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  • Second Language Pragmatics by Naoko Taguchi
    Second Language Pragmatics (English, Paperback) Naoko Taguchi, Carsten Roever

    Taguchi and Roever present the latest developments in second language pragmatics research, combining acquisitional and sociolinguistic perspectives.

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  • The Language Instinct by Steven Pinker
    The Language Instinct (Paperback) Steven Pinker

    How do babies learn to speak? Why are there so many languages? Do we think in our mother tongue? Who decides what's correct English? How did language evolve? In this landmark book, Pinker explains the mysteries of language within a coherent theory- that language is an adaptation for communication. 'Dazzling . . . Pinker's big idea is that language is as innate to us as flying is to geese ....

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  • Language Development by Rachel Rudman
    Language Development (English, Paperback) Rachel Rudman, Felicity Titjen

    Essential study guides for the future linguist.

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  • Through the Language Glass by Guy Deutscher
    Through the Language Glass (English, Paperback) Guy Deutscher

    "Guy Deutscher is that rare beast, an academic who talks good sense about linguistics... Observer*Does language reflect the culture of a society? A delightful amalgam of cultural history and popular science, this book explores some of the most fascinating and controversial questions about language, culture and the human mind.

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  • Growing up with Three Languages by Xiao-Lei Wang
    Growing up with Three Languages (English, Paperback) Xiao-Lei Wang

    This book is for parents who live in a foreign country and intend to raise their children in their own heritage language(s). It offers helpful suggestions for this challenging situation and provides useful strategies in the daily interactions between parents and children.

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  • Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes by Lindy Woodrow
    Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes (English, Paperback) Lindy Woodrow

    Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes is an accessible and practical introduction to the theory and practice of developing ESP courses across a range of disciplines. The book covers the development of courses from needs analysis to assessment and evaluation, and also comes with samples of authentic ESP courses provided by leading ESP practitioners from a range of subject and...

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  • Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
    Journey to the Center of the Earth (Chinese, Paperback) Jules Verne $15.02
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  • Why Only Us by Robert C. Berwick
    Why Only Us (English, Paperback) Robert C. Berwick, Noam Chomsky

    Berwick and Chomsky draw on recent developments in linguistic theory to offer an evolutionary account of language and humans' remarkable, species-specific ability to acquire it.

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  • Thought and Language by L. S. Vygotsky
    Thought and Language (English, Paperback) L. S. Vygotsky

    A new edition of a foundational work of cognitive science that outlines a theory of the development of specifically human higher mental functions.

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  • Multilingualism Online by Carmen Lee
    Multilingualism Online (English, Paperback) Carmen Lee

    By the co-author of Language Online, this book builds on the earlier work while focusing on multilingualism in the digital world. Drawing on a range of digital media ? from email to chatrooms and social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube ? Lee demonstrates how online multilingualism is closely linked to people's offline literacy practices and identities, and examines the ways in which...

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  • Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century by Maryanne Wolf
    Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century (English, Paperback) Maryanne Wolf

    Being Literate in the 21st Century tackles some of the most difficult questions for the next generation around literacy and thought, as we continue to move into a digital culture. It explores research from multiple disciplines on what it means to be literate, and addresses the problem of universal literacy.

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  • Child Language by Jean Stilwell Peccei
    Child Language (English, Paperback) Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Provides a comprehensive overview of language acquisition in children. This book introduces students to key theories and concerns such as innateness, the role of input and the relation of language to other cognitive functions. It teaches students the skills needed to analyse children's language.

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  • The Multilingual Turn in Languages Education by Jean Conteh
    The Multilingual Turn in Languages Education (English, Paperback) Jean Conteh

    This book addresses the ways in which languages education around the world has changed in recent years to recognise and reflect the increasing phenomenon of societal multilingualism. It examines the implications for research, theory, policy and practice.

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  • Exploring Language Pedagogy through Second Language Acquisition Research by Rod Ellis
    Exploring Language Pedagogy through Second Language Acquisition Research (English, Paperback) Rod Ellis, Natsuko Shintani

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are also ideal for language professionals returning to academic study....

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  • Why Only Us by Robert C. Berwick
    Why Only Us (English, Hardback) Robert C. Berwick, Noam Chomsky

    Berwick and Chomsky draw on recent developments in linguistic theory to offer an evolutionary account of language and humans' remarkable, species-specific ability to acquire it.

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  • Music, Language, and the Brain by Aniruddh D. Patel
    Music, Language, and the Brain (English, Paperback) Aniruddh D. Patel

    In the first comprehensive study of the relationship between music and language from the standpoint of cognitive neuroscience, Aniruddh D. Patel challenges the widespread belief that music and language are processed independently. Since Plato's time, the relationship between music and language has attracted interest and debate from a wide range of thinkers. Recently, scientific research on this...

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  • Second Language Learning and Language Teaching by Vivian Cook
    Second Language Learning and Language Teaching (English, Paperback) Vivian Cook

    Second Language Learning and Language Teaching provides an introduction to the application of second language acquisition research to language teaching. Assuming no previous background in second language acquisition or language teaching methods, this text starts by introducing readers to the basic issues of second language acquisition research. It then examines how people learn particular aspects...

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  • Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora by Jing Tsu
    Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora (English, Hardback) Jing Tsu

    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 itself? This title explores the global language trade, arguing that it aims at more sophisticated ways of exerting influence besides simply wielding knuckles of power.

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  • Constructing a Language by Michael Tomasello
    Constructing a Language (English, Paperback) Michael Tomasello

    Drawing together a vast body of empirical research in cognitive science, linguistics, and developmental psychology, Michael Tomasello demonstrates that we don't need a self-contained "language instinct" to explain how children learn language. Their linguistic ability is interwoven with other cognitive abilities.

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  • Growing Up with Two Languages by Una Cunningham
    Growing Up with Two Languages (English, Paperback) Una Cunningham

    The lives of many families involve contact with more than one language and culture on a daily basis. Growing Up with Two Languages is aimed at the many parents and professionals who feel uncertain about the best way to go about helping children gain maximum benefit from the multilingual situation....

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