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The Seeds of Speech: Language Origin and Evolution
The Seeds of Speech: Language Origin and Evolution
by Jean Aitchison
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Clear and non-technical overview of the history of language development by popular author.... (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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Language of Public Administration : Bureaucracy, Modernity and Postmodernity (95 Edition)
Language of Public Administration : Bureaucracy, Modernity and Postmodernity (95 Edition)
by David J. Farmer
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Coping with the practical problems of bureaucracy is hampered by the limited self-conception and the constricted mindsets of mainstream public administration thinking. Modernist public administration theory, although valuable and capable of producing... (read more)

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Principles of Historical Linguistics / Revised and Updated (2ND 91 Edition)
Principles of Historical Linguistics / Revised and Updated (2ND 91 Edition)
by Hans Henrich Hock
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Historical linguistic theory and practice contains a great number of different 'layers' which have been accepted in the course of time and have acquired a permanency of their own. These range from neogrammarian conceptualizations of sound change and... (read more)

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Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
by Guy Deutscher
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A New York Times Editors ChoiceAn Economist Best Book of 2010A Financial Times Best Book of 2010 A Library Journal Best Book of 2010 The debate is ages old: Where does language come from? Is it an artifact of our culture or written in... (read more)

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Metaphor: Practical Introduction (2ND 10 Edition)
Metaphor: Practical Introduction (2ND 10 Edition)
by Zoltan Kovecses
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Combining up-to-date scholarship with clear and accessible language and helpful exercises, Metaphor: A Practical Introduction is an invaluable resource for all readers interested in metaphor. This second edition includes two new chapters--on 'metaphors... (read more)

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Later Language Development : School-age Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults (Rev 07 Edition)
Later Language Development : School-age Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults (Rev 07 Edition)
by Marilyn A. Nippold
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Building on the 1998 second edition, Later Language Development: The School-Age and Adolescent Years, Nippold (communication disorders and sciences, U. of Oregon) presents a third edition expanding the age range covered from six-to-twenty-plus years... (read more)

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Romance Languages (96 Edition)
Romance Languages (96 Edition)
by Rebecca Posner
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This comprehensive survey examines the Romance languages from a wide variety of perspectives.... (read more)

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Language Minority Students in American Schools (04 Edition)
Language Minority Students in American Schools (04 Edition)
by H. Douglas Adamson
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This book addresses questions of language education in the United States, focusing on how to teach the 3.5 million students in American public schools who do not speak English as a native language. These students are at the center of a national debate... (read more)

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Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception (08 Edition)
Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception (08 Edition)
by Henning Reetz
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Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception is a comprehensive introduction to the study of speech and sound. The authors expertly guide readers through major issues in the field, including: Phonetic transcription: how the sounds of... (read more)

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Alternative Histories of English Language (02 Edition)
Alternative Histories of English Language (02 Edition)
by Richard Watts
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This groundbreaking collection explores the beliefs and approaches to the history of English that do not make it into standard textbooks. Orthodox histories have presented a tunnel version of the history of the English language which is sociologically... (read more)

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Rhymes; Reasons: Literature and Language Play for Phonological Awareness
Rhymes; Reasons: Literature and Language Play for Phonological Awareness
by Michael F Opitz
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Here at last is a theoretically sound, delightfully readable alternative to commercial phonics kits.... (read more)

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The Essential Chomsky
The Essential Chomsky
by Noam Chomsky
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In a single volume, the seminal writings of the world's leading philosopher, linguist, and critic, published to coincide with his eightieth birthday. For the past forty years Noam Chomsky's writings on politics and language have established him as a... (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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Protocols of Reading
Protocols of Reading
by Robert Scholes
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Discussing a wide range of literary theory in a clear and accessible way, prize-winning author Robert Scholes here continues his ongoing construction of a humane semiotic approach to the problems of reading, writing, and teaching. Taking the view that... (read more)

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Spanish Speaking World : a Practical Introduction To Sociolinguistic Issues (97 Edition)
Spanish Speaking World : a Practical Introduction To Sociolinguistic Issues (97 Edition)
by Clare Mar-molinero
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This accessible textbook offers students the opportunity to explore for themselves a wide range of sociolinguistic issues relating to the Spanish language and its role in societies around the world. It is written for undergraduate students who have a... (read more)

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Matrix of Language : Contemporary Linguistic Anthropology (96 Edition)
Matrix of Language : Contemporary Linguistic Anthropology (96 Edition)
by Donald Brenneis
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The Matrix of Language introduces students and other readers to recent debates in the study of language and culture. The articles in this anthology, selected for their readability, present a range of methodological approaches and well-known case studies... (read more)

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Reading Writing & Learning in Esl 3RD Edition
Reading Writing & Learning in Esl 3RD Edition
by Suzanne F Peregoy
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This Fourth Edition of Peregoy & Boyle's text continues the strengths of the third with its comprehensiveness and accessibility, providing a wealth of practical strategies for promoting literacy and language development in English language learners... (read more)

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Exploring Language Structure (06 Edition)
Exploring Language Structure (06 Edition)
by Thomas Payne
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A lively introduction to the basic analysis of syntax (sentence structure) and morphology (word structure).... (read more)

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