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  • A Hybrid Theory of Metaphorby Dr Markus Tendahl

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 125.00

    A provoking new approach to how we understand metaphors thoroughly comparing and contrasting the claims made by relevance theorists and cognitive linguists. The resulting hybrid theory shows the complementarity of many positions as well as the need and possibility of achieving a broader and more realistic theory of our understanding. more...

  • What Student Writing Teaches Usby Mark Overmeyer

    Stenhouse Publishers 2009; US$ 15.99

    The earlier that teachers think about instruction, and the sooner that students self-assess their progress, the better the final writing product will be.  What Student Writing Teaches Us: Formative Assessment in the Writing Workshop  provides practical suggestions for teachers of writing. This book offers no ?easy? solutions, because assessing writing... more...

  • The Practice of Critical Discourse Analysis: an Introductionby Meriel Bloor; Thomas Bloor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book provides an introduction to the aims, theories and practices of critical discourse analysis (CDA). It is mainly concerned with the linguistic aspects of CDA. It provides an introduction to the different types of language analysis that are employed in CDA (frequency analysis, coversation, transitivity and reference, and figurative language,... more...

  • Doing Pragmaticsby Peter Grundy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Doing Pragmatics achieved success through its unparalleled capacity to render pragmatics truly accessible to students. Embracing the comprehensive and engaging style which characterised the previous editions, the third edition is fully revised and expanded. Grundy consolidates the strengths of the original version, reinforcing its unique combination... more...

  • Comparisons and Contrastsby Richard S. Kayne

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    A collection of 11 of Richard Kayne's recent articles in theoretical syntax, with an emphasis on comparative syntax, which uses syntactic differences among languages to probe the properties of the human language faculty. more...

  • Prozesse sprachlicher Verstärkungby Rüdiger Harnisch

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Processes in which linguistic entities are "weakened" formally and in their meaning (e.g. Kien-Föhre > Kiefer ) have been well researched, but "strengthening processes" (e.g. Caribbean hamaca > folk-etymological explanation Hänge-matte ) in which linguistic entities are first created have hardly been researched at all. The intention... more...

  • Event Representation in Language and Cognitionby Jürgen Bohnemeyer; Eric Pederson

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Examines new research into how the mind deals with the experience of events. more...

  • The Facts On File Guide to Researchby Jeff Lenburg

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 66.00

    The Facts On File Guide to Research, Second Edition is the most comprehensive guide available to conducting thorough and accurate research. It includes detailed lists of thousands of resources and explains general research methods and proper citation of sources. This expanded and updated edition contains new information on Internet research, including... more...

  • The Discourse of Child Counsellingby Ian Hutchby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 49.95

    This book is an empirical study of naturally occurring interaction between child counselling professionals and young children experiencing parental separation or divorce. Based on tape recordings of the work of a London child counselling practice, it offers the reader a unique and sustained look inside the child counselling consultation room at the... more...

  • Companion to Russian Studies: Volume 1by Robert Auty; Dimitri Obolensky

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    An introduction, complete in one volume, to the history of Russia from medieval times to the fall of Khrushchev and beyond. A study of the geographical setting in which the Russian state grew to its present super-power status is followed by five chapters which discuss the political, social, and economic history of the country, and four final chapters... more...