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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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  • Understanding Deaf Culture by Paddy Ladd
    Understanding Deaf Culture (English, Paperback) Paddy Ladd

    This book assesses the concepts of Deaf culture. It illustrates the pitfalls which have been created for Deaf communities by the medical concept of `deafness' and contrasts this with a new concept of "Deafhood", a process by which every Deaf child, family and adult implicitly explains their existence in the world to themselves and each other.

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  • Raising Multilingual Children by Julia Festman
    Raising Multilingual Children (English, Paperback) Julia Festman, Gregory J. Poarch

    Raising a multilingual family can be both confusing and fulfilling. The authors, all multilingual parents and researchers on multilingualism, aim to provide advice and inspiration for multilingual families across the world. The latest research is used to provide a friendly, accessible guide to raising and nurturing happy multilingual children.

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  • Holy Sh*t by Melissa Mohr
    Holy Sh*t (English, Paperback) Melissa Mohr

    A humorous, trenchant and fascinating examination of how Western culture's taboo words have evolved over the millennia.

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

    A definitive account of how language works, how we learn it and how it evolves, from an award-winning cognitive scientist and public intellectual. New edition, including an afterword on the book's origins and influence, and re-jacketed as part of a backlist redesign.

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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 $15.47
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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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  • Multilingualism: A Very Short Introduction by John C. Maher
    Multilingualism: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) John C. Maher

    John C. Maher explains why societies everywhere have become more multilingual, despite the disappearance of hundreds of the world languages. He considers our notion of language as national or cultural identities, and discusses why nations cluster and survive around particular languages even as some territories pursue autonomy or nationhood.

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  • Linguistics: A Very Short Introduction by P. H. Matthews
    Linguistics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) P. H. Matthews

    Covers the major aspects of linguistics. This guide begins at the 'arts' end of the subject and finishes at the 'science' end, with the discoveries regarding language in the brain. It looks at the prehistory of languages and their common origins, language and evolution, language in time and space, grammar and dictionaries and phonetics.

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  • English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice by Paul Carley
    English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice (English, Paperback) Paul Carley, Inger M. Mees

    English Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice provides a unique introduction to basic articulatory phonetics for students of English. Built around an extensive collection of practice materials, this book teaches the pronunciation of modern standard non-regional British English to intermediate and advanced learners worldwide....

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  • Emotional Mimicry in Social Context by Ursula Hess
    Emotional Mimicry in Social Context (English, Paperback) Ursula Hess

    This multidisciplinary overview of research into emotional mimicry and empathy explores when, how and why emotional mimicry occurs.

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  • Sociolinguistics and the Legal Process by Diana Eades
    Sociolinguistics and the Legal Process (English, Paperback) Diana Eades

    Sociolinguistics and the Legal Process is an introduction to language, law and society for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. Drawing on a wide range of topics, it explores what sociolinguistic research can tell us about how language works and doesn't work in the legal process.

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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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  • Urban Sociolinguistics by Dick Smakman
    Urban Sociolinguistics (English, Paperback) Dick Smakman

    From Los Angeles to Tokyo, Urban Sociolinguistics is a sociolinguistic study of twelve urban settings around the world. Building on William Labov's famous New York Study, the authors demonstrate how language use in these areas is changing based on belief systems, behavioural norms, day-to-day rituals and linguistic practices....

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  • The Strategy Factor in Successful Language Learning by Carol Griffiths
    The Strategy Factor in Successful Language Learning (English, Paperback) Carol Griffiths

    This book addresses fundamental questions regarding the relationships between successful language learning and strategy use and development, according to learner, situational or target variables. This new edition includes an analysis of recent literature, an update on the theoretical debate and an extended research methodology section.

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  • Modality Across Syntactic Categories by Maria-Luisa Rivero
    Modality Across Syntactic Categories (English, Hardback) Maria-Luisa Rivero

    This volume explores the linguistic expression of modality in natural language from a cross-linguistic perspective, and demonstrates that modality involves many more syntactic categories and levels of syntactic structure than traditionally assumed.

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  • Understanding Second Language Acquisition by Lourdes Ortega
    Understanding Second Language Acquisition (English, Paperback) Lourdes Ortega

    This is a cutting-edge yet accessible introduction to Second Language Acquisition. It covers concepts, themes, goals, research problems, methods, theories and new directions.

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  • Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies by Rebecca L. Oxford
    Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies (English, Paperback) Rebecca L. Oxford

    "First edition published 2011 by Pearson Education Limited."

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  • The Articulate Mammal by Jean Aitchison
    The Articulate Mammal (English, Paperback) Jean Aitchison

    This Routledge Classics edition includes a new foreword by the author....

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  • Coming Home by Michael McCaughan
    Coming Home (English, Paperback) Michael McCaughan

    Packed with anecdotes and exercises,this is the story of Michael McCaughan's journey through the Irish language - the ups and downs, the breakthroughs and setbacks - and a guide for others anxious to follow in his footsteps and strike out in search of the gra.

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