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  • AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature Foundation Student's Bookby Steve Davies; Sarah Forrest; Mike Devitt

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 28.78

    Full coverage of the new specifications for English, English Language and English Literature GCSEs for Foundation level students more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Reading the Oxford English Dictionaryby Ammon Shea

    Penguin Group Australia 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...

  • Help Your Kids with Englishby Carol Vorderman

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2013; Not Available

    A simple, visual guide to helping children understand English from Carol Vorderman Reduce the stress of studying English and help your child with their homework by following Help Your Kids with English , a unique visual guide that demystifies the subject for everyone. Carol Vorderman uses clear, accessible pictures, diagrams and easy-to-follow... more...

  • Macmillan Australia Topics: Me and My Family (Lower Primary - Civics & Citizenship)by Helen Chapman

    Macmillan Education Australia 2011; US$ 11.81

    Everyone belongs to a family. Family members do things together. They help look after each other. A family is a special group of people. Covering subjects from the Humanities curriculum, this book is from the Mac Australia Topics series that combines brilliant photography and visual literacy elements with authoritative text matched to students' reading... more...