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  • InterPhasesby Kleanthes K. Grohmann

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47

    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. more...

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

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 830.06

    The term contact linguistics has been used increasingly over the past thirty years. It describes a multidisciplinary field that, while firmly established in the overall framework of linguistics, relies on numerous sociological, psychological, ethnological, geographic, historical, political, and anthropological methods of examination.... 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 Study... more...

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

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    In Basic Linguistic Theory R. M. W. Dixon provides a comprehensive guide to the nature of human languages and their description and analysis. The books are a one-stop text for undergraduate and graduate students, the triumphant outcome of a lifetime's immersion in every aspect of language, and a lasting monument to innovative scholarship. more...

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

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 199.99 US$ 171.99

    In Basic Linguistic Theory R. M. W. Dixon provides a comprehensive guide to the nature of human languages and their description and analysis. The books are a one-stop text for undergraduate and graduate students, the triumphant outcome of a lifetime's immersion in every aspect of language, and a lasting monument to innovative scholarship. more...

  • Language Usage and Language Structureby Kasper Boye; Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.43

    The volume addresses an issue hotly debated in current linguistic theory: the relation between language usage and language structure. The contributors represent different theoretical positions. What they have in common is that they recognize structure and usage as non-reducible linguistic phenomena and take seriously the challenge to describe... more...

  • Linguistics in Context--Connecting Observation and Understandingby Deborah Tannen

    ABC-CLIO 1988; US$ 51.95

    The range of topics addressed in this collection can be seen in the titles of the four sections into which the chapters are grouped: Humanistic Approaches to Linguistic Analysis; The Nature and Uses of Language and Linguistic Theory; Poetry: Linguistic Analysis and Language Teaching; and Language Learning and Teaching.  Among the contributors are A.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    Language in the Real World challenges traditional approaches to linguistics to provide an innovative introduction to the subject. By first examining the real world applications of core areas of linguistics and then addressing the theory behind these applications, this text offers an inductive, illustrative, and interactive overview for students.... more...

  • Evidence and Counter-Evidence, 2by Alexander Lubotsky; Jos Schaeken; Jeroen Wiedenhof

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 119.00

    Essays in Honour of Frederik Kortlandt. General linguistics more...

  • Corpus Linguisticsby Antoinette Renouf; Andrew Kehoe

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 131.60

    Throughout history, linguists and literary scholars have been impelled by curiosity about particular linguistic or literary phenomena to seek to observe them in action in original texts. The fruits of each earlier enquiry in turn nourish the desire to continue to acquire knowledge, through further observation of newer linguistic facts. As time goes... more...