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  • The Materiality of Writingby Christian Mosbæk Johannessen; Theo van Leeuwen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the materiality of writing. It adopts a multimodal approach to argue that writing as we know it is only a small part of the myriad gestures we make, practices we engage in, and media we use in the process of trace-making. Taking a broad view of the act of writing, the volume features contributions from both established and up-and-coming... more...

  • Familiennamen aus Rufnamenby Kathrin Dräger

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 343.99

    Die Familiennamen sind der einzige Bereich der europäischen Sprachen, welcher in seiner – sehr ausgeprägten – räumlichen Vielfalt noch höchst unzureichend erfasst ist. Noch sind die geschichtlich gewachsenen Namenlandschaften in erstaunlicher Stabilität erhalten. Sie werden im Bereich der Bundesrepublik Deutschland auf der Basis von Telefonanschlüssen... more...

  • Vocabulary Assessment to Support Instructionby Margaret G. McKeown; Paul D. Deane; Judith A. Scott; Robert Krovetz; René R. Lawless

    Guilford Publications 2017; US$ 30.00

    Vocabulary development is essential for learning, but conventional vocabulary assessments lack the range and flexibility to support K–12 classroom teachers in making instructional decisions. Drawing on linguistics, educational psychology, and educational measurement, this book offers a fresh perspective on word learning and describes powerful, precise... more...

  • That’s The Way It Crumblesby Matthew Engel

    Profile Books 2017; US$ 17.31

    Are we tired of hearing that fall is a season, sick of being offered fries and told about the latest movie ? Yeah . Have we noticed the sly interpolation of Americanisms into our everyday speech? You betcha . And are we outraged? Hell, yes . But do we do anything? Too much hassle . Until now. In That's the Way It Crumbles Matthew Engel... more...

  • A to Zby Sengupta Abhijit

    Hachette India 2017; Not Available

    Why do we need good –or better – EnglishJust 26 letters – five vowels and 21 consonants – have createdperhaps the largest lexicon in the world and made Englishglobally the most widely used language today for interactionin international trade, world sports and global politics, not toforget education.A to Z explores, letter by letter, how the English... more...

  • The Emoji Codeby Vyvyan Evans

    Michael O'Mara 2017; US$ 6.42

    Since 2011, the use of emoji – deriving from the Japanese, meaning picture character – has become a global phenomenon. We send over 6 billion emoji every day and regularly send emoji-only messages, and, when Oxford Dictionaries named the ‘Face with Tears of Joy’ emoji as their ‘Word of the Year 2015’, it received an enormous amount of criticism.Whenever... more...

  • Native and Non-Native Teachers in English Language Classroomsby Juan de Dios Martinez Agudo

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    The series Trends in Applied Linguistics meets the challenges of the rapidly growing field of applied linguistics. In a very broad sense, applied linguistics is understoodby focusing on the application of theoretical linguistics to current problems arising in different contexts of human society. Given the interdisciplinary character... more...

  • SAT Power Vocab, 2nd Editionby Princeton Review

    Random House Children's Books 2017; US$ 12.99

    THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS! Tackle the test with confidence with a complete guide to vocabulary skills and strategies for the SAT.   Prepping for the SAT may no longer mean memorizing long word lists, but a strong vocabulary is still essential to scoring well on the exam! SAT Power Vocab give you practical advice for understanding and... more...

  • New Insights into the Semantics of Legal Concepts and the Legal Dictionaryby Martina Bajcic

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 135.00

    This book focuses on legal concepts from the dual perspective of law and terminology. While legal concepts frame legal knowledge and take center stage in law, the discipline of terminology has traditionally been about concept description. Exploring topics common to both disciplines such as meaning, conceptualization and specialized knowledge transfer,... more...

  • Let's Eat Grandmaby Joanne Adams

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 4.99

    Do you sometimes mix up your ‘affects’ and ‘effects’? Do you know when to use ‘less’ or ‘fewer’? And what about punctuation – would you like to feel sure about semicolons? Grammar can be tricky, but this book will stop you from making embarrassing slip-ups, and the bite-sized tips are sure to make your writing instantly more impressive. more...