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  • The Phonology of Tone and Intonationby Carlos Gussenhoven

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 52.00

    This book provides a survey of research into tone and intonation, and how they are integrated into our grammars. more...

  • Intonational Phonologyby D. Robert Ladd

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 48.00

    This second edition of this overview of research on intonational phonology includes material on research developments since the mid 1990s. more...

  • CLILby Do Coyle; Philip Hood; David Marsh

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 27.00

    A comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the theory and practice of CLIL. more...

  • Vowels and Consonantsby Peter Ladefoged; Sandra Ferrari Disner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 52.95 US$ 47.66

    This popular and accessible introduction to phonetics has been fully updated for its third edition, and now includes an accompanying website with sound files, and expanded coverage of topics such as speech technology. Describes how languages use a variety of different sounds, many of them quite unlike any that occur in well-known languages Written... more...

  • Clefts and their Relativesby Matthew Reeve

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    Cleft constructions have long presented an analytical challenge for syntactic theory. This monograph argues that clefts and related constructions cannot be analysed in a straightforwardly compositional manner. Instead, it proposes that the locality conditions on modification (for example by a restrictive relative clause) must be reformulated such that... more...

  • Lessons from Good Language Learnersby Carol Griffiths

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 31.00

    This book considers the strategies used by successful language learners, in the light of current thinking and research. 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...

  • Sprachgebrauchsmusterby Noah Bubenhofer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    The series Sprache und Wissen ["Language and Knowledge"] is a publication platform for high-quality papers on German linguistics with interdisciplinary focus. The series takes on current trends in the scientific community from a linguistic perspective in order to show how general and expert knowledge are made possible through language and... more...

  • Minimalist Inquiries into Child and Adult Language Acquisitionby Acrisio Pires; Jason Rothman

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 149.99

    Language acquisition is a human endeavor par excellence. As children, all human beings learn to understand and speak at least one language: their mother tongue. It is a process that seems to take place without any obvious effort. Second language learning, particularly among adults, causes more difficulty. The purpose of this series is... more...