Weston's "Rulebook for Arguments" to offer a complete textbook for a course in critical thinking or informal logic. The workbook contains the entire text of the fourth edition of the "Rulebook", while supplementing this core text with extensive further explanations and exercises: homework exercises adapted from a wide range... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Witchriseby Victoria Lamb

    RHCP 2014; US$ 11.30

    Oxfordshire, 1555. Meg Lytton was born with a powerful gift for magic, as her mother and aunt were before her. But practising witchcraft in Tudor England is a dangerous business - as is hiding her secret betrothal to the handsome young priest, Alejandro de Castillo. Meg is called back into the service of Princess Elizabeth, who has fallen... more...

  • English for Common Entrance 13+ Practice Bookby Kornel Kossuth

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 22.67

    This book of practice questions and mock exam papers gives students the practice they need as they prepare for the new ISEB Common Entrance in English 13+ exam. more...

  • The Evaluation of Language Regimesby Michele Gazzola

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Building on existing analytical frameworks, this book provides a new methodology allowing different language policies in international multilingual organisations (or ?language regimes?) to be compared and evaluated on the basis of criteria such as efficiency and fairness. It explains step-by-step how to organise the evaluation of language regimes and... more...

  • English for Common Entrance 13+ Practice Bookby Kornel Kossuth

    Hodder Education 2014; Not Available

    This book of practice questions and mock exam papers gives students the practice they need as they prepare for the new ISEB Common Entrance in English 13+ exam. more...

  • Pragmatics, Semantics and the Case of Scalar Implicaturesby Salvatore Pistoia Reda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    This book is an advanced debate on the nature of scalar implicatures, one of the most popular topics in philosophical linguistics in the last 20 years. Leading theorists in the field offer an up-to-date presentation of the subject in a way that will help readers to orient themselves in the vast literature on the topic. more...