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The Science of Language
The Science of Language
Interviews with James McGilvray
by: Noam Chomsky
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Publication Date: 15/03/2012
ISBN: 9781107602403
Paperback: 328 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
In this previously unpublished series of interviews, Chomsky discusses his iconoclastic and important ideas concerning language, human nature and politics.
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Basic Linguistic Theory: Further Grammatical Topics v. 3
by: R. M. W. Dixon
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Publication Date: 24/05/2012
ISBN: 9780199571109
Paperback: 576 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
R. M. W. Dixon provides a comprehensive guide to the nature of human languages and their description and analysis. The volumes comprise a one-stop introduction for undergraduate and graduate students of linguistics. "Truly a guide for the perplexed. Basic Linguistic Theory is destined to be a classic." - Nick Enfield
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Sluicing: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives
by: Jason Merchant
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Publication Date: 03/05/2012
ISBN: 9780199645770
Paperback: 320 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
This book of new research by leading experts expands our current understanding of the ways in which languages allow for ellipsis of the sluicing type to occur, and shows how sluicing constructions reveal important information about the general architecture of grammar.
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Telicity, Change, and State
Telicity, Change, and State
A Cross-Categorial View of Event Structure
by: Violeta Demonte
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Publication Date: 21/06/2012
ISBN: 9780199693504
Paperback: 400 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
This volume presents new work by leading researchers on central themes in the study of event structure: the nature and representation of telicity, change, and the notion of state. The book advances our understanding of these aspects by combining foundational semantic research with a series of case studies from a variety of languages.
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The Discourse of Text Messaging
The Discourse of Text Messaging
Analysis of SMS Communication
by: Caroline Tagg
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Publication Date: 17/05/2012
ISBN: 9781441173768
Paperback: 272 pages
Published In: United States
Reveals the complexity of the language used in SMS text communication, and how it exploits various linguistic resources to create identities. This book describes the language used in a corpus of over 11,000 text messages, as yet the largest collection in the UK.
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Hedging in Scientific Research Articles
by: Ken Hyland
$197.95  $219.95  inc GST    $179.95  $199.95  ex GST
Publication Date: 02/1998
ISBN: 9789027250674
Hardback: 318 pages
Published In: Netherlands
Hedging is central to academic writing as it expresses possibility rather than certainty and collegiality rather than presumption. It is one means by which writers manage this pragmatic dimension of discourse. This text attempts to shed light on the use of hedging in published scientific papers.
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Dictionary of AUSLAN
by: Brian Bernal
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Edition: 2
Publication Date: 08/2004
ISBN: 9780646435398
Spiral bound: 381 pages
Published In: Australia
This new edition has been expanded for use by families, caregivers, educators and other interested people, and for use in conjunction with Auslan classes. The signs, the majority of which are commonly used throughout Victoria, are ones needed for full effective and full communication with a deaf person.
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Language, Literacy and Literature
by: Alyson Simpson
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Publication Date: 07/11/2012
ISBN: 9780195575316
Paperback: 352 pages
Published In: Australia
Language, Literacy and Literature combines concepts of language, literature and literacy within a pedagogical framework that leads readers through a series of learning processes. In other words, it is as much a book about teaching English as it is a book about learning how to learn about teaching. The book provides models for pre-service teachers to help identify the kinds of dispositions towar...(view full description)
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Linguistic Justice
Linguistic Justice
International Law and Language Policy
by: Jacqueline Mowbray
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Publication Date: 25/10/2012
ISBN: 9780199646616
Hardback: 248 pages
Published In: United Kingdom
An investigation into international law and language policy, this book uses critical analysis to conduct an examination of the aspects of international law which affect language use. It uncovers the conceptual framework which underpins international law on language, addressing the constitution of a 'just' language policy from a legal perspective.
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News Discourse
by: Helen Caple
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Publication Date: 28/06/2012
ISBN: 9781441147998
Paperback: 288 pages
Published In: United States
Cutting edge introduction to news discourse, offering an authoritative guide to analyzing language and images and in print and online.
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