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The ancient Egyptian language
Our Price: £22.49
This book, the first of its kind, examines how the phonology and grammar of the ancient Egyptian language changed over more than three thousand years ...
How we talk
Our Price: £20.99
We all had teachers who scolded us over the use of um, uh-huh, oh, like, and mm-hmm. But as linguist N. J. Enfield reveals in How We Talk, these bad ...

The Cambridge introduction to Sanskrit
Our Price: £25.19
Ideal for courses in beginning Sanskrit or self-study, this textbook employs modern, tried-and-tested pedagogical methods and tools, but requires no p...
Speaking in tongues
Our Price: £9.00
Ever feel like you are pedalling in the choucroute? Been caught with your beard in the mailbox again? Or maybe you just wish everyone would stop ironi...

Through the language glass
Our Price: £9.99
Guy Deutscher is that rare beast, an academic who talks good sense about linguistics... he argues in a playful and provocative way, that our mother t...
Is that a fish in your ear?
Our Price: £8.99
Is That a Fish in Your Ear? by David Bellos asks: how do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This funny, wise and life-affirming lang...

Oxford dictionary of proverbs
Our Price: £8.99
This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English, utilizing the latest research from Oxford Di...
Quantitative research methods for linguistics
Our Price: £28.79
Quantitative Research Methods for Linguistics provides an accessible introduction to research methods for undergraduates undertaking research for th...

The secret life of language
Our Price: £11.69
This book looks at how language has evolved around the globe from ancestral proto-languages to our recognisable modern tongues. It demonstrates how la...
Motherfoclóir
Our Price: £9.89
Bestseller & Winner of the Popular Non-Fiction Irish Book Award. 'Thought-provoking, irreverent and often laugh-out-loud hilarious' Irish Independ...

English grammar
Our Price: £44.99
This best-selling comprehensive descriptive grammar forms a complete course, ideal for all students studying English Language, whether on a course or ...
That's not English
Our Price: £8.09
In this brilliant transatlantic survival guide, Erin Moore examines the key differences between the British and the Americans through their language. ...

English with an accent
Our Price: £35.99
Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American ...
A practical introduction to phonetics
Our Price: £22.50
An understanding of phonetics - of the mechanisms of speech, of how the sounds of language are produced, and of how they can be analysed and classifie...

Do not pluck the beard of a stranger ... and other wise Gaelic proverbs
Our Price: £5.99
A collection of proverbs in the original Gaelic, and translated into English covering family, work, money, self-Improvement and food and drink amongst...
Vulgar tongues
Our Price: £13.49
Slang is the language of pop culture, low culture, street culture, underground movements and secret societies; depending on your point of view, it is ...