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  • 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...

  • Fremdsprachenunterricht lernwirksam gestaltenby Ines de Florio-Hansen

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 28.17

    Die Ergebnisse der empirischen Unterrichtsforschung, z. B. die Studien von Hattie (2009, 2012), Marzano (1998) und Wellenreuther (2004, Neubearb. 2013), zeigen, dass alle Schülerinnen und Schüler größere Lernerfolge erzielen können, wenn der Unterricht stärker von der Lehrperson gesteuert wird. Anhand von Beispielen für Englisch, Französisch und Spanisch... more...

  • Words in Time and Placeby David Crystal

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    Did you know that the English language has over 150 words for the adjective 'drunk' developed over 1,000 years? Be prepared to learn words you have never heard before, find out fascinating facts behind everyday words, and be surprised at how lively and varied the English language can be. Published to critical acclaim in 2009, the Historical... more...

  • Strategic Language Learningby Xuesong Gao

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 49.95

    A monograph that reports on a longitudinal inquiry into mainland Chinese undergraduates' language learning experiences in an English medium university in a multilingual setting with a focus on their strategic language learning efforts. more...

  • Why Do Languages Change?by Larry Trask

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    Packed with fascinating examples, this entertaining book explores changes in the English language over time. more...

  • From OV to VO in Early Middle Englishby Carola Trips

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00

    This monograph answers the question of why English changed from an OV to a VO language on the assumption that this change is due to intensive language contact with Scandinavian. It shows for the first time that the English language was much more heavily influenced by Scandinavian than assumed before, i.e., northern Early Middle English texts clearly... more...

  • Apposition in Contemporary Englishby Charles F. Meyer

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 38.00

    A detailed discussion of the linguistic relation apposition and its usage in various kinds of speech and writing. more...

  • English in Language Shiftby Rajend Mesthrie

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 53.00

    Rajend Mesthrie examines the rise of a new variety of English among Indian migrant workers indentured on the plantations of Natal in South Africa. more...

  • Becoming One Communityby Kathleen Fay; Suzanne Whaley

    Stenhouse Publishers 2004; US$ 18.00

    More and more classrooms across the country are filled with children who speak languages other than English. In these diverse classrooms, many teachers struggle with how to create reading and writing instruction that is appropriate for their English language learners. In Becoming One Community , Kathleen Fay and Suzanne Whaley provide expert guidance... more...