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  • Cambridge Global English Stage 7by Chris Barker; Libby Mitchell

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 26.00

    Cambridge Global English (7-8) is a lower Secondary course following the Cambridge Secondary English as a Second Language Curriculum Framework developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment. The course is also aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference. more...

  • The Greatest Gatsbyby Tohby Riddle

    Penguin Group Australia 2015; Not Available

    Introducing a new, visually engaging way of presenting grammar. Appealing to the senses and the emotions with colour, texture, humour and drama, this book seeks to make the subject of grammar not only more intelligible to more people, but more memorable. TOHBY RIDDLE, award-winning author, illustrator and outright genius, takes you on a visual... more...

  • Advances in Membership Categorisation Analysisby Richard Fitzgerald; William Housley

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 52.00

    This agenda-setting text brings together the biggest names in m embership categorization analysis to provide readers with a contemporary analysis of the field and a platform to build upon when doing research. more...

  • Functional Discourse Grammarby Kees Hengeveld; J. Lachlan Mackenzie

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99

    This book is the first comprehensive presentation of Functional Discourse Grammar, a new and important theory of language structure. The authors set out its nature and origins and show how it relates to contemporary linguistic theory. They demonstrate and test its explanatory power and descriptive utility against linguistic facts from over 150 languages... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmaticsby Keith Allan; Kasia M. Jaszczolt

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 140.00

    In the fast-developing field of pragmatics, this Handbook is a one-stop resource for today's research and the many theoretical debates. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Compositionalityby Markus Werning; Wolfram Hinzen; Edouard Machery

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 149.99

    In this book leading scholars from every relevant field report on all aspects of compositionality, the notion that the meaning of an expression can be derived from its parts. Understanding how compositionality works is a central element of syntactic and semantic analysis and a challenge for models of cognition. It is a key concept in linguistics and... more...

  • How to Read a Wordby Elizabeth Knowles

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    Have you ever wondered how you can find out more about a word: Where did it come from? How has its meaning altered? How can it be pronounced? What is its relationship to other words? Language is not fixed, but is an evolutionary process: words develop and change, in meaning, association, and pronunciation, as well as in many other ways. Exploring the... more...

  • Questionsby Jan P. de Ruiter

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 82.00

    Asks what questions do and how a question can shape the answer it evokes. more...

  • Reading the Oxford English Dictionaryby Ammon Shea

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available

    'I'm reading the OED so you don't have to. If you are interested in vocabulary that is both spectacularly useful and beautifully useless, read on...' Who among us does not know a wine-knight (a person who drinks valiantly), or someone who obaginates (to annoy by repeating over and over and over)? Who has not felt mumpish (sullenly angry) or appreciated... more...

  • Metaphorby L. David Ritchie

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    A summary, critique and comparison of the most important theories on how metaphors are used and understood. more...