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Materials Development In Language Teaching 2ed

Paperback, 07/04/2011, £24.99
Comprehensively revised and updated to take account of the impact of technology on the field of materials development

Text Linguistics

Paperback, 01/12/2013, £25.00
Whether prose or poetry, how does a text come to mean what it does? A functional-semantic approach to text analysis, such as is illustrated in this book, offers a revealing look at the resources of language at work in the creation of meaning, and a unique perspective on the text as object of study.

French Grammar Made Easy 2ed

Paperback, 06/06/2016, £24.99
Previous ed.: London: Hodder & Stoughton, A2005.

Culturally Speaking

Paperback, 24/04/2008, £24.99
Examines the theoretical, methodological and practical issues in the analysis of talk across cultures. This book provides an introduction to the issues in culture and communication and an examination of cross-cultural and intercultural communication.

Discourse Strategies

Paperback, 30/09/1982, £31.00
The volume will be of central interest to anyone concerned with communication in the fields of interethnic or industrial relations.


Paperback, 24/03/2011, £22.99
An updated edition of this popular introduction to language teaching methodology which describes different methods and approaches in language teaching.

Discourse And Genre

Paperback, 14/12/2010, £23.99
This accessible guide to discourse employs an innovative, inductive approach, with a clear focus on genre that allows students to examine language in context. Using real texts, students are shown how each dimension of discourse links together and are offered practical guidance on how to carry out a discourse analysis project.

Cambridge Companion to Modern British Culture

Paperback, 19/08/2010, £18.99
A lively and informative set of perspectives on the key themes that shape modern Britain.

Language And Interaction: An Advanced Sourcebook

Paperback, 23/05/2008, £24.99
Introduces key concepts in language and social interaction. This book describes how individuals develop skills in social interaction. It shows how people create identities through their use of language. It brings together essential readings in anthropology, discourse studies and sociology.

Language As A Local Practice

Paperback, 24/02/2010, £24.99

Language and Intercultural Communication Reader

Paperback, 28/01/2011, £34.99

Second Language Learning Theories

Paperback, 14/12/2012, £26.99
Offers the complete beginner a clear and concise overview of the field of second language acquisition theories.

A Glossary of Cognitive Linguistics

Paperback, 11/05/2007, £15.99
This alphabetic guide gives an up-to-date introduction to the key terms in cognitive linguistics, covering all the major theories, approaches, ideas and many of the relevant theoretical constructs.

Language Learning with Technology

Paperback, 04/04/2013, £26.70
Language Learning with Technology is for teachers interested in integrating technology into their classroom practice.

History of the English Language in 100 Places

Hardback, 01/07/2013, £25.00
A History of the English Language in 100 Places is a joyous ride through time, where readers can criss-cross the British Isles and the world at large to land in a hundred contrasting places and light on a hundred wonderful topics that bring the extraordinary story of the English language alive.

Interpersonal Communication: Putting Theory into Practice

Paperback, 08/01/2013, £39.99
"This edition published 2013"--T.p. verso.

Discourse of Blogs and Wikis

Paperback, 10/11/2009, £25.99
Presents an insightful analysis of the discourse produced by blogs and wikis. This book looks at how blogs and wikis: allow for easier than ever publication; can claim to challenge institutional hierarchies; provide alternate perspectives on events; exemplify globalization; and, challenge demarcations between the personal and the public.


Paperback, 26/02/2009, £16.00
Translation is one of the most important cross-linguistic and cross-cultural practices. This short introduction focuses on what you need to know about it: the different perspectives on translation and key issues such as equivalence in translation, translation evaluation, and the role of translation in language teaching, globalization, and intercultural communication.

Conversational Interaction In Second language acquisition

Paperback, 04/10/2007, £30.50
Examines the benefits of interactional feedback, discusses the source of the positive outcomes of recasts and negotiations. Explores the relationship between learners' perceptions and learning. Investigates individual differences such as working memory and gender, and considers both social and cognitive factors in interaction-driven development.

Alchemy of Discourse: Image, Sound and Psyche

Paperback, 01/01/2002, £15.99

Language Learner Strategies

Paperback, 29/11/2007, £30.50
Research into language learner strategies has the fundamental goal of improving the teaching and learning of second languages. This book explores the notion that the reason some learners of second languages excel and others struggle lies in what the learners themselves do-the strategies they bring to language learning and to language use. Name of series: Oxford Applied Linguistics

Language and Problems of Knowledge

Paperback, 01/01/1987, £17.95
Language and Problems of Knowledge is Noam Chomsky's most accessible statement on the nature, origins, and current concerns of the field of linguistics.

Cambridge Encyclopedia Of Language

Paperback, 03/06/2010, £25.99
This completely revised and expanded edition of Crystal's acclaimed book incorporates developments in the lively field of language study.

Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language

Hardback, 03/11/2011, £12.99
The massive Christmas 2011 bestseller and Radio 4 Book of the Week


Hardback, 01/11/2012, £12.99
Mark Forsyth's bestselling day in the life of unusual, beautiful and forgotten English words, in paperback for the first time

Etymologicon and the Horologicon

Hardback, 01/11/2012, £25.00
'Gemel' is an old English word meaning 'twin' - Mark Forsyth's Gemel Edition brings together a Sunday Times Number One bestseller and its BBC Radio 4's Book of the Week sequel in a beautiful, stylish box set which is ideal as a gift.

