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FOUNDATIONS OF GENERAL LINGUISTICS

By: Atkinson, Martin

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Unwin Hyman: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000033555

ISBN: 0044100051

Condition: Good


The first edition of this major introduction to linguistics rapidly establi shed itself as an important student textbook, and a reference tool for thos e who already have some acquaintance with linguistics. This second edition has been updated and revised and includes new chapters on syntax and on cur rent developments in generative grammar, as well as new material on the nat ure of language and on morphology. This book first provides a comprehensive critical review of ... View more info

THE ATOMS OF LANGUAGE: THE MIND'S HIDDEN RULES OF GRAMMAR

By: Baker, Mark C.

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr (Txt): 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000027963

ISBN: 019860632X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

By: Baugh, Albert C.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000033998

ISBN: 0415050731

Condition: Good


The standard work on the history of the English language, written primarily for university students. View more info

TWENTIETH-CENTURY CONCEPTIONS OF LANGUAGE: MASTERING THE METAPHYSICS MARKET

By: Botha, Rudolf

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: WileyBlackwell: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000015244

ISBN: 0631181989

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good+


A tight first edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper. Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-331) nd index. View more info

SYNTAX: A LINGUISTICS INTRODUCTION TO SENTENCE STRUCTURE

By: Brown, E. K.

Price: ¥1,400.00

Publisher: Unwin Hyman: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000026840

ISBN: 0044455615

Condition: Very Good


Many introductory textbooks on syntax either concentrate on formal models o r the syntactic structures of English alone. This introduction, now in its second edition, is distinctive in explaining basic concepts and their appli cation to language work of any kind. Written to aid both student and teache r, it covers a range of topics, drawing on languages other than English. Ch apters are supplemented with exercises and essay material is also provided. For this edition, se... View more info

ANALYZING SENTENCES: AN INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH SYNTAX (LEARNING ABOUT LANG UAGE)

By: Burton-Roberts, Noel

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Longman Pub Group: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000026778

ISBN: 0582291364

Condition: Very Good


A read copy, but no markings throughout, spine unblemished, not an ex-lib e dition: This highly successful text has established itself as a standard introduction to the practical analysis of English sentence structure. In this second edition, Noel Burton-Roberts has fully revised his original text to improve the clarity of exposition and the level of exemplification and to make the analysis more consistent with current assumptions. As before, important concepts such as c... View more info

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THE DISCOURSE OF ADVERTISING

By: Cook, Guy

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000035588

ISBN: 0415041716

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This comprehensive introduction to advertising discourse examines the language of contemporary advertising, not as an isolated object, but in complex interaction with the texts around it, with music and pictures and, importantly, with the people who make and experience it. Clearly explaining relevant theories of linguistics and ... View more info

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AN INTRODUCTION TO DISCOURSE ANALYSIS (APPLIED LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE STU DY)

By: Coulthard, Margaret

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000030401

ISBN: 0582553792

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The central concern of this book is the analysis of verbal interaction or discourse. This first six chapters report and evaluate major theoretical advances in the description of discourse. The final chapters demonstrate how the findings of discourse analysis can be used to investigate second-language teaching and first-language ... View more info

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THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (PELICAN)

By: Crystal, David

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000036159

ISBN: 014022730X

Condition: Good


This is a collection of essays about the English language by English and Am erican men of letters, from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries; that is, until the rise of formal linguistic studies. The writers represented a re concerned with the history, the use, the reform or the changing nature o f English. Topics discussed include the defence of English as a literary la nguage; the relationship with other languages; propriety in literary style; the psychological ba... View more info

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GROOMING, GOSSIP AND THE EVOLUTION OF LANGUAGE

By: Dunbar, Robin

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber Non Fiction: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000030658

ISBN: 0571173977

Condition: Very Good


Did mankind evolve unusually large brains simply in order to gossip? Primat es differ from other animals by the intensity of their social relationships , by the amount of time they spend grooming one another. Not just a matter of hygiene, grooming is all about cementing bonds, making friends and influ encing your fellow ape. Early humans, in their characteristic large groups of 150 or so, would have had to spend almost half their time in mutual groo ming. Instead, Profes... View more info

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INTRODUCING PHONOLOGY (HUTCHINSON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY)

