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How To Do Things With Words (2ND 75 Edition)
How To Do Things With Words (2ND 75 Edition)
by J. L. Austin
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John L. Austin was one of the leading philosophers of the twentieth century. The William James Lectures presented Austin's conclusions in the field to which he directed his main efforts on a wide variety of philosophical problems. These talks became the... (read more)

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Cambridge Encyclopedia of English Language (2ND 03 Edition)
Cambridge Encyclopedia of English Language (2ND 03 Edition)
by David Crystal
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Superbly illustrated in colour throughout, this is the most comprehensive survey of the history, structure and worldwide use of English ever written.... (read more)

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Language and Species (90 Edition)
Language and Species (90 Edition)
by Derek Bickerton
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Language and Species presents the most detailed and well-documented scenario to date of the origins of language. Drawing on "living linguistic fossils" such as "ape talk," the "two-word" stage of small children, and pidgin languages, and on recent... (read more)

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Word Hoard 2ND Edition an Introduction To Old English
Word Hoard 2ND Edition an Introduction To Old English
by Stephen A Barney
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Designed for introductory courses in Old English, Word-Hoard offers a vocabulary of some 2000 words drawn from the poems that beginning students normally read. Exploiting the natural curiosity we feel about our own language, Stephen Barney draws... (read more)

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Queerly Phrased: Language, Gender, and Sexuality (Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics)
Queerly Phrased: Language, Gender, and Sexuality (Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics)
by Anna Livia
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This pioneering collection of previously unpublished articles on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender language combines queer theory and feminist theory with the latest thinking on language and gender. The book expands the field well beyond the study... (read more)

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How To Be a More Successful Language Learner : Toward Learner Autonomy (2ND 94 Edition)
How To Be a More Successful Language Learner : Toward Learner Autonomy (2ND 94 Edition)
by Joan Rubin
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How to Be a More Successful Language Learner incorporates the latest thinking about learner strategies and language learning. Language learners and teachers alike discover the psychological, linguistic, and practical aspects of the successful acquisition... (read more)

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Gender and Discourse
Gender and Discourse
by Deborah Tannen
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Deborah Tannen's You Just Don't Understand spent nearly four years (in cloth and paper) on The New York Times Best Seller list and has sold over a million and a half copies. Clearly, Tannen's insights into how and why women and men so often misunderstand... (read more)

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Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition (05 Edition)
Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition (05 Edition)
by Betty Lou Leaver
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Textbook designed to help the student achieve optimal success as a language learner and user.... (read more)

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In Other Words (2ND 11 Edition)
In Other Words (2ND 11 Edition)
by Mona Baker
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This best-selling textbook written by Mona Baker, a leading international figure in translation studies, is the essential coursebook for any student studying in this field. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, In Other Words offers both a... (read more)

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Teaching Students With Language and Communication Disabilities (4TH 13 Edition)
Teaching Students With Language and Communication Disabilities (4TH 13 Edition)
by S. Jay Kuder
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Emphasizing  the connection between language and literacy, the fourth edition of Teaching Students with Language and Communication Disabilities explores language development and  language disorders within the context of specific disabilities... (read more)

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Teaching Language in Context (2ND 93 - Old Edition)
Teaching Language in Context (2ND 93 - Old Edition)
by Alice Omaggio Hadley
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TEACHING LANGUAGE IN CONTEXT, THIRD EDITION is the essential methods text for anyone teaching or learning to teach a foreign language. TEACHING LANGUAGE IN CONTEXT combines an updated, comprehensive, readable review of the literature, a thorough... (read more)

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French-speaking World (97 Edition)
French-speaking World (97 Edition)
by Rodney Ball
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"The French-Speaking World" explores a wide range of sociolinguistic issues relating to the French language and its role in societies around the world. Opening with a look at the diversity of the French-speaking world, Rodney Ball examines the... (read more)

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The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
by Jeffrey Toobin
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Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin takes you into the chambers of the most important — and secret — legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, and reveals the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. Just in... (read more)

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Language, Identity and Marginality in Indonesia : the Changing Nature of Ritual Speech on the Island of Sumba (98 Edition)
Language, Identity and Marginality in Indonesia : the Changing Nature of Ritual Speech on the Island of Sumba (98 Edition)
by Joel C. Kuipers
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A study of the effects of the spread of Indonesian on local ritual speech on Sumba island.... (read more)

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Language, Society and Power: An Introduction
Language, Society and Power: An Introduction
by Jean Stilwell Peccei
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Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text for students studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways in which language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age... (read more)

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Language Acquisition : Growth of Grammar (02 Edition)
Language Acquisition : Growth of Grammar (02 Edition)
by Maria Teresa Guasti
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andlt;Pandgt;This text provides a comprehensive introduction to current thinking on language acquisition. Following an introductory chapter that discusses the foundations of linguistic inquiry, the book covers the acquisition of specific aspects of... (read more)

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The Anthropology of Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
The Anthropology of Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
by Harriet Joseph Ottenheimer
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The new edition of this highly successful, student-centered text fully engages students by emphasizing contemporary issues and the application of linguistic anthropology. Students easily learn from real-life chapter-opening vignettes ("In the Field... (read more)

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Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts
Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts
by R.L. Trask
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This fully updated second edition includes a new introduction, a wide range of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics since the book's original release) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and more advanced students.A... (read more)

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Language Development: A Reader for Teachers
Language Development: A Reader for Teachers
by Brenda Miller Power
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This classic book combines landmark studies from key theorists with practical classroom examples in language development. Current and future teachers are given step-by-step guidance regarding the theories behind language development and inquiry... (read more)

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Learning To Be Literate (2ND 98 Edition)
Learning To Be Literate (2ND 98 Edition)
by Alison Garton
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The second edition of this successful book describes and explains the development of children's spoken and written language. Drawing on both classical and recent research studies, the processes whereby literacy is achieved during the period from infancy... (read more)

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