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Aijmer, Karin
Understanding Pragmatic Markers : A Variational Pragmatic Approach 2013
 
Aitchison, Jean
A Glossary of Language and Mind 2003
 
Alcorn, Rhona (Editor)
An Introduction to Old English 2012
 
Asprey, Esther
West Midlands English : Birmingham and the Black Country 2013
 
Atkinson, David (Editor)
Atkinson, Karen (Editor)
Language and Power in the Modern World 2003
 
Backley, Phillip
An Introduction to Element Theory 2011
 
Baker, Paul
A Glossary of Corpus Linguistics 2006
 
Baker, Paul
Sociolinguistics and Corpus Linguistics 2010
 
Bargiela, Francesca (Editor)
The Handbook of Business Discourse 2009
 
Bassiouney, Reem
Arabic Sociolinguistics 2009
 
Bauer, Laurie
The Linguistics Student's Handbook 2007
 
Bauer, Laurie
Introducing Linguistic Morphology : Second Edition 2003
 
Bauer, Laurie
A Glossary of Morphology 2004
 
Beal, Joan
An Introduction to Regional Englishes 2010
 
Benwell, Bethan
Discourse and Identity 2006
 

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