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What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.

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Medical Writing in Early Modern English

Edited by Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.

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Barton, David (Editor)
Situated Literacies: Reading and Writing in Context 1999
Bond, Zinny
Slips of the Ear: Errors in the Perception of Casual Conversation 1999
Cope, Bill (Editor)
Multiliteracies: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures 1999
Crowley, Tony (Editor)
The Politics of Language in Ireland 1366-1922 2000
Dalrymple, Mary
Lexical Functional Grammar 2001
Deane, Paul
Grammar in Mind and Brain: Explorations in Cognitive Syntax 1993
Gass, Susan (Editor)
Language Transfer in Language Learning 1994
Gerber, Sanford (Editor)
Handbookof Genetic Communicative Disorders 2001
Hale, Kenneth (Editor)
The Green Book of Language Revitalization in Practice 2001
Hamilton, Mary (Editor)
Situated Literacies: Reading and Writing in Context 1999
Hawisher, Gail (Editor)
Global Literacies and the World Wide Web 1999
Herrick, Dylan (Editor)
Phonology at Santa Cruz, Volume 6 1999
Hinton, Leanne (Editor)
The Green Book of Language Revitalization in Practice 2001
Hollerbrandse, Bart (Editor)
New Perspectives on Language Acquisition 1999
Hume, Elizabeth (Editor)
The Role of Speech Perception in Phonology 2001


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