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

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Word Lover's Delightby Editors Of Captivate Network

    Kensington 2009; US$ 12.99

    Word Up! From amusia to xerophagy, from the ephemeral to the vituperative, The Word Lover's Delight is chockablock with words that are not only fascinating and unusual but that you can use in your everyday speech--to jaw-dropping effect. With a wide range of words, from the moderately difficult to the somewhat ostentatious, The Word... more...

  • The Europa Directory of Literary Awards and Prizesby Taylor and Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    A complete guide to the major awards and prizes of the literary world. * An invaluable source of information on awards and prizes world-wide * Covers over 1,000 awards and prizes * Comprehensive background information on each award * Extensive contact details. Contents * Includes internationally awarded prizes along with prestigious national awards... more...

  • Expository Teacher Notesby Laurel And Associates

    Saddleback Publishing 2005; US$ 8.95

    Writing 4 consists of 4 Worktexts and 4 Teacher's Notes- designed for writing practice with incremental teaching methods, basic grammar review pages and real-world themes. more...

  • Research and Perspectives on Processing Instructionby James F. Lee; Alessandro G. Benati

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 150.47

    This volume tracks the impact Processing Instruction has made since its conception. The authors explain Processing Instruction, both its main theoretical underpinnings as well as the guidelines for developing structured input practices. They review the empirical research conducted to date, so that readers have an overview of new research... more...

  • 2009by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.72

    Up-to-date information on some 5,500 institutions and approx. 8,000 persons in public life in Hesse: authorities and departments of local, state and federal administration; jurisdiction; syndicates and other organizations from politics, business, academic life, the arts etc.; notaries, church offices, schools, universities, museums, libraries,... more...

  • Reflexive Languageby John A. Lucy

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 168.00

    These innovative essays represent a critique of those researchers in the humanities and social sciences who fail to take language seriously. more...

  • The Language Warsby Henry Hitchings

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 13.99

    The English language is a battlefield. Since the age of Shakespeare, arguments over correct usage have been acrimonious, and those involved have always really been contesting values - to do with morality, politics and class. THE LANGUAGE WARS examines the present state of the conflict, its history and its future. Above all, it uses the past as a... more...

  • The Fight for Englishby David Crystal

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 12.99

    Lynne Truss's 'Eats, Shoots and Leaves' injected new life into the long-standing arguments over rights and wrongs in English usage. Now David Crystal brings together his own distinctive style and unique expertise to provide the first thorough-going assessment of the ongoing debate. With a lively, humorous, and accessible approach, Crystal... more...