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  • 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...

  • Conference Interpretingby Andrew Gillies

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Conference Interpreting: A Student?s Practice Book brings together a comprehensive compilation of tried and tested practical exercises which hone the sub-skills that make up successful conference interpreting Unique in its exclusively practical focus, Conference Interpreting: A Student?s Practice Book, serves as a reference for students and teachers... more...

  • An Introduction to Sociolinguisticsby Janet Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    Sociolinguistics is the study of the interaction between language and society. In this classic introductory work, Janet Holmes examines the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social identity. Written with Holmes' customary enthusiasm,... more...

  • Psycholinguistics 101by H. Wind Cowles

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 5.99

    "[This book] opens a window into the process of psycholinguistics, pulling together classic and cutting-edge research from a number of different areas to provide an engaging and insightful introduction to the study of language processing. Psycholinguistics 101 is sure to hook students with its enthusiasm as it provides a clear introduction to the... more...

  • Linguistic Categorizationby John R. Taylor

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    This book provides a readable and clearly articulated introduction to an important area in the broader field of Cognitive Linguistics. Taking as its starting point the categorization of colour it explores the far reaching implications of Eleanor Rosch's seminal work on prototype categorization extending it's application of prototype theory from lexical... more...

  • Evaluation and Translationby Carol Maier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The definition of value or quality with respect to work in translation has historically been a particularly vexed issue. Today, however, the growing demand for translations in such fields as technology and business and the increased scrutiny of translators' work by scholars in many disciplines is giving rise to a need for more nuanced, more specialized,... more...

  • Note-taking for Consecutive Interpretingby Andrew Gillies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Aimed at students of conference interpreting, whether on university and professional training courses or self-learners, Note-Taking for Consecutive Interpreting - A short Course offers future interpreters a step-by-step guide to the skill of note-taking, which forms an essential part of consecutive interpreting. The system proposed, made up of a range... more...

  • Reflective Teaching in Second Language Classroomsby Jack C. Richards; Charles Lockhart

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    This text introduces techniques for teachers to explore their classroom experiences and for critical reflection on teaching practices. more...

  • The Horse, the Wheel, and Languageby David W. Anthony

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? Until now their identity has remained a tantalizing mystery to linguists, archaeologists, and even Nazis seeking... 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...