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A beginner's guide to language and gender
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In this revised and updated 2nd edition of her pioneering textbook, Allyson Jule offers fresh insights into the study of language and gender for those...
Scripts of servitude
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This book examines how language is a central resource in transforming migrant women into transnational domestic workers. Focusing on the migration of ...

Seven ways of looking at language
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From the publication of Noam Chomsky's revolutionary Syntactic Structures in 1957, to the counter-revolutions that followed, linguistics has seen many...
Learning pragmatics from native and nonnative language teachers
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This book deals with intercultural pragmatics and how both nonnative teachers (NNTs) and native teachers (NTs) may enhance their classroom instruction...

Language learning, gender and desire
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For many Japanese women, the English language has never been just another school subject. For them, English is the tool of identity transformation and...
Through the language glass
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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...

The unfolding of language
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'Language is mankind's greatest invention - except of course, that it was never invented.' So begins Guy Deutscher's fascinating investigation into th...
Conversational repair and human understanding
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Humans are imperfect, and problems of speaking, hearing and understanding are pervasive in ordinary interaction. This book examines the way we 'repair...

The social life of the Japanese language
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Why are different varieties of the Japanese language used differently in social interaction, and how are they perceived? How do honorifics operate to ...
Linguistic anthropology
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In this textbook, first published in 1997, Alessandro Duranti introduces linguistic anthropology as an interdisciplinary field which studies language ...

The secret life of language
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This book looks at how language has evolved around the globe from ancestral proto-languages to our recognisable modern tongues. It demonstrates how la...
A rulebook for arguments
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A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated a...

The Cambridge handbook of linguistic multi-competence
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How are two or more languages learned and contained in the same mind or the same community? This handbook presents an up-to-date view of the concept o...
Sounds appealing
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It's not what you say, it's the way that you say it ... There have long been debates about 'correct' pronunciation in the English language, and Brit...

English with an accent
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Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American ...
Teaching and researching language and culture
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Language and culture are concepts increasingly found at the heart of developments in applied linguistics and related fields. Taken together, they can ...

An introduction to bilingualism
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The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects - from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications - forms the cornerston...
The story of be
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It's the most simple, unassuming, innocent-looking verb: 'to be'. Yet it is jam-packed with more different meanings, forms, and uses than any other En...

Multiculturalism
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A new edition of the highly acclaimed book Multiculturalism and The Politics of Recognition, this paperback brings together an even wider range of l...
Photojournalism
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This book explores the role of photographs in newspapers and online news, analyzing how meanings are made in images and exploring text-image relations...

Politicians and rhetoric
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This analysis of the rhetoric of nine successfully persuasive politicians explains how their use of language created credible and consistent stories a...
Swear!ng is g*od f*r you
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Swearing, it turns out, is an incredibly useful part of our linguistic repertoire. Not only has some form of swearing existed since the earliest human...

Women talk more than men...and other myths about language explained
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Do women talk more than men? Does text messaging make you stupid? Can chimpanzees really talk to us? This fascinating textbook addresses a wide range ...
Sound and script in Chinese diaspora
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What happens when language wars are not about hurling insults or quibbling over meanings, but are waged in the physical sounds and shapes of language ...

Words and the First World War
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An illustrated analytical study, Words and the First World War considers the situation at home, at war, and under categories such as race, gender and...
Linguistics
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Written by David Hornsby, who is a current Linguistics lecturer and researcher at theUniversity of Kent, Linguistics - The Essentials is designed to g...

Decolonising the mind
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Ngugi describes this book as 'a summary of some of the issues in which I have been passionately involved for the last twenty years of my practice in f...
The discursive construction of national identity
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How do we construct national identities in discourse? Which topics, which discursive strategies and which linguistic devices are employed to construct...

Reading between the signs
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In Reading Between the Signs, Anna Mindess provides a perspective on a culture that is not widely understood - American Deaf culture. With the collabo...
The stories of linguistics
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What is the nature of human language? How did it originate? How are different languages connected?Exploring over two thousand years of human enquiry, ...

Rhetoric
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Rhetoric is often seen as a synonym for shallow, deceptive language, and therefore as something negative. But if we view rhetoric in more neutral term...
An introduction to sociolinguistics
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This edition incorporates a wealth of new material which reflects progress in the field since the start of the 1990s. The coverage of topics such as pidgins and creoles, code switching, and language change have been considerably revised and extended.

Normative language policy
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Language politics in the new global era presents policymakers with significant ethical challenges. How should the reality of English as a global langu...
The happiness passport
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In Hayes' book, The Happiness Passport, she joins the dots between these differing beliefs to help us cultivate a richer shared vocabulary of happine...

The handbook of conversation analysis
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Presenting a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview oftheoretical and descriptive research in the field, The Handbookof Conversation Analysis brings...
Demonstratives in cross-linguistic perspective
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Demonstratives play a crucial role in the acquisition and use of language. Bringing together a team of leading scholars this detailed study, a first o...

Dialogues with ethnography
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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommaert ...
Sociolinguistics
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Sociolinguistics is a dynamic field of research that explains the role and function of language in social life. This book offers the most substantial ...

Disinventing and reconstituting languages
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This book questions assumptions about the nature of language and how language is conceptualized. Looking at diverse contexts from sign languages in In...
Language contact in the early colonial Pacific
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This volume presents a historical-sociolinguistic description and analysis of Maritime Polynesian Pidgin. It offers linguistic and sociohistorical sub...

The prodigal tongue
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'The first and perhaps only book on the relative merits of American and British English that is dominated by facts and analysis rather than nationalis...
National 5 English
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Exam Board: SQALevel: National 5Subject: EnglishFirst Teaching: 2013, First Exam: 2014National 5 English Success Guide provides easy-to-use and value-...

Children's peer talk
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Inside and outside the classroom, children of all ages spend time interacting with their peers. Through these early interactions, children make sense ...
Keywords
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Raymond Williams' seminal exploration of the history of meaning of some of the most important words in the English language.First published in 1976, a...

Sociolinguistics
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This Very Short Introduction deals with the social life of language: language in its sociocultural context. The field ranges from micro-analyses to b...
Slang
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Slang, however one judges it, shows us at our most human. It is used widely and often, typically associated with the writers of noir fiction, teenager...

Politeness
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This study is about the principles for constructing polite speeches. The core of it first appeared in Questions and Politeness, edited by Esther N. Go...
Introducing multimodality
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This accessible introduction to multimodality illuminates the potential of multimodal research for understanding the ways in which people communicate....

Pragmatics
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This is an introduction to pragmatics, the study of how people make sense of each other linguistically. The author explains, and illustrates, basic co...
Contact
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Much has been written on dialect formation through contact between dialects of the same language, but the question of what happens when closely relate...