Linguistics

    Metaphysical Imagination and Other Essays on Philosophy and Modern European Mind

    By Michael Moran

    Hardback £29.99

    Michael Moran is fascinated by the thinkers he discusses. But unlike most of them, he has no illusion that philosophy can do the work of science and be even a minor source of factual knowledge. Moreover, being highly speculative, it is unlikely that most philosophy will reveal more to us...

    Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventi

    Paperback £58.49

    The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang offers the ultimate record of modern, post WW2 American Slang. The 25,000 entries are accompanied by citations that authenticate the words as well as offer examples of usage from popular literature, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows, musical lyrics, and Internet user groups. Etymology,...

    Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities

    By Paul Anthony Jones

    Hardback £11.45

    The ultimate gift for wordsmiths and lovers of language: a word for every day of the year

    Research Methods in Psycholinguistics and the Neurobiology o

    By Peter Hagoort

    Paperback Save £0.24 = £26.75

    The first comprehensive guide to research methods and technologies in psycholinguistics and the neurobiology of language Bringing together contributions from a distinguished group of researchers and practitioners, editors Annette M.B.

    Restrictive Language Policy in Practice

    By Amy J. Heineke

    Paperback £24.92

    Arizona's monolingual and prescriptive approach to teaching English continues to capture international attention. This book examines the experiences of those involved in Arizona's language policy on a daily basis, highlighting the importance of local perspectives as well as preparing and professionalizing teachers of English learners.

    Introducing Discourse Analysis

    By James Paul Gee

    Paperback £24.53

    Introducing Discourse Analysis: From Grammar to Society is a concise and accessible introduction by bestselling author, James Paul Gee, to the fundamental ideas behind different specific approaches to discourse analysis, or the analysis of language in use. The book stresses how grammar sets up choices for speakers and writers to...

    Making Sense

    By David Crystal

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    The world's greatest authority on language explains the secrets and subtleties of the grammar of English. David Crystal explores its history and varieties, explains its rules and irregularities and shows how to navigate its snares and pitfalls. He gives practical guidance on how grammar is used in different ways for...

    Workplace Writing

    By Stephen Bremner

    Paperback £27.92

    Workplace Writing: Beyond the Text draws together a wealth of research into different aspects of writing in workplace settings, creating a comprehensive picture of workplace writing and covering factors and activities that go far beyond the text. In a full analysis of the challenges facing the student writer transitioning from...

    Translation: The Basics

    By Juliane House

    Paperback £18.58

    Translation: The Basics is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the study of translation. Combining traditional text-based views with the context of translation in its widest sense, it presents an integrated approach to methodology in order to critically address influences such as power and gender, as well as cultural, ethical,...

    Language Learner Autonomy

    By David Little

    Paperback £28.67

    This book combines detailed accounts of classroom practice with empirical and case-study research and a wide-ranging engagement with applied linguistic and pedagogical theory. Points for discussion encourage readers to relate the argument of each chapter to their own context, and the book concludes with some reflections on teacher education.

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