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  • Orality and Literacyby Walter J. Ong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    Walter J. Ong’s classic work provides a fascinating insight into the social effects of oral, written, printed and electronic technologies, and their impact on philosophical, theological, scientific and literary thought. This thirtieth anniversary edition – coinciding with Ong’s centenary year – reproduces his best-known and most influential book... more...

  • Working with Textsby Ronald Carter; Angela Goddard; Danuta Reah; Keith Sanger; Maggie Bowring

    Routledge 2001; US$ 32.95

    This is a core book that provides a basic foundation for understanding aspects of English language crucial in the analysis of texts. '...It is informative, challenging, engaging and entertaining.'- M Toolan, University of Birmingham more...

  • Code-switchingby Penelope Gardner-Chloros

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 41.00

    An interdisciplinary overview of code-switching, whereby bilingual speakers switch between different languages or language varieties. more...

  • An Introduction to Sociolinguisticsby Ronald Wardhaugh; Janet M. Fuller

    Wiley 2014; US$ 46.95 US$ 42.26

    Fully updated to reflect the most recent scholarship in the field and revised to include many more pedagogical features, An Introduction to Sociolinguistics, 7th Edition builds on its foundation as the most preeminent textbook in sociolinguistics, updated for today’s students. • Significantly revised discussions throughout each of... more...

  • Second Language Writing Researchby Paul Kei Matsuda; Tony Silva

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    In this original volume, eighteen researchers from different parts of the world reflect on their own research projects, providing insights into key methodological issues in research on second language writing. By offering a glimpse into the process of constructing and negotiating knowledge in the field--the messy space of situated practices of inquiry--it... 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...

  • Language and Social Cognitionby Hanna Pishwa

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...