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  • Usage-Based Approaches to Language Changeby Evie Coussé; Ferdinand von Mengden

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article opens with a brief discussion of the fundamental issues of usage, structure, grammaticalization and reanalysis and then introduces the key concept of an empty distinction, which is defined as a conventionalized distinction of expression that has lost its former motivation (semantic or non-semantic, in particular phonological) as the result... more...

  • Verallgemeinerung im Diskursby Daniel Schmidt-Brücken

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    What theories and methods serve to model the relationship between language and shared knowledge? How can genericity be functionally described as a central means of knowledge creation? How is linguistic generalization accomplished in the context of colonial communication? These questions are the subject of a study at the interface between... more...

  • Vernacular Eloquenceby Peter Elbow

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 12.99

    Since the publication of his groundbreaking books Writing Without Teachers and Writing with Power, Peter Elbow has revolutionized how people think about writing. Now, in Vernacular Eloquence, he makes a vital new contribution to both practice and theory. more...

  • Winners and Losers Digital Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.50

    The Teacher's Resource Guide CDs provide 10 pages of activities and reproducible worksheets per novel to support the books and extend students' reading skills. Simply select and print the activities that you need. A key at the end of each guide provides answers and sample responses. The activities give lower-level readers the tools to construct,... more...

  • Word Bytesby Carolyne Lee

    Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 33.32

    Words matter. And good writing matters. Especially in the information society, in which more writing than ever is disseminated and read. There may be a lot of dross out there, but we can also find writing that stands out from the rest. It lodges in our heads because of its simplicity and style, and because it says something worth reading. This is... more...

  • Write to the Top!by W. Brad Johnson; Carol A. Mullen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 25.00

    This is a pithy, no-nonsense, no-excuses guide to maximizing the quality and quantity of your scholarly products. Write to the Top! offers an accessible overview of the art of writing efficiently and effectively; it is the first book that explicitly summarizes the key elements to prolific productivity in academic settings. more...

  • Writing: Texts, Processes and Practicesby Christopher N. Candlin; Ken Hyland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Writing: Texts, Processes and Practices offers an innovative and multidisciplinary approach to writing in a variety of academic and professional settings. The book is composed of a series of original research-based accounts by leading authorities from a range of disciplines. The papers are linked through a unifying perspective which emphasises the... more...

  • Writing Education Researchby Joy Egbert; Sherry Sanden

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    For both new academics and those with some experience, writing articles of publishable quality can be particularly challenging. Developing the necessary skill set requires useful information, hard work, and the type of direction infrequently offered in research methods courses, leaving researchers to piece together resources on their own. This book... more...

  • Writing in Social Spacesby Rowena Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Writing in Social Spaces addresses the problem of making time and space for writing in academic life and work of the professionals and practitioners who do academic writing'. Even those who want to write, who know how to write well and who have quality publications, report that they cannot find enough time for writing. Many supervisors are unsure... more...

  • Argumentationby Frans H. van Eemeren; Rob Grootendorst; A. Francisca Sn Henkemans

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    This book concentrates on argumentation as it emerges in ordinary discourse, whether the discourse is institutionalized or strictly informal. Crucial concepts from the theory of argumentation are systematically discussed and explained with the help of examples from real-life discourse and texts. The basic principles are explained that are instrumental... more...