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  • The Story of Australian Englishby Kel Richards

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 12.99

    The English language arrived in Australia with the first motley bunch of European settlers on 26 January 1788. Today there is clearly a distinctive Australian regional dialect with its own place among the global family of ‘Englishes’. How did this come about? Where did the distinctive pattern, accent, and verbal inventions that make up Aussie... more...

  • One Day in the Life of the English Languageby Frank L. Cioffi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Generations of student writers have been subjected to usage handbooks that proclaim, ?This is the correct form. Learn it??books that lay out a grammar, but don?t inspire students to use it. By contrast, this antihandbook handbook, presenting some three hundred sentences drawn from the printed works of a single, typical day in the life of the language?December... more...

  • Higher English Language for CfE: Answers and Marking Schemesby Mary M. Firth; Andrew G. Ralston; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 48.00

    A book of extremely detailed suggested marking instructions to use alongside the student book. This book of suggested answers offers extremely detailed marking instructions to use alongside the student book, that highlight where students can gain - or lose - the extra marks that influence grade awards. This book is photocopiable within the institution... more...

  • Higher English for CfE: The Textbookby Jane Cooper; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 23.98

    Ensure your students are prepared for every aspect of their assessment with the only textbook that offers comprehensive coverage of the new syllabus requirements. - Written by a highly experienced bestselling author. - Covers the new specification with all the new topics in the SQA examinations. - Provides thorough exam preparation, with graded Practice... more...

  • Higher English Language Skills for CfEby Mary M. Firth; Andrew G. Ralston; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 15.98

    A brand new edition of a bestselling title, updated for the newest Higher English (for CfE) syllabus. We are working with SQA to secure endorsement for this title. This book provides you with the support and advice you will need to succeed in Higher English. By studying literary techniques and with top experts guiding you through and explaining how... more...

  • Higher English for CfE: Critical Readingby Carolyn Cunningham; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 15.98

    A comprehensive working guide to the the Critical Reading section of Higher English for CfE - worth 40% of available marks in the exam!. Critical Reading (Scottish text questions and critical essay) is a very significant element of the new Higher English qualification. This book provides you with the support and advice you will need to succeed in this... more...

  • A Functional Discourse Grammar for Englishby Evelien Keizer

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    This is the first textbook on Functional Discourse Grammar, a recently developed theory of language structure which analyses utterances at four independent levels of grammatical representation: pragmatic, semantic, morphosyntactic and phonological. The book offers a very systematic and highly accessible introduction to the theory: following the top-down... more...

  • The Emergence of Standard Englishby John H. Fisher

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Language scholars have traditionally agreed that the development of the English language was largely unplanned. Fisher challenges this view, demonstrating that the standardization of writing and pronunciation was, and still is, made under the control of political and intellectual forces. more...

  • Power and Meaning Making in an EAP Classroomby Christian W. Chun

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 25.00

    This book examines how critical literacy pedagogy has been implemented in a classroom through a year-long collaboration between the author (a researcher) and an EAP teacher. It details the teacher's introduction to functional grammar and accompanying critical literacy approaches to EAP, and her growing critical language and discourse awareness of power... more...

  • Smoky Mountain Voicesby Harold F. Farwell; J. Karl Nicholas

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    A stingy man "won't drink branch water till there's a flood," and it is "a mighty triflin' sort o' man'd let either his dog or his woman starve." Some places are "so crowded you couldn't cuss a cat without gettin' fur in your mouth." For almost thirty years Horace Kephart collected sayings like these from his neighbors and friends in the area around... more...