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  • The Future of Thinkingby Peter Washington *Ga*; Jeff Mason; Peter Washington

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95

    Learning to think is a complex process made up of reading, writing listening, speaking and remembering textual materials. The aim of this topical book is to encourage practical educational reform in the Humanities by taking the emphasis away from the reception of texts to their production. Adapting rhetorical teaching methods, the authors encourage... more...

  • ELT, Gender and International Developmentby Roslyn APPLEBY

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 25.00

    For believers in the power of English, language as aid can deliver the promise of a brighter future; but in a neocolonial world of international development, a gulf exists between belief and reality. Rich with echoes of an earlier colonial era, this book draws on the candid narratives of white women teachers, and situates classroom practices within... more...

  • English Syntax and Argumentationby Bas Aarts

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 99.95

    This textbook on syntax aims to give students a thorough grounding in the basics of sentence structure, and at the same time strives to acquaint them with the essentials of syntactic argument. This edition contains many new exercises, which are now graded in terms of level of difficulty. more...

  • The Handbook of English Linguisticsby Bas Aarts; April McMahon

    Wiley 2008; US$ 255.95

    The Handbook of English Linguistics is a collection of articles written by leading specialists on all core areas of English linguistics that provides a state-of-the-art account of research in the field. Brings together articles from the core areas of English linguistics, including syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, as well as variation,... more...

  • Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbeanby Michael Aceto; Jeffrey P. Williams

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 180.00

    Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean is the first collection to focus, via primary linguistic fieldwork, on the underrepresented and neglected area of the Anglophone Eastern Caribbean. The following islands are included: The Virgin Islands (USA & British), Anguilla, Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia, Carriacou, Barbados, Trinidad, and Guyana.... more...

  • The Power to Writeby Caroline Joy Adams

    Red Wheel Weiser 2003; US$ 17.95

    A writing workshop in a book! Writing teacher and artist/calligrapher Adams knows the tremendous power of the written word. And she has made it her mission to put into action her belief that everyone can experience and enjoy this power and the fruits of her or his own creativity. Many can write, but few do. Why? Fear stops us, Adams writes. Fear,... more...

  • Progressive Politics and the Training of America's Persuadersby Katherine Adams

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 32.95

    At the beginning of the 20th century, Progressive reformers set up curricula in journalism, public relations, and creative writing to fulfill their own purposes: well-trained rhetors could convince the United States citizenry to accept Progressive thinking on monopolies and unions and to elect reform candidates. Although Progressive politicians and... more...

  • Slangby Michael Adams

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    In Slang: The People's Poetry , Michael Adams covers this perennially interesting subject in a serious but highly engaging way, illuminating the fundamental question "What is Slang" and defending slang--and all forms of nonstandard English--as integral parts of the American language. more...

  • Slangby Michael Adams

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    In Slang: The People's Poetry , Michael Adams covers this perennially interesting subject in a serious but highly engaging way, illuminating the fundamental question "What is Slang" and defending slang--and all forms of nonstandard English--as integral parts of the American language. more...

  • Studies in the History of the English Language VIby Michael Adams; Laurel J. Brinton; R.D. Fulk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    The relationships among data, evidence, and methodology in English historical linguistics are perennially vexed. This volume? which ranges chronologically from Old to Present-Day English and from manuscripts to corpora? challenges a wide variety of assumptions and practices and illustrates how diverse methods and approaches construct evidence... more...