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English nouns
Our Price: £39.99
Using extensive data from the Corpus of Contemporary American English (Davies, 2008), this groundbreaking book shows that the syntactic patterns in wh...
The surgeon of Crowthorne
Our Price: £9.99
The making of the Oxford English Dictionary was a monumental 50 year task requiring thousands of volunteers. One of the keenest volunteers was a W C M...

The Cambridge handbook of linguistic typology
Our Price: £125.00
Linguistic typology identifies both how languages vary and what they all have in common. This Handbook provides a state-of-the art survey of the aims ...
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...

Intonation and prosodic structure
Our Price: £25.99
This book provides a state-of-the-art survey of intonation and prosodic structure. Taking a phonological perspective, it shows how morpho-syntactic co...
Grammatical theory and bilingual codeswitching
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Theoretically significant work on the grammar of codeswitching by the leading researchers in the field.Codeswitching is the alternate use of two or mo...

Constructing a language
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In this groundbreaking book, Michael Tomasello presents a comprehensive usage-based theory of language acquisition. Drawing together a vast body of em...
Coming home
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'Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.' 'I was o...

Word by word
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We think of English as a fortress to be defended, but a better analogy is to think of English as a child. We love and nurture it into being, and once...
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...

Language in our brain
Our Price: £31.50
A comprehensive account of the neurobiological basis of language, arguing that species-specific brain differences may be at the root of the human capa...
Second language acquisition
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In the age of the global village and the world wide web, understanding the way in which people learn languages is of ever increasing importance. This ...

Lexical priming
Our Price: £28.79
Lexical Priming proposes a radical new theory of the lexicon, which amounts to a completely new theory of language based on how words are used in the ...
The happiness passport
Our Price: £11.69
In Hayes' book, The Happiness Passport, she joins the dots between these differing beliefs to help us cultivate a richer shared vocabulary of happine...

A brief history of the verb to be
Our Price: £27.00
A journey through linguistic time and space, from Aristotle through the twentieth century's era of syntax, in search of a dangerous verb and its sig...
Why only us
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Berwick and Chomsky draw on recent developments in linguistic theory to offer an evolutionary account of language and humans' remarkable, species-spec...

Using Japanese synonyms
Our Price: £98.99
Being a successful speaker of a given language involves control of the meaning and use of vocabulary items, taking in their lexical content (what phen...
Second language acquisition
Our Price: £44.99
Now in a fourth edition, this bestselling introductory textbook remains the cornerstone volume for the study of second language acquisition (SLA). Its...

The minimalist program
Our Price: £22.50
A classic work that situates linguistic theory in the broader cognitive sciences, formulating and developing the minimalist program. In his foundation...
Birdsong, speech, and language
Our Price: £24.30
Prominent scholars consider the cognitive and neural similarities between birdsong and human speech and language.Scholars have long been captivated by...

Language, consciousness, culture
Our Price: £18.00
An integrative approach to human cognition that encompasses the domains of language, consciousness, action, social cognition, and theory of mind that ...
Mother tongue
Our Price: £8.99
'More than 300 million people in the world speak English and the rest, it sometimes seems, try to...'Only Bill Bryson could make a book about the Engl...

The life of Samuel Johnson
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In Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, one of the towering figures of English literature is revealed with unparalleled immediacy and originality, in a b...