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Secret Life of Pronouns (13 Edition)
Secret Life of Pronouns (13 Edition)
by James W. Pennebaker
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In The Secret Life of Pronouns, social psychologist and language expert James W. Pennebaker uses his groundbreaking research in computational linguistics-in essence, counting the frequency of words we use-to show that our language carries secrets about... (read more)

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Between Worlds (3RD 11 Edition)
Between Worlds (3RD 11 Edition)
by David E. Freeman
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"It is our hope that the third edition of Between Worlds gives those involved with English language learners access to current research and language-learning theories as well as effective classroom practice." -David and Yvonne Freeman In this third... (read more)

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Horse, the Wheel and Language (07 Edition)
Horse, the Wheel and Language (07 Edition)
by David W. Anthony
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"If you want to learn about the early origins of English and related languages, and of many of our familiar customs such as feasting on holidays and exchanging gifts, this book provides a lively and richly informed introduction. Along the way you will... (read more)

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The Mother Tongue
The Mother Tongue
by Bill Bryson
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Bill Bryson's bestselling books include One Summer, A Short History of Nearly Everything, At Home, A Walk in the Woods, Neither Here nor There, Made in America, and The Mother Tongue. He lives in England with his wife.... (read more)

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The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
by David Abram
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CSLI Lecture Notes #154: Relevant Linguistics: An Introduction to the Structure and Use of English for Teachers
CSLI Lecture Notes #154: Relevant Linguistics: An Introduction to the Structure and Use of English for Teachers
by Paul W. Justice
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"This textbook provides a clear and accessible introduction to the major subfields of linguistics . . . offers clear and simple explanations of key concepts . . . and many useful appendixes which cover additional topics not addressed in the text. This... (read more)

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Linguistics for Everyone: an Introduction (10 - Old Edition)
Linguistics for Everyone: an Introduction (10 - Old Edition)
by Kristin Denham
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This book is for students with majors in English, linguistics, secondary education, foreign languages, communication sciences, and other disciplines that need a basic introduction to linguistics.... (read more)

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Language Development : a Reader for Teachers (2ND 02 Edition)
Language Development : a Reader for Teachers (2ND 02 Edition)
by Brenda Miller Power
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Written for elementary school teachers, this textbook anthology offers guidance in understanding language development and collecting and analyzing data in the classroom. It provides historical perspectives exemplified by landmark studies, discuses... (read more)

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The Essential Chomsky
The Essential Chomsky
by Noam Chomsky
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"I would like to invite you, very respectfully, to those who have not read this book, to read it." —Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Noam Chomskys Hegemony or Survival "Noam Chomsky is one of the most significant challengers of unjust power and... (read more)

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Anthropology of Language (3RD 13 Edition)
Anthropology of Language (3RD 13 Edition)
by Harriet Joseph Ottenheimer
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Ottenheimer's authoritative yet approachable introduction to the field's methodology, skills, techniques, tools, and applications emphasizes the kinds of questions that anthropologists ask about language and the kinds of questions that intrigue students.... (read more)

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English With an Accent (2ND 12 Edition)
English With an Accent (2ND 12 Edition)
by Rosina Lippi-green
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Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American attitudes towards language. Rosina Lippi-Green discusses the ways in which discrimination based on... (read more)

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Do You Speak American?
Do You Speak American?
by Robert Macneil
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PRAISE FOR THE STORY OF ENGLISH "Highly enjoyable . . . A first-rate introduction to one of the most fascinating of subjects."--The New York Times "Rarely has the English language been scanned so brightly and broadly in a single volume."--San Francisco... (read more)

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God's Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible (P.S.)
God's Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible (P.S.)
by Adam Nicolson
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Adam Nicols on is the author of Seamanship, God's Secretaries, and Seize the Fire. He has won both the Somerset Maugham and William Heinemann awards, and he lives with his family at Sissinghurst Castle in England.... (read more)

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Introducing Sociolinguistics
Introducing Sociolinguistics
by Miriam Meyerhoff
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A welcome introduction to sociolinguistics by a leading researcher in the field. Users will be inspired by the breadth and sweep of Meyerhoff 's treatment. William Labov, University of Pennsylvania, USA Authoritative, yet open-minded, innovative yet... (read more)

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Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things
Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things
by George Lakoff
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George Lakoff isand#160;the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley, where he has taught since 1972. He previously taught at Harvardand#160;and the University of... (read more)

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Spreading the Word : Language and Dialect in America (00 Edition)
Spreading the Word : Language and Dialect in America (00 Edition)
by John Mcwhorter
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John McWhorter is Associate Professor of Linguistics at University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Word on the Street: Fact and Fable About American English and two books about Pidgin and Creole languages.... (read more)

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Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think, 2nd Ed
Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think, 2nd Ed
by George Lakoff
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George Lakoff is the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley, where he has taught since 1972. He previously taught at Harvard and the University of... (read more)

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What Is Morphology? (Fundamentals of Linguistics)
What Is Morphology? (Fundamentals of Linguistics)
by Mark Aronoff
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Assuming only the most basic background in linguistics, What is Morphology? provides a concise, critical introduction to the central ideas and perennial problems of morphology. Designed to familiarize beginning students and specialists alike with the... (read more)

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New Password 1 Student Book W/Out Audio CD
New Password 1 Student Book W/Out Audio CD
by Lynn Bonesteel
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In , a former derivatives salesman takes readers onto the trading floor of a leading investment bank--and in a tell-all, no-holds-barred exposé, reveals for the first time the ugly truth about these complex financial products and the people who peddle... (read more)

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Forms of Talk (81 Edition)
Forms of Talk (81 Edition)
by Erving Goffman
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Forms of Talk extends Erving Goffman's interactional analyses of face-to-face communication to ordinary conversations and vebal exchanges. In this, his most sociolinguistic work, Goffman relates to certain forms of talk some of the issues that concerned... (read more)

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