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  • The Elements of Academic Styleby Eric Hayot

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to big-picture issues, such as adhering to genre patterns for successful research and publishing and developing productive and rewarding writing habits,... more...

  • A Corpus of Formal British English Speechby Gerry Knowles; Lita Taylor; Briony Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 106.99

    This work provides 50,000 words of prosodically-transcribed text from a variety of sources. The introduction explains fully the transcription conventions, the structure of the corpus and its relationship to other computer corpora, and provides examples of different versions of texts. 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...

  • The Greek & Latin Roots of Englishby Tamara M. Green

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 43.99

    The Greek & Latin Roots of English approaches the study of Latin and Greek thematically: vocabulary is organized into various topics, from politics to philosophy, with chapters featuring cumulative exercises and notes to help students learn the pleasures (and pitfalls) of language study. The fifth edition features revised exercises, alphabetical... more...

  • Fremdsprachenunterricht lernwirksam gestaltenby Ines de Florio-Hansen

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 27.97

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Old Northumbrian Verbal Morphosyntax and the (Northern) Subject Ruleby Marcelle Cole

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This volume provides both a quantitative statistical and qualitative analysis of Late Northumbrian verbal morphosyntax as recorded in the Old English interlinear gloss to the Lindisfarne Gospels . It focuses in particular on the attestation of the subject type and adjacency constraints that characterise the so-called Northern Subject Rule concord... more...

  • Writing across Contextsby Kathleen Yancey; Liane Robertson; Kara Taczak

    Utah State University Press 2014; US$ 20.00

    Addressing how composers transfer both knowledge about and practices of writing,  Writing across Contexts  explores the grounding theory behind a specific composition curriculum called Teaching for Transfer (TFT) and analyzes the efficacy of the approach. Finding that TFT courses aid students in transfer in ways that other kinds of composition courses... more...