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  • English Wordsby Donka Minkova; Robert Stockwell

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 44.00

    A new edition of this textbook discusses the learned vocabulary of English - the words borrowed from the classical languages. more...

  • IB English Bby Kawther Saa'd Aldin; Jeehan Abu Awad

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 52.00

    With lots of compelling and contemporary extracts which appeal to students, this course book draws students into the subject and motivates them to achieve their best. Activities and practice tests help students improve their linguistic proficiency and meet all assessment objectives and Group 2 aims. more...

  • The Elements of Academic Styleby Eric Hayot

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to big-picture issues, such as adhering to genre patterns for successful research and publishing and developing productive and rewarding writing habits,... more...

  • Rewritingby Joseph Harris

    Utah State University Press 2007; US$ 19.00

    "Like all writers, intellectuals need to say something new and say it well. But unlike many other writers, what intellectuals have to say is bound up with the books we are reading . . . and the ideas of the people we are talking with." What are the moves that an academic writer makes? How does writing as an intellectual change the way we work from... more...

  • Strategic Language Learningby Xuesong Gao

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 49.95

    A monograph that reports on a longitudinal inquiry into mainland Chinese undergraduates' language learning experiences in an English medium university in a multilingual setting with a focus on their strategic language learning efforts. more...

  • 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...

  • From OV to VO in Early Middle Englishby Carola Trips

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00

    This monograph answers the question of why English changed from an OV to a VO language on the assumption that this change is due to intensive language contact with Scandinavian. It shows for the first time that the English language was much more heavily influenced by Scandinavian than assumed before, i.e., northern Early Middle English texts clearly... more...

  • English in Language Shiftby Rajend Mesthrie

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    Rajend Mesthrie examines the rise of a new variety of English among Indian migrant workers indentured on the plantations of Natal in South Africa. 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...

  • 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...