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Paperback. Num Pages: 100 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; CFK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 157 x 234 x 9. Weight in Grams: 176.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138909724
ISBN
9781138909724

€ 43.19

Paperback. Contains a range of general discussions on tradition and innovation in the methodology used in discourse studies (Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Argumentation Theory, Rhetoric, Philosophy) and a number of empirical applications of such methodologies in the analysis of actual instances of language use in the public sphere. Editor(s): Loureda, Oscar; Olza, Ines; Casado Velarde, Manuel. Series: Linguistic Insights. Num Pages: 564 pages, 30, Illustrations various. BIC Classification: CBP; CBX; CF; CJCK; GTC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 151 x 33. Weight in Grams: 810.
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034312868
ISBN
9783034312868

€ 94.75

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages, 155 black & white illustrations, 67 black & white tables, 97 black & white halftones, 58. BIC Classification: CBX; CFDM; CFH; CFK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 174. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138886339
ISBN
9781138886339

€ 109.15

Paperback. Audiovisual Translation Subtitles and Subtitling Editor(s): Incalcaterra McLoughlin, Laura; Biscio, Marie; Mhainnin, Maire Aine Ni. Series: New Trends in Translation Studies. Num Pages: 288 pages, 99, fig. and tables. BIC Classification: CBX; CFX; CJA; CJCK; GTC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 225 x 20. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034302999
ISBN
9783034302999

€ 46.99
€ 45.06

Hardcover. Interaction combines two crucial elements: the intrapersonal and the interpersonal. In this book, the authors approach this issue from two complementary perspectives: from the internal and external or cognitive and social perspective. Editor(s): Badio, Janusz; Ciepiela, Kamila. Series: Lodz Studies in Language. Num Pages: 146 pages. BIC Classification: CBX; CFB; CJCK; DSB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 215 x 15. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631644287
ISBN
9783631644287

€ 35.99
€ 35.12

Paperback. Series: Language Workbooks. Num Pages: 160 pages, 4 black & white tables, 6 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 176 x 247 x 10. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138891753
ISBN
9781138891753

€ 33.77

Hardcover. Editor(s): Jenkins, Jennifer (Southampton University, UK); Dewey, Martin J (King's College, University of London, UK); Baker, Will, (La (University of Southampton, UK). Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics. Num Pages: 784 pages. BIC Classification: CBX; CFB; CJ; EBAL. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 174. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138855328
ISBN
9781138855328

€ 221.03

Hardcover. This book has two parts. The first six chapters are relatively general. They review the history of English spelling and the reasons for the many irregularities of our modern language. The second part of the book is more technical. The criteria that should govern the choice among alternative reforms are described with care. Num Pages: 256 pages, 8 figures. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; CF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 1419.
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781791301
ISBN
9781781791301

€ 66.12
€ 25.24

Hardcover. Is there any PRESTIGE in a STRAITJACKET? When does a CLIQUE become a CLICHE? And what has MORRIS DANCING to do with MAURITANIA? In this witty volume, Graeme Donald explores the intriguing links between words with a common origin. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: CBX; WZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 139 x 205 x 25. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
John Blake
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784188146
ISBN
9781784188146

€ 13.99
€ 10.37

Paperback. Editor(s): Rieber, Robert W.; Carton, Aaron S. Series: Cognition and Language: A Series in Psycholinguistics. Num Pages: 349 pages, biography. BIC Classification: CBX; DSB; JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 254 x 178 x 19. Weight in Grams: 692.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993
Condition
New
SKU
V9781461362128
ISBN
9781461362128

€ 201.89

Paperback. Suitable for students and scholars of the oldest known language with a sizeable corpus, belonging to the English, German, Dutch, and Scandinavian language clade, this book brings the reader into the ambience of the fourth-century Goths. Series: Berkeley Models of Grammars. Num Pages: 204 pages, 99, fig. BIC Classification: CBX; CFF; CFH; CFK; CJCK; DB; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 225 x 14. Weight in Grams: 330.
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433110757
ISBN
9781433110757

