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  1. French Inside Out

    The Worldwide Development of the French Language in the Past, the Present and the Future

    By Henriette Walter

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 9th 1993 by Routledge

  2. Shorter Slang Dictionary

    By Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

    Edited by Rosalind Fergusson

    From abdabs to zit From pillock (14th century) to couch potato (20th century) From She'll be apples (Australia) to the pits (USA) This new collection brings together some 5,000 contemporary slang expressions originating in all parts of the English-speaking world. It gives clear and concise...

    Published December 2nd 1993 by Routledge

  3. Language as Discourse

    Perspectives for Language Teaching

    By Michael Mccarthy, Ronald Carter

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    In this book Michael McCarthy and Ronald Carter describe the discoursal properties of language and demonstrate what insights this approach can offer to the student and teacher of language. The authors examine the relationship between complete texts, both spoken and written, and the social and...

    Published November 29th 1993 by Routledge

  4. Realms of Meaning

    An Introduction to Semantics

    By Thomas R. Hofmann

    Series: Learning about Language

    Provides an understanding of the way meaning works in natural languages, against a background of how we communicate with language. Examples are chosen mainly from English to provide material for the wider discussion of the principles of the subject, but European, East Asian and other languages also...

    Published November 22nd 1993 by Routledge

  5. Real English

    The Grammar of English Dialects in the British Isles

    By James Milroy, Lesley Milroy

    Series: Real Language Series

    While it is accepted that the pronunciation of English shows wide regional differences, there is a marked tendency to under-estimate the extent of the variation in grammar that exists within the British Isles today. In addressing this problem, Real English brings together the work of a number of...

    Published November 8th 1993 by Routledge

  6. Sardinian Syntax

    By Michael Jones

    Series: Romance Linguistics

    Sardinian Syntax presents the first comprehensive synchronic description of Sardinian syntax available in English. Michael Jones combines a detailed coverage of the language with a theoretical approach that draws on contemporary linguistic theory. The book provides an extensive reference grammar...

    Published October 21st 1993 by Routledge

  7. Beyond Superstructuralism

    By Richard Harland

    Moving on from his previous book, Superstructuralism , Richard Harland argues that the focus on single words in the structuralist theory of language is its key weakness and that the next advance beyond post-structuralism depends upon replacing word-based with syntagm-based theories. In a lucid way...

    Published July 8th 1993 by Routledge

  8. Historical Linguistics

    Problems and Perspectives

    By Charles Jones

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    The contributors to this volume cover the international range of scholarship in the field of Historical Linguistics, as well as some of its major themes. The work and ideas they discuss are relevant not only to other aspects of Historical Linguistics but also to more general developments in...

    Published April 5th 1993 by Routledge

  9. Historical Linguistics

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Winfred P. Lehmann

    Historical Linguistics provides a comprehensive and clearly written introduction to historical linguistic theory and methods. Since its first publication in 1962 the book has established itself as core reading for students of linguistics. This edition has been thoroughly revised. Drawing on recent...

    Published November 26th 1992 by Routledge

  10. Naming and Reference

    The Link of Word to Object

    By R.J. Nelson

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 24th 1992 by Routledge