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  1. Words and Minds

    How We Use Language to Think Together

    By Neil Mercer

    Words and Minds takes a lively and accessible look at how we use language to combine our mental resources and get things done. Examining everyday language and drawing on a wide range of research, but always with a light style, Neil Mercer provides a unified account of the relationship between...

    Published June 29th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Small Talk

    By Justine Coupland

    Series: Language In Social Life

    This study presents a new perspective on small talk and its crucial role in everyday communication. The new approach presented here is supported by analyses of interactional data in specific settings - private and public, face-to-face and telephone talk. They vary from gossip at the family dinner...

    Published June 20th 2000 by Routledge

  3. The History of the English Language

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By David Burnley

    This second edition of The History of the English Language- A Sourcebook provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the origins and development of the English language. First published in 1992, the book contains over fifty illustrative passages, drawn from the oldest English to the twentieth...

    Published May 31st 2000 by Routledge

  4. Discourse and Social Life

    By Srikant Sarangi, Malcolm Coulthard

    This collection brings together for the first time in a single volume many of the major figures in contemporary discourse studies. Each chapter is an original contribution which has been specifically commissioned for this book, and together they document the wide range of concerns and techniques...

    Published March 29th 2000 by Routledge

  5. The Language of Magazines

    By Linda McLoughlin

    Series: Intertext

    The Language of Magazines:*shows how linguistic techniques such as puns and presuppositions are used by magazines to capture our attention*examines how image and text combine to produce meaning*discusses how ideological messages are conveyed*analyses how the sexes are constructed through language*...

    Published March 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  6. Childly Language

    Children, language and the social world

    By Alison Sealey

    Series: Real Language Series

    Childly Language explores how attitudes and cultural assumptions about children and childhood are revealed in contemporary English. It addresses such questions as: How is concern for children's safety and welfare reflected in the vocabulary and grammar of contemporary English? and When we say that...

    Published March 13th 2000 by Routledge

  7. English Transcription Course

    By Maria Lecumberri, J. A. Maidment

    Have you ever been confused by the fact that the words 'though' and 'bough' are pronounced differently, or frustrated by the realisation that 'hint' and 'pint' don't rhyme? It is well known that the spelling system of English is notoriously unhelpful as an indicator of how to pronounce English...

    Published February 25th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Critical Reading and Writing

    An Introductory Coursebook

    By Peter Andrew Goatly, Preet Hiradhar

    Critical Reading and Writing is a fully introductory, interactive textbook that explores the power relations at work in and behind the texts we encounter in our everyday lives.Using examples from numerous genres - such as popular fiction, advertisements and newspapers - this textbook examines the...

    Published February 17th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Celtic Linguistics 1700-1850

    Edited by Daniel R. Davis

    Series: Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Celtic Linguistics 1700 - 1850 is a set of reprinted texts showing the growth of this subject during a key period in its history. Setting off from the antiquarian search for origins during the Renaissance, the texts trace the development and refinement of the subject until the introduction of the...

    Published December 9th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Global Literacies and the World Wide Web

    Edited by Gail E. Hawisher, Cynthia L. Selfe

    Series: Literacies

    The World Wide Web is transforming the way that information is distributed, received and acted upon.Global Literacies and the World Wide Web provides a critical examination of the new on line literacy practices and values, and how these are determined by national, cultural and educational contexts....

    Published October 21st 1999 by Routledge