Identity and Language Learning: Extending the Conversation

Paperback, 07/10/2013, £16.95
This second edition of Norton's classic text on language learning and identity will bring her ground-breaking ideas to a new generation of students, teachers and researchers. Featuring a comprehensive Introduction and an Afterword by Claire Kramsch, this new edition integrates research, theory and classroom practice.

Neoliberalism and Applied Linguistics

Paperback, 09/02/2012, £26.99
This text examines and challenges neoliberalism, the ideology at the heart of the current global economic crisis, from the perspective of applied linguistics.

English Language;Description,variation & context

Paperback, 23/07/2009, £21.99
What is the English language like, why is it like that and what do we need to know in order to study it? This wide-ranging and research-led introductory textbook provides students with the grounding in linguistics necessary to investigate these questions for themselves.

Language in Cognition

Paperback, 04/09/2009, £21.99
"Boeckx has a deep familiarity with all of the (very wide-ranging) material he intends to present, and has done original and important work in several of these areas. He is a lucid and engaging expositor, and is highly qualified in every respect to undertake an enterprise of this nature -- which is, I think, a very valuable one.

Introduction To Foreign Language Learning and Teaching

Paperback, 19/06/2008, £22.99

Uniquely combining both theory and practice, and covering both learning and teaching, this reader-friendly book is the complete handbook on language learning. This new edition will re-position the book at the cutting edge of developments in both academic theory and classroom practice.

Digital Literacies

Paperback, 11/04/2013, £19.99

Key Themes in the Ethnography of Education

Paperback, 05/11/2013, £26.99
This is the only book that pulls together the anthropological and sociological ethnography of education across formal and informal settings.

Applied Linguistics and Materials Development

Paperback, 06/12/2012, £29.99
Applies applied linguistic theories to the development of materials for language learning to add new depth to the field.

Language Development

Paperback, 13/04/2012, £29.99
An accessible introduction to language development aimed at a wide audience of students from different disciplines such as psychology, behavioural science, linguistics, cognitive science, and speech pathology. It requires only minimal knowledge of psychology, and is intended for undergraduates from the second year of studies onwards.

Understanding Human Communication 10ed

Paperback, 20/08/2009, £65.99

IELTS Masterclass Teachers book

Paperback, 20/04/2006, £17.00
Guidance, answers, recording scripts, activity ideas ... all you need to help you support your higher-level IELTS students.

Study of Second Language Acquisition 2ed

Paperback, 25/09/2008, £43.00
A comprehensive and coherent account of the research and theory in the field of second language acquisition, including chapters on instructed SLA.

English As A Lingua Franca:attitude

Paperback, 26/07/2007, £31.00
This book explores attitudes related to English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) and the implications for student identities. In addition ways in which the problems can be addressed in teacher education are explored. English language materials and testing are discussed.

Cognitive Approach to Language Learning

Paperback, 05/02/1998, £32.00
Discusses psycholinguistic and cognitive aspects of language learning. This work looks at the contrast between universalist accounts of language learning and accounts which focus on individual differences between learners. It focuses on practical applications of these themes in task-based learning and language testing.


Paperback, 12/03/1998, £21.50
This very popular series gives teachers practical advice and guidance, together with resource ideas and materials for the classroom.


7, 06/06/1996, £9.25
This is an introduction to linguistics, the study of human language. The author provides a succinct but lucid outline of the ways in which language has been defined, described, and explored, and guides readers towards further exploration of their own.

Two Girls One On Each Knee

Paperback, 05/06/2014, £8.99
In the century since its birth, the crossword has evolved into the world's most popular intellectual pastime: a unique form of wordplay, the codes and conventions of which are open to anyone masochistic enough to get addicted. This book celebrates the wit, ingenuity and frustration of setting and solving puzzles.

Shakespeare Miscellany

Hardback, 07/04/2005, £10.00
This compilation, in the tradition of the Victorian miscellany, gathers together essential facts and fascinating insights into the plays and poems, the man behind them (insofar as this is known), and the context in which he worked.

Words and Minds: How We Use Language to Think Together

Paperback, 29/06/2000, £24.99
Words and Minds takes a lively and accessible look at the evolution of language and how we use language in joint activities.

Group Communication

Paperback, 27/03/1997, £22.99
"Group Communication" introduces applications of small group dynamics. Peter Hartley shows how an understanding of how groups work and interact can improve the chances of successful team communication and cooperation.

Gender and Language

Paperback, 27/01/2006, £24.99
Gender and Language offers a broad and accessible introduction to the study of language and gender for those new to the subject.

Plain Words: A Guide to the Use of English

Paperback, 26/03/2015, £9.99
Presents a fresh edition Plain Words, that was intended simply as a guide to the proper use of English for the Civil Service. This guide reflects numerous changes that took place in English usage. It features a private archive.

Not Like a Native Speaker: On Languaging as a Postcolonial Experience

Paperback, 17/10/2014, £17.50
A riveting series of stories that portray the biopolitics of speaking and writing in a postcolonial world.



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