By: Hawkins, Peter

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000030402

ISBN: 0091550610

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This recently reissued book is designed as an introductory course in phonology for students of linguistics. Reflecting the subject, the book is divided into two main parts, the first dealing with segmental phonology, and the second with suprasegmental asp. View more info

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A USER'S GUIDE TO THOUGHT AND MEANING

By: Jackendoff, Ray

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000042795

ISBN: 019969320X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Hailed as a "masterpiece" (Nature) and as "the most important book in the s ciences of language to have appeared in many years" (Steven Pinker), Ray Ja ckendoff's Foundations of Language was widely acclaimed as a landmark work of scholarship that radically overturned our understanding of how language, the brain,... View more info

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FOUNDATIONS OF LANGUAGE: BRAIN, MEANING, GRAMMAR, EVOLUTION

By: Jackendoff, Ray

Price: ¥950.00

Publisher: 9780199264377: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000042796

ISBN: 0199264376

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Already hailed as a masterpiece, Foundations of Language offers a brilliant overhaul of the last thirty-five years of research in generative linguisti cs and related fields. "Few books really deserve the cliché 'this should be read by every researcher in the field,'" writes Steven Pinker, author of T he Language Instin... View more info

SEMANTIC THEORY (CAMBRIDGE TEXTBOOKS IN LINGUISTICS)

By: Kempson, Ruth M.

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000026761

ISBN: 0521292093

Condition: Near Fine


A read copy, but no markings throughout, spine unblemished, not an ex-lib e dition: Semantics is a bridge discipline between linguistics and philosophy; but linguistics student are rarely able to reach that bridge, let alone cross it to inspect and assess the activity on the other side. Professor Kempson's textbook seeks particularly to encourage such exchanges. She deals with the standard linguistic topics like componential analysis, semantic universals and the syntax-s... View more info

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LANGUAGE ACQUISITION AND LANGUAGE SOCIALIZATION: ECOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES (A DVANCES IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS)

By: Kramsch, Claire

Price: ¥2,300.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000037859

ISBN: 0826453724

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. 'This is an outstanding collection of papers by top scholars in a range of disciplines who shed stimulating, complementary insights into the social, c ognitive and semiotic frameworks that shape both the acquisition of languag e, and the constitution of social actors through that process. The intentio nally loose ecological fra... View more info

CHOMSKY

By: Lyons, John

Price: ¥200.00

Publisher: Fontana: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000019916

Condition: Fair


No. 2377L underlining, owners name on fep, otherwise in good condition. View more info

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PERCEIVING TALKING FACES: FROM SPEECH PERCEPTION TO A BEHAVIORAL PRINCIPLE / EDITION 1

By: Massaro, Dominic W.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: 9780262133371: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000034677

ISBN: 0262133377

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Pattern recognition is deemed central to cognition. It appears to follow an optimal algorithm in a wide variety of behaviors and situations. Perceiving Talking Faces proposes an invariant law of pattern recognition to describe how continuously perceived information such as speech input is processed to achieve perception of a cat... View more info

LINGUISTICS: THE CAMBRIDGE SURVEY: VOLUME 4, LANGUAGE: THE SOCIO-CULTURAL C ONTEXT

By: Newmeyer, Frederick J.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RWARE0000026764

ISBN: 0521375835

Condition: Very Good


A read copy, but no markings throughout, spine unblemished, not an ex-lib e dition: Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey is a comprehensive introduction to current research in all branches of the field of linguistics, from syntactic theory to ethnography of speaking, from signed language to the mental lexicon, from language acquisition to discourse analysis. Each chapter has been written by a specialist particularly distinguished in his or her field who has accepted the cha... View more info

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LINGUISTICS: THE CAMBRIDGE SURVEY: VOLUME 1, LINGUISTIC THEORY: FOUNDATIONS

By: Newmeyer, Frederick J.

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1989

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RWARE0000034690

ISBN: 0521375800

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey is a comprehensive introduction to current research in all branches of the field of linguistics, from syntactic theory to ethnography of speaking, from signed language to the mental lexicon, from language acquisition to discourse analysis. Each chapter has been written by a specialist particular... View more info

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MODERN LINGUISTICS

By: Smith, N.V.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1979

Seller ID: RWARE0000019581

ISBN: 0140220690

Condition: Very Good+


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