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  • Exploring Second Language Creative Writingby Dan Disney

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    In this chapter, Grace V.S. Chin explores how recent studies of creative writing have moved away from prevailing ideas of individual creative acts to explore the social dimensions of creativity. Using a sociocultural approach, Chin examines the interrelated notions of identity, language, and place by investigating L2 creative writing, specifically... more...

  • Revisiting Truth, Beauty,and Justice: Evaluating With Validity in the 21st Centuryby James C. Griffith; Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    This issue discusses ways of constructing, organizing, and managing arguments for evaluation. Not focued solely on the logic of evaluation or predictive validity, it discusses the various elements needed to construct evaluation arguments that are compelling and influential by virtue of the truth, beauty, and justice they express. Through exposition,... more...

  • Writing Businessby Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini; Catherine Ross Nickerson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Writing Business: Genres, Media and Discourses offers an analysis of the genres and functions of written discourse in the business context, involving a variety of modes of communication. The evolution of new forms of writing is a key focus of this collection and is only partly attributable to the ever increasing application of technology at work.... more...

  • The English Verbby Frank Robert Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    A long established and highly regarded account of all aspects of the English verb taking account of recent work on tense, phase and aspect, and of the author's own research. Theoretical discussion is kept to a minimum, but the arguments are always presented within a modern theoretical framework. more...

  • Word Frequencies in Written and Spoken Englishby Geoffrey Leech; Paul Rayson; Andrew (All Of Lancaster University) Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    Word Frequencies in Written and Spoken English is a landmark volume in the development of vocabulary frequency studies. Whereas previous books have in general given frequency information about the written language only, this book provides information on both speech and writing. It not only gives information about the language as a whole, but also... more...

  • Meaning of Syntaxby Connor Ferris

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This book adopts a new approach to a major area of syntax - the way in which adjectives are bound together with other words in phrases or sentences. more...

  • Korean Englishby Glenn Hadikin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00

    The English language is changing every day and it is us ? the individual speakers and writers ? that drive those changes in small ways by choosing to use certain strings of words over others. This book discusses and describes some of the choices made by speakers from South Korea by examining the similarities and differences between two Korean communities:... more...

  • Assessing and Improving Student Writing in Collegeby Barbara E. Walvoord

    Wiley 2014; US$ 32.00

    Step-by-step guidance for shaping better writers while keeping faculty workloads manageable Effective communication is a critical skill for many academic disciplines and careers, and so colleges and universities and their faculty members are rightfully committed to improving student writing across the curriculum. Guiding and assessing student writing... more...

  • English as a Second Language in the Mainstreamby Constant Leung; Christine Davison; Bernard Mohan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Since it was first established in the 1970's the Applied Linguistics and Language Study series has become a major force in the study of practical problems in human communication and language education. Drawing extensively on empirical research and theoretical work in linguistics, sociology, psychology and education, the series explores key issues in... more...

  • Language in Literatureby Geoffrey Leech

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Over a period of over forty years, Geoffrey Leech has made notable contributions to the field of literary stylistics, using the interplay between linguistic form and literary function as a key to the ‘mystery' of how a text comes to be invested with artistic potential.   In this book, seven earlier papers and articles, read previously only by a... more...