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  • In Other Wordsby Mona Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 45.95

    In Other Words is the definitive coursebook for anyone studying translation. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, it offers both a practical and theoretical guide to translation studies, and provides an important foundation for training professional translators. Drawing on modern linguistic theory, this best-selling text provides a solid... more...

  • Translingual Practiceby Suresh Canagarajah

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Winner of the AAAL Book Award 2015 Winner of the Modern Language Association's Thirty-Third Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize Winner of the BAAL Book Prize 2014 Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations introduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a global context. Challenging traditional approaches in second... more...

  • Politenessby Penelope Brown; Stephen C. Levinson; John J. Gumperz

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    This study is about the principles for constructing polite speeches. The core of it first appeared in Questions and Politeness, edited by Esther N. Goody (now out of print). It is here reissued with a fresh introduction that surveys the considerable literature in linguistics, psychology and the social sciences that the original extended essay stimulated,... more...

  • Reading in a Second Languageby A.H. Urquhart; Cyril J. Weir

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Reading in a Second Language sets the testing and teaching of reading against a theoretical background, discussing research from both applied linguistics and cognitive psychology. Where possible, it focuses on research into second language readers and distinguishes different kinds of reading, particularly expeditious as opposed to careful reading,... more...

  • Regularity in Semantic Changeby Elizabeth Closs Traugott; Richard B. Dasher

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This important study of semantic change examines the various ways in which new meanings arise through language use. more...

  • The Five-Minute Linguistby E.M. Rickerson; Barry Hilton

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 15.15

    The Five- Minute Linguist: Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages takes a new approach to making accurate and up-to-date knowledge about language accessible in a non-academic way. It consists of 60 short chapters adapted from the weekly scripts of a popular U.S. public radio series on language. more...

  • Methodology in Language Teachingby Jack C. Richards; Willy A. Renandya

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This collection provides an overview of current approaches, issues, and practices in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. more...

  • Introducing Phonetic Scienceby Michael Ashby; John Maidment

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This accessible textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonetics, the study of speech. more...

  • Essential Linguisticsby David E. Freeman; Yvonne S. Freeman

    Heinemann 2004; US$ 37.50

    With increased emphasis on phonemic awareness and phonics, teachers need to know how language works. Basic linguistic concepts can help them make decisions about how to teach reading, spelling, phonics, and grammar to all students, including English language learners. The Freemans explain essential linguistic concepts in a thorough but manageable manner,... more...

  • Language Visibleby David Sacks

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 24.95

    Letters are tangible language. Joining together in endless combinations to actually show speech, letters convey our messages and tell our stories. While we encounter these tiny shapes hundreds of times a day, we take for granted the long, fascinating history behind one of the most fundamental of human inventions--the alphabet. The heart of the book... more...