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  • I-Languageby Daniela Isac; Charles Reiss

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 139.99

    The book introduces the major branches of theoretical linguistics - phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics - in the context of cognitive science, with reference to fields such as vision, auditory perception and philosophy of mind. - ;I-Language introduces the uninitiated to linguistics as cognitive science. In an engaging, down-to-earth style Daniela... more...

  • The Comparative Method Reviewedby Mark Durie; Malcolm Ross

    Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 164.99

    Historical reconstruction of languages relies on the comparative method, which itself depends on the notion of the regularity of change. The regularity of sound change is the famous Neogrammarian Hypothesis: "sound change takes place according to laws that admit no exception." The comparative method, however, is not restricted to the consideration... more...

  • Corpus Linguistics. Volume 2by

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 363.00

    This handbook provides an up-to-date survey of corpus linguistics. Spoken, written, and multimodal corpora serve as the bases for quantitative and qualitative research on many issues of linguistic interest. The two volumes together comprise 61 articles by renowned experts from around the world. They sketch the history of corpus linguistics and its... more...

  • InterPhasesby Kleanthes K. Grohmann

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 55.00

    This book addresses the fundamental issues in the phase-based approach to the mental computation of language that have arisen from the recent developments in the Minimalist Program. Leading linguists focus on phase theory and the interaction of syntax with the semantic and phonological interfaces. - ;This book addresses the fundamental issues in the... more...

  • Kontaktlinguistik / Contact Linguistics / Linguistique de contact. 2. Halbbandby

    De Gruyter Mouton 1997; US$ 951.00

    This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action... more...

  • Introducing Applied Linguisticsby Susan Hunston; David Oakey

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95

    Introducing Applied Linguistics provides in-depth coverage of key areas in the subject, as well as introducing the essential study skills needed for academic success in the field. Introducing Applied Linguistics: ? is organised into two Sections: the first introducing Key Concepts in Applied Linguistics; and the second devoted to the... more...

  • Basic Linguistic Theory, 2by R. M. W. Dixon

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 48.99

    In Basic Linguistic Theory R. M. W. Dixon provides a new and fundamental characterization of the nature of human languages and a comprehensive guide to their description and analysis. In three clearly written and accessible volumes, he describes how best to go about doing linguistics, the most satisfactory and profitable ways to work, and the pitfalls... more...

  • Basic Linguistic Theory, 1by R. M. W. Dixon

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    In Basic Linguistic Theory R. M. W. Dixon provides a new and fundamental characterization of the nature of human languages and a comprehensive guide to their description and analysis. In three clearly written and accessible volumes, he describes how best to go about doing linguistics, the most satisfactory and profitable ways to work, and the pitfalls... more...

  • Language in the Real Worldby Susan J. Behrens; Judith A. Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    This resource book will introduce college students from other disciplines to the world of linguistics via the real world applications of the field. Students will engage with all the traditional areas of linguistics in an inductive, illustrative, and interactive way. more...

  • Applied Linguistics Review 2010by Li Wei

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 112.00

    The Applied Linguistics Review is a peer reviewed annual publication. It serves as a testing ground for the articulation of original ideas and approaches in the study of real-world issues in which language plays a crucial role, by bringing together new empirical and theoretical research and critical reflections of current debates. The issues dealt... more...