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  • Why Do Languages Change?by Larry Trask

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    Packed with fascinating examples, this entertaining book explores changes in the English language over time. more...

  • Apposition in Contemporary Englishby Charles F. Meyer

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 30.00

    A detailed discussion of the linguistic relation apposition and its usage in various kinds of speech and writing. more...

  • Etymology and Grammatical Discourse in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Agesby Mark E. Amsler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 165.00

    This study focuses on the uses of the grammatical concept of etymologia in primarily Latin writings from the early Middle Ages. Etymologia is a fundamental procedure and discursive strategy in the philosophy and analysis of language in early medieval Latin grammar, as well as in Biblical exegesis, encyclopedic writing, theology, and philosophy. Read... more...

  • Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguisticsby Margaret Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95

    What was the first language, and where did it come from? Do all languages have properties in common? What is the relationship of language to thought? Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics explores how fifty of the most influential figures in the field have asked and have responded to classic questions about language. Each entry includes... more...

  • Becoming One Communityby Kathleen Fay; Suzanne Whaley

    Stenhouse Publishers 2004; US$ 23.99

    More and more classrooms across the country are filled with children who speak languages other than English. In these diverse classrooms, many teachers struggle with how to create reading and writing instruction that is appropriate for their English language learners. In Becoming One Community , Kathleen Fay and Suzanne Whaley provide expert guidance... more...

  • Aspects of Culture in Second Language Acquisition and Foreign Language Learningby Janusz Arabski; Adam Wojtaszek

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 146.81

    With the key role of social-psychological factors in the process of language learning now more accepted, this volume provides analysis and empirical research data on matters including the function of English as a lingua franca in intercultural communication. more...

  • Code-Switching in Early Englishby Herbert Schendl; Laura Wright

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 149.99

    The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and... more...

  • Electraby Euros Bowen

    University of Wales Press 1984; US$ 8.00 US$ 6.80

    Y mae dramâu mawr trasig y Groegiaid, a dyfodd o gân a dawns a defod, yn cynnwys cymeriadau a digwyddiadau ysgytwol, sydd yn creu pendroni ar bwerau dychrynllyd bywyd, yn aml yn eu hagweddau fel duwiau. Efallai fod y duwiau wedi mynd, ond fel y dangosodd Freud – gyda pheth cyfiawnhad – y mae’r pwerau’n aros fel dyheadau,... more...

  • Repertoires and Choices in African Languagesby Friederike Lüpke; Anne Storch

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 114.99

    This series offers a wide forum for work on contact linguistics, using an integrated approach to both diachronic and synchronic manifestations of contact, ranging from social and individual aspects to structural-typological issues. Topics covered by the series include child and adult bilingualism and multilingualism, contact languages,... more...

  • The Great Gatenbyby John Marsden

    Pan Macmillan Australia 1991; US$ 9.99

    "Australia's king of young adult fiction" The Australian "A very funny, very Australian book" West Australian Maybe deep down every kid knows his parents want him to be the Pride of the School, the Captain of Cricket and Tennis and Rowing and Darts and Knitting and anything else that's going down. They don't want to know about the fact... more...