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  • Parallel Curriculum Units for Language Arts, Grades 6-12by Jeanne H. Purcell; Jann H. Leppien

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 38.95

    Sample units demonstrate how to use the Parallel Curriculum Model to design high-quality curriculum in language arts. Each unit includes instructions, assessments, and skills/standards. more...

  • Acquiring Pragmaticsby Sandrine Zufferey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Acquiring Pragmatics offers a comprehensive synthesis of state-of-the-art research on the acquisition of pragmatics. It introduces the current topics of research in theoretical pragmatics and explores the issues they raise for language acquisition research and the new experimental designs which have been developed to address them. While each... more...

  • Corporate Argumentation in Takeover Bidsby Rudi Palmieri

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This volume systematically investigates the role of argumentation in takeover bids. The announcement of these financial proposals triggers an argumentative situation, in which both the economic desirability and the social acceptability of the deal become argumentative issues for different classes of stakeholders (shareholders, employees, customers,... more...

  • Pragmaticsby Yan Huang

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    Yan Huang's highly successful textbook on pragmatics - the study of language in use - has been fully revised and updated in this second edition. It includes a brand new chapter on reference, a major topic in both linguistics and the philosophy of language. Chapters have also been updated to include new material on upward and downward entailment,... more...

  • Semantic Under-determinacy and Communicationby Delia Belleri

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Combining a fresh, previously unexplored view of the subject with a detailed overview of the past and ongoing philosophical discussion on the matter, this book investigates the phenomenon of semantic under-determinacy by seeking an answer to the questions of how it can be explained, and how communication is possible despite it. more...

  • Semantic Under-determinacy and Communicationby Delia Belleri

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Combining a fresh, previously unexplored view of the subject with a detailed overview of the past and ongoing philosophical discussion on the matter, this book investigates the phenomenon of semantic under-determinacy by seeking an answer to the questions of how it can be explained, and how communication is possible despite it. more...

  • Categorial Featuresby Phoevos Panagiotidis

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    Proposes a novel theory of parts of speech, bringing together the latest research and discoveries. more...

  • Corpus Pragmaticsby Karin Aijmer; Christoph Rühlemann

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 100.00

    The first handbook to survey and expand the burgeoning field of corpus pragmatics, the intersection of pragmatics and corpus linguistics. 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 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...