€ 35.99
€ 35.12

Hardcover. Num Pages: 239 pages, 4 black & white illustrations, 7 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: CBX; JFD; JKV; KNTJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 218 x 21. Weight in Grams: 476.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137453501
ISBN
9781137453501

€ 87.05
€ 84.57

Paperback. A study of the Chinese modal particle a (), one of the used modal particles in Mandarin Chinese. It transcribes the first 20 episodes, about 20 hours in length, of the popular Chinese TV drama series Kewang 'Expectations'. Num Pages: 409 pages. BIC Classification: CBX; CFF; CFG; DSB; JN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 156 x 32. Weight in Grams: 630.
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034311939
ISBN
9783034311939

€ 77.08

Paperback. Editor(s): Deutsch, Andreas. BIC Classification: CBX. Dimension: 290 x 205. .
SKU
V9783740012724
ISBN
9783740012724

€ 56.14

Paperback. Num Pages: 372 pages, black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, frontispiece. BIC Classification: CF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 231 x 37. Weight in Grams: 1416.
Publisher
Marg Foundation
Number of pages
372
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9788185026916
ISBN
9788185026916

€ 41.99
€ 41.79

Paperback. In the twenty-first century, can we really take the dominance of English for granted? In their time, Greek, Latin, Arabic, Sanskrit and Persian have each been world languages, sweeping the globe for centuries at a time. This title explores the rise of a linguistic diversity we could never before have imagined. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: CBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 260.
Publisher
ADULT PBS
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846142161
ISBN
9781846142161

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; CBX; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 205 x 20. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
A&C BLACK
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472904898
ISBN
9781472904898

€ 14.99
€ 13.71

Paperback. A practical guide to the charms of the Gallic people - from their daily routines to their peerless gesticulations, from their come-ons to their put-downs. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; CBX; JFCA; WTD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 192.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141041674
ISBN
9780141041674

€ 10.99
€ 9.78

Paperback. Where does the ampersand get its name from? What does the hashtag have to do with commerce in ancient Rome? This book gives answers to these questions. From the pilcrow to the ampersand, it reflects the changes in written communication through the ages, charting how punctuation has adapted to each new technological innovation. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: AKD; CBX; CFL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 24. Weight in Grams: 330.
Publisher
PENGUIN BOOKS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
New Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780718193881
ISBN
9780718193881

€ 16.99
€ 12.73

Hardcover. Ever feel like you are pedalling in the choucroute? Been caught with your beard in the mailbox again? Or maybe you just wish everyone would stop ironing your head? This book brings the weird, wonderful and surprising nuanced beauty of language to life with over fifty watercolour and ink illustrations. Num Pages: 112 pages, full colour illustrations. BIC Classification: CBX; GBCQ; WHX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 172 x 16. Weight in Grams: 364.
Publisher
Square Peg
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910931264
ISBN
9781910931264

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Hardcover. A fascinating, attractively illustrated collection of household sayings with their origins and meanings. Num Pages: 128 pages, 100 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 131 x 19. Weight in Grams: 212. Origins and Meanings of Household Sayings. 128 pages, 100 black & white illustrations. A fascinating, attractively illustrated collection of household sayings with their origins and meanings. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX. Dimension: 159 x 131 x 19. Weight: 212.
Publisher
National Trust
Number of pages
128
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907892165
ISBN
9781907892165

€ 9.85

Paperback. Writing is a defining marker of civilisation; without it there could be no accumulation of knowledge. Andrew Robinson tells the fascinating story of the history of writing, considering its development, and examining the enormous variety of writing and scripts we use today. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 176 pages, 15 b&w halftone. BIC Classification: CBX; JFCX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 176 x 114 x 10. Weight in Grams: 142.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199567782
ISBN
9780199567782

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

Paperback. How do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This book shows how, from puns to poetry, news bulletins to the Bible, Asterix to Swedish films, translation is at the heart of everything we do - and makes us who we are. Num Pages: 400 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CBX; CFP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (J) Children / Juvenile; (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
Particular
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241954300
ISBN
9780241954300

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Hardcover. Num Pages: 224 pages, Two-color art throughout. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; DSRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 186 x 18. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Running Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762460779
ISBN
9780762460779

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

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