Results 1 to 15 of 91

Gift of the Gab: How Eloquence Works

by David Crystal Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9780300226409
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

We all know eloquence when we hear it. But what exactly is it? And how might we gain more of it for ourselves? This entertaining...

  • AU$27.99
  • NZ$28.69
In Stock Now
add to your cart

Syntax and Semantics of the Verb in Classical Greek: An Introduction

by Albert Rijksbaron University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
07/2007
ISBN:
9780226718583
Format:
Pbk 228 pages

The verb is, in any language, the motor of all communication: no verb, no action. In Greek, verb forms change not only with person,...

  • AU$51.99
  • NZ$55.65
Available in Approx 5 days
add to your cart

Little Book of Language

by David Crystal Yale University Press
Pub Date:
04/2011
ISBN:
9780300170825
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily, an understanding of the origins and currency...

  • AU$25.99
  • NZ$27.82
In Stock Now
add to your cart

Why Only Us: Language and Evolution

by Robert Berwick and Noam Chomsky The MIT Press
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9780262533492
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

We are born crying, but those cries signal the first stirring of language. Within a year or so, infants master the sound system...

  • AU$34.99
  • NZ$39.12
In Stock Now
add to your cart

Aspects of the Theory of Syntax 50th Anniversary Edition

by Noam Chomsky The MIT Press
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9780262527408
Format:
Pbk 296 pages

Noam Chomsky’s Aspects of the Theory of Syntax, published in 1965, was a landmark work in generative grammar that introduced certain...

  • AU$66.00
  • NZ$68.70
In Stock Now
add to your cart

Minimalist Program 20th Anniversary Edition

by Noam Chomsky The MIT Press
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9780262527347
Format:
Pbk 408 pages

In his foundational book, The Minimalist Program, published in 1995, Noam Chomsky offered a significant contribution to the generative...

  • AU$64.00
  • NZ$68.70
In Stock Now
add to your cart

On the Death and Life of Languages

by Claude Hagege (Hagège) and Jody Gladding Yale University Press
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9780300167870
Format:
Pb+ 384 pages

Twenty-five languages die each year; at this pace, half the worlds five thousand languages will disappear within the next century....

  • AU$44.99
  • NZ$48.69
Available in Approx 14 days
add to your cart

Lexical Analysis: Norms and Exploitations

by Patrick Hanks The MIT Press
Pub Date:
01/2013
ISBN:
9780262018579
Format:
Hbk 480 pages

In Lexical Analysis, Patrick Hanks offers a wide-ranging empirical investigation of word use and meaning in language. The book...

  • AU$126.00
  • NZ$133.91
Available in Approx 14 days
add to your cart

Language, Thought, and Reality: Selected Writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf 2ed

by Benjamin Lee Whorf, John B Carroll, Stephen C Levinson, Penny Lee, John B Carroll and Stephen C Levinson The MIT Press
Pub Date:
07/2012
ISBN:
9780262517751
Format:
Pbk 448 pages

The pioneering linguist Benjamin Whorf (1897–1941) grasped the relationship between human language and human thinking: how language...

  • AU$75.00
  • NZ$79.13
Available in Approx 14 days
add to your cart

Linguistics: An Introduction to Language and Communication 7ed

by Adrian Akmajian, Ann Farmer, Lee Bickmore, Richard Demers and Robert Harnish The MIT Press
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9780262533263
Format:
Pbk 608 pages

This popular introductory linguistics text is unique for its integration of themes. Rather than treat morphology, phonetics, phonology,...

  • AU$222.00
  • NZ$233.91
Available in Approx 14 days
add to your cart

Price of Linguistic Productivity: How Children Learn to Break the Rules of Language

by Charles Yang The MIT Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780262035323
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

All languages have exceptions alongside overarching rules and regularities. How does a young child tease them apart within just...

  • AU$82.00
  • NZ$86.09
Available in Approx 14 days
add to your cart

Beyond Methods: Macrostrategies for Language Teaching

by B. Kumaravadivelu Yale University Press
Pub Date:
12/2002
ISBN:
9780300095739
Format:
Pbk 352 pages

In this original book, B. Kumaravadivelu presents a macrostrategic framework designed to help both beginning and experienced teachers...

  • AU$89.00
  • NZ$94.78
Available in Approx 14 days
add to your cart

Peirce on Signs: Writings on Semiotic By Charles Sanders Peirce

by Charles Sanders Peirce The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
12/1991
ISBN:
9780807843420
Format:
Pb+ 294 pages

Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is rapidly becoming recognized as the greatest American philosopher. At the center of his...

  • AU$86.00
  • NZ$91.30
Available in Approx 5 days
add to your cart

Innovative Strategies for Heritage Language Teaching: A Practical Guide for the Classroom

by Marta Fairclough and Sara Beaudrie Georgetown Univ Press
Pub Date:
10/2016
ISBN:
9781626163386
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

Heritage language (HL) learning and teaching presents particularly difficult challenges. Melding cutting-edge research with innovations...

  • AU$66.00
  • NZ$70.43
In Stock Now
add to your cart

Language in Our Brain: The Origins of a Uniquely Human Capacity

by Angela Friederici The MIT Press
Pub Date:
10/2017
ISBN:
9780262036924
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

Language makes us human. It is an intrinsic part of us, although we seldom think about it. Language is also an extremely complex...

  • AU$82.00
  • NZ$87.83
Available in Approx 14 days
add to your cart
Page 1 of 7 Top