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  • 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

    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

    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...

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

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 159.18

    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...

  • 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...

  • Course in General Linguisticsby Ferdinand la Saussure

    Open Court 1986; US$ 21.99

    The Cours de linguistique generale, reconstructed from students' notes after Saussure's death in 1913, founded modern linguistic theory by breaking the study of language free from a merely historical and comparativist approach. Saussure's new method, now known as Structuralism, has since been applied to such diverse areas as art, architecture, folklore,... 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...

  • Language, People, Numbersby Andrea Gerbig; Oliver Mason

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 91.00

    The Contributors to this volume offer a broad range of novel insights about data-based or data-driven approaches to the study of both structure and function of language, reflecting the increasing shift towards corpus-based methods of analysis in a wide range of areas in linguistics. Corpora can be used as models of human linguistic experience, and... 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...